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  • Connect with fellow French in New Zealand

  • Get information in our New Zealand guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in New Zealand

  • Serhat Ahmed

    With all of the information that InterNations provided on Wellington, it made my move from Turkey easier than I could have imagined.

InterNations – Uniting French living in New Zealand

Would you like to get in touch with other French in New Zealand? Are you in need of help and advice from your French compatriots? Or would you like to join other French expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the South Island?

Whether you have settled as an expat in New Zealand or are still living in France and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations New Zealand offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of French expats in New Zealand, coming from all corners of France - from Lyon, over Paris to Nice.

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    From France, living in Wellington
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    From France, living in Wellington
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    From France, living in Wellington
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    From France, living in Wellington
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    From France, living in Auckland
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Attend our monthly events and activities for French expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow French in our New Zealand expat forums.

  • Where is your favorite place to have an afterwork
    5 replies
    Mar 25, 7:29 AM
    Community member

    Thanks Fred. I've been passing by a couple of times but I never got in for some reason. Will check it out :) Thanks. Cheers Jim

  • Looking for watch lovers in New Zealand
    2 replies
    Jan 17, 1:29 AM
    Community member

    Hello David, Very nice to read from you. I will need your email address to send you more details. Furthermore, could you give your cell phone number and advise when I could call (from tomorrow …

  • Visiting NZ in November
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    Sep 20, 11:25 AM
    Community member

    Bonjour Josee Je viens juste de lire le forum et de voir ton message. Je suis assez nouvelle sur Internations et ne pense pas forcement a y aller a part si on m'a envoye un message. Je vis en NZ …

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  • Where can I find French food?
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Find other French to share your hobbies with

Find Tips and Advice on New Zealand from French Expats

Of course, expat living in New Zealand is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow French is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the New Zealand way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other French in New Zealand, residing in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of French in Auckland or French in Wellington.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for French food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the New Zealand InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from France in New Zealand.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our New Zealand Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get foie gras in Christchurch.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for New Zealand to get information on institutions from your home country, including the French embassy.

From the South Island to Windy Wellington, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly French expats in New Zealand.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow French in New Zealand

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in New Zealand. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional New Zealand pavlova, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Wellington’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see a wealth of national parks, rural areas and out-of-the-way places as well as other beautiful landmarks in New Zealand.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from France and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Bonjour from our French living in New Zealand!

  • Serhat Ahmed

    With all of the information that InterNations provided on Wellington, it made my move from Turkey easier than I could have imagined.

  • Melanie Rasbery

    Since I knew about the active expat network in New Zealand, InterNations made moving to Wellington more exciting than it had seemed before.

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