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Rewi Alley Anniversary 2021

In 2017, to commemorate the 120th birth of Rewi Alley, the Rewi Alley Anniversary Commemoration Committee Canterbury (RAACCC) was formed in ... Read more

Goodbye to the Bull, the year that was.

Greetings to all members and supporters.The year is coming to a close. The past year has been far from normal. It was also the year when... Read more
New Zealand's First Chinese Immigrantappo hocton wang ah poo hoc ting

Appo Hocton (NZs first Chinese immigrant) book reprint

APPO HOCTON: WONG AH POO HOC TING New Zealand’s First Chinese Immigrant, Nelson 1842-1920The Nelson Branch believes the story of Appo H... Read more

Dr Sun Yatsen and the 1911 ‘Xinhai’ Revolution

On October 10th this year, being sofa-bound after hip surgery, I watched the celebration in Beijing of the 110th Anniversary of the 1911 “Xi... Read more


NZCFS Rewi Alley and Kathleen Hall Heritage tour, September 2022. 21 days in China 2021 is the 125th anniversary of Kathleen Hall’s birth.... Read more

Trade with China a boon for developing nations

This report from Andy Boreham expresses the viewpoint of a Bangladeshi doctoral student, Mohammed Saiyedul Islam in Shanghai, attending the ... Read more

New Zealand Chinese Language Week: 26 September – 2 Octobe...

New Zealand Chinese Language Week: 26 September - 2 October New Zealand Chinese Language Week (NZCLW) is a Kiwi-driven initiative launched ... Read more

Professor Bill Willmott Passes Away

On the evening of 12th October, Professor Bill Willmott passed away. Bill Willmott was born in 1932 in Chengdu, Sichuan, the son of Canadia... Read more

Increase in scam complaints, says Banking Ombudsman

This article is also available in ChineseThe ‘Chinese Embassy’ scam, targeting Chinese New Zealanders, is an example of the lengths scam... Read more

Christine Ward–Messages and Essay

Christine Ward’s passing has left us all grieving. Barbara Markland and Bruce Ward have received a number of messages from NZCFS members and... Read more

Dave Feickert Book published

Many NZCFS members will remember the late Dave Feickert, who was President of the Whanganui branch, and who did many good things in help... Read more