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Stimulating ideas on advancing Youth Activities in the Society –...

In recent months, Inès Roth le Gentil, a young Frenchwoman visiting New Zealand, became interested in the New Zealand China Friendship Socie... Read more

Farewell to Nancy Goddard (1923-2012)

    It is with deep sorrow that we note the passing of Nancy Goddard in Palmerston North on 10 September. Nancy was received a... Read more

Commemoration Events of the NZCFS 60th Birthday Tour

This tour spent ten days travelling the Silk Road.  On arrival in Gansu, the tour then changed theme to spend time with some of our key part... Read more

Do you want to help Chinese students in Hong Kong with their Eng...

Would you like to help Chinese students to improve their English, but don’t really want to travel?  Now is your chance without leaving home!... Read more

New Zealand’s Cultural Treasures Heading to China

As part of the celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and New Zealand, two Te Papa exhibitions wi... Read more

Friendship Forum in Jilin Province

NZCFS and Jilin Provincial People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries of the People's Republic of China (Youxie) have signed... Read more

The Society’s 60th Anniversary Raffle

If you've ever wanted to visit China, now is your chance!The Society's 60th Anniversary Raffle closes soon and the first prize is a ... Read more

Inès Roth le Gentil – An Intern at NZCFS branches in July ...

Inès Roth le Gentil is a French student who is passionate about helping develop an understanding of Chinese culture among young people, us... Read more

National President’s Report to National Conference, May 20...

It has been an honour to be the President of our Society in its 60th year.  For the Society it has been a busy year, with many very active... Read more
Playground of Gaoqiao Primary School, Hongan County


The National Executive of NZCFS is pursuing the opportunity to repeat this successful activity (see article by tour leader Jenevere Forema... Read more
HBC Singers fundraising at Whangaparaoa Lions

NZCFS members’ local choir off to Beijing

Two of the NZCFS Hibiscus Coast branch members, Duncan and Teri France, are also in their local choir 'The Hibiscus Coast Singers', who wi... Read more