Nelson Branch of the NZCFS

HuangshiScholarsWelcome to the Nelson Branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society.

The Nelson Branch was formed in 1991 and has over 80 members.

Meetings are held on the last Friday of the month at the Hearing Association House, 354 Trafalgar Street, Nelson. The meetings run from 5:30 – 8:30pm, including a Chinese meal around 6pm, followed by a speaker or presentation.

Nelson has a sister city link with Huangshi, Hubei Province, established in 1994. Since then there have been over 20 educational, cultural, sporting and municipal exchanges and visits.

To find out more about any Nelson Branch activities please contact either of the people below.

President: Ferry van Mansum, Ph: (03) 546 6574 ferryvanmansum@gmail.com

Secretary: Barbara Markland, Ph: (03) 544 4712 erm@xtra.co.nz

This year’s other officers include:

Immediate Past President: Christine Ward

Vice President: Lori Brudvik-Lindner

Treasurer: Royden Smith

Committee: Jifang Black, Dyann Calverley, Bill Findlater, Nigel Hucklesby, Jane Lister, Susie Su, Bruce Ward and Sally Warren.

Annual subscription: Youth/Student $5, Single $15, Couple $25, School $25, Corporate $30 

To join the NZCFS Nelson Branch: please view the Nelson Branch Membership Application Form or complete the online membership application form below.