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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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Rotorua Signs Partnership Agreement With China

Rotorua Signs Partnership Agreement With China

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick says a memorandum of understanding she signed in China, while key-note speaker at a tourism conference, will help Rotorua reach its goal of an annual $1 billion tourism spend in the district by 2030. Mayor Chadwick, pictured on Friday 27 May signing the memorandum of understanding with Wang Fei...

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Massey University signs agreement with top Chinese arts and design school

Massey University signs agreement with top Chinese arts ...

A ground-breaking first bilateral exchange agreement between Massey University and a Chinese institution has been signed in Beijing. The student exchange agreement between China’s number one ranked Art and Design School, with a global QS ranking of 23, and Massey was signed on 31 May, the first day of a week-long visit...

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James & Wells joins NZ China Innovation Centre

James & Wells joins NZ China Innovation Centre

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 24 May at GridAKL, during the Tripartite Economic Summit featuring representatives from Guangzhou and Los Angeles. James & Wells will provide on-the-ground help to businesses at the New Zealand China Innovation Centre, a not-for-profit business support centre being sponsored...

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Dunedin strengthens ties with Qingdao

Dunedin strengthens ties with Qingdao

Dunedin has further strengthened its civic, economic and educational ties with the northern Chinese city of Qingdao following a series of high level meetings in early June. A highlight of the Qingdao leg of the Dunedin delegation's visit to China was a meeting with Haier, which acquired Fisher & Paykel in 2013.Mayor of...

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NZ’s largest collection of Chinese artefacts now online

NZ’s largest collection of Chinese artefacts now online

New Zealand’s largest collection of Chinese artefacts is now available for the public to view in its entirety for the first time. A website (http://www.rewialleyart.nz) documenting and describing the 1,378 objects in the Rewi Alley Collection at Canterbury Museum has been developed by researchers in the first stage of a...

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Award Winning Films to Showcase in the NZFF China

Award Winning Films to Showcase in the NZFF China

Ten New Zealand films have been screened at a biennial showcase of New Zealand cinema in China that should have reached a theatrical audience of over 10,000 people in 42 screenings across three major cities. The Ten films, six features and four short films, were chosen for this year’s New Zealand Film Festival in...

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PM to lead business delegation to China

PM to lead business delegation to China

Prime Minister John Key will lead a high-level business delegation to China, visiting Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai.“China is a key destination for our goods exports and an important consumer of New Zealand services,” says Mr Key."The visit provides an opportunity to strengthen our relationship and...

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Supporting shorebirds’ 24,000km flight

Supporting shorebirds’ 24,000km flight

On 18 March 2016, Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner welcomed an agreement between the Department of Conservation (DOC) and the State Forestry Administration (SFA) of China to protect wetlands in both countries used by migratory birds.“The red knot and the bar-tailed godwit fly an incredible 12,000km migration...

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Education exchange agreement with China

Education exchange agreement with China

Number 26 Middle School in Xi’an, China and Hutt Valley High School have signed a cooperation agreement, with the aim of boosting the international programme, including student exchanges and staff training.The agreement was signed on 24 February by Mr Liu Junbo, Principal of No 26 Middle School, and Hutt Valley High...

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Beast of Burden Approved as Official China/NZ Co-Production

Beast of Burden Approved as Official China/NZ Co-Production

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and China Film Co-Production Corporation (CFCC) are delighted to announce the joint approval of 3D animated family film, Beast of Burden as the first official feature film co-production between the two countries.A partnership between New Zealand’s Huhu Studios (Huhu) and China Film...

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New vet exchange programme with China

New vet exchange programme with China

A new veterinary exchange programme with China will help build closer relations in the equine industries, says Primary Industries and Racing Minister Nathan Guy.“China is a growing and important market for New Zealand-bred horses. This programme will train Chinese vets to learn from New Zealand and increase their skills...

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Hurunui Formalises China Relationship

Hurunui Formalises China Relationship

Hurunui district has always had a very special friendship with China – the legacy of Rewi Alley who attended Amberley Primary School, where his father was Headmaster from 1898 to 1907. At Amberley Primary School, there is a hall named after him. There is also a commemorative plaque in Chamberlain Park which was laid by...

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