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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Paul Clark: Let's Get Real on China

Paul Clark: Let's Get Real on China

CI Board member Prof. Paul Clark lashed out at the conspiracy theories made up by some so-called "China experts" in his Op-Ed published on New Zealand Herald. Read more

July 31
13 Sep
Exam: HSKK_HSK Speaking

Exam: HSKK_HSK Speaking

The HSKK exam has been rescheduled and opens for registration NOW. Read more

July 22
21 Aug
[Registration OPEN] The 14th New Zealand Chinese Essay Competition 2020

[Registration OPEN] The 14th New Zealand Chinese Essay Competition 2020

The NZ Chinese Essay Competition, proudly supported by the Chinese ambassadors in New Zealand, has been continuously run by the Confucius Institute in Auckland for 14 years. Read more

July 20