NZCFS National Conference

NZCFS Conference – Christchurch 2017: REWI ALLEY “The Spirit Continues”

We warmly welcome you all to attend the National Conference and Annual General Meeting to be held in Christchurch, May 19-21. We have chosen REWI ALLEY "The Spirit Continues" as our theme this year as we celebrate 3 milestones:  The anniversary of 120 years since his birth, His first landing in Shanghai 90 years ago, and His passing 30 years ago. We hope you can all … [Read more...]

“Building Friendship and Trust takes time” – Karen of Youxie

Ye Zi (Karen) from the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) was one of the speakers at the New Zealand China Friendship Society's (NZCFS) 2016 National Conference.Karen's speech (28 May 2016, Tauranga, New Zealand) offers an excellent insight into the work of the NZCFS’s best contact in China. A transcript of the speech follows:"Good … [Read more...]

Register now for the NZCFS National Conference and AGM

Now is the time to mark the New Zealand China Friendship Society's National Conference and AGM in your diaries.The theme of the Conference is "Good things take time!".The Conference and the AGM will take place in the Village Hall of Tauranga's Historic Village, on May 27 to 29, 2016.We hope that you will make it, and will also be able to enjoy the delights of Tauranga and the … [Read more...]

Reserve May 27 – 29 for the NZCFS National Conference + AGM

The Tauranga Branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society is proud to be hosting the NZCFS National Conference and AGM for 2016.Please reserve 27 - 29 May in your diary.A full information pack and registration details will be available from 1st March 2016.Hǎo shì duō mó - 好事多磨 - "Good things take time" is the theme of the Conference!  To download a PDF of this notice, … [Read more...]

NZCFS National Conference 2015

 Some highlights of the NZCFS Conference in Nelson - May, 2015有办法 You banfa! There is a way! The opening...   The banquet...  Conference activities... Conference entertainment...  The AGM  … [Read more...]

NZCFS 2015 National Conference, Nelson 22-24 May

WELCOME TO NELSON'S BEACH SUBURB OF TAHUNANUI ON FRIDAY MAY 22CONFERENCE VENUE: MURITAI CENTRETahunanui Primary School, 69 Muritai Street, TahunanuiNelson has found a way!Members of the local committee enjoyed filling 90 registration bags and clipping on the name tags ready for Friday May 22, when the sunshine is ordered for your weekend at Tahunanui Beach.PROGRAMME … [Read more...]

Warmly Welcome to Nelson

Airport arrivals in Nelson for National AGM and Conference will be greeted by this Warmly Welcome sign. On May Day we are certainly warm; the sun is shining and the camellias are flowering. Nelson NZCFS Executive is happy to report a good number of Earlybird registrations. Thanks for the great response! There is space for a few more, so get in touch quickly - … [Read more...]

A 2015 Conference Banner

This banner, prepared by Nelson Vice President, Ferry van Mansum will greet you as you arrive at Tahunanui Primary School for the National Conference and AGM, May 22 -24. You banfa, There is a way! is the theme of the Saturday programme. Members from the length and breadth of the country will present stories of finding ways to pursue NZCFS goals in new and exciting ways in … [Read more...]

2015 Conference –  “有办法 You Banfa – there is a way!”

    APRIL UPDATE: REGISTER AND BOOK FLIGHTS EARLY FOR CHEAPER RATES!   有办法 You banfa! There is a way!   This is the rallying cry as Nelson Branch plans for this landmark event.We are linking our long history, starting with Rewi Alley, with our current society goals: improving public profile, increasing youth participation, and extending education and … [Read more...]

Details of the NZCFS Annual Conference, 23 – 25 May 2014

The NZCFS 2014 Conference, ‘Voices for Youth’, was a tremendous success, due in great part to the seamlessly efficient organisation by Sally Russell of Hawke's Bay branch and her tireless branch members. The first sign that other branch members saw of the conference was a Chinese flag flying at the town centre as they drove in. On entering the Function Centre they were greeted … [Read more...]

Report from New Zealand China Friendship Society National Conference Havelock North 23–25 May 2014

This year’s national conference of the New Zealand China Friendship Society (NZCFS) held last weekend in Havelock North was declared the best ever by the 92 delegates attending from all over the country. Highlights included: A warm welcome to His Excellency WANG Lutong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China; Yuan Yuan, Cultural Attache from the Chinese Embassy, … [Read more...]