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5th February 2020

Coronavirus – information for Exporters

The following information is republication of the information regarding the coronavirus outbreak on the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise website ( www.nzte.govt.nz) NZ China Council supports the people and city of Wuhan. “Our thoughts… Read More

29th January 2020

Message of support for the city of Wuhan

On behalf of the New Zealand China Council, I express my support to the city and people of Wuhan during the difficulties presented by the coronavirus outbreak.  Our thoughts are with… Read More

20th December 2019

New Zealand’s real challenge with China 

Published on 20 Dec 2019 The New Zealand Herald Departing Executive Director Stephen Jacobi shares some final thoughts about the future of the relationship. No one can predict exactly what’s ahead for New Zealand’s… Read More

16th December 2019

New Structure Confirmed for NZ China Council

NZ China Council Chair Sir Don McKinnon has announced a new governance and membership structure to improve the Council’s operational effectiveness and enhance the diversity of its membership. The new structure will provide for a… Read More

9th December 2019

“WHAT’S AHEAD FOR NZ/CHINA RELATIONS”

ADDRESS TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CHINESE TAX AND POLICY AUCKLAND, 9 DECEMBER 2019 STEPHEN JACOBI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NEW ZEALAND CHINA COUNCIL It’s good to be with you today and… Read More

29th November 2019

Respect at core of NZ ties with China

Relations are on a solid footing, says departing chief of trade advocacy group By KARL WILSON, Global Edition of China Daily New Zealand has managed to establish a solid relationship with China “built on mutual… Read More

27th November 2019

FTA Upgrade Update Event

The New Zealand Government has announced the conclusion of negotiations to upgrade New Zealand’s existing free trade agreement with China. Following the announcement, the NZ China Council hosted a discussion with 40 key stakeholders on… Read More

11th November 2019

EXECUTIVE CHANGE AT NZ CHINA COUNCIL

New Zealand China Council Executive Director Stephen Jacobi will step down from the role at the end of December.  Jacobi has held the position of Executive Director since 2016.  New Zealand… Read More

8th November 2019

CHINA AND NEW ZEALAND – PARTNERS FOR HEALTH

ADDRESS TO THE WAITEMATA DISTRICT HEALTH BOARD HEALTH FORUM ON INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION STEPHEN JACOBI, NEW ZEALAND CHINA COUNCIL It’s a pleasure to with you today and I am grateful to my good… Read More

4th November 2019

NZ China Council Welcomes NZ China Free Trade Upgrade

The New Zealand China Council welcomes the upgrade to the New Zealand China Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Chairman Sir Don McKinnon says the successful conclusion of negotiations to upgrade the 2008 agreement shows the bilateral… Read More

29th October 2019

Ngāi Tahu CEO appointed to NZ-China Council

NZ China Council Chair Sir Don McKinnon is pleased to welcome the appointment to the Council of Arihia Bennett, Te Kaihautū o Te Runanga o Ngāi Tahu, on nomination from Maori Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta. Read More

21st October 2019

THE SCOPE OF NZ/CHINA BRI CO-OPERATION

ADDRESS TO THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON BELT AND ROAD & GLOBAL GOVERNANCE SHANGHAI, 18 OCTOBER 2019  SIR DON MCKINNON CHAIRMAN NEW ZEALAND CHINA COUNCIL Tēnā… Read More

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The New Zealand China Council brings together leading New Zealanaders and organizations that engage with China. It was launched in 2012 to retain and build a strong relationship with China.

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