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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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KIWA Publishes Popular Cartoon Stories in China

KIWA Publishes Popular Cartoon Stories in China

Kiwa Digital Ltd (KIWA), a world leading production house for experiential digital books based in New Zealand, is to deliver interactive cartoon stories to mobile devices in China. In a breakthrough international publishing and licensing agreement today with leading Chinese television company, Beijing Kaku Media Co Ltd, KIWA...

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Fonterra completes Beingmate partial tender offer

Fonterra completes Beingmate partial tender offer

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited confirmed on 16 March that it has completed the partial tender offer and will acquire 18.8 per cent of leading Chinese infant formula manufacturer, Beingmate Baby & Child Food Company Ltd. The transaction will be closed in the next few days. Chief Financial Officer Lukas Paravicini...

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Wellington Company Create Soundtrack for Chinese 3D CGI Feature

Wellington Company Create Soundtrack for Chinese 3D CGI ...

POW! Post created sound track for 10,000 Years Later, the first major 3D CGI feature film produced in China. 10,000 Years Later is a futuristic drama about the appearance of an evil warlord, Wushen and the ensuing battle between the material and organic world. A ten year old girl, Teana, is the unlikely heroine in this...

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New Beijing airport breaks ground

New Beijing airport breaks ground

Construction of Beijing's new airport started on 26 December 2014. The project will cost 79.98billion yuan ($13.11 billion) and take about five years to complete. The airport is designed to handle 72 million passengers, 2 million tons of cargo and mail, and 620,000 flights by 2025, according to the National Development...

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New Zealand China Trade Association Announces New Chair

New Zealand China Trade Association Announces New Chair

New Zealand’s leading China-New Zealand business and trade organisation, the New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA), has appointed DLA Phillips Fox partner Martin Thomson as its new Chairman. Martin is an expert in foreign direct investment into New Zealand, the Overseas Investment Act and Chinese trade with...

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Consul General Jin Zhijian - Chinese Consul General for Christchurch

Consul General Jin Zhijian - Chinese Consul General for ...

On the 28th January NZCTA in Canterbury hosted its first eminent speakers event for 2015 and we were delighted to attract a strong level of attendance in excess of 90 people. Martin Thomson, NZCTA’s new Chairman, came down from Auckland to attend this event signalling the more focused engagement NZCTA has planned...

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New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese Government’s most prestigious science prize for his work in grasslands seed development. Dr Rolston, Senior Scientist at AgResearch Lincoln, received the award at a ceremony in The...

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Conference - CHINA AND THE PACIFIC: THE VIEW FROM OCEANIA, 25-27 February, Apia, Samoa

Conference - CHINA AND THE PACIFIC: THE VIEW FROM OCEANIA, ...

Should you be looking for a reason to visit Samoa you might consider arranging a holiday there to coincide with the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre’s next conference. In partnership with the National University of Samoa and the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou we are holding a conference on...

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NZCTA & CCPIT establish the New Zealand China Business Assembly

NZCTA & CCPIT establish the New Zealand China Business ...

In November 2014, NZCTA Chairman & CCPIT Vice Chairman Yu Ping, signed an MOU establishing the New Zealand-China Business Assembly.The purpose of the MOU is to set up a cooperation framework of Business Assembly between New Zealand and China. Since the New Zealand-China Free Trade Agreement came into effect, trade...

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Yili opens first major overseas factory in New Zealand

Yili opens first major overseas factory in New Zealand

Chinese dairy giant Yili launched its first major foreign factory in New Zealand’s South Island on Tuesday, 25 November with the announcement that it will almost triple its investment in the plant by 2019.The factory in Glenavy, South Canterbury built at a cost of $236 million was built by Oceania Dairy Ltd., a...

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President Xi’s open letter to New Zealand

President Xi’s open letter to New Zealand

For a Better Future of the China-New Zealand Relations. President Xi’s open letter to New Zealand ahead of his state visit. Tonight, I will begin my first visit to New Zealand as the President of the People's Republic of China, bringing with me the friendly sentiments of the Chinese people to the people of New...

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PM opens NZ Consulate-General in Chengdu

PM opens NZ Consulate-General in Chengdu

Prime Minister John Key opened the New Zealand Consulate-General in the Western Chinese city of Chengdu on 12 November. “New Zealand is among the first group of countries in the world to open a diplomatic post in Chengdu,” Mr Key says.“This is a natural continuation of our expanding and increasingly...

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