Celebrating Chinese culture

Mandarin language assistant Yuning Long leads a tai chi class at Makaraka School. Originating in ancient China, tai chi is known for its many health benefits where the mind and body work together to promote mindfulness, serenity and reduce stress. Pictures by Rebecca Grunwell
Kaiti School’s Sky Moa and Amaia Mahaki practise cherry blossom tree blow art, where ink is blown through straws.

TWO Gisborne primary schools acknowledged Chinese Language Week with special activities such as art and table tennis as part of this Kiwi-driven initiative.

Now in its third year, Chinese Language Week aims to raise awareness of the need for greater understanding of culture and language between New Zealand and China — our largest trading partner.A

TWO Gisborne primary schools acknowledged Chinese Language Week with special activities such as art and table tennis as part of this Kiwi-driven initiative.

Now in its third year, Chinese Language Week aims to raise awareness of the need for greater understanding of culture and language between New Zealand and China — our largest trading partner.A

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