Culture, Research and Cooperation


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The Night Of Ideas 2020

The French Embassy is proud to present the 2nd Franco-Kiwi edition of La Nuit des Idées – the Night of Ideas – on 31 January 2020 at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum in Wellington Banner Night of Ideas 2020 - PNG

Novembre Numérique (Digital November)

Returning to New Zealand for the second consecutive year, Novembre Numérique promotes digital technologies, content and collaborative tools showcasing a broad range of creations such as video games, immersive realities, digital art, etc.

Culture and creative industries

The Cultural Office of the French Embassy in New Zealand is in charge of promoting and sharing French culture and creativity through advice, expertise and financial support. Learn more

Te Ataata Residency
Randell Cottage Writers Residence
Te Whare Hēra – Wellington International Artist Residency
Alliance Française French Film Festival

Research and innovation

Our main priorities are to help increase mutual knowledge about France and New Zealand academic and research systems, establish networks and foster exchanges through partnerships between research organisations and universities, promote bilateral mobility, and support bilateral projects. Learn more

The Dumont d’Urville scientific cooperation program
The Pacific Fund
France Aotearoa Science, Technology and !nnovation

French language and education

With 50,000 learners, French is the most taught foreign language in the New Zealand education system. The Cultural Office of the Embassy cooperates with schools and the New Zealand Ministry of Education to support the teaching of French at primary and secondary levels. Learn more

French language in New Zealand | French/English bilingual teaching in New Zealand | Learn French in France

French language certificates and diplomas (DELF/DALF)
Language assistantships

Study in France

See Campus France to find out about courses, qualifications, institutions and living in France while you study.

Campus France

First year French university admission procedures | Former Students’ and Assistants’ network

French Memorial at Pukehau National War Memorial Park

WWI Centenary

New Zealand Commemorates | Le Quesnoy and New Zealand | France Commemorates | Young Ambassadors

French Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
Shared Histories

Alliance Française in New Zealand


The New Zealand / France Friendship Fund

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Contact the cultural office

Contact details for cultural service staff

Dernière modification : 06/07/2020

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