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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

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

Why not learn Chinese?

Mandarin is the main language of China. it’s also spoken in Hong Kong (China), Macao (China), Malaysia, Singapore and Chinese communities in... Read more

About WeChat

It’s hard to imagine life in modern China without WeChat. The app is just one of many examples of how China is leading the world in software... 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

Shaanxi Province: Summary of Rewi Alley locations + Travel advic...

Rewi Alley's China > Beijing > Shanghai > Hubei province > Shaanxi province > Gansu province >  Shandan > Lanzhou > ... Read more

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