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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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NZ China Council Investment Report “Understanding Chinese...

Our investment report “Understanding Chinese Investment in New Zealand” ...

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Speech to NZCC Southern Link Conference

Hon David Parker Sir Don McKinnon, Chair of the NZ China Council and Patron of the ...

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The future is in your hands - go build it

Dajia hao, tena koutou katoa. My thanks to Jan Fitzgerald and her colleagues at the ...

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UMS partners with New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA)

United Media Solution (UMS), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing ...

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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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Recent Wellington delegation to China heralds more prosperity for our people and businesses

Recent Wellington delegation to China heralds more ...

One of the ongoing success stories in Wellington in recent years has been the growing links between the Capital and our Asian partners. We’ve invested significant time and effort in developing our links with our Chinese sister cities, and other key partners. The results are encouraging, especially in the areas of...

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KIWA Publishes Popular Cartoon Stories in China

KIWA Publishes Popular Cartoon Stories in China

Kiwa Digital Ltd (KIWA), a world leading production house for experiential digital books based in New Zealand, is to deliver interactive cartoon stories to mobile devices in China. In a breakthrough international publishing and licensing agreement today with leading Chinese television company, Beijing Kaku Media Co Ltd, KIWA...

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