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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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UN cemetery visit evokes questions of identity

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on UN cemetery visit evokes questions of identity

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: UN cemetery visit evokes questions of identity Leadership Network member William Miao describes how visiting the UN Memorial Cemetery in Busan South Korea evoked reflection on identity and the conflicting loyalties that come from calling two countries home. We visited the United Nations […]

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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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Opinion: Track II dialogue – skirting the issues?

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Track II dialogue – skirting the issues?

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Opinion: Track II dialogue – skirting the issues? Leadership Network member Marianne Dutkiewicz reflects on being a part of the Foundation’s Track II delegation that visited Malaysia for the trilateral ASEAN – Australia – New Zealand dialogue in late 2017.  Last year, ASEAN […]

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Intern relishes Taiwan R&D internship

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Intern relishes Taiwan R&D internship

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Intern relishes Taiwan R&D internship Halfway through his internship at leading Taiwan technology R&D institution ITRI, Angus Napier has got over his initial fears about living and working in a foreign country and is reveling in the experience. I’ll be honest, having never travelled to […]

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Leadership Network members discuss indigenous issues in Japan

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Leadership Network members discuss indigenous issues in Japan

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Leadership Network members discuss indigenous issues in Japan Will Flavell talks about being part of the Leadership Network’s te kahui Māori  (Māori advisory group) who travelled to Japan in November to meet with members of the indigenous Ainu people and attend the Ainu-Maori Symposium. [embedded content] Watch a video of the Leadership […]

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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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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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