New Connections

The following are looking for a New Zealand connection, leading to a Sister City relationship. Hwacheon County, Gangwon Province, South Korea Komaki City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan Wujiang, Suzhou, China

Conference

Presentations from the Mayoral Forum and Conference held in Invercargill in May 2017 can be viewed online using the following links. Japanese Local Governments of today – Shigeki Yamada Education New Zealand – Greg Scott Halswell School Hiromi Morris, President Sister Cities New Zealand P Simmonds, Invercargill City Council NZ Immigration – Judi Altinkaya Palmerston … Continue reading Conference

Conference 2017 presentations

Presentations from the Mayoral Forum and Conference held in Invercargill in May 2017 can be viewed online using the following links. Japanese Local Governments of today – Shigeki Yamada Education New Zealand – Greg Scott Halswell School Hiromi Morris, President Sister Cities New Zealand P Simmonds, Invercargill City Council NZ Immigration – Judi Altinkaya Palmerston … Continue reading Conference 2017 presentations

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Our newsletter is published at least five times each year.  We welcome contributions of content from our members – articles, photographs, events, etc. Please click here to submit an article for our newsletter, or email editor@sistercities.org.nz. You can read back issues online at Issuu.

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Promoting international exchanges Sister Cities New Zealand (SCNZ) is a volunteer national organisation, bringing together associations throughout New Zealand including kindred organisations, voluntary, local-body and governmental groups, individuals, cultural, sporting, educational and trade  groups involved in people-to-people contact between countries and cultures. Sister Cities New Zealand aims to assist members to: increase global co-operation at a local … Continue reading Join

Youth Tour

Wellington to Shanghai, Beijing, and Xiamen 16th to 27th April 2018 The SCNZ Youth Tour is an educational and cultural experience aimed at inspiring young New Zealanders to think and act as global citizens. Led by members of the SCNZ Youth subcommittee, the tour operates on a “by youth for youth” basis, offering young people … Continue reading Youth Tour

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Sister Cities programmes foster communications across borders – a mutual exchange of ideas, people and materials in cultural, educational, youth, sports, municipal, professional and technical projects.

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Journeying through Japan – ex SCNZ Director Bing Lou takes part in the Jenesys programme

Words cannot describe the incredible country that is Japan. The people, the culture, the food and history is as unique and inspiring as you can imagine. It’s a society where old meets new, where tradition is embedded in all areas of modern life, and where the most outlandish thing is innovative, exciting and cutting-edge. I … Continue reading Journeying through Japan – ex SCNZ Director Bing Lou takes part in the Jenesys programme