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Diwali Festival of Lights - Sunday 19 October

Monday, 13 October 2014, 2:52 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

A renowned dance troupe from northeast India will help Wellington celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights this weekend. More >>

Tour aims to build understanding of Korea in NZ classrooms

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 12:20 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Ten teachers from Invercargill to Auckland are about swap their classrooms for Seoul – a city at the forefront of technology, trade and culture. More >>

NZ curators to delve into Asia

Friday, 29 August 2014, 2:16 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Three New Zealand curators are en route to Asia for a crash course in the region’s cutting-edge art scenes. More >>

Funding boost for Asian languages an important step

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 5:25 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

The newly announced government fund, worth $10 million over five years, will enable schools to establish new Chinese, Japanese and Korean language programmes, or to expand existing ones. More >>

Honorary Advisers to provide insights into NZ-Asia relations

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 2:58 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

The Asia New Zealand Foundation will host a group of influential Asian dignitaries next week as part of its efforts to strengthen understanding between New Zealand and Asia. More >>

Study trip to bring Singapore into New Zealand classrooms

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 12:40 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

New Zealand children will be able to interact with their Singaporean counterparts after their principals and teachers participate in an Asia New Zealand Foundation study tour. Five New Zealand schools will be paired with schools in Singapore on ... More >>

New Zealand curators invited to build art links with Asia

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 1:36 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

New Zealand curators will sample some of Asia’s most dynamic contemporary art scenes on a tour run by the Asia New Zealand Foundation in partnership with Creative New Zealand. More >>

Shanghai to become a classroom for NZ teachers on study tour

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 12:16 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Ten secondary school teachers will experience many facets of Shanghai on a study trip designed to encourage more content about Asia in New Zealand classrooms. More >>

ANZF Leadership Network members awarded scholarships

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 10:31 am | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network members awarded Prime Minister’s Asia scholarships Four members of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Leadership Network will expand their knowledge of Asia-New Zealand relations after being awarded ... More >>

Trip builds understanding of Indonesia in NZ classrooms

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 1:29 pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Indonesia is New Zealand’s nearest Asian neighbour, the world’s fourth most populous country, and has a rapidly growing economy. But it barely features in New Zealand’s education system – and the Asia New Zealand Foundation has launched a new initiative ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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