By Alexander Speirs
Supported by an Asia New Zealand Foundation media travel grant, NZ Herald reporter Alexander Speirs travelled to China earlier this year to investigate the national drive towards innovation as the country’s economy moves into a new phase. His reports were published in the New Zealand Herald’s China Business Report. Speirs is a member of Asia New Zealand’s Leadership Network.
China sees innovation as key to continued economic growth.
Travelling to China as a journalist is never a straightforward task, be it your first time or your tenth. Whether you’re Anderson Cooper or Alexander Speirs, nothing is simple. Visas are tough, appointments come and go, and – more