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What gold smells like – an artist’s impressions of Varanasi, India

By   /  April 17, 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 What gold smells like – an artist’s impressions of Varanasi, India

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: What gold smells like – an artist’s impressions of Varanasi, India Closing in on the half way point of his Foundation residency at Kriti Gallery in Varanasi, India, artist Elliot Collins gives his observations of this city on the banks of the Ganges. (continue reading below) Watch […]

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Teachers make connections in South Korea

By   /  April 9, 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 Teachers make connections in South Korea

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Teachers make connections in South Korea Saint Peter’s College teacher Claire Begovic was one of nine New Zealand teachers who travelled to South Korea as part of the Korea Studies Workshop. The one week trip saw the New Zealand teachers meet with an Australian cohort to learn about […]

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Postcard from Khon Kaen – Track II engagement in the Mekong

By   /  March 16, 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 Postcard from Khon Kaen – Track II engagement in the Mekong

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Postcard from Khon Kaen – Track II engagement in the Mekong Asia New Zealand Foundation senior adviser (research) James To describes the recent Mekong Track II dialogue the Foundation recently convened in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Why would a small country tucked away in a remote corner of […]

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Keith Rankin Analysis: Census Survey

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Census, Demographics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Immigration, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics, Research, Survey  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin Analysis: Census Survey

Census Survey – Analysis by Keith Rankin Keith Rankin. I did an anonymous survey of my first year (tertiary) statistics and economic students. In West Auckland, while we have some international students, the biggest demographic is New Zealand residents born outside of New Zealand. Many students, though not most, are over 25 years old. 58 […]

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Leadership Network’s growing diversity reflects wider change – network member

By   /  March 1, 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 Leadership Network’s growing diversity reflects wider change – network member

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Leadership Network’s growing diversity reflects wider change – network member Areti Metuamate looks back on travelling to South Korea with the Foundation’s Leadership Network last year and reflects on what it revealed about how the network has changed over the ten years he has been a member. Kia ora! […]

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Business intern jumps into life in Vietnam

By   /  February 22, 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 Business intern jumps into life in Vietnam

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Business intern jumps into life in Vietnam Coming to the end of her three-month internship with KPMG in Vietnam, Paige Hennessy reflects on the experience and what it’s taught her about work, Vietnam, and herself. When I came across the opportunity to do an internship overseas, I didn’t hesitate […]

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Ho Chi Minh City wows business intern

By   /  February 9, 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 Ho Chi Minh City wows business intern

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ho Chi Minh City wows business intern With just one month left in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, at business solutions company KPMG, intern Kieran Burns reflects on his time living and working in one of Asia’s most dynamic cities.  If I had to describe life in Ho […]

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Defector’s harrowing story inspires Leadership Network member

By   /  January 26, 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 Defector’s harrowing story inspires Leadership Network member

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Defector’s harrowing story inspires Leadership Network member Leadership Network member Dhaxna Sothieson describes meeting North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho while on the Leadership Network’s Korea Offshore Forum last year. A few days before my arrival at the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s offshore forum in Seoul, news broke […]

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Te reo and Mandarin – it doesn’t have to be either/or

By   /  January 25, 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 Te reo and Mandarin – it doesn’t have to be either/or

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te reo and Mandarin – it doesn’t have to be either/or Learning Mandarin, or any other foreign language, does not have to come at the expense of learning te reo Māori according to three principals whose schools have a strong tradition of teaching te reo but have […]

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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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Importing tech talent a financial drain

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, Graeme Muller, Immigration, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Education, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service, tech talent  /  Comments Off on Importing tech talent a financial drain

Auckland – New Zealand’s education system for providing trained tech graduates is insufficient and the country is over reliant on importing advanced digital skills, a leading Kiwi tech expert says. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says while the geo-political situation is currently working to New Zealand’s advantage – making it attractive for digital talent to consider […]

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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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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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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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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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