27th September 2017

NZ China Council grows in step with relationship

The New Zealand China Council has appointed Jane Yang as Assistant Director and David Pine as its representative in Christchurch and the South Island. Jane Yang joins the Council from the New Zealand Embassy in… Read More

18th September 2017

NZ China Council welcomes Governor of Shandong

A Shandong and New Zealand Business Seminar was held in Auckland on 11 September. Led by the Shandong Governor, Mr Gong Zheng, the business delegation was comprised of business leaders from sixteen major companies… Read More

25th August 2017

Fairfax business reporter scoops NZ China media awards

Fairfax agribusiness reporter Gerard Hutching was named supreme winner at the 2017 New Zealand China Council Media Awards in Auckland last night. Hutching also won the award for best business reporting.  His entry included interviews… Read More

11th July 2017

What is China’s ‘new Silk Road’?

China aims to create numerous major land and maritime transport corridors around the world in order to boost trade and stimulate economic growth. NZ China Council Executive Director Stephen Jacobi spoke… Read More

10th July 2017


Executive Director Stephen Jacobi has recently returned from a two and a half week visit to six cities in China.  During the visit to Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Nanning, Chengdu,… Read More

12th June 2017

PM, Council meet on NZ China relationship

 Prime Minister Rt Hon Bill English joined the New Zealand China Council Executive Board for breakfast on 9 June to discuss the current relationship with China and how to enhance it further. Read More

1st June 2017

Top China business accolade for John Key

Former Prime Minister John Key has been recognised for his leadership of the New Zealand China relationship. Key received the award for Outstanding Contribution to the New Zealand – China business relationship at… Read More

19th May 2017

New Zealand must act on Belt and Road

New Zealand must clearly define its role in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to build and grow the bilateral relationship, according to the New Zealand China Council. The BRI is a Chinese-led… Read More