15th April 2024

Two leaders join the New Zealand China Council

The New Zealand China Council is pleased to welcome two new members. Nathan Flowerday joins as incoming Chair of Zespri, succeeding Bruce Cameron who has stepped down from his Zespri and Council roles. Nathan is… Read More

11th December 2023

NZ China Council member appointments

The New Zealand China Council is pleased to welcome three new members of the New Zealand China Council.  Richard Pollock has been nominated by Te Puni Kōkiri to replace its… Read More

27th October 2023

New Zealand and China find green ports synergies

Which international airport was the first in the world to become ‘climate positive’ (i.e. more than carbon neutral)?  How many civil airports are there in China and how are they becoming greener?  What common… Read More

25th August 2023

We need a healthy, connected Chinese economy

This op-ed by New Zealand China Council Executive Director Alistair Crozier was originally published on on 24 Aug 2023. There is legitimate concern around New Zealand about the state of the Chinese economy. Read More

8th June 2023

What does the future hold for China?

This article was originally published on on 7 June 2023 with the title “NZ must sell smarter to young ‘Made in China’ market.” If you visit any number of cities in China, you may… Read More

3rd May 2023

New Zealand China Council to China

New Zealand China Council Chair John McKinnon will lead a high-level mission of Council members to China and Hong Kong on 8-15 May, the Council’s first visit there since 2019. Members of the Council delegation… Read More

21st April 2023

NZ China Council member appointment – Ray Smith

The New Zealand China Council is very pleased to welcome the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) represented by its Director-General Ray Smith as a new member. The Council serves as a high-level forum for discussions… Read More

23rd January 2023

Keeping pace with China in 2023

This op-ed was originally published on on 23 January 2023 and is reproduced with permission. New Zealand will need to get out of the blocks fast in its relationship with China… Read More