Our milestone

  • May 2014 A BETTER CHANCE CHARITABLE TRUST was founded in Auckland.
  • Dec. 2014 Our official Wechat, Facebook, Linkedin became available for public to access.
  • Mar. 2015 Our venue officially opened to public. We had 1 full-time staff to organize programmes & provide services to members, which included Ping Pong, Yoga, Mental Consultation, Cell phone& computer coaching, Language translation & helping to make English phone calls.
  • Jul. 2015 The number of registered member reached 200. 2 full-time staff were in the trust to care for our members. Meanwhile, more programmes & services were provided like Free haircut, Spoken English class, Dancing class, Singing class & Theme lectures.
  • Jan. 2016 Due to our reputation, the number of our registered members was rapidly climbing to 600, accordingly we enlarged our team from 2 staff to 3 full-time staff and several volunteers. We added Drawing class, Chinese opera, Culture & Art, Medical Consultancy onto our program list.
  • Feb. 2016 Free Wifi were provided onsite.
  • May 2016 We had enlarged our work team and we have 4 full-time staff. Traffic map to our trust were notified to our members for easy access.
  • Jul. 2016 Trust logo and brochure were put into use and our website were open to public. The number of watcher on our Facebook had reached 338 and at the same time more than 1000 Aucklanders were following us on our trust Wechat.
  • Sep. 2016 Our image had been enhanced and  the number of our registered members had quickly reached 1000.
  • Jan. 2017 We enlarged our team from 4 staff to 5 staff and more volunteers. As a co-sponsor, we were invited to the 2017 Lunar Festival. Our team successfully advocates the organization and we attracted 100 new members in that day.
  • Mar. 2017 Invited by WTV, we attended a talk show named “jinwan shui lai zuo ke” (Who is the Guest Tonight) and represent the trust to the Chinese people.
  • First half of 2017 We have gradually added more courses, activities and services like basic sewing class, craft making class, Tai Chi class, math class, food talk, providing free legal consultation and certified true copy of a document.
  • Oct. 2017 Due to the growing number of members we opened another branch in Avondale so that we can provide quality services.
  • 25th November 2017, hosted by the A Better Chance Charitable Trust,the KOHI KOHI Maori Cultural Festival — Kapa Haka Show was successfully held in China Town in East Auckland.
  • Dec.2017 we opened another branch in Auckland China Town Burswood so that we can provide quality services to more members.
  • March 2018, the number of our registered members of A Better Chance Charitable Trust was rapidly increasing by more than 1,700, accordingly we enlarged our team form 5 staff to 7 staff and several volunteers. We added children’s Chinese classes, solving 3×3 rubik’s cube program and children coding for scratch course onto our program list.
  • March 2018, the Manukau East Branch is set as the information support branch providing the daily technical and security support. At the same time, it uses computer technology like data mining, Cloud storage, Cloud calculation and Wechat mini program to improve work efficiency and quality of service.
  • 2nd Mar. 2018 A Better Chance Charitable Trust obtained the Migrant Community Spirit Award from ANZ Bank in 2018 ANZ Lunar New Year Celebration event.
  • April 2018, we start to provide rooms for the dance groups, choirs and other Chinese organizations.
  • June 2018, the Manukau East Branch start offering JP service and holds many new courses and seminars like French class for kids and poetry classes.
  • 16th Jun. 2018 A Better Chance Charitable Trust was invited to 2018 ANZ Migrant Expo as an exhibitor. Our team successfully advocated the organization and we attracted many visitors, new members and new volunteers.
  • July 2018, we Joined St John “Caring Caller” project.
  • September 2018, to benefit more Chinese communities, A Better Chance Charitable Trust started the project of “Charity into Community” with promotional plans.
  • September 2018, the West Auckland Branch was formally chosen as the headquarter of A Better Chance Charitable Trust responsible for planning, organizing, carrying out and supervising the daily operation of other branches. And it also further the promotion of the “Caring Caller” activity.
  • October 2018, as A Better Chance Charitable Trust developed and grew stronger, there had been totally 6 people joining in its executive team. So the Trust could provide better all-round services for our members.
  • December 2018, the previous Central Branch of A Better Chance Charitable Trust was formally integrated into our Headquarter at Avondale in west Auckland. Since then, the Trust had Headquarter at Avondale in west Auckland and China Town Branch in Manukau East. During the same period, the Trust carried out a questionnaire survey titled “Evaluating the Most Needed Public Services in 2019”, in order to provide a solid foundation for the future development directions.
  • February 2019, the Manukau East Branch of the Trust added new Chinese language basic level class and Chinese idiom stories class, which not only enriched the activities for our members, but also expanded the Trust’s influence on education and training.
  • On 25th February 2019, there were 17 caring people from all walks of life gathered together at St John headquarter in Auckland to attend the First Aid Course organised by A Better Chance Charitable Trust. All of the trainees were awarded a level 1 certificate for first aid by St John, so became caring people with professional first aid knowledge.
  • February 2019, A Better Chance Charitable Trust formally released its data analysis of 2018. After 5 years development, the Trust already had 2014 members, and increased to 52 service projects. In 2018, there were 6093 person-time accepted various services the Trust provided, which was over threefold increase than 2017.
  • March 2019, in order to make the elders live more relaxed and happier life in New Zealand, A Better Chance Charitable Trust cooperated with Age Concern Auckland again, to hold at the Manukau East Branch a series of lectures titled “Caring for Middle-aged and Elderly People” which would last for half a year. It has lectures on 6 trump special topics once a month, with more than 25 people signed up for each lecture.
  • March 2019, in order to promote multi-culture integration and community development, the “Age Friendly Community” project of A Better Chance Charitable Trust launched formally. It was broad masses oriented and would set up a mutually beneficial communications platform for community public services.
  • On 1st of April 2019, A Better Chance Charitable Trust took part in the press conference of “Classic Representation and Co-building Peace” — the large public welfare culture exhibition and performance series, to make contributions for China and New Zealand bilateral cultural communications and plural development.
  • On 10th of April 2019, the Manukau East Branch of A Better Chance Charitable Trust started new free legal consultation service and psychological consultation service, to provide better zero distance caring services and build up special services in local communities.
  • May 2019, as the development of A Better Chance Charitable Trust, the Manukau East Branch launched more special courses and services. Except the ace courses of Chinese language basic level class and smart phone demo class, there opened new children stick figure drawing class, etiquette and body training class and chorus class. These high quality courses expand children and adults educational teaching resources and enrich people’s life.
  • On 27th of May 2019, the management organisational structure of A Better Chance Charitable Trust Art Troupe was finally constructed. The art troupe consists of chorus, waist drum team, children dance team, calligraphy and painting team, language arts team, two Chinese traditional instruments orchestras, two adults dance teams and ritual team. The Manukau East Branch of the Trust is its main rehearsal venue.

