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Waikato University to Offer Degrees in China Next Year

Waikato University to Offer Degrees in China Next Year

“New Zealand’s Waikato University announced that it is the country’s first university approved to teach and award degrees in China,” as reported in Shanghai Daily. In September next year, the university will establish…

Shanghai to Host Kiwi Film Festival

Shanghai to Host Kiwi Film Festival

The 2016 New Zealand Film Festival will be hosted in Shanghai from April 21 to 30.  7 recent productions, which cover a wide range of genre and styles including biopic, romantic comedy and suspense,…

Goat Milk Promises Cheap Cancer Treatments: New Zealand Scientists

Goat Milk Promises Cheap Cancer Treatments: New Zealand Scientists

“Genetically modified goat milk has been used to create a new biotechnology process that promises cheaper anti-cancer drugs, New Zealand scientists said Wednesday.” “Milking goats have been used to produce mono-clonal antibodies (MCA) in their…

Astronomers Hoping for Glimpse of Pluto in New Zealand

Astronomers Hoping for Glimpse of Pluto in New Zealand

Scientists from all over the world will gather in Central Otago on New Zealand’s South Island for a rare 90-second glimpse of Pluto on Tuesday June 30. “A stellar occultation (is) an event when light…

New Zealand Scales up Kiwi Breeding Programmes

New Zealand Scales up Kiwi Breeding Programmes

New Zealand will breed more of the iconic native kiwi in a bid to stop its course towards extinction in the wild, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has said. The national bird is facing a crisis,…

New Zealanders Have High Sense of Meaning in Their Lives

New Zealanders Have High Sense of Meaning in Their Lives

83 percent of New Zealanders are highly satisfied with their lives while 87 percent feel a high sense of purpose or meaning in their lives, according to a recent survey conducted by…

Jack Body Leaves Us with His Asia-Inspired Music

Jack Body Leaves Us with His Asia-Inspired Music

Te Aroha-born composer and music academic Jack Body, whose work was influenced by the music of Asia, has died in Wellington at the age of 70. Body studied at Auckland University and in Germany and…

New Zealand and Australian Leaders Commemorate World War I Centenary in New Zealand

New Zealand and Australian Leaders Commemorate World War I Centenary in New Zealand

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key have dedicated a new memorial to commemorate the centenary of the two countries’ joint involvement in the World War I Gallipoli campaign…

New York via Te Papa for Flax Art

New York via Te Papa for Flax Art

Fifty woven panels by 40 Maori artists are to hang permanently next to the entry of the General Assembly Hall at the UN Headquarters in New York. The tukutuku panels, a revered art form in…

Writing in the margins

Writing in the margins

Auckland writer Tzeming Mok spoke about globalization and the Chinese Diaspora at last month’s Shanghai Literature Festival. Mok, a published poet, author, blogger and journalist, is known for writing about issues of displacement, with…

“Luck Star” shines in Shanghai

“Luck Star” shines in Shanghai

Lydia, an 8-year old New Zealand girl attended, with her father, the 2000 Shanghai International Children’s Art Festival. She was picked as one of the honour guests from millions of children who registered on…