The Confucius Institute holds a collection of language learning and cultural resources which may be borrowed.

Language learning materials

Highlights include:

  • HSK 1-6 Standard Course Books, Test Books, and Teacher Books
  • HSK 1-6 past papers
  • Multi-media Chinese textbooks for all levels and age groups

Cultural teaching materials

An image of various stringed instruments.
The loanable Chinese instrument collection

Besides language learning materials, the Resource Centre includes:

  • Chinese music, including traditional Chinese instruments. The loanable Chinese instrument collection is hosted at The Asia-Pacific Music Studio, New Zealand School of Music.
  • Chinese culture, including hanfu outfits and dance costumes

Accessing the Collection

Whakatane Book Donation
CIW donated books to Whakatane Intermediate. (left to right) Deputy Principal, CIVUW MLA Zhang Qian

The Collection can be loaned to teachers and educators for school or community projects.

Confucius Institute Career Stories

Where can learning Mandarin take you? Hear from diplomats, social entrepreneurs, recent graduates and other policymakers in this Confucius Institute Career Stories video series.

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