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a coniferous evergreen tree of New Zealand, Podocarpus spicatus, having a bluish bark and small linear leaves arranged in two rows: timber used for flooring and weatherboards



an urban-type settlement in Burliutobinskii Raion, Taldy-Kurgan Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is located on the Aksu River (Lake Balkhash basin). Population, 6,600 (1970). It has a railroad station on the Alma-Ata-Semipalatinsk line. Matai has enterprises connected with railroad transport.

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Matai Holdings applied for a Special Prospecting Licence (SPL) over the Udu Mine area in 1995 (SPL1387) which was granted in 1996.
According to Matai the Wireless Power Transmission project will cost $21 billion and has already received strong financial support from Mitsubishi and designer IHI, in addition to research teams from 14 other countries.
Four-month-old Matai Reid was monitored by scientists at Durham University yesterday to see how he responded to different moving images on a television screen.
The Manly Sea Eagles utility player, the youngest member of the Kiwis' 23-man squad, has been chosen by coach Stephen Kearney as the replacement for his injured club-mate Steve Matai at left centre.
In Fiji, Matai Akauola, a journalist, told Al Jazeera that many workers had evacuated their offices and were moving to higher ground.
I went with my cousin who was a matai (village leader) and we went to the mountain, inland area where the people of the villages fled.
A picture of Matai falls gives a translucent feel to the water cascading down surrounded by lush green bush.
In that context we can understand Israeli Deputy "Defense" minister Matai Vilnai who warned once that continuing resistance would bring upon Palestinians a "bigger holocaust".
New Zealand: Hohaia, Nightingale, Matai, Ropati, Vatuvei, Marshall, Leuluai, Blair, Fien, Tuimavave, Mannering, Fa'alogo, Smith.
Jeffs LB, Xavier IJ, Matai RE, Khachatourians GG (1997) Relationships between fungal spore morphologies and surface properties for entomopathogenic members of the genera Beauveria, Metarhizium, Paecilomyces, Tolypocladium, and Verticillium.
Keith Senior and Steve Matai were sin-binned after 10 minutes when the hot-headed Kiwi threw the ball at McGuire.