Chinese Herald owner Lili Wang has a classic immigrant story. She originally arrived in New Zealand with nothing but a ceaseless ambition to make something of her new life. And she has done just that, commencing her career in banking, starting her own business and eventually purchasing the Chinese Herald. Now, as she sits down to chat with NZ Marketing, she says her sights are set on building a bridge between the Chinese and what she calls “mainstream” communities in New Zealand.
As Rod Oram said in a TVNZ report about the recent Fonterra product recall: “We need to be extremely mindful of how reputations are won and lost in the new social media world we live in.” Simon Young looks at what was being said about Fonterra and this current crisis on Chinese social media.
Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) has teamed up with two Chinese VIPs, film-maker Lu Chuan and media personality/celebrity blogger Hung Huang, to try and boost New Zealand’s profile as a destination with the massive Chinese populous.
Fresh from its success in dragging Aussies across the ditch to ski, soak and spend, Tourism New Zealand has just launched a new 100% Pure campaign in China.
The brand got a first outing there in 2008, with “astonishing results”, according to TNZ.
The new campaign commenced on September 7 …