The Asia New Zealand Foundation is a non-partisan and non-profit organisation dedicated to building New Zealanders’ knowledge and understanding of Asia. Established in 1994, Asia:NZ represents a unique partnership between the public and private sectors.

As the leading non-government organisation specialising in Asia-New Zealand relations, the foundation works extensively in business, culture, education, media and research. It also runs the Young Leaders’ Network and takes a lead role in Track 2 bilateral and multilateral dialogues in the Asia-Pacific region.