The New Zealand-India Education Connect program, organized by Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao (ENZ), took place from February 8 to 14, 2024. This initiative aimed to enhance bilateral cooperation in research, innovation, and cultural exchange within the realm of international education between New Zealand and India. Noteworthy highlights of the program included the announcement of the New Zealand Excellence Awards (NZEA) scholarship awardees, comprising 27 Indian students selected to pursue their academic endeavors at renowned New Zealand universities. Moreover, discussions during the week-long event emphasized the importance of strengthening educational ties between the two countries, focusing on collaborative research efforts and initiatives to facilitate student mobility. The New Zealand delegation also explored collaboration opportunities with various universities in Bengaluru, indicating a broader scope for partnership and engagement in the education sector between the two countries.