Resources – Latin America
This is a collation of selected resources that provide further information about each region. The resources are categorised in three sections – business, education, and culture.
Business resource videos
Webinar – Kiwi perceptions of Latin America
Join the Latin America CAPE and special guests as we unveil the results of three years of surveys of attitudes towards Latin America from Kiwi businesses and the public. Following the results, we’re joined by Rhianon Berry, NZTE’s Trade Commissioner based in Mexico; Giuliana Silveira from the Latin America New Zealand Business Council; and Dr Antje Fiedler from the University of Auckland’s Business School for a panel discussion.
Finding success in Latin America
In 2021, we partnered with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise for a series of ten videos with Kiwi exporters who have found success in Latin America. Check out what these Kiwi companies have to say about their experience exporting their goods and services to Latin America. Discover why Latin America is a game-changer for business success and hear top tips for getting started and/or growing in the region.
NZ, Mexico and North American Supply Chains
This webinar examines underexplored opportunities for NZ links with Latin America. Developed in association with the Latin America NZ Business Council, learn why more NZ exporters could consider using Mexico as a production base into the US market.
CAPE Business Series: Diversifying into new Asia-Pacific Markets
To help businesses understand the issues they need to consider when looking at new markets in the Asia-Pacific, all three of the CAPEs have launched a series of dialogues between exporters, academics, and trade experts.
Diversification as a Response to Trade Disruptions: Perspectives from NZ and Chile
This webinar featured short presentations, discussion between panellists, and Q&A from participants. The following topics were covered:
• COVID-19’s effects on global value chains (as experienced by two South-Pacific commodity exporters)
• Geopolitical tensions that preceded the pandemic
• A potential future of “slow globalisation”
• NZ-Chilean collaboration around trade diversification
Education resource videos
Amazon — Raised Up Sky
Amazon – Raised Up Sky is a ground-breaking art installation, which places the viewer in the heart of the Amazonian rainforest. The film follows artist Joseph Michael as he explores our physical, biological, and cultural link to trees, through conversations with scientists, artists and indigenous leaders.
QS Americas spotlight speaker
In this speech, Dr Matthew O’Meagher discusses the Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence, at the QS Americas Conference in 2021 where the theme was “A New Beginning: The next decade of higher education in the Americas”.In this speech, Dr Matthew O’Meagher discusses the Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence, at the QS Americas Conference in 2021 where the theme was “A New Beginning: The next decade of higher education in the Americas”.
Cultural resource videos
Kristy Grant interviews Assoc Professor Leon Gurevitch, VUW School of Design Innovation (21 minutes)
Leon Gurevitch interviews Gino Acevedo, Weta Digital Creative Art Director (44 minutes)
Each CAPE has produced their own resources tailored to their regions. Click below to see what resources are available. These include downloadable files, case studies, links, and videos. The resources are separated into three broad themes: business, education, and culture.