Australian and New Zealander associations in France

Australian and New Zealander associations in France

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Our guide will help you find essential services and everything Aussie and Kiwi from Australian wine shops to fellow enthusiasts of the boomerang and the didgeridoo. Compiled and updated by Rachael Stockment.

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT OFFICES
    

Australian Embassy
4 rue Jean Rey
75724 Paris Cedex 15
(Métro Station Bir-Hakeim, RER C Station Champ de Mars-Tour Eiffel)
Tel: 01 40 59 33 00
Open 9 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. In case of emergency, the Duty Officer may be after hours contacted by calling: 01 40 59 33 01

New Zealand Embassy
7ter rue Léonard de Vinci
55016 Paris
(Métro: Victor Hugo)
Tel: 01 45 01 43 43
Open Monday to Thursday 9am to 1pm, 2pm to 5.30pm; Friday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. In July and August: Monday to Thursday 9am to 1pm, 2pm to 4.30pm; Friday 9am to 2pm.
Email: nzembassy.paris@fr.oleane.com

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise
Tel: 01 45 01 43 10
Email: paris@nzte.govt.nz
 
GENERAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

The Southern Cross Group

Calling itself 'The Voice for Australians Overseas', this is an international, non-profit advocacy organization working to improve the living and working conditions of Australians and New Zealanders abroad, particularly in the areas of dual citizenship and bilateral social security agreements. The website includes practical information on taxation, overseas voting, citizenship and other topics.
6 rue de l'Eglise
25320 Grandfontaine
Tel: 03 81 58 64 74
E-mail: janet@southern-cross-group.org

INTERCULTURAL ORGANISATIONS

Association France-Australie
Organisation founded to promote Australian culture in France.
33 Quai de Halage
9400 Creteil
Tel: 01 48 99 20 97

Australian Business in Europe
A non-political, international business networking organization. With about 1000 members from Australian companies operating across Europe and European companies that do business in Australia.
Tel: 01 40 59 34 91

France-New Zealand Association
Promotes cultural and friendship links between the two countries.
18 rue Dauphine
75006 Paris
Tel: 01 43 25 22 81

Association Culturelle Franco-Australienne
39 Quai d'Anjou 75004 Paris
Tel : 01 40 46 84 76
Aussies on the Riviera
20 rue Edouard Schoffer
06300 Nice
Tel : 04 93 55 80 09
Email: aussies_on_the_riviera@hotmail.com

Australia-sur-Loire
Hôtel de Ville
45360 Chatillon-sur-Loire
Email: australia.surloire@tele2.fr

The Australian Club
25 boulevard Carnot
06300 Nice
Tel : 04 92 04 99 99
Email: nice@coast-country.com

MUSIC AND DRAMA CLUBS

Le Vent du Rêve
Association founded for those who love to play and enjoy the music of the didgeridoo, an ancient wind instrument of the Aborigines. (Website in French only)

Cinéma des Antipodes
Movie theatre devoted to Australian and New Zealand cinema.
42 rue Villiers de l'Isle Adam
75020 Paris
Tel: 01 47 97 45 98

Association "Aix Elan"
Art Aborigène d'Australie.
7 rue Achille Emperaire
13090 Aix-en-Provence
Tel : 04 42 29 75 40

ART GALLERIES

Art Aborigène Australie
Gallery owner: Morteza Esmaili
9 rue Jean-Louis Forain
75017 Paris
Tel : 01 40 53 95 86
Email: morteza@artaborigene.com

Galerie Dad
Gallery owner: Alison Dalbis
32, rue Thiers
78200 Mantes-la-Jolie
Tel: 01 30 63 91 03
Email: alison@galeriedad.com
    
Arts d'Australie
Gallery owner: Stéphone Jacob
Presents a wide selection of works (paintings, artefacts, sculptures, works on paper) by leading Australian contemporary artists. Gallery can be visited by appointment only.
179, boulevard Péreire
75017 Paris
Tel: 01 46 22 23 20
Email: sj@artsdaustralie.com

SPORTS CLUBS

France Boomerang Association
Attracting people interested in all aspects of the boomerang, educational, athletic, cultural and artistic. With more than 25 individual clubs across France.

Standard Athletic Club
Originally started for expatriate English in 1890, but now caters to all cricket enthusiasts and nationalities. SAC's cricket team features a mix of Aussies, Englishmen and Kiwis. Matches are either social games (open to all players and levels) or more competitive league matches, all played in a friendly atmosphere.

Château de Thoiry Cricket Club

40km to the west of Paris within the grounds of the 16th-century Château de Thoiry. The team gives credit to the owner, the Vicomtesse de la Panouse, for allowing the club to play on the Pre Angelique, considered to be one of the most attractive playing venues in France.
Address: 78770 Thoiry
E-mail: ctccsecretary@gmail.com

The Montbard Cricket Club in Burgundy
MCC play cricket in France and would like to welcome new players, opponents and spectators.

The Cricket Club of Noé-Gascogne
In the heart of the Ger.

Cricket France
The 'official' site of cricketing and cricket clubs in France.

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND FOOD SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS

Australian Product centre
8 rue Mandar 75002
Tel: 01 40 26 06 58
For information on wines, contact M. Turner Tel: 01 42 33 56 46

Café Oz
18 rue St Denis
75001 Paris
Tel: 01 40 39 00 18

Café Oz LILLE
33 Place des Bettignies
59000 Lille
Tel : 03 20 55 15 15

Kiwi Corner

25 rue Servandoni
75006 Paris
Tel: 01 46 33 12 06



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4 Comments To This Article

  • Elaine Lewis posted:

    on 28th June 2014, 13:20:11 - Reply

    Sadly the Kiwi Corner cafe has closed.
  • Alina posted:

    on 1st June 2014, 20:02:34 - Reply

    There is a Facebook group which was started recently for all Aussies in France. Here's the link, please join

    http://www.facebook.com/groups/259168110874867
  • Claire posted:

    on 2nd December 2011, 10:00:24 - Reply

    This is incomplete. There are two New Zealand groups in France, the France New Zealand Association and KEA France
    http://www.keanewzealand.com/node/114/
    http://english.francenz.com/
  • Paul Dillon posted:

    on 20th April 2011, 15:19:40 - Reply

    And don't forget the Aussie Expats in Paris Meetup Group which has over 1000 members of different nationalities and meets socially each month.

    www.meetup.com/aussies-paris