New Zealand

What is New Zealand known for?

international period

, as most New Zealand geology is of more recent origin. In all cases, New Zealand uses the same periods as used internationally; it is only the subdivisions of these periods that have been renamed. Very few epochs and stages cross international period boundaries. Of those that do, almost all are within the Cenozoic Era. '''Sentia Media''' is a media intelligence group in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and Greater China with a corporate history dating from 1982. Formerly known as Media Monitors, the company rebranded to Sentia Media in 2012, reflecting the company's current ownership by Australian private equity group Quadrant since July 2010, and having since that time acquired: Singapore-based social media and online intelligence evaluation company Brandtology; South East Asia's largest media intelligence company, MediaBanc; Beijing company, ChinaClipping; and launched analysis and advisory business, 360m. Sentia Media also owns DIY media tracking service, Slice Media. Sentia Media is a privately-owned company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. It has offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth (Perth, Western Australia) (Australia), Wellington, Auckland (New Zealand), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai (China), the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and more. After some travel in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji where he was involved with some mining ventures, Gray spent ten years working as a farmer in New Norfolk (New Norfolk, Tasmania), but by 1912 was in Hobart (Hobart, Tasmania) editing the ''Daily Post'', an Australian Labor Party newspaper. When the paper was taken over by the Australian Workers' Union, Gray moved to Sydney where he worked for Jack Lang (Jack Lang (Australian politician)) briefly, before returning to Hobart to edit an ALP ACTU (Australian Council of Trade Unions) newspaper called the ''People's Voice'' (later ''The Voice''). As both Treasurer and editor of ''The Voice'', Dwyer-Gray was a proponent of the Social Credit concept pioneered by C. H. Douglas. He had visited New Zealand, which he saw as an ideal model and precedent for Tasmania's economy and society—a "worker's paradise" as he referred to it—should the Douglasite concept of national credit be adopted. David, Richard: New Zealand Labour Government and the ALP, 1939-40: an Image of Independence, University of Tasmania, 1 October 1996. Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand

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, New Zealand Queenstown , Te Anau and Balclutha (Balclutha, New Zealand). There were also department stores in Nelson (Nelson, New Zealand) and Blenheim (Blenheim, New Zealand) but these stores closed in March 2006. H & J Smiths has been operating since 1900. Current Programs In February 2006 ACELL ran a workshop hosted by the University of Sydney. This was a 3 day workshop, attended by 33 staff delegates and 31 students from 27 universities around Australia and New

annual sports

was recognized with a nomination in the ‘Outstanding Contribution’ category at ''SportBusiness Magazine''’s annual Sports Event Management Awards. '2009 SportBusiness Sports Management Awards Shortlist’, Matt Cutler, ''SportBusiness International Online'' (October 12, 2009) Buckley's international studies programs sent the theatre department on tours

covers, including ''Vogue'', ''Marie Claire'', ''Harper's Bazaar & Mode'' Australia, ''Maxim (Maxim (magazine))'', ''Vanity Fair (Vanity Fair (magazine))'', ''ELLE'' and ''Sports Illustrated''. She has also appeared on more than twenty ''Vogue'' covers around the world. In 2000, Bax joined Estella Warren, Veronica Vařeková and Michelle Behennah in the annual ''Sports Illustrated'' Swimsuit Issue (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue). She has appeared

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”, which acts as a bridge into “The Day of the Clone”. Pemberton had previously served as script editor of ''Doctor Who'' and had penned the serial “Fury from the Deep”. Current uses In modern usage, the term "Governor General" originated in those British colonies which became self-governing within the British empire, such as Australia, Canada and New Zealand. With the exception of New Zealand, each of the previously constituent colonies of these federated colonies already had a Governor, and the Crown's representative to the federated Dominion was therefore given the superior title of Governor General. New Zealand was granted Dominion status in 1907, but as it had never been a federal state there was no pressing need to change the gubernatorial title. It was not until 28 June 1917 that the Arthur Foljambe, 2nd Earl of Liverpool was appointed the first Governor General of New Zealand. Another non-federal state, Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador), was a Dominion for 16 years with the King's representative retaining the title of Governor throughout this time. Associated conference ''2600'' has established the H.O.P.E. (Hackers On Planet Earth) conferences as well as monthly meetings in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. The meetings generally take place on the first Friday of the month at 5 p.m. local time, with various exceptions. ''2600'' meetings provide a forum to teach, learn, and discuss events in technology-land. Meetings are open to anyone regardless of age or level of expertise. "Eh?" used to solicit agreement or confirmation is also heard regularly amongst speakers in Australia (where it is sometimes spelled "ay (Wiktionary:ay)" on the assumption that "eh" would rhyme with "heh (Wiktionary:heh)" or "meh (Wiktionary:meh)"). In the Caribbean island of Barbados the word "nuh" acts similar. The usage in New Zealand is similar, and is more common in the North Island. It is also heard in the United States, especially Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (although the Scandinavian (North Germanic languages)-based Yooperism (Yooper dialect) "ya" is more common), Oklahoma and the New England region. In New England and Oklahoma, it is also used as a general exclamation as in Scotland and the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey. It is occasionally used to express indifference, in a similar way to "meh". In Australia, New Zealand and India, heatless species are called "capsicums" while hot ones are called "chilli" "chillies" (double L). Pepperoncini are also known as "sweet capsicum". The term "bell peppers" is almost never used, although C. annuum and other varieties which have a bell-shape and are fairly hot, are often called "bell chillies". First arriving before 1800 (perhaps on James Cook's (James Cook) vessels), Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand

