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Chinese Cultural Day

Catharine 26 July, 2012

More than 120 children from West Auckland learned to make spring rolls, tried Chinese brush painting and calligraphy and dined on Chinese food as part of their Confucius Classroom “Chinese Cultural Day” yesterday at Holy Cross Primary School.

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Kiwis at Test Summer Camp

Catharine 24 July, 2012

Students who performed well in the Confucius Institute in Auckland external exams have just joined others from around the world for 10 days at the annual "Test Summer Camp" in Shanghai.

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In The Classroom

Catharine 20 July, 2012

Meadowbank Primary School Chinese teacher, Amy Ko, has been running the Chinese language and culture programme at the school in Remuera since 2011. Here she describes some of the programmes enjoyed by her pupils:

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Confucius Institute Supports Language Conference

Catharine 13 July, 2012

Language teachers from all over New Zealand, and as far as Finland, gathered in Rotorua from 1-4 July to attend the New Zealand Association of Language Teachers’ (NZALT) biennial conference. The Confucius Institute in Auckland helped support the conference.

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China Fears Overstated, Bill English

Catharine 2 July, 2012

New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English launched a fresh attempt today to allay fears about Chinese investment in New Zealand and also called on Kiwis to invest more overseas, Stuff website reported.

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