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History Following the Korean war, the South Korean government needed to rebuild the country. The government selected firms in targeted industries and gave them privileges to buy foreign currencies and to borrow funds from banks at preferential rates. It also erected tariff barriers and imposed a prohibition on manufacturing imports,[…]

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KNZBC Speaker Event – FTA 5th Anniversary

The Korea New Zealand Business Council and The Embassy of the Republic of Korea Present A Function to Mark the Fifth Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Korea New Zealand Free Trade Agreement   When: Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm Where: Northern Club, 19[…]

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Korea Strategy Builder Workshop

South Korea is a leading, often trendsetting, market in Asia. It is also New Zealand’s 6th largest export destination. This market is evolving quickly, accelerated by Covid-19, and taking advantage of opportunities in this fast-paced environment demands proactive responsiveness of business practitioners. This workshop provides an opportunity to gain and[…]

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Wellington Event

Earlier this month the KNZBC, alongside the Korean Embassy in Wellington hosted a business and networking event at the Korean Ambassadors Residence. Around 40 people attended the event, hosted by the Ambassador. The key speakers of the evening were Tom Yuan, the International Manager for the Wellington City Council. Michael[…]

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North Asia Post-Covid live panel

As recently as the afternoon of 11 August, New Zealand was envied by many overseas for seemingly eliminating community transmission of the virus. Few predicted that in less than 24 hours, Auckland would be back under Alert Level Three, while the rest of the nation would be under Level Two.[…]

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First KNZBC event since lockdown

The KNZBC held their first post covid lockdown on August 6th hosted by the AUT Business School in Auckland. This was to be the first post lockdown event for the KNZBC, but recent events mean that this can now be described as the KNZBC event sandwiched between lockdowns! The council[…]

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KNZBC- Presentation by Jack Stenhouse

The Council’s first function since Covid-19 struck! A Presentation by Jack Stenhouse, recently returned from being NZ’s Trade Commissioner in Korea. Jack spent four years promoting NZ’s trade and commerce with Korea. He will reflect on his time doing this work, the opportunities and challenges for NZ exporters to the[…]

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NA CAPE Event

The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellent (NA CAPE) is pleased to be delivering our Korea Strategy Builder both online and face-to-face across New Zealand throughout 2020. The Korea Strategy Builder workshops are targeted training modules for SMEs looking to enter, or better engage, with the Korean market. Drawing on[…]

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From our Members: Are Your Mitochondria Killing You?

We are all aware that our bodies are made up of trillions of cells.    To perform well, and keep their part of the body healthy, cells need “Cellular Energy. All cells have at least one Mitochondria attached to perform this task by sucking nutrients out of the bloodstream (nutrients[…]

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