16 Aug 2019

More action needed to realise Chinese potential

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 16 August 2019

Business leaders are worried New Zealand is squandering the potential of the many thousands of Kiwi-educated Chinese now back in China. They say these graduates are increasingly valuable for companies trying to grow trade with China. But those in business in New Zealand fear many in China who have studied here will lose contact with this country unless more is done to keep track of them. Our education correspondent John Gerritsen filed this report. He traveled to China with a grant from the Asia New Zealand Foundation.