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Kiwi Lingo

New Zealand is a bilingual country and Te Reo is our other national language. It’s not as widely spoken as English but you might hear some of these words come up in conversation…

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What Is The New Zealand Language?

As one of the last nations to be established, New Zealand has a diverse number of languages used by its population. The three official New Zealand languages are English, Maori and New Zealand Sign Language. “Official languages” means that people have the right to use theses languages in legal proceedings,[…]

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Work and study options for Koreans

ENZ teamed up with Air New Zealand to host a seminar in South Korea last month, advising young Koreans about travel, work and study options in New Zealand – particularly English Language (ELS) and tertiary programmes. Held at the CGV Cine Library in Seoul, the seminar was aimed at young[…]

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Free trade with Korea a boon for Kiwi exporters

The eleventh largest economy in the world, the Republic of Korea, is home to some technology and manufacturing giants – names we all recognise, like Samsung, Hyundai, LG and Daewoo. Korea’s economic success is founded on access to world markets, and that’s great news for New Zealand exporters. While it’s[…]

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ENZ explores new models of education fairs in Korea

ENZ Korea is exploring new ways to promote New Zealand international education in-market and enjoyed its first success recently. On 19 February, ENZ Korea staff participated in the 2nd annual FPP EduExpo, in Seoul, where they engaged with a large number of students interested in studying in New Zealand. The[…]

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Trade shows boost Kiwi exports to East Asia

New Zealand’s top food and beverage makers are preparing to show their products to key customers in East Asia in 2016, in a bid to increase sales in one of the world’s fastest growing regions. New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) runs the Food Connection trade shows, which are seen[…]

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A2 Milk co-signs exclusive deal in South Korea

A2 Milk Co has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Yuhan Corp in South Korea, more than a decade after an earlier foray into that country which ended in litigation. The Auckland-based, Sydney-headquartered company today signed an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with Yuhan to promote and distribute a2 branded[…]

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Strong year for New Zealand-South Korea trade

The value of total trade in goods between New Zealand and South Korea rose 33% in 2018 to NZ$4.5 billion, led by a 45.1% increase in imports from South Korea.  Exports from New Zealand to South Korea, New Zealand’s fifth largest goods trading partner, increased 17% in 2018 on the[…]

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Korean couple take out top award in 2018 Portage Ceramic Awards

Te Uru is pleased to announce Henderson duo Sang-Sool Shim and Keum-Sun Lee as the Premier Award Winners in the 2018 Portage Ceramic Awards, for their piece, In the Beautiful Dream. Another Korean artist, Jinho Jeong of Manukau, was awarded an Honourable Mention for his work, Blood Moon. The winning[…]

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Korean holiday Chuseok

The KNZBC would like to send you warm greetings for the Korean holiday Chuseok, which commences on the 23rd of September and runs till the 25th. Chuseok is one of the largest and most widely celebrated holidays in South Korea. This holiday is a time of happiness and reconnecting as[…]

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