The Office of Ethnic Affairs (OEA) and Economic Development Agencies New Zealand (EDANZ) hosted a ‘Connecting the Regions’ event in May 2013, with a focus on increasing trade opportunities in the Food and Wine industry in the Hawkes Bay Region, and promoting the New Zealand Food Innovation Network to investors.
IEF represents OEA and EDANZ to promote this event in China and invited potential investors from Chengdu City, Sichuan province, China. The aims of delegation include: –
1. Explore investment opportunities in the food and wine in New Zealand
2. Study and research on investment immigration opportunities in New Zealand
3. Build a New Zealand town in Chengdu to promote New Zealand as well as her lifestyle, products and services
4. Share the Wenchuan earthquake rapid reconstruction experience with Christchurch to assist the reconstruction project development in Christchurch
IEF also arrange sightseeing and visit activities for delegation, including the exchanges and study of reconstruction projects with Canterbury Economic Development Board and Christchurch earthquake rebuild organization.
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