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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MLA Yanwei Hou's TV Debut in New Zealand

MLA Yanwei Hou's TV Debut in New Zealand

CI Mandarin Language Assistant Yanwei Hou had her TV debut in New Zealand on 5 February, the first day of the Chinese New Year of the Pig. Read more

February 7
An Experience of a Lifetime

An Experience of a Lifetime

Four New Zealand secondary students had the ‘experience of a lifetime’ when they attended the thirteen day Chinese Test Winter Camp in Shanghai last December. Read more

February 5
Academic year 2019 officially kicks off with the arrival of new MLAs

Academic year 2019 officially kicks off with the arrival of new MLAs

47 Mandarin Language Assistants are fresh off the boat and arrived at Auckland in the past weekend. They are taking a full programme of orientation this week at the Confucius Institute. Read more

January 29

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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