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Growing desire to learn about Asian cultures and languages

Monday, 31 March 2014, 3:42 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

The Asia New Zealand Foundation’s annual Perceptions of Asia survey has found that New Zealanders consider Chinese the most valuable foreign language to learn. More >>

Top scholars honour Korea-New Zealand connections

Friday, 28 March 2014, 1:16 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Two aspiring doctors who have combined their academic abilities with passions for sport and music have been awarded scholarships designed to deepen understanding between New Zealand and Korea. More >>

“Mao’s Last Dancer” to tour New Zealand

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 11:16 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

One of the dance world’s luminaries, Li Cunxin, will tour New Zealand in April as part of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 20th Anniversary celebrations. More >>

Census shows contributions of Asian people set to grow

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 4:13 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

The 2013 Census results confirm that Asian New Zealanders will play an increasingly important role in shaping New Zealand’s future, the Asia New Zealand Foundation says. More >>

Increased contact with Asian people generates positive feelings

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 4:07 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Positive feelings about Asia amongst New Zealanders grew between 1997 and 2011, as immigration led to increased contact with Asian people. More >>

NZ Artists Chosen For Asia Residencies

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 3:31 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Auckland artist Reuben Paterson – renowned for his works in glitter and diamond dust - is one of five artists chosen for the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 2014 artist-in-residence exchanges. More >>

Business Teachers Come Face to Face with Shanghai

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 2:16 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Eight secondary school teachers will be more confident teaching their students about New Zealand’s business links with China after a study trip to Shanghai. More >>

Is English enough in the Asian Century?

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 11:11 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

As countries across the world explore ways to boost Asian languages, the Asia New Zealand Foundation is holding a public forum to discuss state of language learning in New Zealand. More >>

Applications open for 2014 NZSA Asia Short Story Award

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 7:13 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc.) in association with Asia New Zealand Foundation and the Auckland Lantern Festival are delighted to announce the call for entries for the 2014 Asian Short Story Award. More >>

ASEAN Strategy an important step to strengthening ties

Friday, 12 July 2013, 12:17 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Prime Minister John Key released the strategy - New Zealand’s ASEAN Partnership: One Pathway to Ten Nations - today [Friday, July 12, 2013]. It aims to boost investment, trade and economic returns from Southeast Asia. More >>

NZ needs to keep up its commitment to Southeast Asia

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 9:49 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

New Zealand has been highly successful in engaging with Southeast Asia – but is competing with more countries for attention in the region, according to a new report from the Asia New Zealand Foundation. More >>

Report reveals need to boost Asia literacy in schools

Monday, 13 May 2013, 12:22 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Most New Zealand secondary school students recognise the importance of Asia - but feel under-prepared to engage confidently with the region, new research from the Asia New Zealand Foundation has found. More >>

Awareness Of Asia’s Importance To NZ Continues To Be High

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 9:09 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Awareness Of Asia’s Importance To New Zealand Continues To Be High, Despite Economic Concerns – Asia New Zealand Foundation Survey March 21, 2013 Most New Zealanders recognise the economic and cultural benefits of maintaining ties with Asia, research ... More >>

Asian languages need to be boosted in NZ schools

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 10:41 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Asian languages need to be boosted in NZ schools – Asia New Zealand Foundation Tuesday, 5 March, 2013 Every New Zealand child should be given the chance to learn an Asian language if our country is to succeed internationally, the Asia New Zealand ... More >>

Young business leaders build long-term links

Monday, 4 March 2013, 11:19 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Young business leaders build long-term links between New Zealand and Southeast Asia March 4, 2013 More >>

Top Scholars Honour Korea-New Zealand Connections

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 10:36 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Top Scholars Honour Korea-New Zealand Connections Three outstanding young New Zealanders have been awarded David Holborow Memorial Scholarships, designed to deepen understanding between New Zealand and Korea. More >>

Internships give graduates a taste of Asian economies

Friday, 7 December 2012, 12:06 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Three New Zealand commerce graduates have chosen to immerse themselves in fast-growing Asian economies instead of taking a break after their university studies. Olivia Clark and Timothy Brand are working as interns at KPMG’s office in Ho Chi Minh ... More >>

Research grant to examine NZ’s role in Southeast Asia

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 3:14 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

How can a small country like New Zealand influence the economies of Southeast Asia and the 620 million people who live there? More >>

The latest news from Asia:NZ

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 11:12 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

• Executive director's update • A Gangnam Style quiz • Study in Singapore - all expenses paid • Grants for arts and culture projects • Asia internships for young journalists • Other opportunities for students and recent grads Unsubscribe ... More >>

Canterbury students chosen to accompany PM to Japan

Monday, 3 September 2012, 4:37 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Eleven Canterbury secondary school students are about to have their hard work studying Japanese rewarded by a trip to Japan – accompanying Prime Minister John Key. More >>

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