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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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China to Simplify Business Registration for Foreign Investors

China will simplify business registration procedures for foreign-invested ...

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Resurgent Chinese visitors offset lethargic tourism sector

A resurgence of Chinese visitors is a highlight for the domestic tourism sector, which ...

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Former New Zealand ambassador to China reflects on his time in...

We first visited Beijing in October 1976, just a few weeks after the death of Chairman ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

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

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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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China Southern Airlines to fly between the South Island and China

China Southern Airlines to fly between the South Island ...

The South Island tourism industry has formed a partnership with Asia’s largest airline which will see a new year-round air service begin in December 2015. China Southern Airlines, in partnership with Christchurch Airport and the South Island tourism industry, has announced it will begin flying directly between...

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NZ-China science partnership celebrated

NZ-China science partnership celebrated

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce unveiled a plaque at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Guangzhou on 21 September in acknowledgment of the strength of science collaboration between New Zealand and China. The plaque represents the partnership between the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health and New...

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