China is looking to fund infrastructure projects in New Zealand.
It’s part of its ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative which is creating land and maritime corridors around the world.
Newshub understands China wants New Zealand to be part of it and there have been "discussions" about a Memorandum of Understanding between Northland Regional Council and China Rail.
So what exactly could this mean for Northland’s economy?
Duncan Garner spoke to CEO of Northland Inc Dr David Wilson.
Watch the video for the full interview.