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Internship with Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre in Japan

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Internship with Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre in Japan

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Internship with Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre in Japan The Asia New Zealand Foundation invites undergraduate and post graduate science and engineering students specialising in artificial intelligence, robotics or data analytics to apply for an internship in Japan with Mitsubishi Electric in 2018-2019. Applications […]

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Refugee hui inspires family discovery

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Refugee hui inspires family discovery

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Refugee hui inspires family discovery Among the stories of New Zealand’s refugee community shared at the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui, Leadership Network member Wei-Wei Ng uncovered a piece of her own family history. A fourth-generation Chinese New Zealander, Wei-Wei knew […]

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Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools The Asia New Zealand Foundation strongly supports the private member’s bill released for public consultation today that aims to strengthen language learning in primary and intermediate schools. “If eventually passed by Parliament, the bill filed […]

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Artist learns from marigolds and masters in Odisha

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Artist learns from marigolds and masters in Odisha

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Artist learns from marigolds and masters in Odisha Artist Quishile Charan describes learning traditional dying techniques from master textile makers in the North Indian state of Odisha. Quishile’s research will contribute towards her practice that focuses on indentured labour and post-colonial impacts on the Indo-Fijian community. Quishile was assisted […]

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Residency artist fuses NZ modernism and Indian handcraft

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Residency artist fuses NZ modernism and Indian handcraft

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Residency artist fuses NZ modernism and Indian handcraft We spoke to artist Natalie Guy about her time as the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation artist in residence at Kriti Gallery in Varanasi, Indiia. She describes her time at the residency and the works she created using […]

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Maori-Indonesian connections astound Kiwi teacher

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Maori-Indonesian connections astound Kiwi teacher

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maori-Indonesian connections astound Kiwi teacher Okaihau College’s Brent Strathdi-Pehi was one of 11 teachers who travelled to Indonesia in October as part of the Foundation’s Indonesia Cultural Connections trip. Brent says the trip was a “profound experience” that opened his eyes to Indonesian culture, […]

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Foundation farewells festival ‘godmother’

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Foundation farewells festival ‘godmother’

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Foundation farewells festival ‘godmother’ After 23 years with the Foundation, Jennifer King, our culture director, retired this year – leaving behind an incredible legacy of bringing Asian arts and culture to the New Zealand public. (continue reading below) Among other achievements, Jennifer was instrumental in establishing the Auckland and […]

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Bangalore media internship confronting but inspiring

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Bangalore media internship confronting but inspiring

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Bangalore media internship confronting but inspiring Wellington journalist Eleanor Wenman describes her time interning at the Deccan Herald in Bengaluru (Bangalore) – a city she found confronting, chaotic and beautiful.  After my first full day in Bengaluru, I was stunned. Before I arrived […]

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Reflections on the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Reflections on the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Reflections on the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation Refugee Hui Leadership Network member Laura MacKay says welcoming refugees could become a value ” woven so deep into the fabric of our national identity ”  that is becomes a stance that defines New Zealand as much as […]

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The curious case of social enterprises

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The curious case of social enterprises

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: The curious case of social enterprises Leadership Network member Rachel Espejo discusses the role of social enterprises and taking part in the Foundation’s Farming for the Future workshop, which was held in Christchurch in September to coincide with the 2017 Social Enterprise World Forum.  (continue […]

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Kiwi teachers make connections in Indonesia

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kiwi teachers make connections in Indonesia

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kiwi teachers make connections in Indonesia A group of 11 New Zealand teachers visited Indonesia recently to learn about that country’s peoples and cultures and make connections with their Indonesian counterparts. They visited the country on the Foundation’s Indonesia Cultural Connections Trip. [embedded content] Watch a video […]

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Business interns off to India, South Korea

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Business interns off to India, South Korea

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Business interns off to India, South Korea Two young New Zealanders Bobby McGlone and Pang Suwanaposee are heading to India and South Korea respectively as Asia New Zealand Foundation’s first business interns to those countries. Bobby will be interning at leading international healthcare technology company Skanray in Mysore, […]

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Chinese Days help foster “future global citizens”

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Chinese Days help foster “future global citizens”

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Chinese Days help foster “future global citizens” Kids in schools around the country cooked dumplings, made lanterns, practised tai chi and tried their hands at calligraphy to mark Chinese Language Week last month. (Continue reading below) [embedded content] Check out some of the activities students around […]

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Simon Draper’s November update, 2017

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Simon Draper’s November update, 2017

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Simon Draper’s November update, 2017 It’s been a busy past couple of weeks for us at the Foundation. Starting Strong: Asian under-fives report launch Last week we released our latest research ‘Starting Strong: Nurturing the potential of our Asian under-fives’ which looks at the changing demographics […]

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Schools’ Chinese Days help foster “future global citizens”

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Schools’ Chinese Days help foster “future global citizens”

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Schools’ Chinese Days help foster “future global citizens” Kids in schools around the country cooked dumplings, made lanterns, practised tai chi and tried their hands at calligraphy to mark Chinese Language Week last month. (Continue reading below) [embedded content] Check out some of […]

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Working with the dead in S.E Asia

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Working with the dead in S.E Asia

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Working with the dead in S.E Asia University of Otago senior lecturer Sian Halcrow describes her work researching looking at the impacts of the intensification of agriculture on humans, and the roots of Asian civilisations. “Oh, so you’re like a historical bone detective?” That’s the type of […]

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Report: Maintaining cultural knowledge and language skills — a challenge for Asian under-fives

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Report: Maintaining cultural knowledge and language skills — a challenge for Asian under-fives

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Report: Maintaining cultural knowledge and language skills — a challenge for Asian under-fives A new report released today by the Asia New Zealand Foundation finds maintaining cultural knowledge and language skills is a challenge for the growing number of under-five Asian children in […]

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Sky’s the limit as Moonbars take flight in Asia

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Sky’s the limit as Moonbars take flight in Asia

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Sky’s the limit as Moonbars take flight in Asia Richard King, a former first-class cricketer who three years ago set out to make an ultra healthy snack bar with David Bowie-inspired names, has just signed his first export deal with a Malaysian distributor. […]

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Kiwi experience for S.E Asian social entrepreneurs

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Kiwi experience for S.E Asian social entrepreneurs

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kiwi experience for S.E Asian social entrepreneurs Eight leading social entrepreneurs from Southeast Asia recently spent a whirlwind week in New Zealand learning about this country and engaging with the New Zealand social enterprise scene, including attending the Social Enterprise World Forum in […]

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Kiwi kids dazzled by Diwali dancers

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kiwi kids dazzled by Diwali dancers

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kiwi kids dazzled by Diwali dancers Kiwi kids got a taste of Indian culture when a dance troupe in the country for this year’s Diwali festivals took to the road and visited schools in Auckland and Porirua last week. It wasn’t all one way traffic either, […]

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