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The ASEAN NZ Business Council invites members and friends to join us at our Annual General Meeting and Meet the Minister Event on Thursday, 24 June.

The ANZBC will run the AGM at 5pm sharp, and at the conclusion of the AGM Formalities we're very fortunate to have joining us Minister for State for Trade and Export Growth; Hon Phil Twyford.

Minister Twyford will talk on the need to engage with business and ASEAN governments to facilitate free and open trade in this critical time, the importance of the AANZFTA Agreement and the recently signed RCEP. We'll then run a q and a session to close.

Please join us and Minister Twyford for a networking event to follow. With thanks to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade for their kind hosting of this event.

Tickets to this event are strictly limited! Register now to avoid disappointment


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    Phil Twyford

    Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth

    Hon Phil Twyford was born and raised in Auckland. He is the Labour Member of Parliament for Te Atatū, where he lives. Phil’s vision is for New Zealand to deliver hope and opportunity to all people.

    After studying politics at Auckland University, Phil worked as a journalist and union organiser before becoming the founding Executive Director of Oxfam New Zealand. Phil’s strong belief in justice led to him becoming Oxfam’s Global Advocacy Director, based in Washington DC.

    Upon returning to New Zealand, Phil was elected to Parliament for the Labour Party in 2008. In Opposition, he held the portfolios of Housing, Transport, Auckland Issues, and Disarmament and Arms Control.

    Phil is currently the Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth, Associate Minister for the Environment and Associate Minister of Immigration.

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AGM 21 Nomination Papers.pdfdownload
AGM 21 Notice of Meeting and Proxy.pdfdownload
AGM 2020 Minutes.pdfdownload
AGM 2021 Agenda.pdfdownload


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AGM and Meet the Minister Networking Event

Ministerial Address to follow

Standard Price Free


Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

139 Quay St
Auckland, New Zealand

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