Trustee Member:

Chairman: Jennifer Liu

Trustee: Sunny Chen

Trustee:Eric Nong

Executive Staff:

Director Manager: Sunny Chen

Office Admin:Elvy Lv

Senior Office Admin: Melany Yin

ICT Support Technician: Matthew Li

Office Admin: Dennis Zhang

Office Support:Leaivi Gaitau

Program Coordinator:Rosie Luo

Accounts Administrator: Doris Wang


Ben Liu

Alfred Chong

Sophia Liu

Jane Zeng

Rain Zhong

Celine Sun

Evelyn Fan

Jade Li

Linda Li

Betty Zhuang

Lydia Li

Ivy Huang

Skye Zhang

Ben Liao

Esther Yang

Kaisy Ma

Johnny Yang

May Wang

Michelle Yang

Mandy Ren

Jeffery Yan

Yao Sun

Annabelle Zhang

Qingzhen Wang

Andy Ding

Mark MA

Zeal Zhang

Steven Xue

Sherry Lai

Jackson Zhao

Rouey Xie

Amy Deng

Dr. Wu

Richard Zhang

Maggie Wang

Kingfisher Wang

Ling Yang

Christina Zhang

Hannah Xie

Lynn He

Joyce Liu

Hairdresser team

Fiona Bai

Lancy Huang

Catherine Fang