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2014-02-06 12:20:11

Total Toyota U.S. Exports Exceed 130,000 in 2013 - Highest Ever CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota today announced it has begun to export U.S.-assembled Highlander SUVs to Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Highlander exports are initially forecasted at approximately 29,000 units annually. The announcement was made by Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Senior Vice President Bob Carter at the Midwest Automotive Media Association's annual breakfast during...

Tropical Cyclone Edna Brushes By New Caledonia
2014-02-05 13:17:18

NASA NASA's Aqua satellite spotted two storms in one image in the Southern Pacific Ocean as Tropical Cyclone Edna brushes by New Caledonia and an extra-tropical storm lingers west of New Zealand. New Caledonia warnings were still in effect on February 5 as Edna continues moving along the southwestern part of the island. An Amber Alert was in effect for the whole southern province as well as the community of Canala and a Yellow Alert was in effect for the rest of the territory. NASA's...

2014-02-04 12:20:25

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering great value holidays with Manchester departures. Escape 'Down Under' and beyond with Austravel's great Manchester departures. Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering customers great value holidays to Australasia with departures from Manchester airport. Visit destinations such as iconic Sydney, the paradise islands of Fiji and the breathtaking...

2014-01-21 12:29:29

NOMINATED FOR FOUR 2014 GRAMMY AWARDS NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 17-year-old New Zealand songstress makes history as her multi-platinum-selling smash "Royals" captures the number one spot at Urban Radio this week. Becoming a true crossover sensation, the single initially infiltrated the format's Top 10 in December and has gradually risen to #1. This is the first-time that an artist from New Zealand has dominated Urban airwaves in the United States. Simultaneously,...

2014-01-17 12:25:19

BLIS ThroatGuard(TM) Oral Probiotic, which has been clinically shown to help protect the health of the mouth and throat, is now available to consumers internationally. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pharmabroker Sales Ltd, the exclusive New Zealand retail distributor for BLIS K12(TM) probiotics that includes BLIS ThroatGuard(TM), have launched their retail website that will enable consumers around the world to be able to purchase the original oral...

2014-01-16 12:24:47

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: ANZ SCADA Market Water and Mining Industries will Fuel Competition Among Automation Vendors This study provides information on the SCADA market across Australia and New Zealand. It discusses the major end users, the main participants who define the SCADA market and the trends influencing the industry (Drivers and Restraints). It also attempts to forecast the revenue by each end user...

2014-01-15 23:24:23

GNS Science, a leading provider of geoscience research, chooses Onset Technology's OnPage Priority Messaging for their critical response infrastructure. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Onset Technology, creator of OnPage Priority Messaging and Pager Replacement for iPhone, Android and Blackberry, announced today that New Zealand’s GNS Science selected OnPage for all their critical communication needs. OnPage will provide GNS Science’s emergency response team the capability to...

2014-01-14 23:23:37

Spiracur and AinsCorp Team up to Bring Proven, Advanced Wound Care System to Australia and New Zealand Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Spiracur Inc., developer of the only mechanically powered advanced wound care solution with the proven efficacy of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), today announced that it received Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approval for its SNaP® Wound Care System for the treatment of chronic and acute wounds. In addition, the...

2014-01-14 23:21:56

After outgrowing its old email system, medium sized business Virtuosity switches to IceWarp and is surprised with the results. Springfield, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Messaging solutions provider IceWarp recently sat down to interview one of its technology customers, Virtuosity. Virtuosity outgrew an open source solution it had used for years and after much testing decided to try IceWarp Messaging Server. Virtuosity was impressed with how easy it was to install IceWarp and how robust...

2014-01-09 23:01:44

Backed by The Domain Name Company’s successful, established network of same-sex dating sites, Seed utilises‎ a rich feature set, yet remains an easy way to find whatever relationship users desire either at home or on the go. WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Now gay, bi and bi-curious users of both Apple iOS and Android mobile devices have an app ally in their search for sex, love and relationships. Seed (http://www.seed.fm), from The Domain Name Company, is an iOS and...


Latest New Zealand Reference Libraries

Archey’s Frog, Leiopelma archeyi
2014-08-27 09:54:56

Archey’s frog (Leiopelma archeyi) is one of three or four living species within the Leiopelma genus, which holds frogs that are native to New Zealand. This species can only be found along the Coromandel Peninsula and because it has not changed much throughout the past two hundred million years, it is considered to be a living fossil. Little is known about the habits of Archey’s frog, but it is known to be terrestrial, inhabiting damp areas at high elevations. It is thought that males...

Holarchaea novaeseelandiae
2014-04-07 13:00:17

Holarchaea novaeseelandiae is one of only two described species in the genus Holarchaea and is native to New Zealand. This spider is very small at less than 1.5 millimeters long. It is shiny black, brown, olive, or beige in color. The head region is clearly distinguished, features eight eyes, and a few setae. It occurs only in the forests of New Zealand. It lives in humid environments and has been found on moss, ferns, and plant litter. Image Caption: adult Holarchaea sp. from New...

Waitoreke
2014-02-05 16:37:44

The Waitoreke is a cryptid from New Zealand described as being otter-like. Its name derived from “Wai” is a Maori word for water. The rest of the word has different translations, but the common one is “toreke,” which means to disappear. Together the name could translate into “disappears into water” or another translation is a “disappearing water specter.” The usual description is a small otter-like creature about the size of a cat. It has brownish short fur and short...

Saker GT
2014-02-01 08:44:08

Saker Sports Cars is an automobile manufacturer based in New Zealand, founded in 1989. The company’s name comes from a bird of prey that is found in the Middle East and Central Asia. The first Saker, the SV1, was designed and built by Bruce Turnbull. Saker vehicles are built as touring race cars, but can be made legal for the road in the UK, Japan and New Zealand. The SV1 was built in a limited number. It had a steel space-frame chassis, a fiberglass body, used a variety of V-6 and...

Kina, Evechinus chloroticus
2013-11-15 10:54:52

Kina (Evechinus chloroticus) is a sea urchin that is native to New Zealand. This echinoderm belongs to the family Echinometridae and it has the potential to reach a maximum diameter of 16 to 17 centimeters. It is scattered throughout New Zealand and in some northern and southern offshore islands. It can be found in shallow waters around 12 to 14 meters deep, although there are also intertidal populations located in the north of both the North and South Islands. It shows a preference for...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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