Confucius Institute

Helping to foster lasting relationships between New Zealand and China. ​

The Confucius Institute in Auckland helps to link New Zealand and China through education and culture, through a range of offerings including courses, exams, scholarships, business mentorship and cultural knowledge.


  • Kia ora, Ni Hao 你好!

    Explore with us a language increasingly important to New Zealand and a vibrant culture more than 5000 years old.

    We offer help in introducing Chinese (Mandarin) into schools, Chinese classes for business and the public, workshops, films, expertise and much more.

    Established in 2007, the Confucius Institute in Auckland is a world-class institution dedicated to enhancing understanding between China and New Zealand.

Latest News

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19 May
Chinese Bridge Speech Competition, Auckland 2019

Chinese Bridge Speech Competition, Auckland 2019

The annual Chinese Bridge Speech Competition is OPEN for registration now. Read more

February 20
200,000 New Zealanders celebrated the 20th Auckland Chinese Lantern Festival

200,000 New Zealanders celebrated the 20th Auckland Chinese Lantern Festival

Last weekend, the annual Chinese Lantern Festival came back to Auckland for the 20th time, with around 200,000 people attended the event. Read more

February 18
MLA Yanwei Hou's TV Debut in New Zealand

MLA Yanwei Hou's TV Debut in New Zealand

CI Mandarin Language Assistant Yanwei Hou had her TV debut in New Zealand on 5 February, the first day of the Chinese New Year of the Pig. Read more

February 7

Partners

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  • The Confucius Institute in Auckland was established and is proudly supported by our three Foundational Partners: Hanban - the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Beijing), Fudan University (Shanghai) and The University of Auckland (New Zealand).
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    The University of Auckland
    Fudan University