The North Asia CAPE welcomes a plurality of perspectives to facilitate important conversations about New Zealand’s role in global trade, economic, education, and cultural relationships.

Korean language support: Making a difference in the classroom

Find out how our agreement with the Korean Education Centre NZ is already having an impact in schools. Read more here

Stephanie Honey delivers astute analysis of digital trade and NZ

“Data is now as crucial to the global economy as electricity or labour.” With those words, international trade policy specialist Stephanie Honey opened a riveting presentation on how Kiwi businesses can maximise the global opportunities of digital trade. Read and watch here

CAPEs launch nationwide Market Insights Programme

The North Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs) are joining forces to offer the 2019 Market Insights Programme in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin. Find out more

MOU supports Korean language learning, education initiatives in NZ schools

We've signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Education Centre in NZ. Find out why

Interns benefit from immersive experience in Taichung

A group of New Zealand-based tertiary students and young professionals say they are already reaping the rewards of a pilot internship programme based in and around Taichung City, Taiwan. Read about the internships 

Tech tour to Hong Kong and Southern China delivers market insights

Participating companies gain new knowledge, understanding from this in-country opportunity. Read about the 2018 tech tour

Acclaim for inaugural Buyers’ Tour

Find out why NZ sellers say the North Asia CAPE’s first Buyers’ Tour has helped open the doors to Japanese and Korean markets. Read about the Buyers' Tour

Māori and Kiva Business Scholars explore connections in Taipei

Find out how the 2019 cohort spent a month immersed in language acquisition, cultural discoveries and networking opportunities. And watch their fantastic video! Discover more about the Maori and Kiva Business Scholars

Students celebrate cultural & language learnings from study tour to Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture

Discover the challenges and rewards of in-country immersion as experienced by the students who spent two weeks in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Read about the Japan Study Tour

Tourism tips and insights on offer at Destination Rotorua workshops

We joined with Destination Rotorua to support local tourism operators as part of our commitment to the China NZ Year of Tourism 2019. Find out more about the workshops

Positive feedback for e-commerce workshops in the regions

In partnership with NZ China Cross-Border Electronic Commerce Foundation (NZCCC), we hosted two successful e-commerce workshops in Palmerston North and Queenstown. Learn more about the e-commerce sessions

Glowing praise for Japan Strategy workshops

Find out why a number of attendees describe the Japan Strategy workshops as "perfect". Read about the Japan Strategy workshops 

Enthusiastic response to North Asia CAPE's first Schools Language Conference

Dance, food, culture and fun shared the spotlight as teachers of Korean and Japanese languages, and their students, explored the value of language learning.

Read more about the conference

North Asia CAPE helps host a vibrant alumni event in Shanghai

We joined with KEA and the alumni offices from NZ universities to bring together Kiwi alumni for an evening of business networking and a fascinating panel discussion on "the war on talent in China". Read more about the alumni event

Don't get lost in translation! The value of language acquisition to NZers and their businesses

Lawyer and Mandarin-speaker Nathalie Harrington explored the intimate relationship between language, culture and NZ's engagement on the global stage. Read and watch! 

New agreement enables NZ students to study in Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture

The Agreement of Exchange aims to build “mutual understanding and friendship between New Zealand and Japan” through study tours to the Ishikawa region. Read more about the agreement

Local businesses sharpen focus on China in Central Otago E-commerce workshops

A new series of workshops on China e-commerce and e-payments are being offered to local exporters, marketers, inbound tourism operators, and service providers in Central Otago. Find out more and register

Cyber security - what you need to know

Cyber security expert Dr Joe Burton discusses the wide-ranging impacts of cyber insecurity - on our businesses, our economy, and our social and geopolitical networks. Find out more

APEC Secretariat boss discusses disruptive economic changes in the Asia-Pacific

Dr Alan Bollard examined the main drivers of economic change in the Asia-Pacific.

Watch the full video and read the summary of Dr Bollard's talk

Regions get attention in China e-commerce training programme

Regions are the beneficiaries of a new collaboration between two national organisations - North Asia CAPE and NZCCC - committed to building stronger trade connections with China.

Find out more and register

Inaugural North Asia CAPE Fellow paints complex picture of China

Professor David Shambaugh is a world-renowned authority on contemporary China.

Read and watch Professor Shambaugh's analysis of China under Xi Jinping

Great opportunities in Korea for NZ businesses

Korea NZ Business Council boss Simon Appleton gives insights and advice to NZ businesses engaging with South Korea.

Read the article, watch the videos, download the presentation

One bed, two dreams: Fonterra's travails in China

Business journalist Rod Oram delivers an informed examination of Fonterra’s performance in China.

Read about and watch Rod Oram's presentation

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