Chinese Tea House - Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Chinese Tea House 中国茶坊

A cup of tea, and a relaxed chat …

Chinese Tea House is a programme offered by the Confucius Institute at the University of Canterbury. It is a Chinese corner for all UC staff and students as well as the general public of Christchurch city to practice Chinese language and experience Chinese culture. CI staff and volunteers who are native speakers of Chinese will host and organise the tea house. People interested in the Chinese language and culture are welcome to attend.

Room 401, Logie Buidling, University of Canterbury Ilam Campus

12.00 noon - 1.00 pm Tuesdays Chinese speaking practice with tutors

1.00 pm - 2.00 pm on Tuesdays: Chinese Calligraphy

12.00 noon - 1.00 pm Thursdays Chinese speaking practice with tutors

1.00 pm - 2.00 pm on Thursdays: Chinese Calligraphy


Tai Chi Classes for Beginners

Tai ChiTai Chi, or Taijiquan in Chinese, is an outstanding gem of traditional Chinese culture that is valuable in promoting health, developing energy, and improving concentration and overall well-being. The Confucius Institute at UC offers evenig classes in Tai Chi.

Time: 6.00 - 7.30pm Thursday evenings
Venue: DA02, Dovedale Campus, University of Canterbury

To register, please fill out this form.



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    Level 2
    Logie Building
    Ilam Campus
    University of Canterbury
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    Confucius Institute
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140
    New Zealand
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