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Best part about Japan is the people, says Tokyo intern

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Best part about Japan is the people, says Tokyo intern

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Junaye Lowe, who interned at Shuttlerock in Japan for three months, writes: “Tokyo is a city that has everything, from beautiful temples to bustling shopping malls to summer festivals and maid cafes. While overwhelming at first, I can definitely say Tokyo is a place I loved living in.” Japan is […]

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Artist experiences close-knit Jogja art world

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Artist experiences close-knit Jogja art world

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Bridget Reweti, who spent three months as an artist-in-residence in Indonesia, says the Jogja art scene is like nothing she’s experienced before. In March to June this year, I was fortunate to be an artist-in-residence at the Cemeti Institute for Art and Society in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, along with artists Ardi Gunawan from Jakarta […]

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Making connections in Manila

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Making connections in Manila

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network members attending the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Manila Hui learnt about the challenges and opportunities of the Philippines – but also forged new connections over waiata and karaoke. The hui brought together 12 members of the Leadership Network for a week of leadership development; briefings about the economic, […]

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Artist inspired by Japanese consumer culture

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Artist inspired by Japanese consumer culture

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Ella Knapton says the artists residency she undertook in a small, seaside city in southern Japan not only provided her the opportunity to develop a series of works but also learn about Japanese culture, and make new friends. Ella was supported to take part in the residency by an Asia New Zealand […]

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Diversity key to successful Track II talks

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Diversity key to successful Track II talks

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Attending the 32nd Asia Pacific Roundtable, or APR, in Kuala Lumpur with the Asia New Zealand Foundation reinforced to me the importance of Track II dialogue opportunities — especially when you already work in the public sector. Before I became a member of the Foundation’s Leadership Network in 2014, I had […]

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Foundation’s YBLI programme helps grow entrepreneurs’ Asia knowledge

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Foundation’s YBLI programme helps grow entrepreneurs’ Asia knowledge

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation For young Taranaki-based entrepreneur Nick Carey, founder of Green Meadows Beef, being part of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative (YBLI) entrepreneurship programme is like having business mentors and partners on tap – people to  you can share experiences with and bounce ideas off, particularly around doing […]

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Taiwan internship a “leap of faith” for recent graduate

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Taiwan internship a “leap of faith” for recent graduate

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Leanne Ho says the three months she spent living and working in Taiwan as a business intern at Orient Europharma has set the trajectory of her career aspirations and is an experience she will forever cherish. I think at times in life we need to take a leap of faith. Not knowing […]

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Opinion: Manila Hui offers multi-faceted view of fast-growing Philippines

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Manila Hui offers multi-faceted view of fast-growing Philippines

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Meetings in the Manila Hui highlighted the nation as having great opportunities but also facing deep challenges, writes Leadership Network member Simon Gray. The Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Manila Hui brought together 12 diverse and talented Leadership Network members, as well as Kiwis from the ASEAN Young Business Leadership Initiative. […]

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Vietnam Track II helps “shape Future”

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Vietnam Track II helps “shape Future”

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Sarah Pereira describes taking part in the Foundation’s Track II talks in Vietnam last month. Sarah attended as an observer on the New Zealand delegation, which was led by Foundation Board deputy chair Hon Steve Maharey. In early June 2018 I was part of an Asia New Zealand Foundation Track II delegation to […]

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Leadership Network member crowned Young Engineer of the Year

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Leadership Network member crowned Young Engineer of the Year

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation In a field where young women are typically underrepresented, Leadership Network Member Jenny Chu is more than holding her own. She’s a senior engineer on one of the country’s biggest and boldest engineering feats to date – Auckland’s City Rail Link, a 3.5-kilometre-long double-track rail tunnel underneath the city centre. […]

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Hong Kong internship broadens horizons

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Hong Kong internship broadens horizons

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Foundation intern Ash Stanley-Ryan describes his first month interning at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). I didn’t really know what to expect from Hong Kong, or from interning at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). Both the city and the type of work HKIAC deals with were largely new […]

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Leadership Network helps young entrepreneurs win trip to Brazil

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Leadership Network helps young entrepreneurs win trip to Brazil

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Eight budding entrepreneurs mentored by Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network members bagged the two challenge prizes at the 2018 Entrepreneurs in Action event held over the weekend. Now on its tenth year, the Young Enterprise event brings together 80 high school students from around the country, aims to help young people develop […]

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Opinion: Concerns over rules-based order loom over Shangri-La Dialogue

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Concerns over rules-based order loom over Shangri-La Dialogue

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation At this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue, concerns about the strength of the ‘international rules-based order’ ranked high, writes Simon Draper. OPINION: The Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore is the sort of event that would confirm many New Zealanders’ views about excessive and lavish diplomatic engagements. The hosting hotel lifts its rates to […]

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A unique Kiwi experience for SE Asian agribusiness entrepreneurs

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on A unique Kiwi experience for SE Asian agribusiness entrepreneurs

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Seven Southeast Asian agribusiness entrepreneurs experienced the agriculture phenomenon that is Fieldays during a week-long visit to New Zealand this month as part of the Foundation’s ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative (YBLI). [embedded content] See some of what the visiting entrepreneurs got up to while in New Zealand As well […]

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Opportunity: ITRI internship in Taiwan for commerce or business studies students

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Opportunity: ITRI internship in Taiwan for commerce or business studies students

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation This three-month internship is for senior commerce or business studies students interested in learning about business matchmaking and managing investor relations in Asia. Applications close Monday 30 July 2018. The successful candidates will be placed at the Industrial Technology Research Institute’s (ITRI) International Centre, where they will gain experience in […]

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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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