About Us

The New Zealand Chinese Association is a national organisation with over 80 years of uninterrupted history, comprising of 14 branches throughout New Zealand.
It represents the interests of both long-established and new Chinese migrant groups.

It caters to the social, sporting, and cultural needs of the Chinese community in New Zealand by organising annual events such as:

And regular events such as:

As well asĀ  on-going historical research on:

The Association encourages cultural maintenance and academic achievement by offering financial support or prizesĀ  for:

  • Chinese Language Schools
  • Classes in Chinese dance
  • Lion and Dragon dance training
  • Academic excellence

The Associations is an active participant in the national conversations on:

The Association has also been engaged in major fundraising in support of:

  • International disaster relief
  • NZ Olympic team to Beijing

The Association is currently studying:

  • Positive aging
  • Women issues
  • Chinese ANZACs
  • SS Ventnor