Wellington News and Events

NZCFS and AIESEC China Exchange

Late last year the New Zealand China Friendship Society (NZCFS) announced the successful applicants of the Simon Deng Li Fund, which is used to assist the Society in consolidating and deepening friendship between the peoples of China and New Zealand. The NZCFS Wellington Branch was fortunate enough to receive funding for the New Zealand China Exchange project, a project that … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch 2015 Chinese New Year Banquet

CHINESE NEW YEAR BANQUET Come and join us to welcome in THE YEAR OF THE GOAT Tuesday, 17th February 2015 at 6.30 pm Dragons Restaurant, 25 Tory StAmbassador Wang Lutong and Patron Hon Philip Burdon will be attending.  The programme will include our traditional quiz contest and raffles.  The cost, including wine and juice, is: $38 per person for non-members and $33 for … [Read more...]

NZCLA February 2015 Chinese Film 中国电影

Date: Thursday 19 February 2015 [on the First day of Chinese New Year of the Sheep]Venue: Committee Room One, Wellington City Council, 101 Wakefield St.  Gold coin donation.7.15pm: Chinese Zodiac 12 [122 minutes]Director: 成龙 Jackie ChanA globe-trotting adventurer uses high-tech gadgets to seek out priceless relics in this action-packed thrill ride starring the one and only … [Read more...]

Wellington Branch Meeting Gets Coverage in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited New Zealand and met with Prime Minister John Key from 19 to 21 November 2014. The NZCFS Wellington Branch meeting was held on 19 November, and as well as a speech by Terence O'Brien on international co-operation with China, the USA, and New Zealand, we welcomed another important guest. Kejiang Guan from the People’s Daily, the largest daily … [Read more...]

October 2014 Chinese Film 中国电影

Date: Thursday 23 October 2014, 7.15pm Venue: Committee Room One, Wellington City Council, 101 Wakefield Street. Gold coin donation. With support from Confucius Institute, Victoria University of Wellington 台北飘雪 Snowfall in Taipei Director: 霍建起 Huo Jianqi Cast: 陈柏霖Bolin Chen,童瑶 Yao Tong May, a top singer from mainland China, suddenly lost her voice and had conflicts with … [Read more...]

September 2014 Chinese Film 中国电影 Cancelled

SORRY, CANCELLED   Date: Thursday 25 September 2014, 7.15pm Venue: Committee Room One, Wellington City Council, 101 Wakefield Street. Gold coin donation. With support from Confucius Institute, Victoria University of Wellington 台北飘雪 Snowfall in Taipei Director: 霍建起 Huo Jianqi Cast: 陈柏霖Bolin Chen,童瑶 Yao Tong May, a top singer from mainland China, suddenly lost her … [Read more...]

August 2014 Chinese Film 中国电影

Date: Thursday 28 August 2014, 7.15pm Venue: Committee Room One, Wellington City Council, 101 Wakefield Street. Gold coin donation. With support from Confucius Institute, Victoria University of Wellington 千言万语 Ordinary Heroes (128 minutes, 1999 Movie) Director: 许鞍华 Ann Hui Cast: 李丽珍Rachel Lee,李康生 Lee Kang Sheng,黄秋生 Anthony Wong,谢君豪 Tse Kwan Ho Ordinary Heroes is a dramatic … [Read more...]

July 2014 Chinese Film 中国电影

Date: Thursday 24 July 2014, 7.15pm Venue: Committee Room One, Wellington City Council, 101 Wakefield Street. Gold coin donation. With support from Confucius Institute, Victoria University of Wellington 烟花三月Flowery March (95 minutes, 2006) Director:曾晓欣 Zeng Xiaoxin Cast: 刘涛Tao Liu, 张洪睿Zhang Hongrui,楚轶男Chu Yinan Listed as one of the 10 Chinese Cuisine Movies for … [Read more...]

Futures Group Quiz Night 11 July

Please note the change of date and time.  The New Zealand China Friendship Society Future’s Group will be holding a quiz night on 11 July 2014 at 6pm. This event is for current members and the wider public, and will be held at the Wellington City Council Committee Room One. There will be a gold coin entrance fee and refreshments will be provided. If you are interested, please … [Read more...]

June 2014 Chinese Film 中国电影

Date: Thursday 26 June, 2014 Time: 7.15pm Venue: Committee Room One, Wellington City Council, 101 Wakefield Street. Gold coin donation. 7.15pm: 瞧这一家子What a Family (92 minutes, 1979) Director: 王好为Wang Haowei Cast: 陈强Chen Qiang, 陈佩斯Chen Peisi,张金玲Zhang Jinling Released in 1979, this was the first comedy film to be produced in China in two decades. It follows the … [Read more...]

Futures Group Chinese Cooking Class 18 June

The New Zealand China Friendship Society (NZCFS) Future’s Group is organising a Chinese cooking class on 18 June 2014 at 6pm. This event is for current members and the wider public, and will be held at a venue in Churton Park. Come along to have fun and learn how to make a meal of pork dumplings, deluxe meat rice and stir-fry vegetables. The cost is only $15 (for ingredients) … [Read more...]