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puka

(ˈpuːkɑː)
n, pl puka
(Plants) NZ another name for broadleaf2
[Māori]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puka - South American shrub or small tree having long shining evergreen leaves and panicles of green or yellow flowers
genus Griselinia, Griselinia - evergreen shrubs of New Zealand and South America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.puka - small roundheaded New Zealand tree having large resinous leaves and panicles of green-white flowers
genus Meryta, Meryta - small to medium evergreen dioecious trees of oceanic climates: puka
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Production testing from the existing Puka appraisal wells continues.
Time to break out the bell-bottoms, the synthetic silk-looking shirts and the puka shells - the '70s are back.
Chairman Ian Gowrie-Smith, said : 'We are increasingly comfortable that the company s estimate of 1-3 million barrels of oil for the Puka field will be confirmed and that the upper limit of 7-10 million barrels of oil remains achievable on a P50 basis.
According to Kea, its Puka 1 well is generating up to 310 barrels of oil a day and 1.
To allow production from Puka-1 to occur, company's Wingrove production facilities will be moved to the Puka site, without delay following completion of the main build-up phase of the current test, the company said in a statement lodged with the AIM exchange.
How did a gangly, grinning tourist in a puka shell necklace offer to help her with her shopping bags and three hours later convince her to meet him in San Diego?
The goal clearly had an effect on Rastrick who, despite the efforts of Logan Puka, Nick Shaw and Peter Daley, were unable to stop Netherton from notching up a 4-0 half-time lead with further goals from Barrett, Simeon John and Adam Thompson.
Haademeeste und anderswo) pida : pea 'Ast im Staketenzaum'; puga ein stossweiser Wind, ein Windstoss' (ME III 445), puka eine Art Sturm auf dem Meer; ein Windstoss (EH II 341) < kurland-liv.
Resolving ethical dilemmas is equivalent to ethical problem solving (Robbins, Wallace, and Puka, 2004).
Pertinent examples are studies within psychodynamic theory (Freud 1930), cognitive-developmental approaches (Kohlberg and Puka 1994, Piaget 1932), from the perspective of psychological situationism (Carpendale and Krebs 1992), and with an emphasis on empathy (Batson et al.
Soon after the Supreme Court ruling, three government ministers, including Deputy Prime Minister Puka Temu, resigned from the government and joined the opposition in a bid to move a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Michael Somare.
En 1978-1979, ce fut au tour de factions du MIR et du groupe revolutionnaire Puka Llacta de faire le grand saut (115).