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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Model Confucius Institute officially launched in Auckland

Model Confucius Institute officially launched in Auckland

Guests gathered at Pembridge House on 6 November and witnessed another milestone of the Confucius Institute in Auckland, the official launch of the Model Confucius Institute and its new premises. Read more

November 7
23 Nov
"Well Done! Xiexie!" Farewell to the MLAs of 2018 Class

"Well Done! Xiexie!" Farewell to the MLAs of 2018 Class

The Confucius Institute in Auckland invites school principals, teachers, homestay families and friends of our MLAs to join us to say THANK YOU and GOODBYE to them. Read more

October 15
YCT exam participants hit a record high!

YCT exam participants hit a record high!

232 young candidates sat the first Youth Chinese Test (YCT) of the year in August, with numbers hitting a record high for New Zealand. Read more

September 27

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