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Hawke’s Bay Young Musicians China Trip 16-27 April 2018

A group of 7 young musicians from the Hawke's Bay Orchestral Society and 7 adults completed a tour of 4 cities in China during the April sch... Read more

Shaolin Training Course

Download the PDF for more information about the Shaolin Training Courses:  Shaolin Training courses Or visit the article for more informat... Read more

Kathleen Hall Memorial Room Established in Baoding

In November 2017 a new exhibition room commemorating Kathleen Hall was opened in Baoding City Centre. Honorary NZCFS member Ma Baoru encou... Read more

Visit to Songshan Shaolin Temple Warrior Monks’ Training Base, M...

Report from Dave Bromwich. Diary March – April In May 2016 I visited this school and the Shaolin Temple with Ken Liu at the time NZCFS ... Read more

Is China being demonised by the media and academics?

At a special meeting held in Auckland, discussion between  panelists Dave Bromwich (NZCFS National President), Fran O’Sullivan (New Zealan... Read more

Are we understanding China right?

The Auckland Branch is hosting a special event to discuss whether China is being demonised by media and academics.  Mark Jennings of Newsro... 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

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

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

Rewi Alley 120th Anniversary Commemoration Symposium, Canterbury...

Dec 1st, 2017, in Canterbury, New Zealand We are pleased to report excellent progress on preparations for the 120th Anniversary Canterbury ... Read more

China Belt and Road: why should we even care?

'View' of One Belt One Road - one of China's economic initiatives. Black indicates proposed land-transport corridors.  Blue: the Maritime... Read more