time drinking

. Onslow is everything his sister-in-law Hyacinth despises, and threatens her social-climbing efforts. He is an overweight and unemployed man who earns his money through betting on horses, spends his time drinking beer, eating crisps (Potato chip) and smoking cigarettes, and watching television. On many occasions he watches horse racing, and one of the repeated elements of comedy is his method of operating his ancient TV set by banging on it. Onslow describes himself

critical massive

is believed to be their prehistoric homeland. In recent years, burners wishing to experience Burning Man more frequently than once per year, without the need for travel to Nevada, or otherwise free from the specific restrictions of the Black Rock City event, have banded together to create local regional events such as SOAK in Oregon; Critical Massive http: criticalmassive near

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in Australia and New Zealand, Duleepsinhji was made Chairman of the Public Service Commission in the State of Saurashtra (Saurashtra State) after his return to India. As Maharaja of Navanagar (Jamnagar) he took lot of interest in the well being of his subjects and the State governing. The '''1890 Australian Maritime Dispute''', commonly known as the '''1890 Maritime Strike''', was on a scale unprecedented in the Australian colonies to that point in time, causing

political and social turmoil across all Australian colonies and in New Zealand, including the collapse of colonial governments in the colonies of Victoria (Victoria (Australia)) and New South Wales. It was the first of four ''great'' strikes that rocked Australasia in the 1890s, and though it ended in defeat for the Australian labour movement, it demonstrated the growing social power of trade union organisation co-ordinated by Trades Hall Trades and Labour Councils

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and is a popular tourist destination for watersports and fishing.

selling classical

with an award from the New Zealand Music Awards of 2004. It was published by the Decca Music Group label in 2003. It was distributed in the United States by Universal Classics (Universal Classics Group) in 2004. During its first week of sales it sold 19,068 copies. As of 2007, ''Pure'' is the best selling classical album for the 21 century in the UK. Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand

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;, due to their appearance. At the beginning of the 20th century, wild boar were introduced for hunting in the United States, where they interbred in parts with free roaming domestic pigs. In South America, New Guinea, New Zealand, Australia and other islands, wild boar have also been introduced by humans and have partially interbred with domestic pigs. In 1960 Macmillan appointed Heath Lord Privy Seal with responsibility for the negotiations to secure the UK's first

New Zealand

'''New Zealand''' ( south of the Pacific island areas (Pacific Islands) of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long isolation, New Zealand developed a distinctive biodiversity (Biodiversity of New Zealand) of animal, fungal and plant life. The country's varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand's capital city is Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland.

Polynesians settled New Zealand in 1250–1300 CE and developed a distinctive Māori culture. Abel Tasman, a Dutch explorer, was the first European to sight New Zealand in 1642 CE. History of New Zealand. In 1840, representatives of the British Crown and Māori Chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, making New Zealand a British colony (Colony of New Zealand). Today, the majority of New Zealand's population (New Zealanders) of 4.5 million is of European descent (New Zealand European); the indigenous Māori are the largest minority, followed by Asians and Pacific Islanders. Reflecting this, New Zealand's culture (Culture of New Zealand) is mainly derived from Māori and early British settlers, with recent broadening arising from increased immigration (Immigration to New Zealand). The official languages are English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language, with English predominant. The country's economy was historically dominated by the export of wool, but exports of dairy products, meat, and wine, along with tourism, are more significant today.

Nationally, legislative authority is vested in an elected, unicameral Parliament (Parliament of New Zealand), while executive political power is exercised by the Cabinet (Cabinet of New Zealand), led by the Prime Minister (Prime Minister of New Zealand), who is currently John Key. Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II) is the country's head of state and is represented by a Governor-General (Governor-General of New Zealand). In addition, New Zealand is organised into 11 regional councils (Regions of New Zealand) and 67 territorial authorities (Territorial authorities of New Zealand) for local government purposes. The Realm of New Zealand also includes Tokelau (a dependent territory); the Cook Islands and Niue (self-governing states in free association (Associated state) with New Zealand); and the Ross Dependency, which is New Zealand's territorial claim in Antarctica (territorial claims in Antarctica). New Zealand is a member of the United Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Pacific Islands Forum and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

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