Our story

Despite occupying opposite ends of the earth, New Zealanders and Scandinavians have a quest for quality of life and independence of thought. Our heritage of pathfinding enterprise has evolved from pushing boundaries of thinking and walking a different path to seek better outcomes.

Like every good partnership, we share common values. As small countries on the fringes of major markets, we have had to replace power and importance with specialization, ingenuity and entrepreneurship. Scandinavia, for instance, has carved out a worldwide reputation for global businesses operating at the forefront of design innovation and technology.
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Authentic Nordic Christmas Party - Norwegian Style

Authentic Nordic Christmas Party - Norwegian Style

Celebrate 25 years with us over a couple of mulled wines and gloggs in the sun, enjoying the sounds of the Swedish Beat Merchants and of course an incredible authentic Norwegian dinner.
When: Thursday 3rd December, 6pm
Where: Next Generation, Parnell

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Nordic Networking - Unplugged ABB

On 9 June 2015 NZSBA member ABB hosted a Nordic Networking event at their NZ Head Office in Grafton, Auckland. This provided a great opportunity to network and get to know this company that has over 80 years of history in NZ. On behalf of all members who attended I would like to thank Ewan and the ABB team hosting a wonderful networking event and the fascinating insight into the ABB business.

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Value partnerships?
Networking Opportunities? 
New Zealand Scandinavia Business Association welcomes you!

Our Vision is:
To create value for members by promoting partnerships between individuals and organisations in New Zealand and Scandinavia for the benefit of bilateral trade and good will.
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Unlocking the principles of Scandinavian design in business

Thank you very much to all who attended our Scandinavian design day and to everyone who made it possible. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. To view photos please head to the Norse Code Facebook page, and watch this space for write ups of each keynote speaker's presentation.
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The NZSBA “Hans and Pat Björklund Scholarship for studies in Scandinavia”

The criteria for this Scholarship is for the NZSBA to support and assist recipients who are interested in studies and or working experience in Scandinavia in subjects deemed important for cultural, political and / or business relationships between New Zealand and the five Scandinavian (Nordic) countries.
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