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OBITUARY: Jack Grant-Mackie (27 Aug 1932 – 20 Feb 2021)

It is with great sadness that we record the death of Jack Grant-Mackie, a friend of China and a stalwart of the Auckland Branch for more tha... Read more

Finding Rewi Alley: Following the Footsteps of China’s mos...

A very interesting 13 minute video about Kiwi Andy Boreham’s personal discovery of Rewi Alley; well worth a watch.https://www.shine.cn/f... Read more

An American’s Observations on China

Cyrus Janssen is an American who has lived in China for ten years and presents a weekly YouTube clip. He is passionate about showing a true ... Read more

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

Annual Prizegiving Ceremony

About 15 - 20 years ago, Christchurch branch stalwarts Bill Willmott and Di Madgin were aware of a large number of young Chinese student... Read more

Xinjiang Issues

This article by SM Hali - “Exposing the Occident’s baseless lies about Xinjiang” - appeared in Pakistan’s ‘Daily Times’ on February 13, 2021... Read more

What the Hong Kong Narrative Gets Wrong

The Hong Kong situation continues to attract attention from Western media, and Western governments appear to have adopted a rigid position o... Read more

Xinjiang Issues

This article by SM Hali - “Exposing the Occident’s baseless lies about Xinjiang” - appeared in Pakistan’s ‘Daily Times’ on February 13, 2021... Read more

Farewell Bing Fon

Very sadly, Bing Fon passed away on December 29, 2020 after being admitted to hospital for 9 days with shortness of breath, eventually suffe... Read more