H.E. Mr Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China made a state visit to New Zealand from 19th to 21st November 2014. During the visit, the two sides issued a Joint Statement between the People's Republic of China and New Zealand on the Establishment of a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and achieved other concrete outcomes outlined below:
1.Both countries announced the intention to hold "Cooperation Spirit-2014" trilateral HADR(Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief) joint exercise between China, New Zealand and Australia and the 7th PLA-NZDF Strategic Dialogue in 2014.
2.The Chinese side announced the intention to establish a China Cultural Centre in New Zealand.
3.A China-New Zealand Dairy Farmer Training Cooperation Programme and Programme to Advance Animal Health and Nutrition will be co-launched by the Ministry of Agriculture of China and the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries.
4.The Launching Ceremony of the New Zealand China Mayoral Forum was initiated.
5.A China-New Zealand Kiwifruit virtual Joint Laboratory will be established by the Sichuan Province Natural Resource Sciences Academy and the Royal New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research.
6.The General Administration of China Customs and the New Zealand Customs Service have made progress toward the development of a Joint Electronic Verification System to share FTA origin data directly.
7.The New Zealand Film Commission announced the launch of a NZ$1 million fund for investment in the production of one or more official feature film co-productions with China.
8.The New Zealand side, in recognition of the important role that early exposure to language and culture plays in fostering globally aware New Zealand citizens of the future, has decided to make funding available to support the maintenance and development of new and existing sister school relationships. Priority will be placed on such relationships between schools in sister cities or sister regions.
9.An increase in the maximum length of time (from three to six months ) that Chinese Working Holiday Makers can work for a single employer in New Zealand.
10.A Memorandum of Understanding will be signed between Immigration New Zealand, Tourism New Zealand and specified Partner China Travel Agents for the Lodgement of Business Events Visitor Visa Applications.
11.2015 Arrangement on Visa Processing Facilitation for Qualifying China Southern Airlines Card Holders has been signed between Immigration New Zealand and China Southern Airlines.
12.Equity Investment Agreement between BGAIC International ( Hong Kong ) , Pactific Aerospace and Pacific Aerospace Group
13.Agreement on Establishing an Agriculture Industrial Park between Zhonghe Agriculture Group and the New Zealand Council for Sustainability
14.Memorandum of Understanding between the Aeronautical Authorities of the People's Republic of China and New Zealand on Expansion of Traffic Rights
15.Both sides signed and renewed Cooperation Documents as follows:
(1)Arrangement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the People's Republic of China on Climate Change Cooperation
(2)Television Programmes Co-Production Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the People's Republic of China
(3)Exchange of Letters Constituting an Agreement to Amend the Free Trade Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the People's Republic of China
(4)Arrangement on Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications in Higher Education between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the people's Republic of China
(5)Arrangement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the People's Republic of China on Antarctic Cooperation
(6)Arrangement on Dialogue and Cooperation on Tourism Matters between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment of New Zealand and the National Tourism Administration of China
(7)Food Supervisory and Traceability Cooperation Programme between the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries and China Food and Drug Administration of the People's Republic of China
(8)Arrangement on Establishing the Mechanism of Exchange and Cooperation of Mayors of New Zealand and China between Local Government New Zealand and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with foreign Countries
(9)Arrangement between Immigration New Zealand and China Unionpay on Visa Processing Facilitation for Qualifying Unionpay Card Holders
(10)Agreement between the China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-Products(CFNA)and New Zealand Trade&Enterprise
(11)Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Project Development between China Development Bank Corporation and PF Olsen New Zealand and China Forestry Group
(12)Cooperation Agreement between China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-Products(CFNA)and the Meat Industry Association of New Zealand Inc (MIA)
(13)Agreement on Comprehensive Dairy Products Processing Project between Waimate and Yili Group
(14)Memorandum of Understanding between NZX and Bank of China
(15)Memorandum of Understanding between Yili Industrial Group and Lincoln University in Dairy Innovation Technology Research
(16)Huawei Technologies(New Zealand)and Spark New Zealand Trading 3G\4G Project
(17)Agreement for a New Zealand Integrative Healthcare Centre between Beijing Tongrentang Group and Ngati Rangiwewehi Charitable Trust
(18)Strategic Partnership Arrangement between China Southern Airlines and Tourism New Zealand - 2014/2015 Fiscal Year Addendum
(19)Agreement of UHT Milk Project between Shanghai Pengxin, Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy (Group) and Miraka
(20)Memorandum of Understanding between Airways Corporation of New Zealand and KuangChi Science and Shanghai Pengxin Group
(21)Research Collaboration Agreement between Yashili International Group and Auckland Uniservices
(22)Joint Venture Contract for the Establishment of Beijing Pan-Pacific Aerospace Technology Between Beijing General Aviation Company, Pacific Aerospace Group and Pacific Aerospace
(23)Statement of Intent on Proposed Strategic Alliance between Air New Zealand and Air China
(24)Memorandum of Understanding between Infratil, Sensing Cities and Envision Energy International
(25)Agreement for Academic Exchange and Cooperation between Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China and Maurice Wilkins Centre, the University of Auckland, New Zealand