New Zealand Asia Institute

The New Zealand Asia Institute (NZAI) undertakes research focusing on engagement with Asia, provides a forum for informed debates, and offers a bridge to Asia-related expertise and research within the University of Auckland.





  • Southeast Asia developments and opportunities
    30 October 2018
    Businesses in Southeast Asia are undergoing major changes.
  • Alibaba and the future of business
    30 October 2018
    Alibaba’s (one of the 10 most highly valued companies) astounding success can be attributed to its use of a smart business model, which uses data and mathematical algorithms to make operational decisions (supervised by engineers and data scientists) and enable faster adaptation to changes in customer preferences or market conditions.