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Dragon Boat Festival 21 June

On Sunday 21 members celebrated the Dragon Boat festival at the Peking restaurant. It was pleasing to see several Mandarin language assistan... Read more

Christmas Celebration December

Fourteen people attended a Christmas lunch at the Cameron Road Café restaurant, welcome to new members Sheldon Lin and Richard Van der Jagt.... Read more

Joyful Lunch at Eastern Ocean.

Committee member Frank King organised a successful lunch of twenty people with many new faces and establishment members Dave and Heather Bla... Read more

Tauranga Branch Presidents Report March 2014

New Zealand China Friendship Society : Tauranga Branch President’s Report to The Annual General Meeting on 26March2014. In the year that has... Read more

Sandra King leaves for Orphanage trip in December

2013 Nov news letter Sandra King Read more


MANDARIN CORNER Where anyone can wander along to listen to, talk or practice their Mandarin - ALL WELCOME   ZEST CAFE               ... Read more

Improved Educational Results Parallel Mandarin Studies in BOP.

At the recent seminar in Tauranga on the teaching and learning of Mandarin, organised by The New Zealand China Friendship Society, Program... Read more

Ambassador Xu Jianguo Visits Tauranga.

Tauranga Branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society certainly appreciated the visit of The Chinese Ambassador Xu Jianguo to Tauran... Read more

Tauranga Yantai 25 Year Sister City Celebration Concert

2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the Tauranga and Yantai China sister city relationship. To celebrate, Tauranga is holding a New Zealand ... Read more

Report on Michael Powles, China Friendship‏

The New  Zealand China Friendship Society and The United Nations Association  joint meeting for the visit to Tauranga  of Michael  Powles s... Read more


Local Focus: Chinese culture showcase coming to TePuke

"We just want to show more Chinese culture to Kiwi people." This weekend will be a first in Te Puke, a cultural showcase of Chinese culture. "We want the Chinese community to join in the Kiwi community," Tina Zhang, President of Tauranga Chinese Fri...