Members of the Pacific Island Countries delegation to Fujian in May 2023 to take part in a three-day China-Pacific People-to-People Friendship Forum
National President Chris Lipscombe signs the guest book at the International Research Centre for Austronesian Archaeology. The Right Honorable Sir David Carter, Patron of the New Zealand China Friendship Society, stands at left.
The Right Honorable Sir David Carter, Patron of the New Zealand China Friendship Society (left) and CPAFFC President Ambassador Lin Songtian (centre) look on while Her Royal Highness Princess Pilolevu Tuita of Tonga, PCFA Patron, feeds the fish at an aquaculture project in Ningde, Fujian, China.
CPAFFC President Ambassador Lin Songtian (right) with PCFA delegation members at FAFU being instructed in the finer details of juncao technology. Delegates include Fang Fang Wu-Jamnadas, Fiji China Friendship Association President (left) and His Excellency the Tonga Ambassador to China Tua’aika Uta’atu (next left).
Her Royal Highness Princess Pilolevu Tuita of Tonga (right) and President of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Ambassador Lin Songtian (left) with Professor Lin Zhanxi (centre), the developer of juncao technology at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU), Fujian, China.
National President of New Zealand China Friendship Society Chris Lipscombe responds to questions from local media following his presentation at the China-Pacific People-to-People Friendship Forum co-organised by PCFA and CPAFFC in Fuzhou, May 2023.
Chris Lipscombe is National President of the New Zealand China Friendship Society. In May 2023 he travelled with Auckland Branch President Mike Dawson and fellow Pacific China Friendship Association members to Fuzhou, Ningde and Pingtan Island in Fujian, China, to take part in a Friendship Forum organised by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
You can read his thoughts and experiences here. (PDF)