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Auckland
The Asia New Zealand Foundation is proud to sponsor the 2014 Restaurant Month Launch Party in the Heart of Auckland City. Join leading Auckland chefs Nic Watt (Masu), Des Harris (Clooney), Nick Honeyman (Lava Dining) and Shane Yardley (FISH) with host Sachie Nomura (Sachie’s Kitchen) to taste...
26th July to 27th July
Saturday to Sunday
Auckland
This year, the Taste of Japan festival joins forces with the Auckland Art Gallery for a series of monthly events to coincide with the gallery's exhibition of ukiyo-e Japanese woodblock prints (drawn from its collection).Popularly known as ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world), Japanese...
24th July to 27th August
Thursday to Wednesday
Auckland
Essentially Howick, this exhibition offers glimpses of the Village’s historical and contemporary landscape. Celebrating the unique spirit of the Howickians and sharing snippets of their everyday lives, this is a visual symphony captured in line. Artworks by Penny Lin winner of Estuary Artworks...
9th July to 12th July
Wednesday to Saturday
Nelson/Tasman
Sidu lives in a tropical paradise but he can’t wait to break free! In the city he could have been the next Freddie Mercury but here he’s just another rice monkey. A new resort promises life- changing riches and every village miser, entrepreneur, bride and priest is jostling for...
Auckland
How do ordinary people start from nothing to create extraordinary companies? What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?Following on from the success of the first event, Asia New Zealand Foundation is delighted to announce the return of Start-up Secrets.This event brings together top...
Wellington
The Korean Culture Festival features two exciting events - the Quiz on Korea and K-Pop NZ Festival.In the Quiz on Korea, those qualified from regional preliminary rounds will compete for a ticket to Korea. You will also have a chance to enjoy performances of K-Pop lovers in New Zealand who are...
Christchurch/Canterbury
Jean Lee became Associated Press’ first Pyongyang bureau chief in 2012, giving her a level of access to North Korea unprecedented for a Western journalist. Based in Seoul, she travels to North Korea regularly and has made about 30 extensive trips since 2008. An active user of social media, in...
Auckland
Auckland Airport predicts Asia will continue to be one of New Zealand tourism’s best growth opportunities for incoming visitors. However, many other countries are targeting the same markets and competition will only intensify.Charles Spillane is Auckland Airport's senior legal adviser and...
Wellington
Jean Lee became Associated Press’s first Pyongyang bureau chief in 2012, giving her a level of access to North Korea unprecedented for a Western journalist. Based in Seoul, she travels to North Korea regularly and has made about 30 extensive trips since 2008. An active user of social media, in...
26th June to 5th July
Thursday to Saturday
Wellington
Sidu lives in a tropical paradise but he can’t wait to break free! In the city he could have been the next Freddie Mercury but here he’s just another rice monkey.A new resort promises life-changing riches and every village miser, entrepreneur, bride and priest is jostling for their...
11th June to 5th July
Wednesday to Saturday
Wellington
In Orthogonal/Diagonal, Los Angeles-based artist Nova Jiang uses regional variants of chess found in Asia and elsewhere as seeds for digitally generating 3-D printed playable games.Unlike Western chess, many of these Asian games are little known outside their region. Treating each chess variant as...
31st May to 24th August
Saturday to Sunday
Wellington
Immerse yourself in the large-scale sculptural work and playful shapes of Korean-New Zealand artist Seung Yul Oh, described by the Guardian UK as ‘one of the rising stars of the Asian art market’.MOAMOA, the Korean word for ‘gather together’, is an exhibition strongly shaped...