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Perceptions of Asia 2018

Increased personal connections and travel to Asia are helping to make New Zealanders feel more knowledgeable about the region, research from the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono finds.

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Sheep milk and honey on the menu for North Asian entrepreneurs

Dairy cows, dairy sheep, honey bees and kiwifruit were all New Zealand specialties on show for seven entrepreneurs from North Asia.

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25 to Watch nominations open

The search has begun for 25 inspiring young people contributing to stronger New Zealand-Asia relations with the launch of 25 to Watch, an initiative of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūho

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25 young people to watch

Do you know an impressive 16-25 year old who is contributing to New Zealand-Asia relations? If so, nominate them for our 25 to Watch awards.

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Tokyo beyond the dojo

Nine Auckland teenagers experienced the dream of all young judoka (judo practitioners) when they got to live and train at the spiritual home of judo, the Kodokan Institute, in central Tokyo in April.

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Bold move pays off for Tokyo intern

Air New Zealand intern James Bowen describes leaving the comforts of Gisborne for the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.

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PE teachers get inside look at RWC and Olympic preparations

Christchurch Girls' High School physical education teacher Nicola Richards writes about her experiences on the Foundation's Japan Sports Forum.

Track II / News
Mekong development a double-edged sword

Leadership Network member Jordan King writes about the big issues facing countries through which the Mekong River flows and why developments in the region should be of interest to New Zealand.

Leadership / News
The importance of language and aroha

Dewy Sacayan is a solicitor and an environmental activist based in Auckland. She writes about attending our Te Ao Māori Hui in Waitangi in June 2019.

Entrepreneurship / News
Green pastures in Singapore for NZ entrepreneur

Boutique beef products from a family farm in Taranaki are being delivered to foodies in Singapore, thanks to an introduction made possible by the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

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NZ contributing to Indonesia's rubbish mountains

1 News political reporter Anna Whyte reports on investigating Indonesia's plastic-waste recycling industry, which sees thousands of tonnes of plastic from overseas, including from New Zealand.

Entrepreneurship / News
Unicorns & Blockchain: Techweek19

Seven innovative tech entrepreneurs from Southeast Asia hit Auckland for Techweek19, attending three official Techweek events, speaking at two of their own events meeting six New Zealand businesses.

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