News / News
New Zealanders see ties with Asia as increasingly important, survey shows

New Zealand’s recovery from COVID-19 will be closely tied to Asia’s, and new research from the Asia New Zealand Foundation shows more New Zealander's recognise Asia's importance to this country.

Entrepreneurship / News
Rags2Riches helping empower women in the Philippines

Philippines social entrepreneur Therese Fernandez-Ruiz openly confesses that before her first visit, her sum knowledge about New Zealand was “cows, Lorde, Xero, and Lord of the Rings”.

Track II / News
Importance of informal diplomacy never greater

Jackson Calder looks back on his experiences partaking in Track II dialogues over the past two years and how they have inspired him to further develop his interest in international relations.

Leadership / News
Q&A: Leaving Cambodia bitter sweet for Leadership Network member

It was with a sense of relief tinged with sadness for friends and colleagues she had to leave behind that Leadership Network member Sarah van Boekhout returned to New Zealand as COVID-19 first emerged

Education / Grant
Experience Asia

New Zealand schools can apply for funding to hold events that enable students to experience Asian cultural activities and/or increases their understanding of Asia.

Research / Grant
Postgraduate research grants

Each year, the Asia New Zealand Foundation offers three postgraduate research grants of $5,000.

Education / Article
Online student workshops

Online student workshops build cultural competency in different curriculum areas through a range of experiences such as Rakugo storytelling, Bollywood dance, taiko drumming and Wushu kung fu.

Resources / Resource
Distance learning resources: Explore the Philippines

This Y4-7 social studies mini-unit has been designed for students to learn at home (or in the classroom) by working independently on differentiated learning activities to explore the Philippines.

Resources / Resource
Mindfulness - creating a miniature Japanese rock garden

This Y4-8 arts mini-unit has been developed for students to practice mindfulness while designing and creating their own miniature Japanese rock garden.

Resources / Report
New Zealander's Perceptions of Asia and Asian Peoples - 2019 annual study

The latest Perceptions of Asia and Asian Peoples survey reveals that New Zealanders feel closer to Asia compared to five years ago.

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Research / News
People links central to the New Zealand-India relationship

A new report from the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono highlights the dynamic connections between New Zealand and India – and outlines plenty of opportunities to grow the relationship.