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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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On task for the inaugural New Zealand Chinese Language Week 7-13 September 2015

On task for the inaugural New Zealand Chinese Language ...

A message from co-chairs, Jo Coughlan and Raymond Huo.  We want to report we are making great progress on the upcoming inaugural New Zealand Chinese Language Week. A NZCLW website has been launched, http://nzclw.com, and we are now populating it with relevant resources and events. New Zealand Chinese Language...

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Xi Jinping Holds Talks with Governor-General Jerry Mateparae of New Zealand

Xi Jinping Holds Talks with Governor-General Jerry ...

On July 21 2015, President Xi Jinping held talks with Governor-General Jerry Mateparae of New Zealand at the Great Hall of the People. The two heads of state spoke highly of the development of China-New Zealand relations and agreed to keep working together for constant progress in the China-New Zealand comprehensive strategic...

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China Grants Foreign Talents Permanent Residence Permit

China Grants Foreign Talents Permanent Residence Permit

On July 1, the Shanghai Public Security Bureau Entry & Exit Department released a new regulation, relaxing the requirements for eligible foreign talents (experts) to obtain permanent residence permits. These individuals need to meet the following criteria: Yearly income of over RMB 600,000 (US$97,000) Yearly...

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NZ signs up to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

NZ signs up to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

New Zealand has formally become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at a signing ceremony in Beijing on 29 June 2015, Finance Minister Bill English says. The Bank is a China-led initiative which is being established to address a gap in new infrastructure across Asia. “New Zealand...

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T&G officially opens new Shanghai office

T&G officially opens new Shanghai office

New Zealand-headquartered fresh produce group Turners & Growers (T&G) held an official launch of its China office in Shanghai on 20 May. Set up late last year, as reported on by Asiafruit, the office has already grown to accommodate a team of ten people. “T&G, through Delica, has been working with...

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China’s First Lady hosts Massey, Weta arts delegation

China’s First Lady hosts Massey, Weta arts delegation

China’s First Lady, Madame Peng Liyuan, wants stronger ties between China, Massey University and Weta Workhop following a reception she hosted in Beijing. Chancellor Chris Kelly, Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey, College of Creative Arts Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Claire Robinson and senior university staff members...

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Recent Christchurch mayoral delegation to China

Recent Christchurch mayoral delegation to China

A traditional Chinese saying states 'the more the relatives visit each other the closer they will be'. Simply, if we want to develop and strengthen our relationships with our Chinese partners, we need to visit them. I spent 17 days visiting our 'relatives' across China in March this year. A 35-strong delegation of...

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Airways lands major China contract

Airways lands major China contract

Airways New Zealand has signed an agreement with China’s Civil Aviation Second Research Institute (CASRI) to distribute its air traffic control training simulators throughout China. The multi-year agreement provides CASRI with the exclusive distribution rights for Airways’ state-of-the-art Total Control...

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Christchurch - Sichuan partnership deepens

Christchurch - Sichuan partnership deepens

An 80-strong delegation from Sichuan province in China was welcomed to Christchurch last week for a programme entitled “Splendid Sichuan”, designed to deepen links between the regions. The visiting group consisted of representatives from provincial government, business, tourism, education and the arts. The...

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2015 HSBC NZ China Trade Association China Business Awards announced

2015 HSBC NZ China Trade Association China Business Awards ...

Milk New Zealand Holding Limited has been announced as the supreme winner at the 2015 HSBC NZCTA New Zealand China Business Awards. New Zealand China Trade Association Chairman Martin Thomson said the winner proved the benefits of direct investment by China in New Zealand. "Investment tends to follow trade, and...

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Three NZ-China research projects announced

Three NZ-China research projects announced

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce opened the fourth New Zealand/China Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Co-operation in Wellington on 20 April by announcing three new joint research projects between the two countries. Sixty delegates have travelled to Wellington for the meeting, which is held...

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Strengthening school relationships with China

Strengthening school relationships with China

Twenty schools across New Zealand have received NZ$50,000 in total to strengthen their Chinese sister school relationships, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce announced on 10 April. Mr Joyce is in Shanghai to foster ties between the two countries’ marine, education and technology...

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