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Membership Profiles

The Korea New Zealand Business Council comprises corporate members, representing both exporters to and importers from Korea, and a number of service-related organisations including banks, law and accountancy firms, as well as the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) is an ex-officio member.


Members of the Korea New Zealand Business Council



Academic Colleges Group (ACG)

A leading educational provider. Our programmes include pre-school through to senior school, English courses and University Foundation Studies.

AJ Park

The intellectual property firm of choice for innovative New Zealand and global companies seeking sound IP solutions. We act for over a third of New Zealand's top 100 companies and almost half of global Fortune 500 companies. We can help you make the right decisions and turn your ideas into commercial assets in New Zealand or around the world.

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This boutique consulting practice provides advice to research organisations, government agencies, and innovative companies on matters relating to organisational strategy, research strategy, research funding, programme management, and commercialisation.

ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd

International trade risk and cash management solutions including finance, country risk management and foreign exchange needs

Aozora New Zealand Ltd

Exporter of quality New Zealand and Chilean fresh produce and wine to Korea and the broader Asia region.

APRO Education Ltd

Recruits international Korean students from Primary to University level. Places university students into internships within NZ businesses related to their degree. Aids people interested in immigrating to NZ.

Ara Institute of Canterbury

The largest institute of technology in the South Island and is one of NZ's most diverse tertiary institutions with more than 100 years’ experience in education; a government institution offering a wide variety of quality qualifications, including graduate diplomas, bachelor degrees, diplomas, and foundation programmes. The School of English at Ara is highly regarded for its wide range of English language courses. Our student support services include advisors who speak Korean.

Auckland Council

Auckland Council is proud to have a strong local Korean community, and  active partner city relationships with Busan and Pohang in Korea, with whom it collaborates to leverage economic opportunities, create education, tourism and cultural programmes and exchange best practice.

Auckland International Airport

The world of travel, trade and aviation has been rapidly changing, and we have been totally focused on the opportunities these changes offer to NZ. We are determined to play our part in growing travel, trade and tourism for the markets we serve.

Australia Tours (NZ) 2000 Ltd


AUT Business School

Provides a rigorous education for tomorrow's business leaders and to push the boundaries of knowledge. As a Business School, we are committed to deepening our links with leading companies, in New Zealand, in Korea and around the world.

Avocado Industry Council


Baldwins Intellectual Property

A leading intellectual property firm which helps businesses achieve and maintain their commercial advantage in the marketplace by protecting, developing, commercialising and enforcing their intellectual property assets in New Zealand, Australia and the world.

Beef + Lamb  New Zealand Ltd

The farmer owned industry organisation representing NZ’s sheep and beef farmers.

Blue Owl Consulting

English-Korean translation is the core of what we do. We offer professional and accurate translation of all types of content including business cards, letters of introduction, websites, documents, media articles, communications, and books.

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A boutique law firm in Auckland that provides specialised legal services to Asian clientele.  Its lawyers are fluent in English, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese languages.

Cocavo Ltd

Cocavo Ltd produces a unique combination of Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil and Extra Virgin Avocado Oil, designed by chefs to be the ultimate cooking oil.

Cornell Institute of Business and Technology Ltd

One of the best private tertiary institutes in NZ, offering English, Cookery Diploma, IT Diploma, and Business Diploma courses. We strive for top-quality education and service.

Deer Industry New Zealand

Promotes and assists the development of the New Zealand deer industry. Industry products include velvet, venison and co-products.

Eastern Bridge Ltd

A consultancy company specialising in bridging the gaps between New Zealand organisations and their Asian counterparts. Eastern Bridge provides its clients with a range of Communication, Relationship and Delegation Management Services. As well as business and investment attraction support.

Ecostore Company Ltd

NZ’s leading eco/natural household and personal care brand. We manufacture and market a range of products from our factory in Auckland that are safer for you, your family, and our world.

Export Solutions NZ Ltd

Export Solutions have been assisting Australian exporters exhibit at International Trade Shows for over 16 years and has now been appointed by leading International Trade Show organiser Allworld Exhibitions to be their sole representative for New Zealand.

Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd

A leading multinational dairy company, owned by 12,600 New Zealand dairy farmers; the world's largest exporter of dairy products and a world leader in large-scale milk procurement processing and management. Has some of the world's best known consumer brands, including Anchor, Fernleaf, and Anmum.

Hesketh Henry

An Auckland based Law Firm that has proudly been serving its clients both nationally and internationally since 1865.

Hi Well Healthcare Corp.

We provide the premium ranged high quality healthcare products to the customers local and worldwide under strictly qualified professional researches.

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Importer and distributor of Hyundai passenger cars, light commercials and genuine parts

Jack Links NZ Ltd

Supplies Beef Jerky as well as a range of other meat snacks for Korea and other world markets

JP Education Ltd (t/a Edu-Kingdom College)


Kenton Chambers

A boutique law firm in Auckland CBD specialized in Immigration, Finance, Investment, Litigation and all other legal matters. High-qualified lawyers and staffs of different ethnicity provides quality legal services to local and international people - English, Korean, Japanese, Indian, Tongan, Philippine languages available.

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Kiwi Discovery Ltd

A travel retailer with awards winning performance at Auckland International Airport, specialising in the very best of New Zealand made products and Asian restaurants.


