Research / 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.

Track II / News
Effective diplomacy in the COVID era

The Foundation’s director of research and engagement Suzannah Jessep looks at the COVID struggles countries in the Asia-Pacific region are facing and which countries NZ could work with.

Leadership / News
Leadership Network member bringing Pacific dance to NZ high schools

We chat with Leadership Network member Xavier Breed about his lockdown experience, teaching high school students Pacific dance and bringing a Pacific perspective to the network.

Entrepreneurship / News
Partnership and collaboration vital for entrepreneurs

Asia New Zealand Foundation honorary adviser Helianti Hilman recently spoke at Festival for the Future about the important role local and global collaboration plays in entrepreneurship.

Arts / Grant
IN TOUCH – Aotearoa artists and their continued connections with Asia

The Foundation is looking to commission 10 artists up to $5,000 each to produce a work suitable for presentation on our digital channels, enabling us to reach a wide audience of New Zealanders.

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 China

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

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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