New Zealand Embassy Beijing, China
Clubs and Societies for New Zealanders
Kiwi Club: Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong
Kiwi Club is a monthly opportunity for Kiwis and friends of New Zealand living in Beijing to socialise and network in a laidback Kiwi environment, cohosted by the New Zealand Embassy and Kea Beijing.
If you wish to be reminded of Kiwi Club drinks, please provide email contact details and province to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kiwi Expat Association (KEA) organises regular events for the resident community. See their website http://www.keanewzealand.com/china/chapters/kea-shanghai for details.
The New Zealand Society of Hong Kong organises regular events for the resident community. See their website www.nzshk.org for details.
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou support meetings of New Zealand business people involved in business in China.
Currently the Beijing group meeting is arranged at irregular intervals and the Shanghai group on the third Friday of each month. The Guangzhou meeting is arranged at irregular intervals.
Kea is a powerful and effective international community for people with a connection to New Zealand.
Kea harnesses the potential of New Zealand’s diaspora – our offshore community – with special emphasis on those operating at a world-class level, and those who are willing to contribute to New Zealand’s success from wherever they are in the world.
Kea's mission is to connect New Zealand with the world by building a network of 'global citizens' who have an interest in the future of our economy and society.
Our vision is to build Kea into an essential and permanent national institution that is widely recognised as contributing materially to New Zealand’s social and economic success.
Since its inception in December 2001 as the brainchild of Stephen Tindall and Professor David Teece, Kea New Zealand has grown from a concept into a powerful worldwide network comprising of 25,000 New Zealanders and high-powered ‘friends of New Zealand’ living and interacting around the globe.
In Asia, Kea was first established in China in 2005 to help build on the fast-growing relationship between China and New Zealand in trade, investment, education, tourism and migration and has since then has grown its Kea China member base to over 1200.
Kea China has active chapters in Shanghai and Beijing with plans to expand our reach to other cities in China. Regular business and social events are held across China offering members and friends opportunities to meet and network.