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This is a collation of selected resources that provide further information about each region. The resources are categorised in three sections – business, education, and creative economy.

Business resources

Market summaries

Sense Partners report: Our trade relationship, barriers, and opportunities with Latin America
Minister’s Speech to the Latin America New Zealand Business Council, 28 October 2021
The Inside Guide: Exploring Kiwi Success in Brazil
The Mexican Market and New Zealand Brands
TIN Report 2020 – Spotlight on Latin America

Success stories

Gallagher Group in Latin America – premium products, partnerships and persistence
PikPok: Playing a long game in South America
Vista: Latin America as Global Gateway
Seequent: Stepping into Latin America
Livestock Improvement Corporation: The importance of building trust in Latin America
Glidepath: Customization, Competence and Commitment

Perception reports

Kiwi perceptions of Latin America 2021 presentation.pdf
Kiwi perceptions of Latin America 2021 summary report
Kiwi perceptions of Latin America 2021 full report
New Zealanders’ perceptions of Latin America 2020 report
New Zealanders’ perceptions of Latin America 2019 condensed report
New Zealanders’ perceptions of Latin America 2019 full report
How does Mexico see New Zealand?
How do Chileans see New Zealand?

Business resource videos

Success stories

Finding success – the recurring themes (2022)

In mid-2022, we released new edits on our previous series with Kiwi exporters who have found success in Latin America. These videos focused on recurring themes that these businesses experienced. This is a playlist with 10 short videos which will play right through. 

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. This is a playlist with 10 short videos which will play right through. 

Webinars

Our trade relationship, barriers, and opportunities with LatAm

Join the Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) for the launch of the Sense Partners economic report New Zealand and Latin America – Update on the trade relationship, barriers, and opportunities..

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.

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

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.

Education resources

Latin American Cultures and Languages in the Classroom
Aotearoa Spanish Language Week quizzes (5)

Toitoi Latin America special edition

Toitoi: Latin America Special (Apple store)
Toitoi: Latin America special (Microsoft store)
Toitoi: Latin America special (Google Play)

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”.

QS Panel 2021: Expanding The Map of Opportunity, Developing Partnerships Across Regions

This panel was part of the QS Americas 2021 conference and exhibition on 1 September 2021, where the theme was “A New Beginning: The next decade of higher education in the Americas”. This panel, of which LatAm CAPE Director Dr Matthew O’Meagher was a part of, specifically discussed how to expand the map of opportunities to network with the international higher education community and build strategic partnerships.

Creative economy resources

Latin American Game Developers Connection Project 2020
Engaging with Latin America for cultural and creative sector professionals 2020
LATAM CAPE Creative Sector Report 2020

Creative economy 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)

CAPEs resources

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.

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