The University of Auckland, together with their partners, are preparing an application to host a new ‘Centre of Research Excellence’ (CoRE) on Robotics, Automation and Sensing. The mission of a CoRE is to support growth in research excellence and make a contribution to New Zealand’s development of world-class graduates and researchers in areas of existing research excellence.Read More
The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) is supporting 10-12 New Zealand companies to participate in the 2020 Exporters Fair in Tokyo, Japan. Also known as FoodEx, the fair is the largest Food and Beverage Exhibition in Tokyo and thus offers an excellent platform through which Kiwi companies can tap into Japanese and Asian markets.Read More
In November/December 2019, the North Asia Centre Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) will host from Mitsubishi and Shinsagae in New Zealand. Over a week, the buyers will visit five companies of particular interest and partake in a mini trade show (the Roadshow), offering Kiwi companies opportunities for direct engagement with key Japanese and Korean buyers.Read More
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
Host & Venue: Bancorp NZ Ltd, Level 11, 191 Queen Street, Auckland 1010.
Guest speaker: Mr So Narita, General Manager of “Uncle Tetsu’s Japanese Cheesecake” together with Ms Royal Reed, Director and Principal, Prestige Lawyers. Mr Narita will talk about their operations in Japan & Taiwan as well as bringing the business to New Zealand. Ms Reed will compliment that with observations from a legal perspective. As a special 'Bonenkai' treat Mia Evans has kindly arranged a selection of Uncle Tetsu's cheesecakes to sample with the food and drinks. There will also be 'Zen Kuro' sake courtesy of Yoshi Kawamura. To register, visit the Member Section.
For New Zealand companies doing business with Japan or looking to enter the market, successful recruitment (and retention) of highly motivated staff with experience of working in Japan and an understanding of the language and culture will be an important determinant between success and failure.Read More