Resource Centre - Culture at home

French resources at your fingertips!

As a member or student of Alliance Française Auckland you have a great collection of French resources at your fingertips - through our médiathèque in Grey Lynn, and (exclusively for members) through our access to Culturethèque - an online French language library.We have also listed few links to free online ressources for Adults and Kids.

Alliance Française Auckland Médiathèque

  • Located in the Alliance Française Office in Grey Lynn.
  • Open Mon-Fri all day and Saturday several times a month (check our Petit-Déjeuner schedule).
  • You may borrow 5 books for 3 weeks and 3 DVDs for one week.
  • Available to members and students of Alliance Française Auckland.

Literature, History, Arts of living, children's corner ... and much more ! 

Check out our online catalogue here.

Culturethèque NZ

  • Culturethèque is an online French language library
  • Available exclusively to Alliance Française Auckland members and students
  • Enjoy online magazines and daily newspapers, the latest novels, comics, books in 'français facile', modern music, learning materials and more
  • To access Culturethèque you can register here.

Online ressources for Adults

/EXPLOITATION/NZL and can create an account with the platform and in the student number case put your student number. With this number you will have free access for a year to unlimited French media resources to learn French (books, movies, audio, videos, newspaper) you could use those ones to keep up with your french and France" 

#Culturecheznous created by the French Ministry of Culture. It has diverse many diverse online ressources for everyone (children, adults)
TV5 Monde which is a French television network, broadcasting several channels of French language programming

Chateau de Versailles that you can visit online

Spotify where you will our playlists of French variety, classic songs and songs for kids

France Télévisions to enjoy manual activities with kids

Marmiton to discover more than 70.000 recipes in French

Concert de Paris feu d artifice du 14 juillet 2020
Theatre Chaillot Theatre National de dance

Visite virtuelle Fondation Monet

TV5 monde: To watch TV

News in slow French: 

RFI; French radio

Jura Region Park Walk in France 

Online resources for Kids


Quelle Histoire 

Questionner le monde avec Lumni 


La radio des enfants

Radio Kid n Family

France Inter  
France Inter Une histoire-et-oli 


Arte TV, 10 to14 years

Maman j’ai rate l’info, 8 to12 years

France Info TV - Under 10 years


C’est pas sorcier

Il était une fois… la Vie 


TomTom et Nana 





Gallimard jeunesse 

Bayard Presse 



Short editions jeunesse 

Le petit quotidien 

Did you know that you could at the same time read and listen to books in 'français facile' ?
Have a look at the following video!