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Tokyo still the goal for Kiwi badminton player

Corrie Robinson has always enjoyed competing as the underdog. From the age of nine he started playing badminton at the local community hall with his mother, not letting being an amputee hold him back.

Sports / News
Paralympics delay just a bump in the road for NZ chef de mission

The woman responsible for making sure the Tokyo Paralympics run smoothly for the New Zealand team says despite COVID being a spanner in the works, the rescheduled games will be better than ever.

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.

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.

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.

Business / News
Q&A: China crucial to NZ's post-COVID recovery

We chat with the Foundation's business programme director Felicity Roxburgh about taking part in the recent China Business Summit and look at some of the big issues facing NZ's business community.

Business / News
Taipei intern impressed by Taiwan's COVID response

In February this year, Nathan Hotter began his internship with Taipei City Government, Taiwan, and quickly found himself caught up with the city’s COVID-19 response.

Education / News
Taiko drums echo in NZ classrooms

Japanese taiko drums are being introduced to students in Aotearoa through online and in-person taiko drumming workshops.

Entrepreneurship / News
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.

News / News
Simon Draper's July 2020 Update

Over recent weeks, we have seen a surge in discussions, be they webinars, round tables or conferences, looking at New Zealand’s connections to Asia and how we can strengthen them.

Leadership / News
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 .

Entrepreneurship / News
Up against the wall: stories of resilience from Southeast Asian entrepreneurs

Watch a Foundation webinar bringing together three entrepreneurs to discuss how they and their businesses are navigating these difficult times.

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