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Banner 35 years, Jörg and Duncan (Lifeswap) congratulate the Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Institut is celebrating 35 years in New Zealand

A warm thank you to all learners of German and friends of the Goethe-Institut for the 35 years that we have been based in New Zealand. A cause for celebration! On 30 November we round up the year with a reading by Ingrid Kölle from her new book "Neuseeland - ein Länderporträt", and you can still visit us until 17 December and have a look for some treasures and Christmas presents in our book bazaar. After that we shall enjoy a summer break and be back in January. More ...

Current Projects

Lifeswap   deutsch deutsch

Lifeswap is a series of animated Skype chats between Jörg from Germany and Duncan from New Zealand. Facing their respective quarter life crises, they decided it was time for a change.

tanzconnexions   deutsch deutsch

Insights into and information about contemporary styles of dance in the Asia-Pacific region and in Germany.

180 Seconds City   deutsch deutsch

Snapshot of the city – short films from 12 countries

Future Perfect  

The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.

Mein Weg nach Deutschland   deutsch deutsch

A website for learners of German with games, videos and useful information about life in Germany

Weblog: Once upon a time   deutsch

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Brothers Grimm’s book of fairy tales New Zealanders retell well known fairy tales.


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