Welcome to the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society.
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Wellington branch was founded in 1956.
Activities include monthly meetings featuring talks and activities about aspects of Chinese culture, current affairs and trade; and a major banquet each year at Chinese New Year. Monthly meetings are held at Connolly Hall, Guildford Tce (off Hill Street) March to November on the third Wednesday at 5.45pm followed by an optional buffet Chinese meal at the hall.
The Wellington Branch supports the Sister Cities link with Xiamen and Beijing, and keeps close contact with the other local Chinese associations, including supporting a weekly Mandarin Corner hosted by the Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington.
A monthly newsletter is published with details of current activities.
To find out more about any NZCFS Wellington Branch activities please contact:
The Secretary, NZCFS Wellington, PO Box 5423 Lambton Quay, Wellington.
Advisers and Committee Members
Luke Qin JP
Past President and Honorary Advisor
New Zealand Chinese Language Association
Wellington Young Chinese Union
Wellington Xiamen Association
Rev. Henry Yap
Anglican Chinese Mission
Haibo Li Michalik
Oriental Cultural And Performing Arts Group
Sister Cities NZ
Wellington Chinese Association
Wellington Chinese Women’s Association
New Zealand Culture and Arts Association
New Zealand Charitable Association & Oceania TV
Skykiwi Wellington Office
China and New Zealand Business Council
Life Members: Michael Powles, Ray Brownrigg, Douglas Day, Bing Fon, Rob McGibbin, Joan McGibbin, Mary Gray, Bernie Richmond, Elaine Richmond, Christine Strickland and Luke Qin.
Donations: Donations over $5 are tax deductible. The Wellington Branch is a registered Incorporated Society. Our Charities Services (formerly Charities Commission) registration number is CC27242.
Annual membership: Student (full-time) $20, Single $25, Family $32, Educational Institute $40 and Corporate $50. If first joining after 1 July, a 30% discount applies. After 1 October, no discount applies, but Membership continues until the end of the following year.
To join the NZCFS Wellington Branch: please view the Wellington Branch Information Brochure & Membership Application Form or complete the online membership application form below.