Alliance Française - learn, live and love the French language and culture

Welcome to Alliance Française Wellington, the official centre for French language and culture in Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington. Our aim is to develop the teaching and learning of French, and encourage communication between Francophones, Francophiles and all New Zealanders through a modern cultural and educational programme.

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Group classes

Start or continue your French language journey with group classes for adults, teens and children.

Private classes

Prefer one-to-one session? Or maybe with a friend? Learn French with our private class packages, in person or online.

Test your level

Unsure of your level? Take the free level assessment to ensure that you join the right class for your level and your needs.

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What's on // Nouveautés

Film Screening - A Fishy Business in Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

Film Screening - A Fishy Business in Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

Come join us for an exciting film screening at Alliance Française Welington: A Fishy Business in Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, an atypical comedy movie. Here is the plot:
"An actress, Céline, is hired by the famous director Milan Zodowski to star in a mysterious film shooting in Saint-Pierre et Miquelon. She arrives there to discover that the crew consists only of a sound engineer and a unit manager and that Milan stubbornly refuses to leave the cabin where he has locked himself in. Céline realizes that the shoot won’t be happening. She then chooses to face her destiny. This plunge into reality forces her to open up to herself and to others…"
Grab your friends and family and join us for this exciting film screening!

📅 Wednesday, 20 December, 5:30pm
📍 Alliance Française, 78 Victoria Street, Wellington
🎥 French VO with English Subtitles
🎟️ Free entry, koha donation


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Book Club talk - A conversation with Caroline Laurent

Book Club talk - A conversation with Caroline Laurent

Join us for a captivating evening with Caroline Laurent, a talented Franco-Maurician novelist. Get ready to dive into the world of her latest book as she shares her inspirations, writing process, and personal anecdotes.
Don't miss this opportunity to meet the author and gain insights into her literary journey.
Reserve your spot now!

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Christmas Holiday Programme

Christmas Holiday Programme

During our Holiday Programme, children are immersed in the French language through cooking, arts and crafts activities designed to educate and entertain.

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Explore // Découvrir

Member Benefits

Discover the benefits of membership at Alliance Française.


Access French news, comics, novels and more.

Our French Library

Explore and borrow books, magazines and more from our library.

Go further // Aller plus loin


Certify your level of French with our official examinations.


Improve your French daily with an email.

Join our Book Club

Discover, read and discuss French language novels. For those at an advanced level.

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Become a member of Alliance Française Wellington and get exclusive offers and discounts.

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