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KIWA Publishes Popular Cartoon Stories in China


Kiwa Digital Ltd (KIWA), a world leading production house for experiential digital books based in New Zealand, is to deliver interactive cartoon stories to mobile devices in China. In a breakthrough international publishing and licensing agreement with leading Chinese television company, Beijing Kaku Media, KIWA will bring popular children’s characters …

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New Zealand scientist receives top award in China


Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese Government’s most prestigious science prize for his work in grasslands seed development.  Dr Rolston, Senior Scientist at AgResearch Lincoln, received the award at a ceremony in The Great Hall of the People which was attended by President Xi Jinping, Vice-Premier …

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Gatekeepers of Silicon Valley Come to Auckland


Greg Hall A visit from Silicon Valley investors Sam Altman and Scott Nolan had Auckland’s startup community buzzing, with the pair coming to town as a part of a half-work/half-holiday tour of New Zealand. They’ve already seen some of what New Zealand has to offer, and on Friday joined a …

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BusinessNZ supportive of Greens’ Innovation policy

ELECTION   Commenting on Green Party policy released today, BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly said innovation and sustainability were needed in every sector of the economy, not just some, and business would favour policies that supported those goals if fiscally prudent.  He said business would strongly support the Green Party’s policy …

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Los Angeles embracing Silicon Beach


Zack Zalon is the CEO and Managing Partner of digital design firm Wilshire Axon and co-found of digital incubator Elevator Labs. Zalon specializes in building interactive business in Los Angeles, focused on working with highly technical and innovative companies and improving Los Angeles as an investment prospect and the perception …

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2013: Jeremy Webb “Social media in China is enormous”

By Alexander Speirs Jeremy Webb, Digital Influence Strategist and Head of Social at Ogilvy Public Relations sought to buck the trend on social media discussion in his address to the China business Summit, giving tips on making a brand – not breaking it. “Social media in China is enormous,” said Webb. …

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China Skinny looking to demystify ‘size and scale’ of China’s cities talks to the businessman behind one of China”s fastest growing marketing and research agencies, Shanghai-based Kiwi Mark Tanner, as his business China Skinny focuses on telling the “size and scale” story of China”s cities. The ?majority of foreign businesses tend to focus on China?s mega-cities. Shanghai and Beijing not …

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Toys bringing big business for Zuru

From hot air balloons in small-town New Zealand to Ferraris in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, it’s been quite a journey for Nick Mowbray, whose family-owned Zuru Toys continues to go from strength to strength in Southern China. It didn’t come easy, says Nick Mowbray, the Cambridge man at the helm of …

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Huawei – Scott Sykes “We are able to control our greed”

Alexander Speirs visits Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei at its Shenzhen HQ and sits down with VP Scott Sykes to discuss the company and its increasing role in New Zealand’s communications ecosystem. “We feel very welcome in New Zealand.” Sykes tells me from the outset. “The New Zealand Government and John …

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Face to Face – China: Lena Skandera

FACE TO FACE - CHINA    Face-to-Face is a new feature from where we sit down for a chat with young business leaders from around the globe. We’ll be running a special series of these from China where we talk to young New Zealanders doing big things on the …

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