24 May 2012

Wellington delegation goes to China

9:36 pm on 24 May 2012

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown is heading a 39-member delegation to China, aimed at strengthening business ties between Wellington and a number of cities in China.

The delegation will be in China for seven days,visiting Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou and Shanghai.

The group includes representatives from organisations including Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce, Positively Wellington Tourism, Grow Wellington, Airways Corporation and Whitireia Polytechnic.

The businesses represented on the trip include technology, architecture, horticulture, education, landscape design and sportsfield installation, jewellery, textiles and professional rugby coaching.