The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) is committed to strengthening economic and cultural ties with Greater China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), Japan, and Korea.

To support New Zealand build business across cultures, the North Asia CAPE offers a range of initiatives focused on:

  • Businesses, particularly SMEs, engaged with North Asia
  • Cultural understanding
  • Language acquisition

Our programme of work includes scholarships, business courses, overseas immersion opportunities, and expert economic and geopolitical seminars.

Hosted by the University of Auckland, in partnership with the consortium universities of Otago, Waikato, and Victoria University of Wellington, the North Asia CAPE harnesses industry experience, cutting-edge research, and key linkages and networks. We aim to enhance New Zealand’s capacity to collaborate, innovate, and build relationships throughout the region.

To keep up to date with our news and events please connect with North Asia