A Chinese Gooseberry Seed's Kiwi Journey in New Zealand

    2023-10-23 by Sichuan International Communication Center







    On August 31st, the "Blooming flowers on the Silk Road: Belt and Road Initiative 10th Anniversary Global Research Journey" officially kicked off. Seventeen journalists from Sichuan Daily and Sichuan International Communication Center were divided into four teams and traveled to 11 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa, and Oceania. They delved into the fascinating stories of the "Belt and Road" initiative in promoting world economic growth, creating a new platform for international trade and investment, expanding new practices in global economic governance, and enhancing the well-being of people in various countries.


    These exciting stories, achievements, and practices are what we are looking for as the "Sichuan Code"!


    In the third stop, wecrossed the Pacific Ocean and arrived in New Zealand, on a peculiar journey to explore a Chinese kiwifruit seed, unraveling the marvelous tales of the Sichuan seeds in New Zealand.


    In 1904, a Chinese kiwifruit seed was brought to New Zealand and took root there. In September 2023, we travelledto Auckland, Tauranga, and Christchurch, to have conversations with our friends and explore the Sichuan and New Zealand stories. From a seed to a great amount of fruits, our story with New Zealand continues...