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.

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20 Sep
[Open to Apply] Mandarin Language Assistant 2020, Expressions of Interest

[Open to Apply] Mandarin Language Assistant 2020, Expressions of Interest

Confucius Institute in Auckland invites schools to express their interest to host a Mandarin Language Assistant for the 2020 academic year. Read more

August 18
4 Sep
Join us, to be a New Zealand Mandarin Language Assistant in 2020

Join us, to be a New Zealand Mandarin Language Assistant in 2020

The 2020 MLA application is open NOW. Eligible candidates are required to apply online at vct.hanban.org by 4 September. Read more

August 1
31 Aug
[Registration OPEN] The 13th New Zealand Chinese Essay Competition 2019

[Registration OPEN] The 13th New Zealand Chinese Essay Competition 2019

The NZ Chinese Essay Competition, proudly supported by the Chinese ambassadors in New Zealand, has been continuously run by the Confucius Institute in Auckland for thirteen years. The registration for 2019 is now open. Read more

July 25

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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