Important Announcement concerning Covid-19

New Opening Hours after Lockdown period - Square © Goethe-Institut

From the start, the Goethe-Institut has been closely monitoring official information and taking action to prevent the spread of the virus.
During alert level 2 we have changed our opening hours for our reception and reading room. If you would like to visit us outside of these hours, you can do so after arranging an appointment with us by email or phone. We are happy to help.


German language courses #onlinestattcorona

At the moment all our face to face classes at the Goethe-Institut in Wellington and Auckland will be temporarily replaced by digital alternatives. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions:

Our Online courses


If you need to sit an exam you can do so once we move to alert level 2, but only after arranging an appointment with us. Please do not hesitate to contact our language course office if you require an appointment or have any questions, either by phone (04 3856924) or


Events at the Goethe-Institut will be postponed or cancelled. Please check our webpages or social media for up-to-date information.

General Information

Please check our webpages and social media about current developments. For general enquiries please contact us via email:

Frequently Asked Questions

All language course particpants in our current courses will finish the course together with their teacher in a digital format. Your teacher will be in touch and inform you about the next steps. You will find this information in your Online Classroom.

Courses in Term 3: We will let you know the plan for Term 3 in good time.

Participants will be contacted individually. Please do not hesitate to contact our language course office if you have any questions:

You can reach us as normal by email or phone or visit us at the Goethe-Institut. We look forward to hearing from you.


General inquiries: 
Ph +64 4 3856924

German courses and exams:
Ph: +64 21 829027

Head of the Language Department, Judith Geare:
Ph: +64 21 825 667

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