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Doing Business in New Zealand (with description)

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Business Attire: Business wear is generally conservative and both sexes tend toward tailored suits. Some businessmen dress in shorts and knee-length socks during summer, particularly in the North Island, but a suit is preferable for visitors. Appointments are necessary and punctuality is appreciated. Calling cards are usually exchanged. The business approach is fairly conservative. The best months for business visits are February to April and October
Social Conventions: Should a visitor be invited to a formal Maori occasion, the hongi (pressing of noses) is common. Casual dress is widely acceptable. New Zealanders are generally very relaxed and hospitable. Stiff formality is rarely appreciated and after introductions first names are generally used. Smoking is restricted where indicated.
Office Hours: 0900-1700 Monday to Friday. The best months for business visits are February to April and October to November. Visitors should avoid the period from Christmas to the end of January.