Enjoy the Mandarin learning experience
Ni Hao Children's Community charitable trust provides a fun and friendly place for your child and family to learn Mandarin Chinese as an Additional Conversational Language.
Your child will learn in a social peer group, fully immersed in a native language experience. Our programme provides them with the opportunity to explore and discover Mandarin Chinese in weekly sessions with their classmates. They will learn in a way that is meaningful and relevant to them as children, with interaction, games, song and movement.
Your child can learn with us regardless of ethnicity, whether your child has Chinese heritage or not. We have families in the community with various native languages, including English, Te Reo Māori, French, Spanish, Korean, Turkish, Russian, Romanian, Cantonese and Tagalog.
…very interactive and fun. My boys enjoy it a lot and don’t even notice that they are immersed in Mandarin!Alison, mother to two school aged boys
Everyone loves the (Stories & Rhymes!) sessions!Wellington City Libraries
We like that it’s Interactive and fun, the parent can stay to observe and learn along, and that it is a small group.Connie, mother to three school aged children
The boys like the games, the teacher’s attitude and being able to repeat previous weeks’ learning. I also like that it’s a small learning group.Tina, mother to two school aged boys
We like the more modern teaching, interactive style, and being able to sit with our child.Warren, father to a 4 year old boy
I think you guys do a great job. The cost is very affordable when you compare that to what we pay for dance and music and yet you offer so much resources, all of which so creatively executed to hold and maintain the kids’ attention….(I also) like that it’s friendly and inviting.Raewyn, mother to a 4 year old girl
We love Ni Hao Children’s Community – we hear her singing so often!Anne, mother of a 3 year old girl
We love the classes!!!Pip, mother of two school aged boys
What I like most as a parent…All the interaction and variety- from songs to stories to other activities such as the face plate to learn emotions. The creativity – love what you’re doing with the resources you have. The informal atmosphere – in all the time I’ve spent learning Mandarin, I certainly never got that warm fuzzy feel, but you’ve achieved that!Alexandra, mother of a 1 yr old girl