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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6 Oct
Applications Open Now: NZ Educators Delegation to China 2018

Applications Open Now: NZ Educators Delegation to China 2018

Available to New Zealand school principals and senior management in the greater Auckland region (up to Northland and down to Waikato). Apply individually and encourage your community of schools to join you for greater opportunities to share and collaborate on return. Read more

May 24
4 Aug
Chinese Bridge Speech Competition for New Zealand Secondary School Students

Chinese Bridge Speech Competition for New Zealand Secondary School Students

Thirty-one secondary school students from all over the country, who are learning Chinese language, will gather together to compete and showcase their Chinese proficiency and talents. Read more

May 17
Winner List: Auckland Regional Chinese Bridge Speech Competition_Secondary Junior Category

Winner List: Auckland Regional Chinese Bridge Speech Competition_Secondary Junior Category

Congratulations to all the students participated in the speech competition last Saturday! Read more

May 15

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