With the country now at level 2 and most days seeing no new cases of COVID-19 reported, things have begun to return to something more closely resembling life before the virus.
The Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono provides experiences and resources to help New Zealanders build their knowledge, skills and confidence to thrive in Asia.
Roman Jewell, co-founder of Wellington-based gourmet peanut butter company Fix and Fogg, embarked on the Foundation's 2015 trip to the Philippines for social entrepreneurs with a long wish list.
With COVID-19 forcing student learning online, the Foundation's education team got creative and began offering online workshops that bring professional instructors into the home.
Leadership Network member Wei-Wei Ng compares the response to COVID-19 in Hong Kong to what she experienced during a short visit to New Zealand in March.
Find out about all the opportunities we offer to help New Zealanders grow their Asia skills and knowledge.
Each year, the Asia New Zealand Foundation offers three postgraduate research grants of $5,000.
Our media travel grants programme offers New Zealand journalists the chance to travel independently to Asia to research and prepare stories – to help demystify Asia for New Zealand audiences.
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.
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.
This Y4-8 arts mini-unit has been developed for students to practice mindfulness while designing and creating their own miniature Japanese rock garden.
This physical education unit explores the differences in lifestyles of students in New Zealand and Japan.
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.
With many New Zealanders’ eyes on Japan for the Rugby World Cup, a new report commissioned by the Foundation explores whether enough has been done to sustain the relationship off the field.
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