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“It’s So Cool!”

Catharine 17 March, 2013

A group of musicians from Fudan University in Shanghai entertained Auckland school students and Lantern Festival crowds with dance items and Chinese and Western music played on the pipa, erhu and flute during their visit to New Zealand in February.

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Chinese Teacher Assistants Arrive

Catharine 17 March, 2013

With feelings of nervousness and excitement, a group of 24 young Chinese graduates boarded a plane on 14 February 2013 from China to Auckland to start their new journey for the year.

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Arts and Community Grants

Catharine 11 March, 2013

Arts and Community Grants are available from the Asia New Zealand Foundation to support projects by New Zealand-based individuals and organisations helping to educate Kiwis about Asia. The next round of grants closes on March 29.

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Young New Zealanders Should Learn More Languages

Catharine 7 March, 2013

Young New Zealanders are at a huge disadvantage to Australian and European students because so few are learning a second or third language, a former chief adviser to the Prime Minister says, the New Zealand Herald reports today.

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NZ-China Scholarships

Catharine 6 March, 2013

Applications are now open for our premier NZ-China Scholarships which fund a year's academic study in China in 2014. The scholarships are for graduates or students in their last year of study who can demonstrate Chinese language proficiency and/or be working in a China-related professional or industry sector.

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Shanghai Summer School

Catharine 4 March, 2013

A month-long summer school in Shanghai is being offered to outstanding students at The University of Auckland from June 24 to July 21, 2013. Applications close on Friday, March 15 for this exciting opportunity.

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