Linda Zhang has worked in China as a teacher, in public relations, and for the Hubei provincial government. For the past 22 years she has been living in Wellington, where she runs a successful business in health care. Linda provides support and counseling to migrants, helping international students with social issues and immigration matters, and liaising with schools and education providers. She also plays an important role in hosting official delegations from China and is active in the Wellington community. Such as chair, a board member, and funder of China and New Zealand Business Council. 2005 Linda was appointed Wellington’s first Chinese woman J.P.