News

16th March 2017

Perceptions of Asia 2017 survey released

The New Zealand China Council welcomes the 2017 release of Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Perceptions of Asia report. This annual survey is a critical benchmark of New Zealanders’ attitudes toward the Asia. This year’s survey… Read More

18th February 2017

Growing Maori exports on agenda for Hastings Summit

Exports to China from Maori led businesses are set for a major boost following the inaugural Taniwha Dragon Economic Summit in Hastings next week. Official figures show goods exported by Māori authorities were worth $485… Read More

9th February 2017

Chinese learning kicks off in Gisborne

This article originally appeared in the Gisborne Herald Students at nine Gisborne schools are about to benefit from the introduction of Mandarin by three teachers from China. Tang Bin, Long Yuning and Bai Hong were… Read More

1st February 2017

New Zealand must get serious about learning Chinese

This week almost 300,000 secondary school students will return to the classroom. Of those, around two percent will learn Chinese during the year. Four times more will study French. There’s value in learning any language,… Read More