Case Study

How Education New Zealand built an engaged community of fans on WeChat and Weibo

China represents a key market for Education New Zealand, thanks to the rich cultural exchange and connections for international students.   However, New Zealand is not the only country keen to entice Chinese students to study abroad, so Education New Zealand needed a way to engage directly with potential students and their parents.   Education […]

Report: The most popular Tourism and Travel brands on WeChat

A post about New Zealand’s new five-year visa for Chinese travellers was the most viewed WeChat post in the Tourism category in the first quarter of 2017.   The post, which received 42,275 views, was posted on the Tourism New Zealand WeChat profile (ID: Pure100newzealand) to share information about the change in visa options. The […]

How NZTE built a WeChat database of kiwi-loving Chinese consumers

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has built a database of over 60,000 Chinese consumers who are actively buying kiwi goods. New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (as “NZTE”) has built a WeChat-based loyalty program for NZ companies called Taste New Zealand; the platform rewards those who buy NZ products and incentivise them to buy more. About […]

How NZ brand ecostore tripled sales on Singles Day

New Zealand brand ecostore used live streaming technology and social media to triple sales and achieve marketing success on China’s Singles Day. The 11.11 juggernaut grows larger and more powerful every year which makes it an immensely attractive vehicle for brands. However, with the annual event dominated by multinational brands – with equally large marketing […]

Case Study: New Zealand Wins at Sina Travel Annual Awards

Arguably one of the most influential travel channels in China, Sina Travel has been steering Chinese tourists towards the best destinations, deals and travel operators for over 10 years and each year the channel celebrates the best in travel with an annual awards presentation. The prestigious awards are organized by Sina Travel, Weibo and the […]