Major partners

ASB

ASB Bank is a leading provider of integrated financial services in New Zealand including retail, business and rural banking, funds management and insurance. We have supported local communities across New Zealand for more than 168 years. As major partners of the Auckland Lantern Festival we would love to invite you to come and join us across the four-day event and be part of the exciting celebrations. We wish you a prosperous Lunar New Year. Gong Xi Fa Cai 恭喜发财.

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Harcourts

Harcourts is proud to be a major partner of the Auckland Lantern Festival. Bringing people together and contributing to the communities we live in are at the core of the Harcourts values. As New Zealand's largest and most trusted real estate brand, we have 195 offices across the country and over 2,300 sales consultants who come from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds. Come and join us as we celebrate the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rat!

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Foundation partner

Asia New Zealand Foundation

The Asia New Zealand Foundation is New Zealand's leading non-partisan, non-profit authority on Asia. Its mission is to equip New Zealanders to thrive in Asia, and it delivers on this vision through six programmes covering arts and culture, business, education, media, Leadership Network, research and track II diplomacy. The Foundation, which relies on a mix of public, philanthropic and corporate funding, is proud to be a sponsor and the founding partner of the Auckland Lantern Festival.

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Sponsors

Vector Lights

Vector Lights joins the Lantern Festival 2019 celebrations to welcome in the Year of the Pig. First show starts at 9pm on Thursday 14th February and will play each evening through to Sunday 17th February at midnight. Watch the lights form lanterns that float into the night sky and keep a look out for the pig making an appearance on the bridge.

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Hong Kong Economic Trade Office

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Sydney (HKETO) is the representative office of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in Australia and New Zealand. HKETO aims to promote and strengthen Hong Kong's economic, trade and cultural ties with Australia and New Zealand, as well as to foster a better understanding of Hong Kong in the two countries. We are pleased to take part in 2019 Auckland Lantern Festival to share the joy of the Chinese New Year with members of public in Auckland, and to promote Hong Kong. Come and visit the Hong Kong marquee to find out more about this fascinating city!

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Tip Top

In a country with an abundance of fresh milk and cream and some of the sweetest fruit, it's no surprise Tip Top is New Zealand’s favourite ice cream. And Tip Top Trumpet is no exception! Trumpet has been a true kiwi classic since 1964, which is why it’s one of our most popular ice creams. Synonymous with a great kiwi summer, Trumpet is made with fresh New Zealand milk and cream, only natural colours and flavours, juicy boysenberries from Nelson and no palm oil. Choose from a variety of delicious flavours in singles and multipacks to share. Tip Top Trumpet – Saluting summer since summer started!

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China Southern Airlines

China Southern Airlines is the first carrier to operate scheduled flights between mainland China and New Zealand (Both Auckland and Christchurch). Currently, China Southern Airlines operates more than 800 passenger and cargo transport aircraft. The airline fleet is ranked the first in Asia and the third in the world. Horned as “The World’s Most Improved Airlines” by Sky Trax. We are proud to sponsor New Zealand’s largest cultural event, and, in doing so, helping to improve the relationship between China and New Zealand.

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Alpha Group

Alpha Group was proudly founded in New Zealand in 1998. We are dedicated to the research, development and production of functional health supplements from edible/medicinal fungi and other natural bio-resource raw materials. Alpha Group is a global business, with research, manufacturing, distribution and retail operations globally, including over a thousand retail outlets throughout China and ASEAN. 2019 is our 21st year of business which surely will become Alpha’s brand-new start. We are very proud of being part of the Lantern Festival family once again.

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Resene

 

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China Travel Service

China Travel Service was established in 1928 and today are the largest independent wholesaler for China in the world. With hundreds of offices in China, CTS Tours have a huge network to provide you fantastic holiday options to experience the real Asia. 2019 is the China New Zealand Year of Tourism. Grab your once-in-a-lifetime invitation to an amazing free kiwi night in Xi’an, China, 10th Sep 2019. To find out more, please visit CTS Tours at 2019 Auckland Lantern festival.

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Cloud Union

The Cloud Union platform offers businesses greater market exposure, encourages customer loyalty, provides an online market place, and new entrepreneurial opportunities. There is zero upfront cost to join Cloud Union as customer members, so start earning today! The Chinese New Year brings luck and prosperity! Want to try out your luck at winning a brand-new car with Cloud Union NZ? Come join Cloud Union at Auckland Lantern Festival to go into the draw and find out how you can be rewarded each day with our loyalty consumption platform! Watch this space and follow us on www.cloudunion.nz

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NZME

The Hits is proud to be the official radio station of the Lantern Festival in 2019. The Hits will broadcasting live from the Lantern Festival and this year we have our very own lantern onsite so make sure you come and check us out! Stay tuned to The Hits to find out exactly what the lantern is and how you can be in to win! We will also be introducing The Hits Picnic Zone - a space to bring your food and relax while at the Lantern Festival. Stay tuned to The Hits for everything Lantern Festival in Auckland.

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Chinese Herald

Founded in 1994, Chinese Herald has been the voice for Chinese migrants living in NZ, Serving the New Zealand Chinese community, It is loved and trusted by our readers. Chinese Herald provides credible ethnic news services to the NZ Chinese community through print, digital, social media network, travel magazine and Chinese Video Production. One of our core values is our firm emphasis on diversity and social responsibility. Chinese Herald is onboard six airlines flying between New Zealand and China, it is widely regarded as the best Chinese newspaper in New Zealand, our Chief Editor has consistently won the NZ China Media Awards for three years; Chinese Herald Official WeChat Platform has 250,000 Unique visitors and 350,000 Page Views per month; Our digital website is a joint venture with NZME, serving up-to-date, high quality and informative news/content. We now maintain 140,000+ Unique users and 350,000+ Page Views every week. Chinese Herald helps NZ business and the local Chinese community stay connected.

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Cosco

 

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Supporters

Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute in Auckland (CI) was established by the University of Auckland in partnership with Hanban/CI Headquarters and Fudan University in China.
 
The Institute works to facilitate understanding between China and New Zealand to enhance knowledge of Chinese language and culture and to promote engagement between the two countries and their peoples. Programme areas include business, culture and education at the school and tertiary levels and includes collaborations with partners in New Zealand and overseas.

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Monstavision

 

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AYAM

Since 1892, AYAM™ has flourished to be a driving brand within the New Zealand Asian Foods category. Offering a wide variety of premium quality, reputable and superior tasting authentically Asian products, AYAM™ prides itself in supplying coconut milk/creams , Asian sauces and pastes that are by majority 100% natural, non-GMO and free from additives and preservatives. Recognising all dietary requirements, AYAM™ products also cater to gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo diet. When it comes to quality Asian foods, AYAM™ is the brand you can trust!

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