HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations with offices in 64 countries and territories in its geographical regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa. HSBC serves its customers worldwide through three global businesses: Commercial Banking, Wealth and Personal Banking, and Global Banking and Markets. In 1987 HSBC became the first overseas bank to be granted a banking licence in New Zealand. Headquartered in Auckland with an office in Wellington, HSBC New Zealand operates as a branch of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, incorporated in Hong Kong SAR. In August 2017, HSBC New Zealand became the 29th organisation in New Zealand to attain the Rainbow Tick accreditation, a confidence mark designed to show that an organisation is a safe, welcoming and inclusive workplace for people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.
COSCO SHIPPING Lines (New Zealand) Limited
COSCO SHIPPING NZ was established in NZ in 1991. The company has established a trade bridge connecting China and NZ through professional and complete services. The company is currently operating three weekly container liner services, calling directly at Auckland, Lyttelton, Napier, Wellington, Tauranga in New Zealand. Through 30 years of best-in-class & reliable services, as well as well-known credibility, COSCO SHIPPING NZ established trustworthy relationship with its customers and business partners, and yielding best returns for its shareholders, local communities as well as the environment sustainability.
Te Taurapa Tūhono | New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) is the New Zealand government’s international business development agency. We work with New Zealand businesses striving to realise their global ambitions. Whether you’re exporting for the first time, expanding into new markets or looking to raise growth capital, we will help you get where you want to go. Drawing on our global network of expertise and contacts to help you make informed decisions and connecting you to the right people at the right time.
Fiordland Lobster Company
Fiordland Lobster Company was founded 30 years ago in Te Anau by a group of forward-looking lobster fishermen. Today it is NZ’s largest exporter of Southern Rock Lobster, or crayfish, operating from twenty locations around NZ and Australia. The catch is exported live to China, where our species is regarded as the best and most prestigious in the world. In carrying wild-caught lobsters from NZ’s pristine, remote coastlines, to the banqueting tables and e-commerce channels of China’s Tier One cities, Fiordland Lobster Company aims to be the most progressive and innovative lobster company in the world.
Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Company Limited (Yili) is China’s largest dairy company and the fifth largest dairy company in the world.
Yili has two wholly owned subsidiaries in New Zealand. Oceania Dairy Limited (www.oceaniadairy.co.nz), located in Canterbury South, was established in 2013 and Westland Dairy Company Limited, which owns factories in Hokitika and Rolleston, was acquired in 2019. These subsidiaries produce between them a range of dairy product for the global food market. In 2021, Yili joined the ranks of the world’s 200 most valuable brands as judged by Brand Finance.
United Media Solution
United Media Solution is a full-service digital marketing agency that connects brands with China’s competitive marketplace. Whether you are yet to enter the market or want to take your China strategy to new heights, UMS has a team of dedicated experts fluent in China digital marketing that are ready to deliver on your business objectives. Our expertise in delivering creative campaigns, digital solutions and go-to-market strategies is reflected through our three domains: Establish, Connect and Engage. If you need to talk to China, talk with us.
New Zealand China Council (NZCC)
The New Zealand China Council is a New Zealand-led, New Zealand-funded organisation which acts as a cross-sector, peak body for the New Zealand-China relationship. The Council was established in 2012 as part of the New Zealand Government’s NZ Inc Strategy for China. The Council’s unique value proposition derives from its role in bringing together a high-level influential group of key players to engage on the relationship.
Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association
The Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association has been helping foster business links since it was founded in 1988. Membership has grown to include major corporates, SMEs and individuals. Some have joint membership with our sister organisation, the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. We work with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Invest Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Tourism Board. We provide our members with a solid network of contacts in Hong Kong and substantial knowledge databases. Similar links are in place with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE). HKNZBA is a member of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide, a unique network of 46 Hong Kong Business Associations in 35 countries with more than 11,000 individual associates. HKNZBA welcomes new members with business links in Hong Kong.
North Asia CAPE
The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (North Asia CAPE) is committed to helping New Zealand build sustainable, future-focused economic and cultural relationships with Greater China, Japan, and Korea. We have two priority areas: working with NZ businesses, particularly SMEs, seeking to internationalise in China, Japan, and Korea; and encouraging New Zealanders, especially school and tertiary students, to learn Chinese, Japanese or Korean, and to enhance their understanding of the diverse cultures of North Asia.
Confucius Institute in Auckland, The University of Auckland
The Confucius Institute in Auckland (CI) was established in 2007 at the University of Auckland in partnership with Fudan University in Shanghai, China. The University of Otago joined the Institute in 2011, with an office launched in 2013. The Institute works to enhance knowledge of Chinese language and culture in New Zealand and to extend New Zealanders’ engagement with China through various programmes and collaborations with partners in New Zealand, China, within Oceania and further abroad.
ChristchurchNZ is the city’s
sustainable economic development and city profile agency. Our purpose
is to stimulate sustainable economic growth for a more prosperous
We work to a mission of igniting bold ambition for our city.
Our core priorities are to grow jobs, improve the economic, social and environmental competitiveness of Christchurch businesses, and promote Christchurch nationally and globally to people who want to do business, invest, study and live in our incredible city.
We also enable and deliver urban development projects and activities that support the economic prosperity of Christchurch.
We work domestically and internationally to enhance our city’s strong reputation as a basecamp for exploration and innovation.
We bring together partnerships to deliver multi-generational community benefit. These partnerships across business, community, iwi and government (local and central) and are informed by evidence-based economic insights.
We do this through funding from Christchurch City Council and a wide range of external partners and sponsors.