Wellington News and Events

NZCFS and AIESEC Exchange China Project – Successful Applicants

In April the NZCFS Wellington Branch and AIESEC, the world’s largest student run organisation that sends university students on internships and exchanges around the world, called for applicants who wanted to go on a 6+ week AIESEC exchange to China.  Funding to support the exchange for successful applicants was to be provided through the Simon Deng Li Fund.We would like to … [Read more...]

Wellington Branch President’s Report for 2014

The Wellington Branch President’s Report, as presented by President Michael Powles at the Annual General Meeting on 18 March 2015. Another busy year for the Branch. And that has meant a very busy year for the Committee.  Christine Strickland has continued of course to provide essential leadership. Without it we would be in real trouble. And the workload on other senior … [Read more...]

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...]