Melissa Haydon-Clarke, Chargee d'affaires a.i of The New Zealand Embassy, (4th from left), New Zealand Ambassador to Thailand recently presided over the opening ceremony of Meet-Greet-Grasp Knowledge from world-class Animator Nikora Ngaropo hosted by the New Zealand Embassy and New Zealand Thailand Chamber of Commerce (NZTCC) to celebrate Matariki, Maori New Year 2022. Meet-Greet-Grasp Knowledge was part of Young Animators in Thailand (24-29 June) designed to motivate and engage Thai students are interested in animation and filming to give them tips and tricks for a pathway to related industries in New Zealand. The event was led by Nikora Ngaropo, a top animator from New Zealand with more than 20 years' experience in the animation and filming industry. He has been working with Weta Workshop, the award-wining company responsible for producing Avatar, The Hobbit, Planet of the Apes, Tin Tin and any more films.
- Jaruwan Pongjaruwat (2th from left) Director of Education, Education New Zealand
- Melissa Haydon-Clarke, Chargee d'affaires a.i of The New Zealand Embassy (4th from left)
- NIKORA NGAROPO (5th from left)
- Maya Pearson, President NZTCC (6th from left)