3110, 2018

Coarse wool breakthrough creates new materials set to revitalise wool industry

October 31st, 2018|

Years of research to find new uses for coarse wool has resulted in the successful deconstruction of wool fibre to create completely new materials. Researchers at Lincoln Agritech Ltd have successfully broken down coarse wool, which comprises around three quarters of the New Zealand wool clip, into its cellular components, [...]

2910, 2018

NZ ADVISER: Bank of China (New Zealand) Limited fund delivers 6.3% pa return

October 29th, 2018|

Bank of China New Zealand (BoC NZ) Wholesale Fund #1 has announced a return of 6.3% p.a. for the year ending September 30, 2018. The tax-effective nature of the PIE investment means no further New Zealand tax is payable by investors in the fund. “This is a big difference to [...]

910, 2018

Otago Daily Times: Pair sing and dance their way to China

October 9th, 2018|

University of Otago Chinese language students (from left) Bridget Kirk, of Queenstown, and Megan Robinson, of Invercargill, have won a trip to China after submitting a video about China on social media. Singing and dancing is typically what people do to win reality TV talent shows.But University of Otago language [...]

210, 2018

NewsWire: Master showcases skills for Chinese Language Week

October 2nd, 2018|

Master Chinese calligrapher Stan Chan spent an afternoon painting at the National Library of New Zealand Chinese Language Week. He translated people’s names into Chinese calligraphy as well as explaining the skill behind his art. “The ink block is actually like charcoal. You mix it with water to make ink,” [...]

2709, 2018

SunLive: Chinese language week hits Tauranga

September 27th, 2018|

New Zealand Chinese Language Week 2018 marks the fourth year of the Kiwi-led initiative. This week is to encourage more New Zealanders to engage with Chinese language and culture, and better understand the opportunities and benefits it can bring. Ahead of New Zealand Chinese Year of Tourism in 2019, the [...]

2709, 2018

Stuff: Christchurch’s relationship with China is growing

September 27th, 2018|

With New Zealand Chinese Language Week in full swing, Justin Watson, Chief Aeronautical and Commercial officer for Christchurch Airport, reflects on the airport's importance as an entry point for Chinese tourists to New Zealand. Ni hao (nee how). Two easy words to welcome Chinese visitors to our city and two words that [...]