Rewi Alley RAFE Fund

Rewi Alley

The most famous New Zealander in China – Rewi Alley contributed perhaps more than any other foreigner to the Chinese revolution. He was the founder and inspiration for the NZ China Friendship Society, dedicating 60 years of his life to his adopted country, while remaining a New Zealander at heart. Rewi organised thousands of industrial co-operatives during the war against Japan. He also pioneered technical training schools, the most famous at Shandan in the Gobi Desert. Read more

Rewi Alley Anniversary 2021

In 2017, to commemorate the 120th birth of Rewi Alley, the Rewi Alley Anniversary Commemoration Committee Canterbury (RAACCC) was formed in Christchurch, composed of representatives of the relevant organisations in the district, and a range of commem...