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.

Rocca and two friends are driving a boat Rocca Changes the World © Warner Bros. Entertainment

Kino for Kids - Online

Learning another language like German opens a window to another world. Films can provide an opportunity to experience cultural diversity. 2020 we are fortunate to have partnered with the Goethe-Institut Australia to secure a diverse film programme with a focus on science and astronomy.

Āniwaniwa - We stay home

Be a rainbow maker! Let’s create a giant rainbow together - from one end of the world to the other.

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!

Enterprise German

Enterprise German promotes the collaboration between schools and German companies / or New Zealand companies with a relationship to German speaking countries within the region. The project combines aspects of professional orientation with creativity and inventor spirit.

International German Language Olympic Games (IDO) 2020

The International German Language Olympics take place in Germany biennially. In 2020 school students from 65 countries will compete in three categories (A2, B1 and B2).

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".