Auckland Chinese Community Centre

The Auckland Chinese Community Centre began as the Auckland Chinese Hall around 1960, and became the Community Centre in 1975. It has a branch in Mangere and another in the city centre; it coordinates events and provides a recreational space for the Chinese community in the area.

Project 2011
Auckland Chinese Community New Year Celebration

The year of the Rabbit, begins on 3 February, 2011 and will be celebrated by the Auckland Chinese Community Centre in Auckland with a festival and market day. Auckland has a strong Chinese community, with over 100,000 Chinese people now living in the city. The festival has attracted large crowds for the past twenty years, and this year’s programme is packed with entertainment. Performers include a 20-person dragon dance troupe, acrobats and artists as well as traditional and contemporary Chinese musicians. The day will be opened by the Governor General and Prime Minister John Key, and those attending will also be able to sample Chinese delicacies and dishes from Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and other Asian countries. The festival will be on Saturday 22 January, at ASB Showgrounds, 217 Greenlane West 9.30pm – 4pm 

 Contact Kai Luey  kailuey@xtra.co.nz

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