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Inès Roth le Gentil – An Intern at NZCFS branches in July ...

Inès Roth le Gentil is a French student who is passionate about helping develop an understanding of Chinese culture among young people, us... Read more

National President’s Report to National Conference, May 20...

It has been an honour to be the President of our Society in its 60th year.  For the Society it has been a busy year, with many very active... Read more
Playground of Gaoqiao Primary School, Hongan County


The National Executive of NZCFS is pursuing the opportunity to repeat this successful activity (see article by tour leader Jenevere Forema... Read more
HBC Singers fundraising at Whangaparaoa Lions

NZCFS members’ local choir off to Beijing

Two of the NZCFS Hibiscus Coast branch members, Duncan and Teri France, are also in their local choir 'The Hibiscus Coast Singers', who wi... Read more

E-mails from an American teacher in China

This is a collection of e-mails from China from Dodie, an American teacher returning to teach at Hwa Nan Women's College in Fuzhou, Fujian... Read more

Volunteer Teaching in China – The First VICTour (2011)

In November 2010, Mme Li Xaolin, the Chairperson of Youxie (Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries), suggested t... Read more

President Eric Livingstone responds to American Bill Foley’...

Our President, Eric Livingstone, has responded, on behalf of all the Society's members, to the comments made last Monday (March 12, 2012) ... Read more


WELLINGTON BANQUET February 24 A group of over 50 people from all over New Zealand came together for a banquet at the Grand Century Restaur... Read more

NZCFS 1952 – 2012 Celebrates Sixty Years

First Society Meeting: The original handwritten minute book of the Society records:   Wednesday 27 February 1952 at 8pm saw a group of 4... Read more

Rewi Alley – An ‘Ordinary person’ did extraordinary ...

    Rewi Alley died 27 December 1987 in Beijing. Thursday, 27 Dec, 2011, was the 24th anniversary of his death. The Dominion P... Read more

Doctor/Psychologist Needed to help Orphanage near Xi’an, in Chi...

Baoji Xinxing for Street KidsIn the course of project work, Dave Bromwich (NZCFS National Vice President – North Island) has twice visited a... Read more