New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre

New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre

Welcome to the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre

The Centre is a national centre to promote knowledge and understanding of China today through support for research including collaborative research, lectures, seminars, conferences, visitor exchanges and information sharing. It aims to provide a forum for research on contemporary China, and creating a strong and enduring New Zealand network of China specialists, academics and providers. It also aims to strengthen ties between scholars and researchers in leading institutions in New Zealand and counterparts in China.

 

The New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre is based at Victoria University of Wellington, and in addtion to Victoria University of Wellington it has five University Members. These are: the University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, the University of Canterbury, the University of Otago and the University of Waikato.

 

For more on the Centre, click on About Us.

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News

11 April 2014 Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand discusses NZ-China relations and announces new scholarships to study in China
Ambassador Wang Lutong gave his first public lecture in New Zealand. The lecture focused on New Zealand-China relations with particular emphasis on looking ahead and what China’s comprehensive reform means for New Zealand. Read more
19 March 2014 Hongzhi Gao on the PM's visit to China
Dr Hongzhi Gao talks on Radio New Zealand about Prime Minster John Key's visit to… Read more
26 February 2014 RMB - A future international currency?
On the 24th of February Madame Hu Xiaolian, Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), discussed the internationalization of the RMB at Victoria University. Madame Hu is currently visiting New Zealand as the Prime Minister’s China Fellow for 2014. Madame Hu's presentation was hosted by the Victoria Business School and the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre and covered a discussion of the history, background and prospects of the internationalization of the RMB. Read more

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The Wellington Conference on Contemporary China 2014:
The Third Plenum – Prospects for China, New Zealand and the World

In early July, the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre will hold its sixth annual Conference on Contemporary China. The subject of the conference will be the November 2013 Third Plenum and its implications. Conference speakers and panels will discuss and assess the decisions made at the Third Plenum, and the effect they will have on China as well as on New Zealand, the Asia-Pacific region and the world. The Conference will be of immediate interest to all those – in academia, government, business and media – concerned about the changing dynamics of reform in China today.

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Symposium marks 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations in Beijing

The China Centre marked the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and China.

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New Zealand and China: Looking Ahead, What China's Comprehensive Reforms means for New Zealand

This is Ambassador Wang Lutong first public lecture in New Zealand. The lecture focused on New Zealand-China relations with particular emphasis on looking ahead and what China’s comprehensive reform means for New Zealand.

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China, the World Economy and New Zealand

The economic rise of China presents New Zealand commentators and analysts with the task of making sense of not only how Chinese growth will impact New Zealand's economic relations with China, but how the internationalization of the Chinese economy is shaping the structure of the world economy and what this means for individual countries like New Zealand.

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