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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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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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Thailand visit for fashion entrepreneurs

By   /  October 19, 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 Thailand visit for fashion entrepreneurs

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

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Fast-paced news for intern in Manila

By   /  October 17, 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 Fast-paced news for intern in Manila

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fast-paced news for intern in Manila Auckland freelance journalist Janie Cameron describes the five weeks she spent at The Philippine Star in Manila. (continue reading below) I arrived in the Philippines almost a year into President Duterte’s infamous ‘War on Drugs’, and shortly after […]

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Taiwan collaboration for Moana Maniapoto

By   /  October 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 Taiwan collaboration for Moana Maniapoto

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Taiwan collaboration for Moana Maniapoto New Zealand singer/song writer Moana Maniapoto recently travelled to Taiwan in search of an indigenous Taiwanese musician to collaborate with on her latest album, ONO. While in Taiwan, Maniapoto also performed alongside internationally renowned electronica musician/producer Paddy Free at […]

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Nine Kiwi educators join Korean Studies Workshop

By   /  October 5, 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 Nine Kiwi educators join Korean Studies Workshop

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nine Kiwi educators join Korean Studies Workshop Nine Kiwi educators travelled to South Korea to take part in the Korean Studies Workshop – a programme organised by the Asia New Zealand Foundation in collaboration with Australia’s Asia Education Foundation (AEF) and Korea Foundation. […]

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Artist creates Elliptical Fiction on Taipei residency

By   /  October 3, 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 Artist creates Elliptical Fiction on Taipei residency

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Artist creates Elliptical Fiction on Taipei residency Dancer and choreographer Zahra Killeen-Chance recently spent three months on an Asia New Zealand Foundation residency at Taipei Artist Village where she collaborated with local artists and developed her project Elliptical Fiction. She perfomed the work at an […]

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Track II: China’s access to govt data fueling tech boom

By   /  September 27, 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 Track II: China’s access to govt data fueling tech boom

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Track II: China’s access to govt data fueling tech boom Fairfax National Communities editor Jeremy Rees was struck by the way Chinese tech companies are mining Big Data to make technological leaps when he travelled to China in August as part of an Asia New […]

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Studying in Tokyo a transformative experience

By   /  September 21, 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 Studying in Tokyo a transformative experience

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Studying in Tokyo a transformative experience After feeling that he was simply treading water in New Zealand, John White decided to get out of his comfort zone and move to Tokyo to study Japanese. The Foundation provided John with a $1000 Japan Study Grant, […]

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Artist molds memories in clay on Tokyo residency

By   /  September 19, 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 Artist molds memories in clay on Tokyo residency

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Artist molds memories in clay on Tokyo residency New Zealand Artist Richard Maloy recently returned from a two-month Foundation residency at the prestigious Youkobo Artspace in Tokyo. In this interview he describes his time at Youkobo and the work he created there.  (continue […]

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Café-style conversations key to learning Indonesian in capital

By   /  August 24, 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 Café-style conversations key to learning Indonesian in capital

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Café-style conversations key to learning Indonesian in capital It’s fair to say Wellingtonians love their coffee, so it’s probably no surprise that an Indonesian language and culture group with a name that literally translates to “Coffee Shop” is going to be a hit […]

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2017 Curators programme participants named

By   /  August 8, 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 2017 Curators programme participants named

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 2017 Curators programme participants named Asia New Zealand Foundation and Creative New Zealand have announced the successful candidates for this year’s curators programme in Taiwan and Japan. They are: Sarah McClintock, Curation and Collection Manager at The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o […]

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Research shows Kiwi school leavers not equipped to engage with Asia

By   /  August 3, 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 Research shows Kiwi school leavers not equipped to engage with Asia

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Research shows Kiwi school leavers not equipped to engage with Asia Asia New Zealand Foundation research has found less than 10 percent of school leavers are ‘Asia-ready’ and only 36 percent are ‘in the zone’ when it comes to Asia readiness*. The Foundation’s […]

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Workshop helps unleash Hindi students’ potential

By   /  August 3, 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 Workshop helps unleash Hindi students’ potential

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Workshop helps unleash Hindi students’ potential Coinciding with Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Week, which was celebrated from 3-7 July, Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network member Kashmir Kaur organised a workshop for Wellington Hindi School children to explore Leadership and the importance of learning a second […]

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Opinion: A path to deepening the NZ-Japan security partnership

By   /  August 2, 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 Opinion: A path to deepening the NZ-Japan security partnership

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Opinion: A path to deepening the NZ-Japan security partnership Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s security legislation reform opens a pathway for Japan to deepen its security partnership with New Zealand, writes academic Tadashi Iwami. Continue reading below. On his first visit to Japan on […]

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Track II simulation puts the spotlight on Asia

By   /  August 1, 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 Track II simulation puts the spotlight on Asia

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Track II simulation puts the spotlight on Asia An Asia New Zealand Foundation event to engage the next generation of track II (unofficial diplomacy) leaders was held in Dunedin last month. Academics, post graduate students and government officials attended the Spotlight on Asia track II simulation, which […]

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2018 Youkobo Art Space artist in residence announced

By   /  July 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 2018 Youkobo Art Space artist in residence announced

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 2018 Youkobo Art Space artist in residence announced Asia New Zealand Foundation and Creative New Zealand have selected artist Kalisolaite Uhila for the Youkobo Art Space residency in Japan next year. Uhila will live and work in Tokyo at Youkobo Art Space, a prestigious residency […]

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Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: July 10-16

By   /  July 17, 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 Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: July 10-16

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: July 10-16 What are English-language media in Asia saying about New Zealand? Here’s a roundup of news and views from the region. The ghost of Chinese gold miners in NZ At the height of the gold rush in […]

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