Events and Competitions

Activating pupils is one of the most important – and sometimes most difficult – challenges any teacher faces. The Goethe-Institut Neuseeland has therefore put together a series of cultural events and competitions designed to help you motivate your pupils and to make learning German more fun.

National German Language Olympics

Get to know the winners of the National German Language Olympics, who will represent New Zealand in the International German Language Olympics 2020 in Dresden!

Ich so du so

We celebrate diversity in our digital ICH SO DU SO project with students from Australia, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, The Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.

Mein Ort in Deutschland

We invite everyone to introduce their special place in Germany.

Konferenz für Deutschlehrende in Neuseeland 2019

In July 2019, 41 fabulous teachers of German from all around New Zealand spent the first three days of the winter school holidays sharing ideas and skills with each other at the Goethe-Institut in Wellington, aka the „GANZ-marae".

Das Kiwi-Handball-Projekt

Handball is a popular and reputable Olympic sport that is still relatively unknown in New Zealand. The Kiwi-Handball- project is about 'learning by doing'. Learning a language by doing activities. It involves reading and writing, learning to plan and to communicate instructions.