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2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism: Things to know

A mix of academics, policymakers, tourist attraction agencies and operators came ...

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Trade war will not derail China’s promise to open up its...

Road maps, timetables ‘already very clear’ and will be implemented, ...

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Rt Hon Winston Peters - Remarks at Chinese New Year function

Minister of Foreign Affairs. Remarks at the Chinese New Year parliamentary event  ...

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New Zealand’s exports to China trump sales to Australia and the...

New Zealand’s goods and services exports are dominated by three key countries, ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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Commentary

Time to revise the TWI to reflect  modern New Zealand’s export profile

Time to revise the TWI to reflect modern New Zealand’s ...

The folks at NZIER have kindly shared their latest insight piece with us. Please click here to access the document.

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Social Media Event in Wellington

Social Media Event in Wellington

By Vallen Han, Asian Marketing Director, New Zealand Post In December 2013, NZCTA and NZTE jointly hosted an event in Wellington on Brand Management in the context of Social Media in China. NZCTA Chair Tim White and Brian Chandler, Global Logistics Director of NZ Post flew from Auckland to attend the event. Kefeng Chu,...

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NZCTA Southern Update March 2014

NZCTA Southern Update March 2014

by Michelle MacWilliam NZCTA Southern has had its first event for 2014. This year we used a new location and format for our meeting. Our guest speaker was Dr Jian Yang National MP who spoke to the attendees on Understanding China Opportunities and Challenges to New Zealand. His presentation touched on the...

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NZCTA Southern Update - February

NZCTA Southern Update - February

By Michelle MacWilliam Christchurch celebrated the start of the Chinese New Year Year of the Horse – in grand style. With the year of the wooden horse meant to bring health and prosperity it is said to be an excellent time to travel, as the next 12 months will bring good luck. You are advised to mingle with the...

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NZCTA Southern Update

NZCTA Southern Update

2014 is here and we in the South Island look forward to increased prosperity and positive growth as the rebuild of the Christchurch and its flow on effects gain momentum. Over the holiday period I had the opportunity to catch up with Matthew Findlay, General Manager, Aeronautical Business Development for Christchurch...

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Help shape future NZCTA events!

Help shape future NZCTA events!

We are working on a few events next year to help kiwi businesses understand how to succeed in the China market. Your feedback would be most appreciated. Please click here to participate in a short survey.

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NZCTA Southern Update

NZCTA Southern Update

By Michelle MacWilliam NZCTA Southern’s final workshop for 2013, a joint collaboration with NZTE, was held in Christchurch on the 20th November. NZTE invited presenters James Sun and Sean Xie, social media experts from United Media Solutions, with offices in both China and New Zealand, to talk on the topic of...

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China-New Zealand progress and opportunities

China-New Zealand progress and opportunities

Investment insights from AMP Capital Investors (New Zealand) Limited. As China’s economic and political influence in the world grows, New Zealand is right to pay attention. China offers a range of opportunities for New Zealand, and the 2008 signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was a step in the right...

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We Want Your Opinion

We Want Your Opinion

As a member based organisation that has been in existence for over 30 years, we need to know if we are still providing the services you want and need in today's business environment. We want to review what we have done in the past; what we are doing now; and what we should be doing in the future, especially with our NZ/China...

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Unlocking the mystery of Guanxi

Unlocking the mystery of Guanxi

John Cochrane, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Trade Commissioner, Guangzhou, China When people first start contemplating doing business in China, there are many challenges that are discussed, and a variety of opinions that will gush forth about everything from giving gifts, using chopsticks, and attempting a few phrases...

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NZCTA Southern September Update

NZCTA Southern September Update

By Michelle MacWilliam Spring had sprung in Christchurch and what better time than to have a workshop on - What is Manuka honey? This was presented by Peter Bray of Airborne Honey Ltd, based in Leeston. Manuka honey has come under the spotlight recently with questions of our New Zealand based industry with regards to...

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NZCTA Southern Update

NZCTA Southern Update

Christchurch has been running, for some time now, a consistent programme of regular well timed events with great guest speakers who discuss topics relevant to attendees and this month was no exception. James Gong of Westland Milk, with over 20 years of business to business relationships both here and China, gave his view...

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