Welcome to the official website for The New Zealand Centre at Peking University. The Centre was established in 2007 as a collaborative project between Peking University and the University of Auckland. Since 2014, all eight of New Zealand's universities are represented in the project of high-level engagement with Peking University across a broad range of departments and faculties (click here for more information). New Zealand government agencies Education New Zealand, the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) are also key stakeholders in the project. The Centre is charged with the tasks of raising the profile of New Zealand at China's leading tertiary education institution, enhancing academic and cultural exchange between China and New Zealand, and providing a unique venue to increase understanding between New Zealanders and Chinese alike. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary year for the New Zealand Centre at Peking University.
20/12/2021 - Geoff Chen Graduates from PKU with MA in Economics
As an alumnus of the University of Canterbury and intern of New Zealand Centre, Geoff Chen graduated with MA from the School of Economics, Peking University in July 2021. Upon graduation, he started working in Shenzhen, China.
08/12/2021 - New Zealand Ambassador to China and Her Delegation Visit Peking University
On the morning of 8th December, 2021, New Zealand Ambassador to China, Her Excellency Clare Fearnley visited Peking University. Peking University President Hao Ping and Vice President Wang Bo received the guests at Linhuxuan Pavilion.
20/11/2021 - Prof. Liu Shusen Presents a Keynote Paper on New Zealand Literature
The New Zealand Centre Director，Professor Liu Shusen presented a keynote paper entitled “Contemporary New Zealand Literature and Ongoing Construction of a Multicultural Community” in the opening session of the Third Annual Forum on the Frontier Research of Comtemporary English Literature 2021 organized by Remin University of China on November 20, 2021. More than 480 participants attended this forum.
A view of Weiming Lake, Peking University. The New Zealand Centre is located at the edge of this iconic lake, in the Chen Shouren garden.