Welcome to the award-winning Confucius Institute in Auckland

Ni Hao 你好.  Explore with us a language increasingly important to New Zealand and a vibrant culture more than 5000 years old.

We offer help in introducing Chinese (Mandarin) into schools, Chinese classes for business and the public, workshops, films, expertise and much more. 

Established in 2007, the Confucius Institute in Auckland is a world-class institution dedicated to enhancing understanding between China and New Zealand.

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Language & Culture

Confucius Institute farewells 2016 MLAs

Confucius Institute farewells 2016 MLAs

An official farewell ceremony was organised by Confucius Institute in Auckland on November 18 to thank all the MLAs for their hard work in bringing Chinese language and culture into schools across Auckland, Hamilton, Whangarei, Thames and Taupo.

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Museum hosts Chinese culture day

Museum hosts Chinese culture day

Confucius Institute in Auckland introduced Auckland War Memorial Museum visitors to the diversity of Chinese culture in September.

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School students demonstrate their Mandarin skills

School students demonstrate their Mandarin skills

Here is a video showing what these keen Silverdale Normal School students have achieved this year.

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Cultural performance strengthens ties between China and NZ

Cultural performance strengthens ties between China and NZ

An opportunity to deepen the relationship between China and New Zealand resulted in a spectacular performance of music and dance.

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News & Announcements

Opportunity with New Zealand Consulate-General in Chengdu, China

A learning opportunity for tertiary students who would like to develop cultural and professional skills in China is available in 2017. It is organised by Asia New Zealand Foundation and the New Zealand Consulate General in Chengdu. For more information click here

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2017 MLA's arriving soon

Confucius Institute in Auckland is excited to welcome the new Mandarin Language Assistants (MLAs) who will be arriving early February, 2017.

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Chinese New Year 2017 celebrations

2017 is the Chinese Year of the Rooster. The New Year will be welcomed on January 28th. Check back here for Confucius Institute New Year events.

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