Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia, Global Internship in Mumbai
Tēnā koutou katoa,
Ko Ōwairaka te māunga
Ko Whau te awa
Ko Ngāti Tūmatauenga te iwi
Ko Waipapa Taumata Rau te kura
No Tāmaki Makaurau ahau
Ko Chris Tang toku ingoa
Nō reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa
Kia ora team! I’m Chris Tang, entering my third year of study at the University of Auckland, doing a conjoint degree in Commerce and Arts, majoring in Politics and International Relations, Economics and Finance. I grew up in West Auckland, in the beautiful suburb of Avondale. Growing up, I was exposed to many different cultures, be it my Chinese culture at home, Western culture at school, or Māori and Pasifika culture with my mates. Culture is something that I am passionate about, and I love immersing and learning about different cultures, which is why I applied for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia. Living in Auckland is a privilege for me, as it is such a culturally diverse city; in some ways, I see it as a microcosm of the world, which I can’t wait to go and explore.
I’m stoked about my internship in Mumbai, India, as I love India’s rich history and culture, not to mention the delicious food! I hope to be able to learn and get exposure to Indian culture whilst I am abroad and share my own stories and promote Aotearoa abroad., I hope to work as a diplomat in the future and foster multilateral relations for Aotearoa, so this internship abroad would be an excellent stepping stone for my journey.
I look forward to keeping you all updated on my journey in India 😊
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