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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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PM to lead business delegation to China

PM to lead business delegation to China

Prime Minister John Key will lead a high-level business delegation to China, visiting Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai.“China is a key destination for our goods exports and an important consumer of New Zealand services,” says Mr Key."The visit provides an opportunity to strengthen our relationship and...

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Supporting shorebirds’ 24,000km flight

Supporting shorebirds’ 24,000km flight

On 18 March 2016, Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner welcomed an agreement between the Department of Conservation (DOC) and the State Forestry Administration (SFA) of China to protect wetlands in both countries used by migratory birds.“The red knot and the bar-tailed godwit fly an incredible 12,000km migration...

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Education exchange agreement with China

Education exchange agreement with China

Number 26 Middle School in Xi’an, China and Hutt Valley High School have signed a cooperation agreement, with the aim of boosting the international programme, including student exchanges and staff training.The agreement was signed on 24 February by Mr Liu Junbo, Principal of No 26 Middle School, and Hutt Valley High...

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Beast of Burden Approved as Official China/NZ Co-Production

Beast of Burden Approved as Official China/NZ Co-Production

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and China Film Co-Production Corporation (CFCC) are delighted to announce the joint approval of 3D animated family film, Beast of Burden as the first official feature film co-production between the two countries.A partnership between New Zealand’s Huhu Studios (Huhu) and China Film...

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New vet exchange programme with China

New vet exchange programme with China

A new veterinary exchange programme with China will help build closer relations in the equine industries, says Primary Industries and Racing Minister Nathan Guy.“China is a growing and important market for New Zealand-bred horses. This programme will train Chinese vets to learn from New Zealand and increase their skills...

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Hurunui Formalises China Relationship

Hurunui Formalises China Relationship

Hurunui district has always had a very special friendship with China – the legacy of Rewi Alley who attended Amberley Primary School, where his father was Headmaster from 1898 to 1907. At Amberley Primary School, there is a hall named after him. There is also a commemorative plaque in Chamberlain Park which was laid by...

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Virtual Reality Technology a Hit at Kiwi Link China

Virtual Reality Technology a Hit at Kiwi Link China

Fox Glacier Guiding’s Virtual Reality Technology a Hit at Kiwi Link China in Beijing: A South Island glacier guiding company is claiming a New Zealand tourism marketing ‘first’ with the development of cutting-edge visual reality technology to bring its product to the overseas buyer market. Fox...

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Lincoln delegates visit ‘brothers’ in China

Lincoln delegates visit ‘brothers’ in China

Lincoln University staff members visited one of China’s top universities recently to strengthen a landscape architecture co-operation agreement that was signed between the institutions last year. Beijing’s Tsinghua University belongs to the elite C9 League alliance, which is mainland China’s...

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Fund boosts sister school ties with China

Fund boosts sister school ties with China

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce announced on 25 Oct that 25 schools across New Zealand will each receive up to $2,500 to build sister school relationships with China.“The China-New Zealand Sister School Fund enables schools to support staff or student exchanges, curriculum-based...

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Free resources to tell your New Zealand story

Free resources to tell your New Zealand story

Being a New Zealand business can be a real selling point if you’re looking to export or expand overseas. A new online toolkit offers advice and case studies, along with free infographics and high-resolution images and videos to help your business articulate the unique value of your New Zealandness to an international...

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Air New Zealand and Air China launch new alliance route

Air New Zealand and Air China launch new alliance route

Air New Zealand and Air China launched joint sales for a new daily direct service between Auckland and Beijing after receiving approval from New Zealand Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges to form a strategic alliance on 1 September. The alliance between the two national carriers will see air capacity between Auckland...

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China Gets a Taste of Wellington’s Mojo

China Gets a Taste of Wellington’s Mojo

Wellington’s Mojo Coffee has taken to teaching Chinese the taste of real coffee through their boutique roaster café in Xi’an. “They do drink a lot of tea in China,” says Mojo founder Steve Gianoutsos who was on hand along with business partner Charlie Zheng, to check the coffee being served was...

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