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CI Shanghai Summer School

Catharine 30 March, 2014

A new four-week programme hosted by the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics was made available this year for students from The University of Auckland who are interested in Chinese culture.

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President Xi to Visit New Zealand

Catharine 20 March, 2014

Prime Minister John Key showed off his chopsticks skills over some homestyle Beijing food last night at a dinner hosted for him by China President Xi Jinping - and President Xi also accepted an invite in return to visit New Zealand later this year, the New Zealand Herald reports.

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All Talk and Little Mandarin

Catharine 5 March, 2014

WELLINGTON, March 4 -- New Zealand's government is all talk and no action when it comes to the teaching of Chinese in schools and universities and the inaction is costing the country in lost business opportunities, a leading academic in Chinese studies said on Tuesday.

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Chinese Poetry Scholars

Catharine 4 March, 2014

More than 30 Chinese literary enthusiasts from all over Auckland attended a seminar hosted by the Confucius Institute in Auckland to listen to Chinese poetry expert, Professor Shun Korenaga, Confucius Institute Chair and President of APU University, Japan.

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