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About Us

Tui Tuia | Learning Circle empowers Kāhui Ako, kaiako, teachers, school leaders and tumuaki to achieve better outcomes for students and learners.

All languages are to be treasured

Languages, Culture & Identity

We offer programmes, workshops, in-person classroom support, online support and resources to help strengthen language learning in New Zealand schools.

Cultural competencies

Pacific-Led Education

Empowering educators, students, and communities to shape a future of educational excellence that is firmly rooted in Pacific identity and aspirations.

Improving instructional dexterity

Literacy and Numeracy

We work with schools to build the literacy and numeracy capability of school leaders and teachers to accelerate learning outcomes for all students.

Celebrating Chinese Culture in Auckland Schools

These workshops for Auckland schools provide a unique opportunity for both teachers and students to explore and immerse themselves in Chinese cultural activities. This is available for 2023 Term 3.

Celebrating Chinese Culture in Auckland Schools








8 weeks









This FREE workshop is available to primary, intermediate, and secondary schools and their teachers who are currently teaching or interested in teaching Chinese. We can visit your school and offer a range of workshops and activities. If you're interested, please register your interest for one of the Workshop types listed below and our facilitator will reach out to organise the workshop for your school.

About the course

Course information

When: Term 3

Available Dates:

  • August - 1, 8, 11, 15, 18, 25, 29, 31
  • September –1, 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 19, 22
What we will cover

Workshop 1: Chinese Martial Arts and Chinese Dance

  1. Kung Fu
  2. Kung Fu Fan
  3. Dance

Workshop 2: Chinese Arts

  1. Calligraphy and Painting
  2. Paper Cutting
  3. Beijing Opera Masks
  4. Tie Dye

Workshop 3: Chinese Food

  1. Dumpling
  2. Moon Cake
  3. Toffee Hawthorns
  4. Rice Ball

Kindly take note that each workshop has a capacity of approximately 30 students and lasts 2-4 hours each.

In case you intend to reserve a martial arts or dance workshop, kindly make sure that the venue at your school is spacious enough to accommodate physical activities and that students come dressed in appropriate sportswear for the session.

Alternatively, if you plan to reserve a food workshop, please ensure that the venue at your school has adequate facilities for food preparation and kindly inform us in advance of any dietary requirements that the participants may have. We recommend that you carefully consider the nature of the workshop you wish to book and ensure that the venue and facilities are suitable for the intended activities.


Tui Tuia | Learning Circle Languages is funded to provide professional learning for provisionally and fully registered Primary, Intermediate and Secondary teachers throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

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