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2012-12-12 05:04:06

Metadata Technology North America awarded contract for the delivery of innovative standards based classification management platform (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Metadata Technology North America Inc. (MTNA) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Statistics New Zealand for the delivery of its next generation classification management system. Classifications, often referred to as code lists or value labels by statisticians, are a fundamental component of statistical data...

2011-02-21 12:25:00

A New Zealand official said on Monday that the planet's last sustainable fishery was running out of time, urging the U.S. and Australia to boost efforts to stop illegal fishing in the Pacific. Foreign Minister Murray McCully said the fishery was the most significant economic asset of many Pacific island nations, but its value was dropping due to illegal fishing. McCully told a New Zealand-U.S. diplomatic forum that Wellington was the largest provider of aerial surveillance across the...

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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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