Otago Business Classes

Mandarin business classes are proving popular at the University of Otago Office of the Confucius Institute in Auckland

Getting a taste of Mandarin in a three-day crash course before their Shanghai trip was the aim of Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull, his deputy Chris Staynes and Dunedin City Council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose.

Mr Cull told Otago Daily Times the latest classes were ideally timed, just two weeks before his next trip to Shanghai, which would mark the 20th anniversary of the signing of the sister city agreement between the two centres.

Read the Otago Daily Times article here