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How China’s best performing brands localise for the China market

In recent years ‘localisation’ has been one of the buzzwords for foreign ...

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Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

For foreign investors running businesses in China, it is very likely that they would ...

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Taking Golden Bay to Beijing

From the remote South Island coastal community of Golden Bay, a natural health company ...

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eGates Open to Chinese Travellers

The first Chinese travellers to officially use the Customs eGates (formerly known as ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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Taking Golden Bay to Beijing

Taking Golden Bay to Beijing

From the remote South Island coastal community of Golden Bay, a natural health company born out of a deep connection with New Zealand Mother Nature, is thriving internationally. The growth of the family-owned BioBalance business – much like its products – is organic, with a brand story that even features an...

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NZ Brands Perform Well in Alibaba's Global Shopping Festival

NZ Brands Perform Well in Alibaba's Global Shopping Festival

New Zealand Brands Continue Strong Performance in Alibaba Group’s 2017 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.  The 11.11 Global Shopping Festival reported more than NZD36.81 billion in GMV. New Zealand brands including ecostore and Antipodes continued to see success.The first global order on Alibaba’s platform was...

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New Zealand avocados step closer to China

New Zealand avocados step closer to China

New Zealand is a significant step closer towards supplying fresh avocados to Chinese consumers and opening up access to a brand new market for our growers, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and New Zealand Avocado have announced. A series of technical discussions and the negotiation and signing of a protocol to agree...

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Governor-General Officially Opens China-New Zealand Garden

Governor-General Officially Opens China-New Zealand Garden

Amberley’s new China-New Zealand Garden was officially opened on Saturday 2 December by the Governor-General, Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy. The opening of the garden cements the sister district relationship forged between the Hubei, Changping and Hurunui Districts and acted as a dual celebration...

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Huawei to give away 100 pianos in competition to promote music in schools

Huawei to give away 100 pianos in competition to promote ...

A piano was almost "mobbed" by children in one of New Zealand's poorest communities after it was donated to the local school by a Chinese telecoms company. Huawei, the world's biggest telecommunication equipment manufacturer, donated the piano to decile-1 Rongomai School in the Auckland suburb of Otara to launch a...

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Huawei New Zealand to upskill young Kiwi ICT professionals

Huawei New Zealand to upskill young Kiwi ICT professionals

10 students from three leading New Zealand universities have won places on a two-week ICT training course in China under Huawei New Zealand’s Seeds for the Future programme. Seeds for the Future selects high-achieving students from around the world to visit Huawei’s headquarters to gain practical insights into the...

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Young and Daring: The Welly Edit

Young and Daring: The Welly Edit

Few buzzwords generate as much excitement as ‘start-up’. There was definitely excitement and energy in the air as young professionals and creative enthusiasts with an interest in China gathered in Wellington for Young and Daring: The Welly Edit. The idea for Young and Daring came up during a coffee chat between...

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Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest diplomatic challenge

Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest ...

On 15 June, the Wellington Branch of NZCFS and the New Zealand China Trade Association hosted New Zealand Consul-General to West China, Alistair Crozier, in conjunction with the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre, and the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs Wellington Branch. Alistair spoke of New...

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Heart of the Long White Cloud campaign launches in China

Heart of the Long White Cloud campaign launches in China

New videos featuring major Chinese social influencers are the latest phase of a PR and marketing campaign promoting the Wellington, Tasman, Nelson and Marlborough regions called Heart of the Long White Cloud.  Wu Ershan, a leading film director, and Shu Qiao, a wine and food broadcaster, feature in a series of eight...

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NZTE-supported coalition succeeding in China

NZTE-supported coalition succeeding in China

New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with Primary Collaboration New Zealand to undertake supply to China. Who would have thought five years ago that NZTE would be behind the establishment and now growth of a group of NZ Primary Producers in China? Back in 2012 at the inaugural New Zealand Primary Sector Boot Camp (Te Hono) at...

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New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with PCNZ to undertake supply to China

New Zealand King Salmon joins forces with PCNZ to ...

Primary Collaboration New Zealand (Shanghai) Co Ltd (PCNZ) has signed a deal with Top of the South based New Zealand King Salmon to support the launch and development of their brands in China. After several months PCNZ was selected as the preferred partner to meet the opportunities in this challenging market.  “We...

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Valuable chilled meat agreement with China

Valuable chilled meat agreement with China

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Trade Minister Todd McClay have welcomed a Memorandum of Cooperation that allows for the export of chilled meat into China, calling it a big win for exporters. “This is a fantastic step forward for New Zealand’s red meat sector, and a sign of the great relationship we...

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