Schools' stories

Through various grants for educators and schools, the Asia New Zealand Foundation supports New Zealand schools in building their students' understanding and knowledge of Asia.

Read about what schools have been doing recently to include Asia activities.

Byron Sanders with Evergreen Primary School students in Singapore during his cultural connections trip in 2014

Children at Dunedin’s Carisbrook School are using technology to connect with their counterparts at a school in Singapore 

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Rangiora High School has only a small Asian roll, but that hasn't held the school back in its efforts to connect students with the Asia region

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Screen grab from Japan TV showing Skyping students in Japan and New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay primary school students made television news in Japan by skyping their counterparts in a Japanese school

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Amesbury School

Wellington’s Amesbury School has built Chinese cultural and language learning into its multicultural programme

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Last month, 11 Canterbury students joined Prime Minister John Key on a delegation to Japan.

Images from Maori mythology blend with Japanese kites and fans in kids' depiction of  friendship between New Zealand and Japan

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Both children and adults benefit from new Mandarin school at Tauranga Girls' College

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Principal Liz Thomson on the ins and outs of sister school relationships

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Takapuna Normal Intermediate School’s staff and students are building strong connections with Korea

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School has developed three partnerships – and counting – with schools in Asia

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Three-day event gives students the opportunity to learn about Asian cultures in a fun and informative way

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Berkley Middle School pupils were not short of ideas when choosing their study topics for a unit on Japan

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