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A Sense of Urgency

Catharine 5 December, 2013

The importance of teaching Mandarin and preparing New Zealand children for interaction with China has been stressed by principals returning from the Confucius Institute's annual delegation to China.

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Academic Experts Discuss China

Catharine 29 November, 2013

More than 50 academic experts on China assembled last week at a forum in Auckland organised by the Confucius Institute with its founding partner, the prestigious Fudan University of Shanghai.

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“It’s The Children”

Catharine 28 November, 2013

A total of 34 Mandarin Language Assistants and four Teacher Assistants will be supporting teachers of Chinese in New Zealand schools next year, the largest number since the popular programme began in 2010.

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Social Media in Mandarin

Catharine 30 October, 2013

Auckland-based social media guru Simon Young tells Matt Calman at the Asia New Zealand Foundation how embracing social media can help New Zealand companies blaze new trails in China.

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