One of New Zealand’s leading professional services firms, specialising in Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG is focused on fueling New Zealand’s prosperity.

Korean Air

Airline services from Auckland to Korea to more than 75 destinations around the world

Life Health Ltd

Life Health sells Noni Juice and other natural health products both globally and within New Zealand

Lincoln University

A specialist land-based University, top 50 in the world in Agriculture, well-connected to industry, with a strong research base.


A full service corporate and commercial law firm serving clients throughout NZ and overseas in relation to NZ and international legal issues.

Manukau Institute of Technology


Ministry of Foreign Affairs

(Ex-Officio Member)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade conducts the government's business with other countries, including negotiating improved market access conditions for NZ firms

New Zealand Buttercup Squash Council


New Zealand Centre for Culture and Education

Dedicated to provide Koreans with high quality English language education through well qualified New Zealand teachers. Introducing unique NZ curricula and programmes and many NZ books and references so that the Korean students are naturally engaged with NZ Inc. particularly in culture and education areas.

New Zealand Financial Planning

Callum Forbes is a Hapkido Instructor and Authorised Financial Adviser specialising in KiwiSaver, Wealth Creation (Savings), Wealth Management (Investments), Personal Risk Management and Business Risk Management. Click here for LinkedIn profile.

New Zealand Fish Processing Ltd

NZ Fish Processing Ltd is a RMP registered manufacturer and exporter of frozen and dried fish products.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

NZ Government's trade promotion agency, which helps increase NZ's foreign exchange earnings through its global network.

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After spending over four years working and studying in Korea, I am passionate about maintaining my Korean connections and finding new opportunities for Korea-New Zealand collaboration and exchange.

Ora 10 Ltd

A naturally high-alkaline (pH 9.6) spring water company based in Auckland, New Zealand. Bottled in UV protected packaging with high design aesthetics.

Ottogi NZ Ltd

Utilizing New Zealand's clean and pure natural resources we specialise in the manufacture of beef extract, beef bone extract and other meat extract products at our Takanini based plant.

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We have a global network through World OKTA in Korea. OKTA Auckland has various Korean business members and meeting monthly for communication and business information up-dating.

The Partners Financial Group Limited

One of the leading Financial Service providers also the professional and experienced International business consulting company especially for Korean Business matters; offers expertise, customized financial solutions, investment strategies and also link with right business partners and opportunities for client.

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Property Development and the Forest Business

Rangitoto College

NZ’s largest secondary school with a roll of over 3000 students provides a world class educational experience for international students from all over the world.

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The company invests and provides investment advice on sustainable business in the seafood, food and related industries.

Sanford Limited

A large, long established company devoted to the production and export of high quality NZ seafood/aquaculture products.

Sea Jho Co


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Ship's agency co. representing ship owners and covering all NZ ports; also handles ship & customs brokerage.

Ssangyong NZ Ltd

Distributor for SsangYong in NZ; provides lease and finance options, a dedicated parts distribution service, product accessory development and sales and service training. The HO is in Taupo with 16 SsangYong specialist dealerships across the country.

Stephens Lawyers

Law firm offering a wide range of commercial and personal legal services to corporate and private clients in both NZ and overseas. Michael Stephens, the founding Principal has extensive experience in  Korea/New Zealand business issues.

S Strand and Associates Ltd.

Registerd forestry consultant,specialising in investments, feasibility studies, planning & joint ventures.

Taranaki Bio Extracts.

Taranaki Bio Extracts (TBE) manufacture Beef Bone Extracts for soup stocks and flavourings from clean and safe NZ Beef Bones, which are customised to Korean customers exact specification requirements. Korea is currently a key export market for TBE.

Ubbio Ltd

A NZFSA certified New Zealand exporter and packing house, specializing in the manufacturing and processing of human supplementary diets.

University of Auckland English Language Academy

The English Language Academy (ELA) is wholly owned by the University of Auckland and provides a wide range of high quality English language programmes.

University of Canterbury

A comprehensive government university that offers high quality programmes from bachelor level to PhD. Forestry Science, Speech & Language Therapy, Human Interface Technology & Immersive Game design are some of the fields that students can gain qualifications in.

Upcycle Ltd

One of New Zealand's leading company specializing in E-Waste disposal, recycling, IT Product Refurbished and sales under ISO Qualified system, with international trading business department.

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Wholesaler and exporter of NZ products, dietary supplements made of NZ raw materials including , NZ Royal Jelly, NZ Omega 3, NZ EPO, NZ Green shell mussel products, Manuka honeys, Dry sliced deer velvet, bee products and NZ propolis toothpaste.

Wellington City Council

To ensure the economic and cultural wellbeing of Wellington citizens, the Council engages in international relationships. The Council is developing tangible business opportunities to strengthen its new relationship with Seoul.

Wiseman Digital Surveillance Limited

Importer of digital surveillance recording systems and digital surveillance cameras.

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Richard Worth was Chairman of the Council from 2005 to 2009 and a former Minister of the Government. 

He is a director of a life-science solutions company which markets non-toxic, long lasting, anti microbial products in Asia.

Zespri Group Ltd

ZESPRI Group Limited is a consumer driven, grower-owned company dedicated to the global marketing of kiwifruit.

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Zoono Protect provides a range of long lasting antimicrobial products for all industry types from Food Manufacturing to Child Care. Non-toxic and environmentally safe.