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‘A spiritual connection’: Fate of the SS Ventnor links Chinese with Māori

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on ‘A spiritual connection’: Fate of the SS Ventnor links Chinese with Māori

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: ‘A spiritual connection’: Fate of the SS Ventnor links Chinese with Māori In 1902, the SS Ventnor, a ship carrying the remains of hundreds of Chinese gold miners, sank off the coast of Hokianga. In the years after, local communities gathered bones washed […]

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PhD student investigates soft power in the Pacific

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on PhD student investigates soft power in the Pacific

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: PhD student investigates soft power in the Pacific In this article, Ashalyna Noa describes travelling to Samoa and China to conduct fieldwork for her PhD, which examines New Zealand and China’s foreign aid and soft power in the Pacific. The Foundation supported Ashalyna’s […]

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Dialogue important in NZ’s engagement with India

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Dialogue important in NZ’s engagement with India

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Dialogue important in NZ’s engagement with India The Asia New Zealand Foundation, in partnership with the New Zealand India Research Institute, will lead a delegation of experts to New Delhi for talks with officials and leading think tanks. The visit is part of […]

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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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What gold smells like

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on What gold smells like

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: What gold smells like 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 and the people who inhabit it.  (continue […]

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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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Opinion: In Indonesia’s Pacific neglect, reminders of our own

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Opinion: In Indonesia’s Pacific neglect, reminders of our own

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Opinion: In Indonesia’s Pacific neglect, reminders of our own How Asia and the Pacific interact will define New Zealand’s foreign policy for the foreseeable future, writes Auckland journalist Mackenzie Smith after spending two months in Jakarta.Mackenzie Smith was in Jakarta on the Australian […]

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‘Leadership Network member provides wedding guests ‘Tips from the white guy’

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on ‘Leadership Network member provides wedding guests ‘Tips from the white guy’

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: ‘Leadership Network member provides wedding guests ‘Tips from the white guy’ Plenty of brides and grooms probably wish they could tell some of their wedding guests how to behave on their special day. Leadership Network member Bradley Scott had no qualms about doing […]

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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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Philippines visit for tech entrepreneurs

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Philippines visit for tech entrepreneurs

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Philippines visit for tech entrepreneurs The Asia New Zealand Foundation offers up-to five young New Zealand tech entrepreneurs and business leaders the chance to visit Philippines. The week-long programme will give participants a better understanding of the tech sector in Philippines and Southeast Asia […]

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Eminent Asian Honorary Advisers to provide insights into NZ-Asia relations

By   /  March 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Eminent Asian Honorary Advisers to provide insights into NZ-Asia relations

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Eminent Asian Honorary Advisers to provide insights into NZ-Asia relations What are the trends in Asia that could have an impact on New Zealand? And how is New Zealand perceived in the region?   Ten influential Asian dignitaries will share their perspectives on […]

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Lantern Festival competition

By   /  March 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Lantern Festival competition

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Lantern Festival competition Each year, Auckland Domain and Hagley Park come alive in February with spectacular Chinese lanterns, incredible food stalls and local and international performers. 2018 is the year of the dog in the chinese zodiac. The dog is the 11th of the […]

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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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Simon Draper’s February 2018 Update

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Simon Draper’s February 2018 Update

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Simon Draper’s February 2018 Update Xin nian kuai le! Happy (Lunar) New Year! Two weeks into the Year of the Dog and the Year of the Monkey is now just a distant memory. February at the Foundation has been largely about gearing up […]

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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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