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'People-to-people diplomacy' and the role of Rewi Alley in forging the NZ-China relationship

People-to-people diplomacy celebrated in Shanghai Daily

2022 has been a busy year for the New Zealand China Friendship Society. Not only was it the 125th year since Rewi Alley was born, the 80...

A personal reflection on President Jiang Zemin

A personal reflection on President Jiang ZeminBy NZCFS Patron Rt Hon Sir David CarterThe recent death of Jiang Zemin at 96 years of ...

Article Request: Ramai and Rudall Hayward

Ramai and Rudall Hayward were New Zealand film makers. In the 1950s they were allowed to visit China, and had no controls put on what they f...
PROMOTION FOR EAST WEST CONCERT 1 SEPTEMBER 2022

Fantastic Performance by Chinese & New Zealand Musicians

Fantastic Performance by China & New Zealand MusiciansAs the very recently appointed President of our Auckland Branch of our Societ...
Banner from the New Zealand Bailie Training Base sainy "Hands and mind create and analyse"

Rewi Alley Commemoration Hall

Background In about 2018, then National President Dave Bromwich was approached by UUNZ with the suggestion they erect a statue of Rewi Alle...
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CID photographic competition

Our society is a member of the Council for International Development. Below are details of a photographic competition it is running.If y...

Congratulations from Gansu Foreign Affairs Office

Newly-elected National President Chris Lipscombe recently received a letter of congratulations on his becoming National President from Shan ...

China and the South Pacific

China and the South PacificHere's a rather interesting backgrounder on matters to do with China and the Pacific, a subject much in the n...

An Interesting Rewi Alley Anecdote

This very interesting information has been received from Zhu Yuming (Stephen) of the Gansu FAO.Shandan Alley Memorial discovered Communi...

A Bailie Schools Old Boy Remembers

Zhang Xianwei is 98 years old now. He was a student of both Rewi Alley and George Hogg. From 1942 to 1950, Zhang studied and worked in B...

Global Development Initiative, a letter from Ambassador Wang Xia...

A letter from Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand, Wang Xiaolong  outlining the  achievements and processes in China for improving livelihoods...