Helping create lasting relationships between New Zealand and China.
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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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To supplement the current NZ Curriculum of Chinese Language, CI Auckland has developed and published "a framework and guide for teachers to plan and implement a long term Chinese programme at the primary level, years 0-8." Read more
CI staff and Mandarin Language Assistants celebrated the 19th Auckland Lantern Festival with over 200K Aucklanders during the past weekend. Read more
All secondary students in wider Auckland region (including Waikato and Northland) are welcome to participate. Registration is only available at schools with the Chinese language teachers. Read more
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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).