Christchurch News and Events


NEW ZEALAND CHINA FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY 2017 NATIONAL CONFERENCE & AGM HOSTED BY: Christchurch Branch 19-21 May, 2017 NZ Chinese Association Hall 22 St Asaph Street Christchurch Friday, 19 May   national conference 2017 program   To register for the conference please open the following link in your web … [Read more...]

Annual Chinese National Day Banquet

  6.00pm Sunday 2nd October 2016 Red Bowl Restaurant 57 Manderville St Riccarton. Seats are available at $35 per person. RSVP by Monday 27th September All payments must be made by Friday 30th September.   Book your seats by emailing Payment instruction will be sent by reply email … [Read more...]

Chinese New Year Banquet – 15 February 2015

6.00pm., Sunday 15 February Daphne’s Restaurant 398 Riccarton Road, Church Corner Cost: $30 If you haven’t already done so, be sure to make your booking for this enjoyable event. This is always a great banquet, so make up a table with friends and come along and have an evening of fun and food. In fact if you’re a member of one of the many local Chinese associations, why … [Read more...]

NZCFS Christchurch Branch Youth Pool Party

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China National Day Banquet on Wednesday 1 October!

As usual, proceeds from the banquet will go toward the He Mingqing Nursing Scholarship programme in China, which for several years has supported a number of nursing students from rural areas in China to complete their nursing training. Many of these students are already making great contributions to rural Chinese communities' healthcare.    We have decided that rather … [Read more...]

NZCFS 2013 National Conference, Christchurch 24-26 May

NZCFS 2013 National Conference  24 – 26 May 2013 University of Canterbury, Lecture Theatre C1 (access off Clyde Road onto Arts Road),Christchurch "Chinese Culture" Well, planning is well under way for what is going to be a wonderful and exciting conference! With a theme of Chinese Culture, we will be covering everything from an exhibition of photos from a recent China … [Read more...]

2012 Annual Prize Giving Ceremony

            Each year our branch presents prizes and certificates to the best students of Chinese in primary, intermediate and high schools, the Polytechnic, community schools and the university. This is a joyous event, with students, parents, teachers, and others joining together to honour the students. It is our way of encouraging the … [Read more...]

2012 National Day Banquet

National Day Banquet 5.30pm., Sunday 30 September 2012 North & South Restaurant 300 Lincoln Road, Christchurch       Come along and mark this special occasion with an evening of good food and good company. Bring your friends! Only $28 per person, $280 per table (BYO) Click here to download booking form  or  Book online … [Read more...]


5.30pm., Sunday 2 October 2011 Red Bowl Restaurant 57 Mandeville Street, Christchurch       Come along and mark this special occasion with an evening of good food and good company. Bring your friends! Only $27 per person, $270 per table (BYO) Proceeds to the He Mingqing Scholarship Limited to 100. No door sales. Bookings close Friday 30 September Further information: … [Read more...]

Mid-Autumn Festival Evening

You are cordially invited to attend a Mid-Autumn Festival evening. Please join hosts Rewi Alley Academy and the Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury for the 2011 Mid-Autumn Festival. Saturday, 10th September 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm Rewi Alley Memorial Hall, 32A Matipo St, Riccarton RSVP to Alvin Liu— or 341-7108 by 7th Sep 2011. Rewi Alley … [Read more...]

Dumpling Making

When:Sunday, 7 and 21 August What Time:11:00am – 1:30pm (Lunch included) Where:Confucius Institute,          University of Canterbury Cost:$12 each   This is going to be great fun! We all love Chinese dumplings; now here’s the chance to learn how to make them! Each session only has room for 25 participants. We will have tickets for both sessions available for sale at … [Read more...]