Society News

Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition to Commemorate the 126th Ann...

In order to let more New Zealanders know about Kathleen Hall, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and China and the 126th anniversary of Kathleen Hall's birth, the New Zealand China...
Consul General Chen Shijie speaks, Michael Dawson, Dr Pat Alley

New Zealanders making a difference – Rewi Alley

New Zealanders Making a difference. Rewi Alley Week, Dec 2 to 4 in AucklandThree events were held over three days to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Rewi Alley’s birth.Friday December 2. Rewi is 125 this day.This was the key day to c...


Interesting Articles

'People-to-people diplomacy' and the role of Rewi Alley in forging the NZ-China relationship

People-to-people diplomacy celebrated in Shanghai Daily

2022 has been a busy year for the New Zealand China Friendship Society. Not only was it the 125th year since Rewi Alley was born, the 80th year of the founding of the Shandan Bailie School,  and the 70th year since the Society was founded, it was...

New Zealanders in China

A new series of articles featuring New Zealanders who played significant roles in China, both famous and less well known.

Robin Hyde


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About Hamilton Branch
The New Zealand China Friendship Society has a long history of providing in depth and specialised tours to China. Because of our unique contacts built up over many years we can provide access to this wonderful country that other providers cannot match. "We know China best" is our motto and we have been successfully demonstrating this to our many clients for over thirty years.Read More
We hope the following may be helpful to all concerned, especially educational institutions with Chinese students as part of their pastoral care programme.Read More
"Rewi Alley was born in Springfield, Canterbury, New Zealand in 1897. He went to primary school at Amberley and Wharenui (Christchurch) where his father was headmaster.Read More
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