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NZCFS Explore China: The Centre Tour

October 7 to 29 2018, 22 Days in China   A further tour from NZCFS in the acclaimed and popular ‘Explore China’ series. The focus of t... Read more

Asian Influence in the Pacific #1

Hi members your President took a trip to Raro Tonga and Aitutaki Island over the New Year. While browsing in the Raro bookshop I found an i... Read more

Why join the New Zealand China Friendship Society?

Why join the New Zealand China Friendship Society? The New Zealand China Society (NZCFS) was founded in 1952, at a time when the Cold War... Read more

The Chinese New Year 2018

The Chinese New Year – the Year of the Dog – will officially begin on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. For th... Read more

Switching over the branch email addresses – Please be ready for ...

With a new look website, integrated cloud based calendars and membership directories as well as a WeChat connected membership the NZCFS ha... Read more

The Year of the Dog

The Chinese calendar is based on the movements of the moon and is linked to the Chinese zodiac – 12 animals all ascribed to a new year. N... Read more

Exciting changes planned for JingJinJi

During my most recent trip to Beijing I was fascinated by a visit to the City Planning Department and their ambitious plans for urban reju... Read more

Response to reporting about China by Professor Anne-Marie Brady

  In the closing weeks of 2017 a  view of China was widely promoted in the media that challenges New Zealand’s autonomy from China. Pr... Read more

NZCFS Conference: Hamilton 2018 – Working Together –...

Miles Barker has been a member of the Waikato Branch of NZCFS since 1984 and is a past Branch Committee member. His love of China arises f... Read more

Chinese Breakfasts

Chinese Breakfasts Breakfast dishes in China widely differ from region to region. Chinese people usually eat soybean milk and deep-fr... Read more

Statue of George Hogg in Lanzhou City University campus

Type: Statue Location: City University campus, Lanzhou GPS co-ordinates:  N 36.10459 E 103.7399 Cost: No cost to view Access: Over t... Read more

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