R E S O U R C E S F O R S C H O O L S
N Z C L W P O S T E R S
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Want to display your support for NZ Chinese Language Week 2020 around your school?
You can download posters from here.
This is a great way to encourage your students to practice some basic Chinese phrases and talk about Chinese culture.
R U R U'S H A N G I
Ruru's Hangi is a trilingual children's book (in Te Reo Māori, Mandarin and English) published by New Zealand Chinese Language Week in 2020.
Written by Nikki Slade Robinson, the book tells the story of a loveable little Kiwi and friends welcome Ruru's babies with a very special surprise celebration.
Ruru's Hangi is available for schools, libraries and individuals to order. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
T H E M A R A E V I S I T
The Marae Visit is a trilingual children's book (in Te Reo Māori, Mandarin and English) published by New Zealand Chinese Language Week in 2019.
Written by Rebecca Beyer and Linley Wellington, the book tells the story of a class visit to their local marae. The children find there's lots to learn and lots to do. They have lots of fun too.
The Marae Visit is available for schools, libraries and individuals to order. Email email@example.com for more information.
W I L L I A M ' S W A I T A N G I
D A Y B O O K
William's Waitangi Day is a bilingual children's book published by New Zealand Chinese Language Week in 2018.
The book tells the story of a young Chinese boy learning about Waitangi Day at school, sharing an important message of the importance of learning about different cultures.
William's Waitangi Day is available for schools, libraries and individuals to order. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
A S I A N E W Z E A L A N D
F O U N D A T I O N
The Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono has a wealth of resources available on their website here.
For education resources see here. This is a comprehensive page with everything from country information and posters to guides on planning school trips to Asian countries.
The Foundation also offers funding support for schools wanting to host events. See here for more information.
FUTURE LEARNING SOLUTIONS - CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES
Centre for Languages programmes grow and strengthen foreign language learning in New Zealand schools, including Chinese.
Our Learning Languages programme is comprised of three core services to support schools and teachers to EXPLORE, GROW and MASTER their capabilities, through a broad range of services, resources and support.
For more information see the Future Learning Solutions website here.
L E A R N I N G
L A N G U A G E S
O N T K I
This is the Ministry of Education’s portal for teachers to access language learning information regarding professional learning opportunities, professional support for the New Zealand Curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, resources and key links.
For more information visit the website here.
V I R T U A L
L E A R N I N G
N E T W O R K
Participation in the VLN Primary provides a growing number of opportunities for your students to access online learning that may not be available to them in their own schools including language learning.
For more information visit their website here.
C O N F U C I U S
I N S T I T U T E S
The Confucius Institutes in New Zealand support schools to offer Chinese language and culture classes.
This support includes advice, introductory programmes, professional development, principal delegations to China, and Mandarin Language Assistants (MLAs).
There are three Confucius Institutes in New Zealand. Click here to find out more.