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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


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

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

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

China National Day

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Consulate-General in Christchurch did not hold a reception this year. Instead, it made some video ... Read more

Remembering Christine Ward

Nelson branch secretary Christine Ward passed away during the night of September 12, at the age of 80. She had entered hospital with complic... Read more

Rewi Alley Commemoration Hall opens

The New Zealand Bailie Training Base and New Zealand China Friendship Society have joined together to continue the work of Rewi Alley to cel... Read more

Kathleen Hall, International Webinar

On 29 July 2021, the online webinar of “China-New Zealand Friendship Envoy-in Commemoration of Kathleen Hall’s 125th Birthday” was held. ... Read more

The NZCFS Youth Take

Many people say the world post-COVID will never be the same, the world is still in the midst of COVID, plus, the world is always changing, n... Read more

NZCFS in the world arena

The build up to the 100th anniversary commemoration of the founding of the PRC has been a very active time.  There are a number of engagemen... Read more