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Two countries moving towards One Market

29 June 2004

Two countries moving towards One Market

Who’s who of Business in Wellington will hear the Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand, Dr Allan Hawke, speak about the future of Australia and New Zealand as they move towards one market, at a special CPA Australia New Zealand Branch Business Function.

Dr Hawke’s speech will highlight to the ninety business leaders attending the CPA Australia function, the Australian and New Zealand Governments’ intention to take the trans-Tasman relationship to higher levels by pursuing a single economic market.

Since the signing of the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations trade agreement in 1983, both countries have enjoyed increased trade and investment. In the past decade, trans-Tasman bilateral trade has grown seven per cent per annum.

Event Details

What: Dr Allan Hawke, Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand at CPA Australia New Zealand Branch Business Function When: 5.30 pm, Wednesday 30 June Where: Hotel Intercontinental,

corner of Grey & Featherston Streets, Wellington CPA Australia is the largest professional finance, accounting and business advisory body in Australia. It is the sixth largest accounting body in the world, with more than 102,000 members, including members in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.

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