Manawatu News and Events

Celebrating Chinese Culture In Palmerston North

10th September - 2nd October 2016 The Manawatu Branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society will be organising the following events at the City Library: Date:  Sunday 18th September 2016 2-4pm Legacies of Culture and Friendship 傳承 China is a place rich in cultural legacies.  Is it easy to keep such legacies alive in modern day China? A New Zealander called Rewi … [Read more...]

City Library Event 6th March 2016

Chinese Painting, Calligraphy, and Paper Cutting:   Demonstration and Mini Workshop                                                           When:   1:00 – 3:00 pm, Sunday 6 March 2016   Where:   Palmerston North City Library … [Read more...]

International Mother Language Day Celebrated in Palmerston North

International Mother Language Day was created by UNESCO 15 years ago with the aim of promoting the awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It is held every year on 21st February.  This year Kate Ngai organised a very successful stall in the Palmerston North Public Library at which seven NZCFS  members helped demonstrate paper cuts of traditional … [Read more...]