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20th February 2019

1st February 2019

OE in China

A growing number of young Kiwis are swapping the traditional OE destinations by heading to China.  We talk to some of them about their experiences of Chinese culture and the many opportunities living and working… Read More

20th December 2018

2018 Year in Review

2018 was a busy and eventful year for the New Zealand China Council.  Here are some of the highlights from the past 12 months: New Zealand and the Belt and Road In May we… Read More

30th November 2018

NZ China Council reacts to Huawei 5G decision

The New Zealand China Council is disappointed to learn plans for Huawei’s involvement in the development of Spark’s 5G network have been put on hold. Executive Director Stephen Jacobi says the Council would not wish… Read More

30th November 2018

What does it mean to be a Chinese New Zealander?

The New Zealand China Council was pleased to sponsor ‘Being a Chinese New Zealander: A Conversation with Helene Wong‘ – an event organised by the New Zealand China Trade Association Young Associates, and held in Auckland… Read More

28th November 2018

China Council raises the bar at 2018 AGM

The New Zealand China Council held its 2018 Annual General Meeting in Auckland last week. Led by Chairman Sir Don McKinnon, the AGM unanimously approved the Chairman’s report for the year ended 30 June 2018. … Read More

5th November 2018

NZ takes part in China International Import Expo

With more than 3,000 exhibitors from around the world, the China International Import Expo is kicking off in Shanghai this week.  90 exporters from New Zealand are attending the expo this year.  Expat Kiwi Andy… Read More

1st November 2018

China Dreaming – Trade War and Peace

Over 3000 international companies from 150 nations including 90 New Zealand exporters are participating in the forthcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) which opens in Shanghai on 5 November.  Conceived as a means to show… Read More

16th October 2018

HUI Māori Collective Launched at Parliament

World-first verification framework takes premium Māori products to the Chinese market. One of New Zealand’s most innovative business solutions – to take high-quality local food and beverage products direct to Chinese consumers – has… Read More

12th October 2018

China Daily Asia Weekly interview with Sir Don McKinnon

Witness to change New Zealand’s longest serving foreign minister has ringside seat to China’s transformation and the countries’ strong bonds By KARL WILSON in Sydney, karlwilson@chinadailyapac.com When Sir Donald McKinnon first… Read More

9th October 2018

Belt and Road comes to Marlborough

The NZ China Council’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) road show arrived in Blenheim on 3 October. The event was co-hosted by the Marlborough Research Centre, the Marlborough District Council and the Marlborough-Ningxia Sister City… Read More