11th May 2018

China Business Forum held in Auckland

The Business Forum of the 1st China International Import Expo (CIIE) was held in Auckland on 11 May. Speakers at the Forum included Madam Xu Erwen, Consul General of China in Auckland, Nick Hill, Chief… Read More

1st May 2018

Belt and Road requires NZ ingenuity: Report

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will be one of the most important economic opportunities for New Zealand over next decade, but only if we find a uniquely Kiwi way to engage, according to a… Read More

13th March 2018

Global China Connection’s Relaunch Event 2018

The New Zealand China Council is proud to sponsor a number of organisations and initiatives which encourage deeper connections with China.  One of these is Global China Connection, which provides a forum for university students and… Read More

26th February 2018

NZ Herald Op Ed: Anti-China narrative not the Kiwi way

Anti-China narrative not the Kiwi way There’s an anti-China narrative starting to emerge in New Zealand. It reflects debate in Australia about the extent of ‘Chinese influence’, particularly on politicians, and follows moves by the… Read More

8th February 2018

A new home for the China Council

After four years on the waterfront at our Quay Street office, the Council has moved to a new location. We’re pleased to announce the New Zealand China Council is now on Level 13, 51 Shortland… Read More

7th December 2017


A large contingent of Mayors and business delegates from cities across China met with their kiwi counterparts in Wellington this week and a conference commemorated the progress in the relationship since diplomatic relations were established… Read More

26th November 2017


The New Zealand China Young Leaders Forum 2017 was held at the University of Auckland last week.  The event is designed to inspire, engage and connect young leaders from New Zealand and China, and brought together… Read More

3rd November 2017

NZ and China: Next Generation Thinking

What will the NZ China relationship look like in 10, 20 or 50 years?  What will change?  Will anything stay the same? The New Zealand China Council’s Next Generation Event, held on 02… Read More