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Beijing Announces Visa and FDI Incentives to Attract Foreign Talent

Beijing has announced new visa, residency, and foreign investment incentives in ...

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Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

For foreign investors running businesses in China, it is very likely that they would ...

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Auckland Airport sees 92% surge in Chinese tourists

Auckland Airport sees 92% surge in Chinese tourists in February as annual figures hold ...

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Two-way trade with China more than triples over the past decade

New Zealand’s two-way trade with China increased more than three-fold in the ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

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

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Demand for Kiwi Breakfast Food Surges in China

Demand for Kiwi Breakfast Food Surges in China

A cameo appearance of a popular Kiwi breakfast food on a Chinese TV drama has led to a major push for the cereal product into the Asian market – a move expected to benefit New Zealand exports. Weet-Bix has been available in the Chinese market for more than eight years, but demand spiked after it featured on an episode...

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City Spotlight: Investing in Hangzhou

City Spotlight: Investing in Hangzhou

Traditionally overshadowed by metropolises such as Shanghai and Beijing in China’s international events, Zhejiang Province’s capital city of Hangzhou found itself in the global spotlight as it prepared to host the recent G20 Summit. Hangzhou made considerable press recently for the Chinese government’s...

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The Auckland-China Relationship: Rhetoric, Reality, and Opportunity

The Auckland-China Relationship: Rhetoric, Reality, and ...

NZ China Council Board members were out in force to support the launch of the Committee for Auckland’s study “The Auckland-China Relationship: Rhetoric, Reality and Opportunity”. Council Chair Sir Don McKinnon was joined by Board members Cathy Quinn and Arthur Loo at a Forum in Auckland on 5 October which...

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New Zealand Targets Chinese Market

New Zealand Targets Chinese Market

New Zealand Bloodstock, Auckland Racing Club and NZCTA Member Kylin 500 Club – a global horse racing investment and management corporation headquartered in Sydney – have formed a partnership to promote a unique New Zealand thoroughbred experience to Kylin clients in mainland China. The signing of a memorandum of...

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Fonterra's Fresh Approach to UHT in China

Fonterra's Fresh Approach to UHT in China

Consumers across China are getting a taste of the freshest imported UHT milk thanks to a Fonterra programme aimed at delivering UHT to the Co-operative’s biggest market at world-leading speed. Fonterra’s project to align and enhance its supply chain from New Zealand to mainland China has seen a dramatic reduction...

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NZCTA Member Latipay, wins at the ANZIA

NZCTA Member Latipay, wins at the ANZIA

Latipay is the winner of the main prize at the Australia New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIA) as Tech Start Up Of The Year 2016.Latipay is a Kiwi company that provides New Zealand businesses with the payment tools to work directly with Chinese consumers.The fully compliant Tech Start Up is the only platform that allows Kiwi...

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Auckland Airport welcomes Tianjin Airlines to New Zealand

Auckland Airport welcomes Tianjin Airlines to New Zealand

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement by Tianjin Airlines that it will start flying to Auckland from December this year. The airline will operate year round between Tianjin, Chongqing and Auckland three times a week using an A330 aircraft.Tianjin Airlines is a full service Chinese airline with a fleet of 89 aircraft and...

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China’s WeChat enters New Zealand

China’s WeChat enters New Zealand

Life just got way easier for NZ’s 400,000 Chinese tourists as China’s WeChat enters the New Zealand payments market with WePay.WeChat is the app of choice for over 800 million Chinese users and has now partnered with New Zealand Company, Pure NZ Gateway Ltd, to provide local retailers with the ability to receive...

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Alibaba Group commits to ANZ market

Alibaba Group commits to ANZ market

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA), the world's largest online and mobile commerce company, has taking another step in its globalisation strategy, meeting with key Australian and New Zealand stakeholders to advance its local operations and further the ability of ANZ businesses to reach international consumers.Alibaba Group’s...

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NZ China Council 2016 Media Award Winners

NZ China Council 2016 Media Award Winners

The New Zealand China Council held its annual Media Awards on 27 July.  Approximately 80 journalists, business people and community leaders attended the awards at the ANZ Centre, which are held to encourage and celebrate excellence in reporting on the New Zealand China relationship. TVNZ's Corin Dann was named supreme...

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Wintec Media Arts students head to China with Prime Minister’s Scholarship

Wintec Media Arts students head to China with Prime ...

Six Wintec Media Arts students will head to China in September after being awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia. Students Eliza Webster, Adam Edwards, Mason Holloway, Rosie Stanaway, Christopher Singh and Peter Mark Stevenson – who study a combination of fine arts (painting and sculpture)...

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Tai Poutini Polytechnic launches China-based Earthkeepers

Tai Poutini Polytechnic launches China-based Earthkeepers

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) has launched a brand new joint venture in Southern China, bringing environmental and outdoor education to urban Chinese children. Earthkeepers is a new programme being delivered from this week by TPP on the ground in China in partnership with a local sports and recreation organisation. The...

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