S: Miranda McAlpin.. Global Business Etiquette
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FC: New Zealand | Miranda McAlpin
1: Why I selected this country | I selected this country because the cities are colorful at night, there are many places to shop, and it has beautiful rivers, scenery, and parks.
2: Facts and Statistics | -The location of New Zealand is just southeast of Australia, in Oceania, the islands in the South Pacific *-Ocean, Wellington is the capital of New Zealand.
4: Facts and Statistics
5: ***-New Zealand's climate has a long-term record of atmospheric carbon dioxide, large glaciers, rising sea level, moist and hardly ever dry, and it is cold during winter and warm during the summer. -The ethnic background/make-up of New Zealand is: European 74.5%, Maori 9.7%, other European 4.6%, Pacific Islander 3.8%, Asian and others 7.4% -The population of New Zealand is 3,993,817. -New Zealand's religions consist of: 24 Anglican, 18 Presbyterian, 15 Roman Catholic, 5 Methodist, 2 Baptist, 3 other Protestant, and 33 unspecified or none.
6: Language and Culture and Society
7: English, Maori and NZ Sign Language are the three official languages of New Zealand. | Kiwis are concerned about their environment and have a strong desire to preserve the beauty of their country. New Zealanders are outgoing, friendly, and dress casually.
8: Etiquette and Customs
9: -You greet someone with a casual smile and a handshake. -Always smile when you meet someone to show pleasure in meeting them. -New Zealanders have respectful but casual table manners. -When a gift is given to you, you open it. -To show respect and thanks you can sing a song from your home country.
10: Business Etiquette and Protocol
11: *Being too forward or overly friendly are not good things. *Honesty, being direct, and demonstrating a sense of humor are characteristics that help New Zealanders trust you. *Even if it is a serious event; meetings are generally relaxed. *Kiwis try to get the most out of their money and want the best value. *It takes time for the negotiation process.
12: New Zealand: In The News | Man likely to face homicide charge after apartment death
13: Plane likely ruined in sewage pond crash | Teen driver flees fatal crash