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Our Premium Partners are committed to supporting the German-New Zealand Chamber at the highest level, to assist us in forging a new and wider bilateral relationship. We thank them for their exceptional involvement.

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Allianz is one of the world's largest insurance companies, founded in 1890 in Germany. The company has been operating in New Zealand since 1989 and employs around 50 people.

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The special fascination of the BMW Group not only lies in its products and technology, but also in the company’s history, written by inventors, pioneers and brilliant designers. Today, the BMW Group, with its 30 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries as well as a global sales network, is the world’s leading manufacturer of premium automobiles and motorcycles, and provider of premium financial and mobility services.

Please click here to visit the website of Auckland City BMW.

DB Schenker

DB Schenker Logistics is an integrated logistics service provider with worldwide supply chains. They support industry and trade in land transport, worldwide air and sea freight as well as in contract logistics and supply chain management.

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Hesketh Henry

Hesketh Henry is a medium-sized company: Small enough to offer personalized partner service, and big enough to provide vital resources. They offer a comprehensive range of general and specialized services and the know-how to meet the needs of people and businesses.

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HSBC was the first overseas bank to be granted a banking licence in New Zealand, in 1987, following deregulation of the country’s financial markets in the same year.

HSBC initially opened its head office in New Zealand in Wellington, but moved it to Auckland in 1989 while retaining an office in the capital. The bank provides a wide range of banking services in New Zealand via three global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, and Global Banking and Markets.

HSBC operates in New Zealand as a branch of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, incorporated in Hong Kong SAR.


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Since its foundation, STIHL has relied on revolutionary technology and innovative ideas. In the over 85-year history, this has made us synonymous with cutting-edge technology. Today, the STIHL brand stands for quality and service worldwide.

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Executive Members

With their high-level engagement, our Executive Members help to support the important work of the German-New Zealand Chambers of and Commerce Inc. Executive Membership helps well-established companies in Germany and New Zealand expand their profile and broaden their influence in both countries.

We thank our Executive Members for their valuable contribution to the German-New Zealand network.


Audi is the global premium car brand in the Volkswagen Group and is distributed in New Zealand by European Motor Distributors, a New Zealand family-owned company. European Motor Distributors has a nationwide dealer network, offering a range of vehicles from the A1 Sportback to the R8 V10 Supercar, as well as market-leading SUVs and luxury sports cars. Audi is headquartered in Ingolstadt near Munich, Germany.

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DHL is present in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, making it the world's most international company. We offer almost unlimited logistics solutions through our more than 285,000 employees. DHL is part of the worldwide leading logistics group Deutsche Post DHL Group and consists of the divisions DHL Paket, DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight and DHL Supply Chain.

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The Lufthansa Group is a global aviation group with a total of around 540 subsidiaries and affiliated companies, which were organized in five business segments in the 2014 financial year: Passenger Airline Group, Logistics, Technology, Catering and, until the end of the 2014 financial year, IT Services. All business units play a leading role in their respective industries.

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VTNZ Vehicle Testing New Zealand Ltd (VTNZ) is New Zealand's leading supplier of independent vehicle inspection services. VTNZ was founded in 1994 as a state-owned company and grew to 52 stations in five years. VTNZ now has more than 80 stations nationwide and is the only company that controls heavy goods vehicles at customer sites or at satellite sites in rural areas.

In 2013, VTNZ was acquired by DEKRA SE with the 60% purchase of MTA shares - one of the world's leading expert organizations in the field of testing, inspection and certification. DEKRA SE is based in Stuttgart and employs around 28,000 people worldwide. DEKRA Automotive is the world's largest vehicle inspection provider, with more than 23 million vehicle inspections annually.

Please click here to visit the website of VTNZ.

Western Union Business Solutions

Western Union Business Solutions enables companies of all sizes to send and receive cross-border payments and manage foreign exchange.
With deep expertise in moving funds around the globe and access to more than 130 currencies we help companies spend less time managing international financial transactions and more time growing their businesses. We have extensive experience working with clients in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, wine and spirits, agriculture and mining. We also offer customised solutions for legal, financial and educational institutions. We work with our clients to ensure we understand their unique business needs.
Whether you require an online payment solution or personalised support to help guide you through the world of foreign exchange, our industry expertise and distinguished service portfolio enable you to make international payments and manage currency risk with confidence.

Please click here to visit the website of Western Union Business Solutions.

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