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2017 INFINZ “Oscar” Award winners


Last night the 2017 INFINZ Awards were held at the Langham Hotel in Auckland. Over 800 guests filled the room to recognise innovation and excellence in New Zealand’s financial and capital markets industry. The evening was its usual success. Fran O’Sullivan warmed up the room, challenging the industry to use …

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2017 – Capital Markets


Should we be aggressively chasing foreign investment dollars? The 2017 Capital Markets report asks this, and also considers the sharemarket’s continued healthy state, whether the pools of capital are going in the right place, the state of New Zealand’s private equity industry and international investment, and how there are big …

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2017 – China Business


The China advantage: is New Zealand effectively leveraging its growth investment ties? The 2017 China Business report considers this question as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits New Zealand and China is poised to overtake the United States as the second-largest source of foreign direct investment in New Zealand. The report …

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2016 – Project Auckland


Despite being only a few weeks into the job, new mayor Phil Goff has a firm grasp on his council’s priorities. The 2016 Project Auckland report provides an update on the mayor’s agenda, considers  how Auckland Council must unlock revenue to fix Auckland’s big issues, why improving the city’s ferry …

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2016 – Dynamic Business


2016 was a banner year for the Deloitte Top 200 – New Zealand’s most prestigious business awards. The 2016 Dynamic Business report provides insights into the Kiwi success stories honoured at the event, and also explains why investing in the future is important to New Zealand.

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2016 – Capital Markets


The market is in good shape after years of hard work by those running, regulating and operating in it. The 2016 Capital Markets report provides insight into how the benefits of a more robust regulatory regime have become clearer, how angel investment is playing an important role in growing the economy, …

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2016 – China Business


How should we position ourselves to make the most of Chinese investment? The 2016 China Business Report addresses this question, and also considers Huawei’s renewed sponsorship of the Phoenix soccer club, how Air New Zealand is upbeat about the unparalleled growth of Chinese tourism, how lowered restrictions could open up a …

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Changing China’s child policies will only benefit dairy briefly

By Keith Woodford – Keith Woodford says changing China’s child policies will only benefit dairy briefly. Tourism & old-age products are where big changes will occur China’s recently announced change from a one-child to a two-child policy has led to considerable media comment, including from our own Prime Minister …

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2015 Big Picture


Light Breakfast and Scene-Setting: Big Picture for the Summit Fran O’Sullivan (Co-chair), Managing Director, NZ INC. Michael Barnett (Co-chair), CEO, Auckland Chamber of Commerce RT HON JOHN KEY, Prime Minister His Excellency Wang Lutong, Ambassador to New Zealand The 2015 China Business Summit was opened by Fran O’Sullivan and Michael Barnett who set the …

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2015 Session 1


China’s Game-Changing Market: View from the Top Table Cathy Quinn (Moderator), Chair, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Christopher Luxon, CEO, Air New Zealand Theo Spierings, CEO, Fonterra The Chief Executives from Air New Zealand and Fonterra shared insights about: The current opportunities in China; Potential challenges when operating in China; and Game Changers in …

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