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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26 Oct
[Open to Apply] Mandarin Language Assistant 2019, Expressions of Interest

[Open to Apply] Mandarin Language Assistant 2019, Expressions of Interest

Confucius Institute in Auckland invites schools in the wider Auckland region spanning from Northland to Waikato to express their interest to host a Mandarin Language Assistant for the 2019 academic year. This initiative aims to support the learning of Mandarin and raise the quality of Mandarin language provision in New Zealand schools. Read more

September 18
24 Sep
Dance and Music performed by Minzu University of China

Dance and Music performed by Minzu University of China

​In celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival and NZ Chinese Language Week 2018, the Confucius Institute in Auckland is hosting the Performing Arts Troupe from Minzu University of China to present a night of dance and music on 24th September, at Raye Freedman Arts Centre in Auckland. Read more

September 10
Conference on CI as MTCSOL overseas training centre

Conference on CI as MTCSOL overseas training centre

As it comes into the tenth year of the NZ Mandarin Language Assistant programme, Confucius Institute in Auckland invited the representatives from the MLA home universities to Auckland for a conference on MTCSOL (Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) and the Confucius Institute. Read more

September 3

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