Manawatu Chinese Community Trust (here after refer to as “The Trust”) is an incorporated charity trust which is set up to promote Chinese cultural identity and provide a comprehensive service to the entire Chinese communities in Manawatu region .


The Trust is based on Palmerston North. It aims to build up Chinese networks; promote a great Chinese heritage; encourage the cultural and language maintenance; strengthen Chinese unity and mutual support; share fundamental cultural values, languages, traditions with the people from other cultures in New Zealand.


It provides facilities, research and learning opportunities to the community enhancing their pleasant existence and the contributions to the multi-cultural civilization of New Zealand.

We organise cultural events around the year in which Chinese culture is celebrated; Participate in various culture activities hosted by local city council, ethnic center and other community organisations in which the cultural diversity is promoted and where we learn from, enjoy and grow in understanding of each other.