Convergence Art Exhibition 4th Floor, Tūranga (Central Library), Christchurch 11 November – 3 December

This very interesting exhibition has artworks by five local artists; Marshal Wang, Haruko Furukawa, Masako Fisher, Sayoko Pettigrew and Christchurch NZCFS branch member Li’Ying Cai. The exhibition has been curated under the Ardo...

NZCFS National Archive – call for submissions

 Over the past 18 months or so, the Society has been quietly working towards the development of a national archive, currently based in Whanganui.We’ve already received submissions from current and past members, comprising old Soci...

Society News

View of Dishui Lake in Nanhui New City, Lingang Special Area, Shanghai.

Water management and mitigation in Shanghai

Situated half-way between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Yangshan International Seaport, the Lingang Special Area is being developed as an important transportation node and a base for innovative and creative service industries. ...
Delegates from New Zealand and our Beijing hosts at the Beijing Environment and Urban Development Seminar.

Dialogue on climate change launched in Beijing

In the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Beijing People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (BPAFFC) in 2021 and reaffirmed earli...


Interesting Articles

Front cover of China Defence League report 'In Guerilla China'

The war of resistance

Front cover of China Defence League report 'In Guerilla China' Included in the August issue of our national newsletter was a scanned copy of the General Report on the Chinese Industrial Cooperatives written by Rewi Alley in May 1939....

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
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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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