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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Performance from Minzu University of China highlighted the Chinese Language Week

Performance from Minzu University of China highlighted the Chinese Language Week

Art troupe from MUC had their first show in Auckland's Raye Freedman Arts Centre on 24th September, which has been a highlight of this year's New Zealand Chinese Language Week. Read more

September 27
YCT exam participants hit a record high!

YCT exam participants hit a record high!

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

September 27
Bargaining and food selling puts language learning into practice

Bargaining and food selling puts language learning into practice

Article on NZ Education Gazette's Chinese Language Week special issue, features with MLA Shen Ying from the Confucius Institute in Auckland. Read more

September 26

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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