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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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Auckland Airport welcomes Tianjin Airlines to New Zealand

Auckland Airport welcomes Tianjin Airlines to New Zealand

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement by Tianjin Airlines that it will start flying to Auckland from December this year. The airline will operate year round between Tianjin, Chongqing and Auckland three times a week using an A330 aircraft.Tianjin Airlines is a full service Chinese airline with a fleet of 89 aircraft and...

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China’s WeChat enters New Zealand

China’s WeChat enters New Zealand

Life just got way easier for NZ’s 400,000 Chinese tourists as China’s WeChat enters the New Zealand payments market with WePay.WeChat is the app of choice for over 800 million Chinese users and has now partnered with New Zealand Company, Pure NZ Gateway Ltd, to provide local retailers with the ability to receive...

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Alibaba Group commits to ANZ market

Alibaba Group commits to ANZ market

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA), the world's largest online and mobile commerce company, has taking another step in its globalisation strategy, meeting with key Australian and New Zealand stakeholders to advance its local operations and further the ability of ANZ businesses to reach international consumers.Alibaba Group’s...

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NZ China Council 2016 Media Award Winners

NZ China Council 2016 Media Award Winners

The New Zealand China Council held its annual Media Awards on 27 July.  Approximately 80 journalists, business people and community leaders attended the awards at the ANZ Centre, which are held to encourage and celebrate excellence in reporting on the New Zealand China relationship. TVNZ's Corin Dann was named supreme...

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Wintec Media Arts students head to China with Prime Minister’s Scholarship

Wintec Media Arts students head to China with Prime ...

Six Wintec Media Arts students will head to China in September after being awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia. Students Eliza Webster, Adam Edwards, Mason Holloway, Rosie Stanaway, Christopher Singh and Peter Mark Stevenson – who study a combination of fine arts (painting and sculpture)...

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Tai Poutini Polytechnic launches China-based Earthkeepers

Tai Poutini Polytechnic launches China-based Earthkeepers

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) has launched a brand new joint venture in Southern China, bringing environmental and outdoor education to urban Chinese children. Earthkeepers is a new programme being delivered from this week by TPP on the ground in China in partnership with a local sports and recreation organisation. The...

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Hawkins and China Construction JV signs up for Park Hyatts

Hawkins and China Construction JV signs up for Park Hyatts

Hawkins Group and China Construction will be working in a joint venture to deliver Park Hyatt Auckland in the Wynyard Quarter, following a contract signing with Fu Wah International Group in June.The seven storey hotel will have a total floor area of 29,000 square metres, 195 rooms, food and beverage outlets, event spaces, a...

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Education agreement set to boost Chinese student numbers

Education agreement set to boost Chinese student numbers

Dunedin's Mayoral-led delegation to China has signed a major education agreement which has the potential to lift Chinese student numbers into the city considerably. Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull signed the agreement in Beijing on behalf of the Dunedin City Council with JJL, one of the largest education consulting and service...

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Bringing China Home, Chinese stories and objects in Hawke's Bay

Bringing China Home, Chinese stories and objects in ...

Connections between China and Hawke’s Bay go back to the mid-1800s, through art, travel, trade and conflict.This long association is highlighted in a new exhibition, Bringing China Home, which opened on 15 July at MTG Hawke’s Bay.The exhibition has been curated by Associate Professor James Beattie from the...

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Auckland Airport photo exhibition on display in Beijing

Auckland Airport photo exhibition on display in Beijing

Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) invited Auckland Airport to display a photo exhibition in its busy international terminal.The exhibition, which ran until mid-July, was officially launched at an event attended by the New Zealand embassy and airline and airport officials.As well as being Auckland Airport’s...

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University of Canterbury grows China business connections

University of Canterbury grows China business connections

Chinese business and culture is increasingly accessible to University of Canterbury (UC) students through an annual study tour to China, reciprocal exchange visits, and other on-campus initiatives. No other university in New Zealand offers the same unique experience as UC’s School of Business and Economics MGMT228...

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Tip Top to Trial E-Commerce Sales in China

Tip Top to Trial E-Commerce Sales in China

Tip Top is to trial online sales of New Zealand-made ice cream in China – the world’s biggest ice cream market.Research from Mintel shows the total market value for ice cream sales in China increased by 90% between 2008 and 2014 to reach US$11.4 billion. The take-home ice cream segment, which Tip Top is targeting,...

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