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

 

 

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About us

NZMBA was founded by and is currently presided over by its inaugural President, Dave Ananth, with Francis Chai as Vice President.

Dave Ananth is a lawyer and Senior Tax Counsel with Stace Hammonds Lawyers in Auckland.
Stace Hammond Lawyers, a 109-year-old law firm, is also the NZMBA’s secretariat. (www.stacehammond.co.nz)

As a former director of Ernest and 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.

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 2021

*OFFICE BEARERS*

President – Dave Ananth
Vice-President – Francis Chai
Secretary – Pam Louis
Honorary Treasurer: Roshidah Mangnall
Assistant Secretary: Elaine Teo

*PORTFOLIO BEARERS*

International Business Development Director – Fahreen Azfy
Events Director – Judy Ang
Marketing and Events Assistants -Jacklyn Tiong, Qurratu (Q) Bistamin
Membership Director – Rose Smith
Membership Assistant – Deepak Ratti

*GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS*

Esther Wee
Mike Lobo
Habib Ali

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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

Malaysian Merdeka Food Festival

The NZMBA Hamilton branch is hosting a Malaysian Merdeka Food Festival at Trust Waikato, Hamilton city this Saturday 28th August, 6.30pm to celebrate Malaysia’s 63rd Anniversary of Independence (Merdeka!). Tickets are only $50 per head. Click the button below to book your tickets now. Proudly sponsored by Stace Hammond Lawyers, Houston Technology and Comic Accountant … Continue reading Malaysian Merdeka Food Festival

Latest Update on Immigration NZ Rulebook.

Arran Hunt, Partner and Immigration specialist at Stace Hammond Lawyers, Updates us on the latest changes to the Operational Manual (Rulebook for Immigration NZ). According to Arran… “A 24-month visa to be granted to someone who is awaiting a Skilled Migrant Category application decision, rather than the previous 12 month. It makes sense to make … Continue reading Latest Update on Immigration NZ Rulebook.

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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)