Wellington Branch Newsletters

NZCFS Wellington Branch July 2017 Newsletter

Next Branch Meeting Wednesday, 19 July 2017 at 5:45pm Jenny Chu and Tom Wollerman  will speak on THE NZCFS ENGINEERS CHINA TOUR Come and listen to Jenny and Tom, delegates of the "NZCFS Engineering Delegation to China 2017: Ancient and Modern Wonders" engineers tour, report back on this 10 day visit to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai. They will be sharing their learnings on … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch June 2017 Newsletter

Next Branch Meeting   Wednesday, 21 June 2017 at 5:45pm Heiko Lade and Helen Gao  will speak on CHINESE ACUPUNCTURE Heiko Lade has been a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine for over 30 years having done a master’s degree in Sydney. He also lived and worked in Hangzhou, China in 1984. When in Australia he worked for many years in Sydney’s Chinatown before moving … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch May 2017 Newsletter

Next Branch Meeting In Association with NZ Institute of International Affairs Wellington Branch                                  Friday, 26 May 2017 at 5:45pm (Note change of date!!) PROFESSOR OLE DÖRING will speak on CONFUCIAN PERSPECTIVES ON MODERN MEDICINE AND CONTEMPORARY CHINESE POLITICS Professor Ole Döring at Institute of Sinology/China Studies, Freie Universität … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch April 2017 Newsletter

NZCFS Wellington Branch - celebrating 60 years of promoting friendship, understanding and goodwill between the peoples of New Zealand and China Next Branch Meeting Wednesday, 19 April 2017 at 5:45pm Helene Wong will speak on Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story This is the story of a quest I began three decades ago – the search for my Chinese identity. The path I … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch March 2017 Newsletter

Next Branch Meeting Wednesday, 15 March 2017 at 5:45pm Annual General Meeting followed by Sand Painting with Sheryl Ma (马亚琼Ma Yaqiong) We are in for a special treat at the March branch meeting. Sand painting is the art of pouring sand on the surface to create the fantastic effect of light and shadow. It is a form of performance art that tells a story through drawing a … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch December 2016 Newsletter

2017 CHINESE NEW YEAR BANQUET Sunday 15 January 2017 at 6.30pm Grand Century Chinese Restaurant, 84 Tory Street, Wellington Ambassador Wang Lutong, Patron Hon Philip Burdon, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and National President Dave Bromwich have been invited. The Programme will include our traditional Quiz Contest and Raffles. The cost, including wine and juice, … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch November 2016 Newsletter

Next Branch Meeting Wednesday, 16 November 2016 at 5.45pm Helene Wong will speak on Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story This is the story of a quest I began three decades ago – the search for my Chinese identity. The path I travelled was not linear, and the years brought pain as well as joy. But, while this is a narrative about being Chinese, it is also about being a … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch October 2016 Newsletter

  Next Branch Meeting Wednesday, 19 October 2016 at 5.45pm Director of Cultural Section Mr. Shen Ming Will speak on The Art of Chinese Calligraphy Mr. Shen Ming, the Director of Cultural Section of the Chinese Embassy in New Zealand, will give an introduction on the basic knowledge about Chinese calligraphy by displaying how to use brush-pen and … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch September 2016 Newsletter

 Next Branch Meeting Wednesday, 21 September 2016 at 5.45pm The Confucius Institute at Victoria UniversityWill speak on Teaching Chinese from Cook Strait to the Bay of Plenty Come and hear about life and work in New Zealand from the unique point of view of the Confucius Institute’s staff and Mandarin Language Assistants from China. The team, led by Director Wen Powles and … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch August 2016 Newsletter

Next Branch Meeting  Wednesday, 31 August 2016 at 5.45pm  Carl Worker  will speak on  Ten Years in Beijing  Carl Worker, one of New Zealand's top diplomats and leading China experts, will speak on Ten Years in Beijing. Carl was Ambassador in Beijing from 2009 to 2015, had earlier postings in Beijing in the 1980s and 1990s, and was New Zealand Consul-General in Hong Kong … [Read more...]

NZCFS Wellington Branch July 2016 Newsletter

Next Branch MeetingWednesday, 20 July 2016 at 5.45pmChris Lipscombe Will speak onTen years, fifty cities, and enough banquets, meetings, exhibitions, interviews, tours and toasts to last a lifetimeChris Lipscombe talks about his work presenting and representing Wellington businesses in the People’s Republic of China, over a decade that has seen the establishment of the New … [Read more...]