Confucius Institute

Helping create lasting relationships between New Zealand and China.

The Confucius Institute in Auckland helps bridge the gap between education and culture, with a range of offerings including courses, exams, 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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New CI Website Launched!

New CI Website Launched!

Welcome your visit. You may have noticed that our website has changed. We are happy to announce the launch of Confucius Institute in Auckland's new website! Read more

October 18
YCT Exam welcomed in Auckland

YCT Exam welcomed in Auckland

The first Youth Chinese Test (YCT) of the year was held in 19th August. With the assistance from the school teachers and Mandarin Language Assistants, over 40 students sat in the exam and achieved some fantastic results. Many of the students came from the cluster schools of Confucius Classroom. Read more

October 10
26 Oct
Belt & Road and the New Zealand-China Connectivity Agenda

Belt & Road and the New Zealand-China Connectivity Agenda

A business forum jointly organised by Confucius Institute in Auckland and New Zealand China Council Read more

October 5


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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