New Zealand Europe Business Council

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The New Zealand Europe Business Council Incorporated is established to promote the establishment of closer economic co-operation between New Zealand and Europe.

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Connect with our Members

We are proud to have a substanial membership of full and associate members ranging from Business Associations, Trade Commissions and Universities to Embassies, Consulates, and Consuls.

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FTA NZEBC Submission

New Zealand-Europe Business Council submission on a NZ-EU FTA, February 2016

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Our Postion in Support of a EU/NZ FTA

We are seeking support to move from discussions to negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and New Zealand.

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Event Notices

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Plans for 2016

This year we will support progress of the FTA process and move closer to commitments on both sides. 

We will continue to work with MFAT to ensure relations and trade with Europe continues to grow and develop.

Through various initiatives like the new Europe House arrangements we wish to bring prominence and full awareness to NZ of EU as the single biggest market in the world with a wealth of untapped market segments and opportunities.

Upcoming Events



The BNZBA, in partnership with the British High Commission and the UK's Department for International Trade, is delighted to bring together the following 5 speakers to present their thoughts on women and leadership roles:

Dr. Michelle Dickinson MNZM, Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, (aka Nanogirl)
Cherie Leckner, Delivery Team leader - Christchurch Rebuild,  Fulton Hogan
Stephanie Donaldson, Group Learning & Development Lead, Fulton Hogan
Kiri Parr, Principal & Legal Regional Counsel, Arup 
Malgorzata "Gosha" Haley,  Associate, Grimshaw Architects

When: Wednesday 28th September 2016, lunch from 12pm
Venue: Europe House, L16 WO Building, AUT City Campus, 56 Wakefield Street, Auckland
Cost: $50 inc GST for members, $65 inc GST for non-members
Register: Complete attached registration form and return to

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