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.

Latest News

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28 Feb
New Chinese Courses 2018

New Chinese Courses 2018

Register now, and learn Mandarin with experienced teachers at the Confucius Institute. Read more

January 10
2 Feb
Mandarin Language Assistant Welcome Ceremony 2018

Mandarin Language Assistant Welcome Ceremony 2018

As the school year starts, we welcome our very talented and excited group of Mandarin Language Assistants to the country. They will help with the Chinese programmes in NZ schools in 2018. Read more

January 10
Farewell, the MLAs of 2017 class

Farewell, the MLAs of 2017 class

CI Auckland had an farewell ceremony for the MLAs of 2017 on 24th November. Most of them returned to China in December after they finished their teaching of the last term. We wish them all the best in the future. Read more

January 2

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).
  • HANBAN/Confucius Institute Headquarters
    The University of Auckland
    Fudan University