We foster bilateral cultural exchange programs between Germany and New Zealand. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals, always with the goal to facilitate artistic production, reception and reflection involving actors from both countries.
Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in 1919 – and in doing so revolutionised architecture, design and the way we think about it.
Aotearoa-New Zealand. Kiwis making music in and beyond this island nation in the 21st century. This thematic dossier explores the newest electronic and experimental music of Aotearoa-New Zealand, and the history and traditions that underpin it.
Features, interviews, podcasts and a monthly blog exploring how learning a new language opens up worlds of possibilities, changes your outlook - and boosts your brain! Life is more interesting in more than one language. Find out more here...
The 11th German Film Festival will take place from 22 August until 15 September 2019. Discover and enjoy new film productions from Austria, Switzerland and Germany.
Anti-liberal, nationalistic movements are gaining in strength around the world. Why are populist tendencies on the rise? How can the values of democracy be protected?
The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
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.
In November 2015, the Goethe-Institut New Zealand went on air with its cultural radio show 'Goethe on Air' at Access Radio (783am).
Now it appears monthly with different interesting topics each time.
Is there a place in Germany that is special to you? We're looking for park benches, crossroads, districts, cities, landscapes or any other places in Germany big or small that turned into "your" place because of their atmosphere, architecture or personal history.