Welcome to the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand China Friendship Society.
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Wellington branch was founded in 1956.
Activities include monthly meetings featuring talks and activities about aspects of Chinese culture, current affairs and trade; and a major banquet each year at Chinese New Year. Monthly meetings are held at March to November on the third Wednesday at 6:30pm.
The Wellington Branch supports the Sister Cities link with Xiamen and Beijing, and keeps close contact with the other local Chinese associations, including supporting a weekly Mandarin Corner hosted by the Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington.
A monthly newsletter is published with details of current activities.
Chris Lipscombe (Branch President)
To find out more about any NZCFS Wellington Branch activities please contact:
The Secretary, NZCFS Wellington, PO Box 5423 Lambton Quay, Wellington.
Email: [email protected]
Vice President and Treasurer
Advisers and Committee Members
Luke Qin JP
Life Members: Michael Powles, Ray Brownrigg, Rob McKibbin, Bernie Richmond, Elaine Richmond, Christine Strickland and Luke Qin.
Donations: Donations over $5 are tax deductible. The Wellington Branch is a registered Incorporated Society. Our Charities Services (formerly Charities Commission) registration number is CC27242.
Annual membership: Student (full-time) $20, Single $25, Family $32, Educational Institute $40 and Corporate $50. If first joining after 1 July, a 30% discount applies. After 1 October, no discount applies, but Membership continues until the end of the following year.
To join the NZCFS Wellington Branch: please view the Wellington Branch Information Brochure & Membership Application Form or complete the online membership application form below.