The survey of 584 respondents found worryingly few had received career or study advice related to Asia.
Young people identified parents and caregivers as the main source of influential career and study advice. When it came to advice about Asia, teachers and parents were the leading providers of information. The survey did not identify school careers advisers as a significant source of information about Asia.
The survey found 43 percent of young people thought more could be done to prepare young New Zealanders to engage with Asia.