Remembering Kathleen Hall

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NZCFS Youth Club

Late last year Sylvia Yang of the Auckland branch spearheaded the establishment of the NZCFS Youth Club, with support from William Wan in Auckland, Alex Fraser and Laura Carter in Christchurch, and others. For an early report about the purpose and st...


Society News

NZCFS joins China for two webinars.

In the last month, NZCFS has participated in two webinars with partners in China.During Qingming festival on April 5, the NW station of Gonghe organised a commemoration event for Kathleen Hall in Datong, Shanxi Province. This was Kathleen Hall’s ...

Interesting Articles

A Bailie Schools Old Boy Remembers

Zhang Xianwei is 98 years old now. He was a student of both Rewi Alley and George Hogg. From 1942 to 1950, Zhang studied and worked in Bailie Schools at Shuangshipu, Chengdu and Shandan as well as in Hunan with UN disaster relief administration. ...

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

Many people today recognize Robin Hyde (1906-1939) as ranking with Katherine Mansefield and Frank Sargeson among New Zealand’s greatest writers and poets. In her brief life Hyde produced an enormous volume of poetry, diaries, articles and ten books.


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About Whanganui 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
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"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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Our National Newsletter for May is now available.
https://mailchi.mp/34b364a257c9/nzcfs-national-newsletter-may-2022To subscribe to the national or branch newsletters, visit:
https://nzchinasociety.org.nz/newsletter-signup/Previous months newsletters, and the latest NZCFS branch newsletters are available at https://nzchinasociety.org.nz/monthly-newsletters/.