About Us

您好! Welcome to the Chinese language resources website, developed by Confucius Institute in Auckland and the New Zealand Chinese Language Teachers Association (NZCLTA) to support Chinese teaching and learning in New Zealand primary, intermediate and secondary schools.

Confucius Institute in Auckland

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The Confucius Institute in Auckland (CI) was established in 2007 at the University of Auckland in partnership with Fudan University in Shanghai, China. The University of Otago joined the Institute in 2011, with an office launched in 2013.

The Institute works to enhance knowledge of Chinese language and culture in New Zealand and to extend New Zealanders’ engagement with China through various programmes and collaborations with partners in New Zealand, within Oceania and further abroad.

For more information, visit Confucius Institute in Auckland

New Zealand Chinese Language Teachers' Association(NZCLTA)

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New Zealand Chinese Language Teachers’ Association (NZCLTA) was founded in 2014. It is a non-profit organisation which represents Chinese Language Teachers in NZ. It has been playing a critical role in professional networks , sharing resources, and providing professional development for teachers in primary and secondary schools. It also opens to teachers from tertiary schools and community schools who share the same aims of the NZCLTA.

For more information visit NZCLTA

North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence

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The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (North Asia CAPE) was established by the NZ Government to help New Zealanders build and deepen sustainable, future-focused commercial, educational, and cultural relationships with Greater China, Japan, and Korea.

North Asia CAPE’s diverse programme of work supports businesses, educators, students, and the general public to improve their knowledge, language and cultural competency, and commercial capabilities to succeed in North Asia.

For more information, visit North Asia CAPE

Contributors​

Selma Dancy

Willowpark School

Grace Rissetto

Diocesan School for Girls

Raewyn Ho

Saint Kentigern Girls’ School

Bingmei Zhang

St Peter’s College, Auckland

Dr Ai-Hsin Ho

Westlake Boys High School

Arima Wang

Diocesan School for Girls

Laura Deng

Saint Kentigern College

Wendy Chen

Rotorua Boys’ High School