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Edgar Snow on Indusco (Gung Ho)

In 1938, the Chinese Industrial Co-operatives (Indusco) movement was set up by Rewi Alley, Nym Wales and Edgar Snow.  It was introduced ... Read more

Natalie’s last Shandan News, July 2014

Natalie ended her stint at Shandan on 5th July, 2014, leaving to join friends for a short China holiday, then she flies back to NZ for a... Read more

Natalie’s Shandan story contd….   April, 2014

Natalie’s next episode begins philosophically by asking herself why is she in China.  She then proceeds to explain why: because of Rewi ... Read more

Bay of Plenty Arts Scholarship – a Huge Success Story in China

John Hodgson, President of Tauranga Branch of NZCFS, is thrilled to find that the four Bay of Plenty secondary-school arts students, who... Read more

Natalie Bowie’s diary from Shandan, contd… March 2014

This month Natalie has posted many fascinating photos on her blog (as well as lots of news):  Lots of small children in the parks on Sunda... Read more
Chinese Exhibitions

Two Extraordinary Exhibitions from the National Museum of China

New Zealand China Friendship Society is proud to support two stunning exhibitions at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand,... Read more

He Mingqing Scholars: Wang Xue jun and Zhu Caixia

Two scholars, Wang Xue jun and Zhu Caixia, were selected in 2012, from Shandan, Gansu Province. They are studying well and achieving good re... Read more

Natalie Bowie’s First Impressions of Shandan Bailie School ̵...

Natalie's blog has further episodes in which she has put several days’ comments on her experiences arriving in Lanzhou, then at Shandan (bot... Read more

Natalie Bowie’s First Shandan Bailie Report – Feb 20...

Natalie Bowie, our new Shandan Bailie teacher, has sent in her first 2 diary entries.   The first covers a briefing meeting prior to leaving... Read more

The 2014 Class of NZCFS Youth Friendship Ambassadors

Successful applicants for the NZCFS Youth Friendship Ambassadorships for 2014, are Deborah Robertson, Toby Jordan and Parley Reynolds.  Each... Read more

Brendan’s farewell to ‘Shandan Peili School’ &...

"The last few months have been as fascinating and rewarding as the previous months.  The extremely cold weather tended to dominate each day ... Read more

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