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Best wishes for the Year of the Rooster

We wish you luck in the Year of the Rooster 鸡年大吉 Good health and much happiness throughout the year 恭祝健康,新年快乐 These three images of a ro... Read more
Blades of Grass by Mark Aylwin Thomas

‘Blades of Grass’ – Biography of George Hogg i...

'Blades of Grass: The Story of George Alwyn Hogg', by George Hogg's nephew Mark Alwyn Thomas, has just been  published (January, 2017). F... Read more

Viewing of Rewi Alley Documents at National Library of NZ

As part of New Zealand Chinese Language Week, 12 - 18 September, 2016, the National Library of New Zealand invited about 12 people from va... Read more

More good news about China’s environmental action

Jan 8, 2017, just a week after announcing plans to ban the ivory trade, China shows signs of moving towards banning the trade in sharks fi... Read more
Chinese Street Calligraphy - Beijing Temple of Heaven Park

Chinese street writing

I must tell you something about a phenomenon that speaks ‘words’ about the Chinese love of their written word and the desire to meet like-... Read more
Dodie Johnson

Dodie is going back to China!

Back in 2012, the New Zealand China Friendship Society published an article based on several interesting e-mails that Dodie Johnston sent ... Read more

Great News – China to ban Ivory Trade!

BBC News has just reported : "China announces ban on ivory trade and processing activities by end of 2017: Conservation groups hailed ... Read more
The Water Kingdom - A Secret History of China

Book Review: The Water Kingdom – A Secret History of China...

The Water Kingdom - A Secret History of China, by Philip Ball.  Bodley Head, 2016. ISBN (hardback): 978147923547. The following is based... Read more
Liu Guozhong - One of the caves in Shuangshipuzhen

How Rewi Alley helped hide 10,000 workers

A story of enterprise and initiative in the times of Japanese invasion. In 1937, the Japanese invaded China in force. As well as causing ... Read more

“As in a Dream…” A Chinese poem written in wat...

Water calligraphy, a poetic activity where artists use a large brush to write Chinese characters using water instead of ink can be found... Read more
Rewi Alley Painting

A Chronology of Rewi Alley’s Life

Based mainly on the chronology in “Rewi Alley – An Autobiography”, Second edition 1987 (New Zealand). Published and printed by New World P... Read more

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