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Secretary signing off

For the past three years, I have held the role of National Secretary for the New Zealand China Friendship Society.I was often surpris... Read more

Terrorism in  Xinjiang

These documentaries on Terrorism in Xinjiang present the Chinese story of the terrorist activity in Xinjiang, and are produced by CGTN, Chin... Read more

Rewi Alley Book Order Form

For more information, you can read an article on the book here $24 (at a 40% discount)Read more

Notice of AGM (and Monthly Meeting)

Dear Members and FriendsPlease see below, and, the attached document with official Notice of our up-coming AGM.NOTICE_OF_AGM_-_27_M... Read more

December Newsletter 2019

Here is the December 2019 Newsletter Read more

A communist in the Family, searching for Rewi Alley

Author Elspeth Sandys has now been to four launches for her just published book, “A communist in the family, searching for Rewi Alley” which... Read more

Traveling in the Way of the Tao

It is estimated that there are over 200 million believers in China. This is indicative of the depth of spiritual belief that China has to of... Read more

Hamilton Branch Zealong Tea Estate Tour

On Saturday, 6 July 2019, 20 members of the Hamilton Branch enjoyed a tour through the Zealong Tea Estate on the outskirts of the Hamilton C... Read more

Teachers wanted

Shandan Bailie SchoolThe school will move to its new campus with a higher status. Continuing our very close association over many years,... Read more

Nelson Branch February Newsletter

XIN NIÁN KUÀI LÈ! Happy New Year! We hope that everyone has had a restful and enjoyable Christmas and New Year and are now looking forw... Read more

My thoughts on the NZ-China Relationship

  DON’T PANIC 不要惊慌 (Bùyào jīnghuāng)  Over the past several months I have been asked by many people to comment on the New Zealand – C... Read more