Recent events


Tue, Feb. 26, 2019 5:00pm — 8:00pm
Bridgeway Cinema, 122 Queen Street, Northcote, Auckland

LANZBC Members and guests gathered on Auckland’s North Shore earlier to week to celebrate the Oscars success of the Mexican film Roma, with a special private screening of the film at the Bridgeway Cinema. Sponsored by the Mexican Embassy, and supported by Besos Latinos, the evening was a wonderful way to kick start the LANZBC’s event programme for 2019.

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Why Medellín?

Tue, Nov. 1, 2016 8:00am — 10:00am
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 128 Albert Street, Auckland

On November 1st The Agency of Cooperation and Investment of Medellín (ACI Medellín) and the Consulate of Colombia in Auckland, with the support of the Latin America New Zealand Business Council, organised a presentation about business opportunities in Medellín, Colombia.

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Celebrating Rio 2016

Mon, Aug. 22, 2016 11:30am — 1:30pm
Brazilian Embassy, Level 13, Maritime Tower, 10 Customhouse Quay, Wellington

On August 22nd the LANZBC, in partnership with the Embassy of Brazil and Beso Wines, celebrated, in real-time, the closing of Rio de Janeiro's "iconic" Olympic Games. As scenes of the closing ceremony played in the background, LANZBC members and friends of the Council and the Embassy remembered the highlights and successes of these historic Games, the first time ever in South America.

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Hon. Paula Bennett address: Growing our linkages with Latin America

Thu, May. 19, 2016 11:30am
Victoria University, Level 4, 50 Kitchener Street, Auckland

The first of three great May events for the Council took place on Thursday May 19th, when New Zealand's fifth-ranked minister the Hon. Paula Bennett addressed three dozen members or friends at Victoria University of Wellington's Auckland offices.

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LANZBC & ExportNZ - Latin American market forum

Fri, Mar. 11, 2016 8:00am — 10:00am

The third and final session of the LANZBC/ExportNZ roadshow saw breakfast served in the offices of ExportNZ Bay of Plenty on 11 March. LANZBC President Matthew O'Meagher was joined by Consul-General of Colombia Juan Carlos Cadena and Felipe Aguilera of Oasis Engineering in delivering an informative session to the Tauranga-based organisations in attendance.

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LANZBC & ExportNZ - Latin American market forum

Thu, Mar. 10, 2016 7:00am — 9:30am

The LANZBC / ExportNZ mini-roadshow got off to a great start with a breakfast session in the City Co-op Function Room of SkyCity in Hamilton on 10 March. After croissants and coffee, over 30 attendees from 26 organisations sat down for an informative, and entertaining seminar on the various intracacies of the Latin American market.

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LANZBC & ExportNZ - Spotlight on Latin America

Thu, Mar. 10, 2016 5:30pm — 7:00pm

A 'Spotlight on Latin America' after-5 function in Auckland marked the second leg of the LANZBC/ExportNZ roadshow on 10 March.

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Brazilian State Governor of Goiás visit to New Zealand

Wed, Feb. 17, 2016 5:00pm — 7:00pm
Brazilian Embassy, 10 Customhouse Quay, Wellington

On February 17, the Ambassador of Brazil, HE Eduardo Gradilone, hosted a presentation at the Brazilian Embassy given by the Governor of Goiás, Marconi Perillo, during his first visit to New Zealand. The presentation was co-hosted with LANZBC and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.

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Air New Zealand's inaugural flight to Buenos Aires

Dec. 1 - 5, 2015 All Day
Buenos Aires, Argentina

On 1 December, 2015 Air New Zealand had it's inaugural flight to Argentina, which involved a week packed with events in Buenos Aires. LANZBC President Matthew O'Meagher and it's Vice-President, Leandro Cavalcanti were part of the delegation that celebrated this historic moment. During the occasion, Air New Zealand signed an MoU to promote tourism and trade activities with Argentina's National Institute of Tourism Promotion as well -- and our platinum sponsor LAN continues to offer its own vitally important flights between Auckland and Santiago too -- there is no doubt New Zealand-Latin American business connections are ready for their own take-off!

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Understanding the Importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mon, Nov. 30, 2015 5:00pm — 7:00pm
NZTE, 6th floor, 139 Quay Street, Auckland

As a close observer of the TPP negotiations and former trade official, Stephen Jacobi, Executive Director of the NZ International Business Forum, discussed the evolution of this agreement and its evolving prospects. Stephen commented on aspects of the TPP that have not dominated debates but which are of great interest to our Council: the new FTAs it creates with Mexico and Peru, and the way it inserts these countries, our country, and Chile into pioneering new trade arrangements linking Asia, Australasia and the Americas.

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Common Grounds: New Zealand and America Latina symposium

Oct. 21 - 23, 2015 All Day
Victoria University’s Law Faculty, Wellington

Practising lawyers and academics from New Zealand, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina shared their deep knowledge of commercial law and human rights. Organised and hosted by Victoria University’s Law Faculty, the symposium included an LANZBC-sponsored afternoon session on ‘Doing Business with Brazil’. The session began with papers on domestic and international arbitration and choice of law clauses in Brazilian contracts from visiting experts Adriana Braghetta and Paolo Nalin, who highlighted the strength of Brazilian institutions.

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Lessons and Forecasts from New Zealand Agri-tech Exporters

Thu, Oct. 15, 2015 5:00pm — 7:00pm
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), 605 Ruakura Rd, Newstead, Hamilton

The LANZBC, with support from New Zealand Trade & Enterprises organised a networking event for members and non-members in Hamilton. Some outstanding networking took place, as 16 companies and 25 guests attended a seminar on 'Lessons and Forecasts from New Zealand Agri-tech Exporters'. The evening featured a panel of speakers from leading Waikato-based organisations Gallagher, Shoof International and LIC.

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Second Latin American Professionals Networking Event

Sat, Sep. 26, 2015 5:00pm — 8:00pm
St Andrews Conference Centre, The Terrace, Wellington

LANZBC was the proud sponsor of the 2nd annual Latin American Network Businesses and Professionals event held on 26 September.

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Hon. Steven Joyce: Growing linkages with LatAm in trade, education & innovation

Fri, Jun. 19, 2015 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Victoria University, Level 4, 50 Kitchener Street, Auckland

Minister Stephen Joyce, whose portfolios include Economic Development, Science and Innovation, and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, spoke at an event in Victoria University’s new Auckland offices hosted by LANZBC and the Victoria Institute for Links with Latin America (VILLA).

The Minister spoke to a lunchtime audience of 40 businesses and educational institutions about the opportunities for New Zealand trade he saw during his April mission to Chile, Colombia and Brazil.

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