The China Cultural Center in Wellington made its debut in New Zealand’s largest outdoor arts and music festival CubaDupa with lion dances and traditional Chinese music.[Photo/Xinhua] The Cuba Street Precinct in New Zealand’s capital here has come alive over the weekend as Chinese lion dances and traditional Chinese music adorned NewContinue Reading

By Wang Zhijian, Chinese Consul General in Christchurch   The treatment of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region by the Chinese government has become a convenient target of some Western politicians. They are even alleging China has committed genocide against the Uyghurs. Ironically, the genocide of indigenous Indians inContinue Reading

Xinhua The 50-minute documentary “China: Prescription For Poverty” tells life-changing stories about hundreds of millions of people. Who are they? How did they fight poverty? What does it mean for the rest of the world? Our crew have travelled to where the battles were among the toughest, trying to unveilContinue Reading

Photo and Video by Chris Li New Zealanders celebrated their National Day, the 181st anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, on Saturday with services and performances across the country. The highlight of the day was the dawn service and a following free breakfast at Waitangi served by PrimeContinue Reading

By Laura Carter   At age 18 I was extremely naive about the world’s most populist country with one of the richest histories. The western media had fed me an image of a totalitarian empire and I knew so little that I believed Chairman Mao Zedong was still alive. WhenContinue Reading