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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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Hawkins and China Construction JV signs up for Park Hyatts

Hawkins and China Construction JV signs up for Park Hyatts

Hawkins Group and China Construction will be working in a joint venture to deliver Park Hyatt Auckland in the Wynyard Quarter, following a contract signing with Fu Wah International Group in June.The seven storey hotel will have a total floor area of 29,000 square metres, 195 rooms, food and beverage outlets, event spaces, a...

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Education agreement set to boost Chinese student numbers

Education agreement set to boost Chinese student numbers

Dunedin's Mayoral-led delegation to China has signed a major education agreement which has the potential to lift Chinese student numbers into the city considerably. Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull signed the agreement in Beijing on behalf of the Dunedin City Council with JJL, one of the largest education consulting and service...

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Bringing China Home, Chinese stories and objects in Hawke's Bay

Bringing China Home, Chinese stories and objects in ...

Connections between China and Hawke’s Bay go back to the mid-1800s, through art, travel, trade and conflict.This long association is highlighted in a new exhibition, Bringing China Home, which opened on 15 July at MTG Hawke’s Bay.The exhibition has been curated by Associate Professor James Beattie from the...

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Auckland Airport photo exhibition on display in Beijing

Auckland Airport photo exhibition on display in Beijing

Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) invited Auckland Airport to display a photo exhibition in its busy international terminal.The exhibition, which ran until mid-July, was officially launched at an event attended by the New Zealand embassy and airline and airport officials.As well as being Auckland Airport’s...

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University of Canterbury grows China business connections

University of Canterbury grows China business connections

Chinese business and culture is increasingly accessible to University of Canterbury (UC) students through an annual study tour to China, reciprocal exchange visits, and other on-campus initiatives. No other university in New Zealand offers the same unique experience as UC’s School of Business and Economics MGMT228...

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Tip Top to Trial E-Commerce Sales in China

Tip Top to Trial E-Commerce Sales in China

Tip Top is to trial online sales of New Zealand-made ice cream in China – the world’s biggest ice cream market.Research from Mintel shows the total market value for ice cream sales in China increased by 90% between 2008 and 2014 to reach US$11.4 billion. The take-home ice cream segment, which Tip Top is targeting,...

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Rotorua Signs Partnership Agreement With China

Rotorua Signs Partnership Agreement With China

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick says a memorandum of understanding she signed in China, while key-note speaker at a tourism conference, will help Rotorua reach its goal of an annual $1 billion tourism spend in the district by 2030. Mayor Chadwick, pictured on Friday 27 May signing the memorandum of understanding with Wang Fei...

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Massey University signs agreement with top Chinese arts and design school

Massey University signs agreement with top Chinese arts ...

A ground-breaking first bilateral exchange agreement between Massey University and a Chinese institution has been signed in Beijing. The student exchange agreement between China’s number one ranked Art and Design School, with a global QS ranking of 23, and Massey was signed on 31 May, the first day of a week-long visit...

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James & Wells joins NZ China Innovation Centre

James & Wells joins NZ China Innovation Centre

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 24 May at GridAKL, during the Tripartite Economic Summit featuring representatives from Guangzhou and Los Angeles. James & Wells will provide on-the-ground help to businesses at the New Zealand China Innovation Centre, a not-for-profit business support centre being sponsored...

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Dunedin strengthens ties with Qingdao

Dunedin strengthens ties with Qingdao

Dunedin has further strengthened its civic, economic and educational ties with the northern Chinese city of Qingdao following a series of high level meetings in early June. A highlight of the Qingdao leg of the Dunedin delegation's visit to China was a meeting with Haier, which acquired Fisher & Paykel in 2013.Mayor of...

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NZ’s largest collection of Chinese artefacts now online

NZ’s largest collection of Chinese artefacts now online

New Zealand’s largest collection of Chinese artefacts is now available for the public to view in its entirety for the first time. A website (http://www.rewialleyart.nz) documenting and describing the 1,378 objects in the Rewi Alley Collection at Canterbury Museum has been developed by researchers in the first stage of a...

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Award Winning Films to Showcase in the NZFF China

Award Winning Films to Showcase in the NZFF China

Ten New Zealand films have been screened at a biennial showcase of New Zealand cinema in China that should have reached a theatrical audience of over 10,000 people in 42 screenings across three major cities. The Ten films, six features and four short films, were chosen for this year’s New Zealand Film Festival in...

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