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Upcoming Trade Events in India

    • World Food India – 3 to 5 November 2017:: This three-day extravaganza is placing India on the global food map. Packed with exhibitions, sector-specific seminars, country and state sessions, it is a vibrant platform to network and collaborate with Indian and international businesses.
    • Economic Times Global Business Summit, one of the biggest global business platforms hosted in India by The Times of India Group.  17th – 18th February, 2017
  • Invitation to attend II Partnership Summit from 27-28 January 2017 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
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NZITA & BNZBA Sign Cooperation Agreement

29 May 2019 The ‘Cricket World Cup 2019’ got off to a flyer with New Zealand India Trade Alliance (NZITA) and the British New Zealand Business Association (BNZBA) inking their intentions at a full house at Eden Park on the eve of the Cricket World Cup 2019.  The agreement is aimed at increasing trade between…


India: Climate Change & Nuclear issues

Stuti Banerjee, research fellow with the Indian Council of World Affairs, recently visited New Zealand as part of a Track II dialogue with the Asia New Zealand Foundation. She has previously worked on nuclear security and now works on India’s response to climate change in the Arctic. She caught up with the Asia Media Centre…



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Re-Imagining NZ India Series – Global Trade & Economic Challenges for NZ & India

NZITA bring you an exciting interactive session, where you will hear from two leading thinkers, influencer, entrepreneur and economist in their areas of expertise from India and New Zealand. This is an opportunity for New Zealand business leaders, marketing managers, friends of India, Importers and Exporters, CFO, CEO, CIO, startups to hear on how NZ economy is tracking and if we are on the right track to increase our trade between both the countries.

Gabriel Makhlouf is the NZ Treasury Secretary and Chief Executive. He is the Government’s chief economic and financial adviser, and leads the Treasury’s work to help raise living standards for New Zealanders through a stable, growing economy, and a high performing public service.

With more than three decades of experience in the IT and automotive sector, Som Mittal is a seasoned Indian business executive. Having served in leadership positions at multinational companies like HP and Wipro, Mittal has a strong command over the dynamics of the IT industry at an international level. From work at the institutional level with trade associations, he has also become a skilled public policy advocate. The Financial Express of India called him an industry “doyen.” Som is also NZTE Beachhead Advisor in India.

You need to register for this much sought after FREE event.

NZITA reserves the right of admission.

Date: 24 September 2018 | AUCKLAND

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[SOLD OUT] Re-Imagining NZ India Series – Unlocking the Potential

NZITA invites you to an interactive session, in Christchurch, with industry experts who have been exporting to India.

If you are looking to expand business opportunities in the huge, but complex, Indian market, the NZ India Trade Alliance is holding an event designed just for you. Hear from business experts who have done the hard yard and have navigated the coomplex but rewarding Indian market.

Speakers include Marketing Manager for Christchurch based HamiltonJet, Hon Amy Adams – National Spokesperson on Finance and NZITA Co-Deputy Chair Dr. Don Brash on NZ India Economic landscape.

You need to register for this FREE event.


Date: 23 August 2018 | CHRISTCHURCH

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[SOLD OUT] Re-Imagining NZ India Series – Developing Stronger Economic & Commercial Relations

New Zealand India Trade Alliance invites you to an Engaging and Interactive session with  NZITA invites you to an interactive session in Wellington with Hon David Parker, Attorney-General; Minister for Economic Development; Minister for the Environment; Minister for Trade and Export Growth; Associate Minister of Finance on how NZ is tracking on our bilateral relationship with India. Will RCEP or FTA be a solution for the growth of NZ exporters?

Date: 26 June 2018 | WELLINGTON

This is an INVITATION ONLY event.

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[SOLD OUT] Re-Imagining NZ India Relationship – Developing Economic & Foreign Relations

India Trade Alliance invites you to an Engaging and Interactive session with one of NZ’s innovative leader & Entrepreneur Carmen Vicelich and Member of Parliament Fletcher Tabuteau, Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Parliamnetary Under-Secretary to the Minister for Regional Economic Development and the Deputy Leader of New Zealand First.

Will RCEP or FTA be the silver bullet to increase our trading relationship with India? Despite the lack of any FTA, NZ businesses are making inroads into the Indian market. NZ’s technology is an example of how its boosting our relationship. The NZ government is also focusing on the regions, how can NZ & Indian businesses help in this development? What are the barriers and opportunities for inward and outward investments?

 Date: 14 June 2018 | AUCKLAND

This is an INVITATION ONLY event.

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[SOLD OUT] Interactive Session on Business | Ethics | Cricket.

India Trade Alliance invites you to an Engaging and Interactive session NZ Cricket Players Association Chair Heath Mills and QualityNZ Director/CEO and ex-BlackCaps Geoff Allot.

Get insights and hear some war stories from Ex-BlackCaps from how they fought hard on the cricket pitch to how they have maintained their business presence in the Indian Market.

Topics covered will include:

  • Ethics in Business and sports
  • How to enter the Indian market and maintain your presence
  • Competition and how to deal with ethics in different markets.

Spaces are limited. Register now.

This is an INVITATION ONLY event.

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[SOLD OUT] Interactive Session with Mumbai Trade Commissioner & Consul General and Regional Director NZTE.

India Trade Alliance invites you to an Engaging and Interactive session with Ralph Hays who has recently been appointed as the Trade Commissioner and designated Consul General based in Mumbai, India and Tony Martin Regional Director for India Middle East and Africa.

This is a unique opportunity for NZ businesses to interact with both these leaders and hear about how they continue to plan to assist NZ businesses in the ‘New India’.

This is an INVITATION ONLY event.

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[SOLD OUT] Celebrate 2016 – End of the year networking event.

The Executive Committee of India Trade Alliance invites ITA Members to join us at the End of the Year Networking event, as we reflect and celebrate a successful 2016 in India New Zealand Relationship and look forward with optimism for the opportunities that beckon us in 2017 to build stronger NZ India relations – economically, in education, agri/tech, sports, arts & culture, technology, start-ups, R&D and many more niche NZ India sectors .

We are delighted to be joined by NZ High  Commissioner to India Designate Joanna Kempkers, senior government and industry leaders during the evening.

This is an INVITATION ONLY event.

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ITA reserves the Right to Admission.

Executive Committee

Giri Gupta


Dr Richard Worth

Deputy Chairman

Dr Don Brash

Deputy Chairman