Tag: New Zealand

Free but $266 million in debt: The deal that gave the FBI an inside man who …

Free but $266 million in debt: The deal that gave the FBI an inside man who …

| December 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Free but $266 million in debt: The deal that gave the FBI an inside man who … New Zealand Herald Nomm's testimony was detailed in US court documents, called a “statement of facts” which Nomm signed as a “knowing and voluntary confession”. It focused on the actions of Dotcom and his three New Zealand co-accused [...]

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New Zealand judge rules Kim Dotcom and 3 others can be extradited to US on …

New Zealand judge rules Kim Dotcom and 3 others can be extradited to US on …

| December 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Zealand judge rules Kim Dotcom and 3 others can be extradited to US on … Westman Journal 23, 2015, comes nearly four years after U.S. authorities shut down Dotcom's Megaupload website, which some visitors had used to illegally download songs and movies.(Mark Mitchell/ New Zealand Herald via AP, File) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT. [...]

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Rocket Lab plans for New Zealand launch base

Rocket Lab plans for New Zealand launch base

| November 3, 2015

Spaceflight Now Rocket Lab plans for New Zealand launch base Spaceflight Now The chief executive of Rocket Lab , a venture capital-backed space firm set up to provide dedicated launch services for microsatellites, says the company is on track to complete construction of a new orbital launch site on New Zealand's South Island by … [...]

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Iconic New Zealand reptile shows chewing is not just for mammals

Iconic New Zealand reptile shows chewing is not just for mammals

The tuatara, an iconic New Zealand reptile, chews its food in a way unlike any other animal on the planet — challenging the widespread perception that complex chewing ability is closely linked to high metabolism.

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Rare Dolphin Makes a Splash in Kiwi Park

Rare Dolphin Makes a Splash in Kiwi Park

| April 20, 2012

The endangered Hector’s dolphins be able to stretch their fins in a navy protected area off New Zealand’s South Island since they have plenty of blowhole-live room. In the marine protected district the dolphins are safe from each ignominious death in a fisherman’s clear. Marine protected areas limit human exercise in the ocean and allow [...]

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Tallest, Fattest Penguin Found

Tallest, Fattest Penguin Found

| March 24, 2012

The tallest and heaviest for aye known penguin stood nearly 5 feet towering and tipped the scales at in a circle 130 pounds, according to a 27-a thousand thousand-year-old fossil found in New Zealand. The penguin, Kairuku grebneffi lived in the kind of is now New Zealand and to be expected speared fish and squid [...]

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Giant Oligocene Kairuku Penguins Stood Nearly Five Feet Tall

Giant Oligocene Kairuku Penguins Stood Nearly Five Feet Tall

| March 13, 2012

Paleontologists be delivered of reconstructed a model of the Kairuku penguin that stood not quite 4 feet 6 inches in altitude. in what’s now New Zealand. The Kairuku penguin lived not fa from 25 million years ago, in the Oligocene period, in the Chattian age. The Oligocene is many times viewed by paleontologists as a [...]

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Ancient Penguin Weighed 130 Pounds

Ancient Penguin Weighed 130 Pounds

| March 9, 2012

The tallest and heaviest at all times known penguin stood nearly 5 feet lofty and tipped the scales at encircling 130 pounds, according to a 27-the public-year-old fossil found in New Zealand. The penguin, Kairuku grebneffi lived in the sort of is now New Zealand and pleasing speared fish and squid with its curved bow. [...]

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U.S. to New Zealand: Hand Over Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom

U.S. to New Zealand: Hand Over Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom, the German-born enigmatic founder of file-sharing website Megaupload, is wanted by the U.S. for extradition from New Zealand.

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Megaupload’s Dotcom released on bail by New Zealand court

Megaupload’s Dotcom released on bail by New Zealand court

| February 22, 2012

After a month in a New Zealand jail, the man behind the now defunct Megaupload file-sharing site, Kim Dotcom, has been released on bail.

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