Selamat datang, kia ora and welcome to the New Zealand Malaysia Business Association Inc. (NZMBA) website.

 

 

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About us

The New Zealand Malaysia Business Association (NZMBA) was founded by and is currently presided over by its inaugural President, Dave Ananth, with Francis Chai as Vice President.

Stace Hammond Lawyers, a 111-year-old law firm, is the NZMBA’s secretariat.

NZMBA President, Dave Ananth is a lawyer and Special Counsel with Stace Hammond Lawyers in Auckland. 

As a former director of Ernst & Young and member of the judiciary in Malaysia and the New Zealand Bar for the past 30 years, Dave helms the NZMBA who have strong connections with Malaysian key industry players.

The NZMBA’s committee members are professionals from various industries:  finance, law, property, construction, medical, hospitality, food, retail and design.

A non-profit society, the NZMBA aims to:

1. Assist Malaysians within the society to interact and network with each other and with the wider business community in NZ

2. Promote bilateral trade and networking between Malaysia, ASEAN and NZ-based business

3. Be an inclusive business networking association, working together with associate members from the wider New Zealand business community.

4. Assist its members across diverse areas business in networking, entrepreneurship assistance in start-ups, new clients, providing advice: legal, finance, immigration and tax.

MEMBERSHIP

If you would like to become a member of the NZMBA or have any enquiries, do send us an email at nzmba.inc@gmail.com. Membership fees are currently waived.

We believe that a wide networking platform is beneficial and crucial to business expansion.

As such the NZMBA welcomes membership applications from those within and outside of the Malaysian community in NZ, as well as from abroad

ONLINE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS can be submitted via: http://bit.ly/NZMBAmembership

NZMBA GENERAL COMMITTEE 2023

President – Dave Ananth
Vice-President – Francis Chai
Secretary – Pam Louis
Honorary Treasurer: Roshidah Mangnall
Assistant Secretary: Elaine Teo
International Business Development Director – Fahreen Azfy
Deepak Ratti
Judy Ang
Jacklyn Tiong
Habib Ali
Rose Smith
Esther Wee

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Services

The NZ  Malaysia Business Association provides the following assistance and services:

  1. Assist Malaysians within the society to interact and network with each other and with the wider business community in NZ
  2. Promote bilateral trade and networking between Malaysia and NZ-based business
  3. Be an inclusive business networking association, working together with associate members from the wider New Zealand business community.
  4. Assist its members across diverse areas business in networking, entrepreneurship assistance in start-ups, new clients, providing advice: legal, finance, immigration and tax.

 

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News

Affected by the floods?, #REACHOUT…

If you are being denied insurance and cannot get a payout; if you are having rental issues due to the floods. The NZ Malaysia Business Association (NZMBA) and its secretariat, Stace Hammond Lawyers are assisting the community with pro-bono legal consultation regarding these matters until the end of February 2023. CALL / WHATSAPPDave Ananth +64 … Continue reading Affected by the floods?, #REACHOUT…

NZ Based Malaysian Volunteers help fellow citizens to deliver postal votes in time

As Malaysia moves forward with its 10th Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and unity government, we reflect upon the incredulous journey, unprecedented numbers and global effort of 48,109 overseas postal voters to exercise their voting rights against a race of time, combined with a 73.89% voter turnout on home ground Article first published in … Continue reading NZ Based Malaysian Volunteers help fellow citizens to deliver postal votes in time

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Contact us

The Secretary, New Zealand Malaysia Business Association Inc.

Physical: Level 15, 34 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010

Postal: DX CP 18012, PO Box 106-376, Auckland 1143

Tel: +64 9 307 7909 Mobile / Whatsapp: +64 22 0856608 (Pam Louis)