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Christchurch Rewi Alley Chinese School

The Rewi Alley Chinese School in Christchurch was established as a charitable trust in 1998, with the purpose of operating a Chinese languag... Read more

Halswell Quarry Park Chinese Garden Working Bee

In the Christchurch Halswell Quarry Park is a Chinese garden. It celebrates the sister city relationship Christchurch has with Wuhan city a... Read more

Food for Thought

I have just read The Story of China by Michael Wood, an excellent read and one I can thoroughly recommend. I thought this quote in the book,... Read more

Delightful, Delicious Dumplings

From Italian ravioli, to Polish piroshky, to Chinese pot stickers, the humble dumpling is beloved by eaters around the world. Truly a un... Read more

Shanghai’s plans and achievements in environmental protection

By ANDY BOREHAM Shanghai’s future plans and recent achievements regarding the environment can be followed through official documents prov... Read more

China and the Environment

One global issue that existed long before the current Covid-19 pandemic is concern for the environment. As a major developing country, China... Read more

Asia New Zealand Foundation 2019 Survey: New Zealanders’ Percept...

Asia New Zealand Foundation have been tracking New Zealanders’ Perceptions of Asia and Asian Peoples since 1997. This research is a useful r... Read more

Introducing Andy Boreham

Andy Boreham, columnist at Shanghai Daily Introducing our new member at large, kiwi Andy Boreham. Andy has just joined NZCFS. Here is ... Read more

Conversation with Michael Crook

Michael Crook joined us briefly at the end of the AGM Zoom meeting on May 16. He is chair of ICCIC (International Committee for the Promotio... Read more

China’s Super Food

So you've read up on Chinese food and experienced Chinese food in your home country, but did you know that many super foods that are popular... Read more

104-year-old mother show love for China with COVID-19 relief

There is also a heart-warming story of Michael’s famous 104 year old mother, and the donation she and Michael have made during the period of... Read more