New CI Website Launched!

Welcome your visit. You may have noticed that our website has changed. We are happy to announce the launch of Confucius Institute in Auckland's new website!

October 18

YCT Exam welcomed in Auckland

The first Youth Chinese Test (YCT) of the year was held in 19th August. With the assistance from the school teachers and Mandarin Language Assistants, over 40 students sat in the exam and achieved some fantastic results. Many of the students came from the cluster schools of Confucius Classroom.

October 10
26 Oct

Belt & Road and the New Zealand-China Connectivity Agenda

A business forum jointly organised by Confucius Institute in Auckland and New Zealand China Council

October 5
27 Oct

Joint Conference of Oceanian Confucius Institutes 2017

​CI Auckland will host the Joint Conference of Oceanian CIs this October. We welcome the CI directors in the region to attend the conference to discuss and collaborate on a number of key areas including research, exchange and cooperation surrounding the promotion of Chinese language and culture.

October 5

Start learning Chinese now

Start learning Chinese now and begin with the basics, complete with voice recordings.

September 7

Early start on Mandarin opens doors to wider world

New Lynn Primary students are studying Mandarin language and Chinese culture as part of an approach to celebrate and normalise diversity.

August 30
16 Oct

New CI Website launch!

We are happy to announce the launch of Confucius Institute in Auckland's new website! The website has been redesigned to improve user friendliness and appeal, both on desktop and mobile devices. In addition to the changed design and layout of the pages, new functions have been implemented in this version.

August 17

Aucklander selected to represent New Zealand in Mandarin speaking competition

An Auckland student who won a national Chinese Mandarin speech competition credits his success to compulsory language classes.

June 30

Rotorua student’s passion for Chinese culture pays off with national award

A Rotorua Boys' High School student's passion for learning Chinese has brought him national recognition. Mohammad (Sameed) Khan won the junior category at the 2017 New Zealand National "Chinese Bridge" Speech Competition.

June 29

Chinese language teachers gathered in Auckland for the 2nd Oceania Chinese Teachers’ Conference

The Second Oceania Chinese Teachers Conference, organized by the Confucius Institute in the University of Auckland, ILEP, and the New Zealand Chinese Teachers Association, has been held in Auckland, New Zealand on 24th June, 2017. Nearly one hundred Chinese language teachers registered and attended the conference.

June 24

Announcement: Final Winners List of “Chinese Bridge” Speech Competition, Auckland 2017

Congratulations to all the students who participated in the Chinese Speech Competition Saturday, 13 May, at the Confucius Institute in Auckland. The judge panels have selected winners in all three categories.

May 18

Auckland’s 12th Confucius Classroom launched in NZ College of Chinese Medicine

The 12th Confucius Classroom in Auckland region was launched on May 17th 2017. Madam Xu Erwen, Chinese Consul General in Auckland, and other distinguished guests attended the launch ceremony.

May 18


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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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