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
Membership Director – Rose Smith
Membership Assistant – Deepak Ratti

*GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS*

Esther Wee
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

New Zealand’s University of Waikato keen to collaborate with Malaysian Universities

Read the full published article by Bernama, Malaysia’s national news agency here: https://www.bernama.com/en/world/news.php?id=2118777 New Zealand has a long-standing history with Malaysian students since the 1950’s under the Colombo Plan. The plan allowed Malaysian students to further their education in New Zealand. This year, 2022, Malaysia and New Zealand share 65 years of diplomatic relationship, one of … Continue reading New Zealand’s University of Waikato keen to collaborate with Malaysian Universities

NZ – Singapore bilateral trade pathways expanded

NZ – Singapore bilateral trade pathways expanded via the NZ Malaysia Business Association Inc (NZMBA), with the support of its secretariat, Stace Hammond Lawyers. An introductory meeting with His Excellency Sudesh Maniar, High Commissioner of Singapore in Wellington, led to further engagement withEnterprise Singapore in Sydney to actively source NZ products and services for Singapore. … Continue reading NZ – Singapore bilateral trade pathways expanded

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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)