What we're about

Want to learn basic Mandarin? Fascinated about Chinese Culture and History? Curious about whether Chinese Martial Art really works or not? Wonder what's hot in China now and how does the real China different to your imaginary one? Want to travel to China in the future....If your answers are yes, then this will be the right meetup group for you. This is a group for anyone interested in learning chinese language, old and modern Chinese culture, and many odd facts of being a Chinese. All skills levels are welcome. An open and adventurous mind is a must. Looking forward to meeting you all.

Upcoming events (4+)

2022 Chinese New Year Dinner (Dress-up if you want to)

Aries Restaurant

Welcome to this Friday Social session. Come and meet some new friends, practice Mandarin or Cantonese and enjoy a good Friday night :-)

Let's dress up in Chinese traditional costume if you want to (han fu, Changshang, qipao or something else)

The restaurant will check for Vaccine passes. Please make sure you have your pass ready for the day.

If you are feeling unwell or have COVID symptoms, please stay home and get tested.

Sunday badminton in Haitaitai with free training (required pre-register)

Badminton Wellington Centre

A rare chance to learn from a badminton master :)

Badminton coach Brandon has kindly offered to provide a brief training session prior to the games. Brandon is an experienced coach to NZ national teams. He is only available for a few weeks before he is heading back to Auckland.

Due to COVID restrictions, we have to limit attendee number and all attendees must pre-register with the badminton club to use the badminton venue. This pre-registration will require you to upload your vaccine pass onto their system.

Once you complete pre-registration, then please arrange internet transfer to reserve your spot (RSVP doesn't guarantee a spot). Once you paid, please message Shirley a screenshot of your payment.

How to pre-register with the badminton club
1. click link down below and follow the instruction.
https://bwc.helloclub.com/login
2. then upload your vaccine pass and wait for approval. (name must match the vaccine pass)
3. message your full registered name to Anderson Yue or leave in comment

Welcome to a friendly or competitive game. All levels players are welcome.

Duration
4 badminton courts booked for 2 hours 10am - 12am.

Cost (court hire plus shuttlecocks; we will provide shuttlecocks for the games)
$10 per adult (18+ yrs old)
$5 per child (8-17 yrs old; please let us know if you wish to bring one)
extra 1$ if you want rent a racket

Payment
Reminder to please pay beforehand to reserve your spot. Whilst not the preferred payment, we do accept cash on the day.

For internet transfer prior to the event.

Account name: WGTN China Tongue
Account number:[masked]
Reference: your full name + date of badminton game (for example, Rosa Wang + 30Jan2022)

If you are bringing cash, please give cash to Shirley and put your name down on his attendance list.

What to bring
Vaccine pass + mask
Please wear comfortable sports shoes and clothing

Optional items
Your own badminton racket if you have one.
Light snacks + water bottle (water fountains available if you don't have a water bottle)
A towel and fresh post-game clothes

With the new traffic light system, all played must have a vaccination pass updated onto the badminton club system prior to register for the event. Vaccine pass will be hold by the badminton club not by Wellington China-Tongue.

Facilities available onsite
- Free car parking
- Toilets

All the money left will go to fund to buy feather badminton shuttles for future games.

Boardgames with Friends

Regal Chinese Restaurant

(Please scan in COVID app at entrance. If you have COVID symptoms, please do not come to events, thank you)

This time we hold in regal restaurant after the yum cha, we may have some ppl join from last badminton and yum cha event. please check our other event today for more details.

Board games starts at 2:30pm till late afternoon. Some of us may carry on. $2 donation per person to Anderson to help cover the boardgames rental cost please 😊, we also provide concession cards, $20 for 12 sessions (that is 2 free sessions!!)
Please see either Pei-Ying or Anderson regarding this 😁

We have the following games we collectively rented (you are welcome to bring your own):

Citadels
Dixit
Sargrada
Splendor
Viticulture
New York zoo
Medieval academy
7 wonders
Here to slay
Photosynthesis
Century spice Road golem edition
Dominion & Intrigue expansion
Patchwork
Cottage Garden

Boardgames with Friends

Tiger Chinese Restaurant

(Please scan in COVID app at entrance. If you have COVID symptoms, please do not come to events, thank you)

VENUE TBC

Board games starts at 1:00pm till late afternoon. Some of us may carry on. $2 donation per person to Pei-Ying to help cover the boardgames rental cost please 😊, we also provide concession cards, $20 for 12 sessions (that is 2 free sessions!!)
Please see either Pei-Ying or Anderson regarding this 😁

We have the following games we collectively rented (you are welcome to bring your own):

Citadels
Dixit
Sargrada
Splendor
Viticulture
New York zoo
Medieval academy
7 wonders
Here to slay
Photosynthesis
Century spice Road golem edition
Dominion & Intrigue expansion
Patchwork
Cottage Garden

Past events (372)

Sunday long badminton/table tennis

ASB Sports Centre

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