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Young entrepreneurs take up the challenge

The Foundation’s Wellington office was a hive of innovation over the weekend as six young entrepreneurs competed against teams from around the country to win the Young Enterprise Trust Challenge.

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Conversations about identity – Leadership Network member shares her story

Following the March 2019 terror attacks, Leadership Network member Arina Aizal decided not to shy away from the public but instead reach out and share her experiences of being Muslim in New Zealand.

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Learning Chinese opens doors to wider world

The Asia New Zealand Foundation chats with Leadership Network member Emily Wilby about why she took up studying Mandarin Chinese and the opportunities studying the language have provided her.

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Census results guide network's direction

The Foundation's director leadership and entrepreneurship Adam McConnochie takes a look at the latest Leadership Network census and considers how it might inform the future direction of the network.

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Q&A: Life in Beijing returning to normal for Leadership Network member

We chat with Leadership Network member Duran Moy about being in Beijing when COVID-19 hit, returning to New Zealand....and then heading back to China.

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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.

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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.

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Changing tastes: Understanding consumption trends in Asia

The Asia New Zealand Foundation partnered with Fieldays this month for an online discussion looking at changing consumption trends across Asia. The talk was broadcast live on on Fieldays TV.

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Japan connections run deep for Leadership Network member

When a delegation of Ainu people from Japan visited NZ, Leadership Network member Ben Matthews was excited to connect the group with tangata whenua using his Japanese to Māori translation skills .

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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

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Q&A: Returning home an easy call for Hanoi-based Leadership Network member

We chat with Leadership Network member Ben O'Brien about being in Hanoi as COVID-19 first struck and get his take on how Vietnam responded to the ensuing crises.

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Hong Kongers unite in effort to eradicate COVID-19

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.

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