The Centre promotes knowledge and understanding of contemporary China in New Zealand through research, collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Based at Victoria, the Centre partners with eight New Zealand universities to support seminars, visitor exchanges, conferences and collaborative research into the political, economic, and social life of China today.

NZCCRC 10th Year Anniversary Lecture

The New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre is pleased to celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a Public Lecture by Dr Elizabeth Economy

NZCCRC 10th Year Anniversary Lecture

The New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre was pleased to celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a Public Lecture by Dr Elizabeth Economy

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China's New Tourists: New Zealand and the Year of Chinese Tourism

This conference brought together world-leading experts to debate China's outbound tourism policy and what the implications are for New Zealand.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: A New Zealand Appraisal

This report provides recommendations for how New Zealand can appraise China’s BRI.

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The 19th Party Congress: A ‘New Era’ for China?

This symposium explored the outcomes of the Congress following China’s National People’s Congress meeting in March. It analysed the new leadership, policies, social issues and economic priority in the 'new era'.

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View from Oceania

The View from Oceania

This conference was hosted in Samoa and took a multidisciplinary approach to examining perspectives on China’s evolving relations with Pacific Island nations.

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  • China and Climate Change: Responding to a global challenge

    Mark the dateClimate change is an unprecedented challenge for the global community. China is the…

    Venue: Council Chamber, Level 2, Hunter Building, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington

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