About our business programme

Our Business programme supports New Zealand companies to better understand Asia so they can make the most of opportunities in the region. We are also focussed on growing the next generation of Asia-savvy business leaders.

What we do

Business internships

  • We provide tertiary students and recent graduates with opportunities to intern at top companies throughout Asia.

Find out more about our business internships

Asia business and economic thought leaders fund

  • We deepen understanding of business and economic trends in Asia by sponsoring thought leaders from Asia to speak at New Zealand conferences.

Find out more about the Asia business and economic thought leaders funding

Strategic Partnership Fund

  • Our Strategic Business Partnership Fund is to build long-term partnerships between business organisations and the Foundation to enable the delivery of conferences and events focussed on Asia. 

Find out more about the Strategic Partnership Fund


  • We conduct research looking at New Zealand's business relationships with Asia.

Find out about the Foundation's research reports