By Wang Zhijian   As Covid-19 further grips the US, some US officials have been trying to find a scapegoat, claiming China should be blamed for the spread of the coronavirus in their country. They even used the term of “Chinese Virus” or “Wuhan Virus” in contravention of the adviceContinue Reading

by Li Huizi Photo by Sammy Zhu   New Zealand’s Christchurch held a grand memorial ceremony on Saturday in memory of the 185 victims spanning more than 20 nationalities, including 23 Chinese students, in the 2011 earthquake. A 6.3-magnitude quake struck the city on Feb. 22, 2011. Then-Prime Minister JohnContinue Reading

CONVERSATION CORNER Memories of Christchurch  By H. Naomi March, M.A.   Memories Memories have an important place in our lives – they hold the stories of who we are, where we came from, where we have been, and even where we want to go. Some of these memories are codedContinue Reading

By Li Huizi   ChristchurchNZ Chief Executive Officer Joanna Norris tells us about Chinese New Year Celebrations in Christchurch   As the Chinese Lunar New Year approaches, we’ve seen some lanterns and Chinese element decorations in and around the City Centre. What’s the plan of the ChristchurchNZ for the city-wideContinue Reading

CONVERSATION CORNER by H. Naomi March, M.A. Yo-Yo Ma by Jason Bell Cross-cultural connections through The Bach Project Do you feel any kind of connection with Yo-Yo Ma – maybe through music, or his generation, or performing in Christchurch Town Hall, or promoting our humanity through culture?  You may haveContinue Reading

Wham Bam Author Jam By Li Huizi Clare Erasmus , author of children’s books, brought her Kia Kaha book series to the “Wham Bam Author Jam: A Reader Event,” which was held in Central Christchurch on Oct. 26, attended by 23 authors and three vendors from both New Zealand andContinue Reading