2008 Japan New Zealand Partnership Forum
Senior government and business leaders from Japan and New Zealand gathered at the first ever Japan New Zealand Partnership Forum in Tokyo on 14-15 May 2008.
Around 80 senior participants from Japan and New Zealand attended the invitation-only Partnership Forum which was addressed by Prime Minister Helen Clark and Trade Minister Phil Goff and which was organised by the NZ International Business Forum.
"The Tokyo Forum is set to be the largest and most significant gathering of government and business leaders from the two countries ever held" said Stephen Jacobi, Executive Director of the NZ International Business Forum prior to the event....more
Images from the Forum (pdf - 1.6 mb)
An innovative partnership (Craig Greenlees - Chairman, Zespri International)
Building a sustainable airline (Norm Thompson, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Air New Zealand) Powerpoint
Creating Sustainable Mobility (Yutaka Matsumoto - Project General Manager, R&D Management Division, Toyota Motor Corporation) Powerpoint
New thinking in business : Innovation in Japan/New Zealand Business Cooperation (Naoya Kakizoe - President & CEO, Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd) Powerpoint
The Changing Economic and Financial Relationship (Dr Alan Bollard - Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand) Powerpoint
The Changing Economic and Financial Relationship (Dr Alan Bollard - Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand) Word document