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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Notice: CI office closure and cancellation of upcoming events

Notice: CI office closure and cancellation of upcoming events

In comply with the government and university policies, the CI office will be closed until further notice. All upcoming events, including all Chinese language courses and April HSK exams, are cancelled. Read more

March 23
MLA programme in 2020 suspended until further notice

MLA programme in 2020 suspended until further notice

As the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating, we have to announce a suspemsion of the MLA programme 2020 until further notice. Read more

March 23
31 May
Kia Kaha, China! Chinese Bridge Speech Competition, Auckland 2020

Kia Kaha, China! Chinese Bridge Speech Competition, Auckland 2020

The annual Chinese Bridge Speech Competition is starting now. Join us to showoff your Chinese proficiency. Read more

February 25

Partners

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  • The Confucius Institute in Auckland was established and is proudly supported by our three Foundational Partners: Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters (Beijing), Fudan University (Shanghai) and The University of Auckland (New Zealand).
  • HANBAN/Confucius Institute Headquarters
    The University of Auckland
    Fudan University