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Serial entrepreneur talks about China after returning to NZ

Dan Thurston is a serial entrepreneur who's just returned to Auckland from China with rare, inside-the-scenes insights about Chinese busin... Read more

Patrick Phelps steps from isolation to Nanjing

Patrick Phelps, 23, is bracing for a sharp shock when he arrives at Nanjing South Railway Station on the high-speed train. The West Coast-... Read more

Upping membership priority for new Branch President

Promoting the Society and increasing membership is top priority for new Auckland Branch President, Henry Acland. The target, he says, is ... Read more

National Conference in Christchurch

The NZCFS National Conference and Annual General Meeting was held in Christchurch from 19 to 21 May. The theme was REWI ALLEY “The Spirit Co... Read more

NZCFS Auckland Branch – Chinese National Day Celebration B...

NZCFS Auckland Branch - Chinese National Day Celebration Banquet Sunday, 16 October 2016 at 6pm,    早春二月VIP大包厢,Spring Tree VIP... Read more

Catch up for Chinese Moon Day

All NZCFS Auckland Branch members are invited to The Moon Day Catch Up Topic: China stories - share your stories about China over dinner... Read more
NZCFS Debate - Philip Burdon

Lively Auckland Debate on China and The Pacific

The Auckland Branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society took Patron Philip Burdon at his word when we hosted a rousing debate about ... Read more

Obituary for Cecil Fowler (29 June 1921 – 19 July 2014) + Memori...

Beloved Auckland member and Life Member of the New Zealand China Friendship Society, Cecil Fowler, died recently of cancer aged 93.  Not o... Read more

Obituary of Isobel Easton-Thompson, 18 March 1921 – 2 June...

There was standing room only when Auckland members said farewell to our beloved Isobel Thompson who died over Queen’s Birthday weekend in ... Read more

BEIJING PROMISES “Effective Protection” for GODWIT W...

  Auckland branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society has been working with Miranda Naturalists Trust and the Auckland Chinese... Read more

Spring Festival Dinner Auction on Wednesday

The Spring Festival Dinner is on this Wednesday 23 March 2011, 7pm at Royal Garden Restaurant, 3-7 Shakespeare Road, Milford, North Shore. ... Read more


Auckland Branch: Annual General Meeting (18/03/2021)

The Annual General Meeting for the Branch was held last Thursday evening.Attendance: A good number (in the mid to high 20's) of members attended the meeting which was very encouraging. Lively discussions took place before, during and after the m...


Are we understanding China right?

The Auckland Branch is hosting a special event to discuss whether China is being demonised by media and academics.  Mark Jennings of Newsroom has called for a full inquiry into the influence of the Chinese government in New Zealand and its impact on...