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An image of tango dancers in the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina Aotearoa Spanish Language Week
20-26 May 2024

Aotearoa Spanish Language Week is an opportunity to celebrate the Spanish language in Aotearoa New Zealand and encourage more Kiwis to learn this global language of more than 500 million speakers

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This year’s week is: 20-26 May 2024 

Aotearoa Spanish Language Week helps raise New Zealanders’ awareness of the diverse and dynamic region of Latin America – Spanish is the primary language of 20 countries and over 400 million people in Latin America – an important and fast growing trading region for Aotearoa New Zealand.

Follow our social channels to be kept up-to-date with Aotearoa Spanish Language Week activities happening near you. You can find us on Facebook, LinkedIn, X, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #ASLW

Want to organise an event for Aotearoa Spanish Language Week? 

We want to promote events all around the country for Aotearoa Spanish Language Week 2024.

Drop us a line with the details of your event and we’ll be in touch. We’ll also provide you with a copy of the Aotearoa Spanish Language Week logo to use on your marketing collateral.

It doesn’t have to be a new event, it could be a regular event that you run with a Spanish-language or Latin American theme.

Check out the new website for Aotearoa Spanish Language Week

We’ve created a separate website for Aotearoa Spanish Language Week, to help the week live on after the CAPEs funding ceases in late 2024.

On the website you can download resources including posters, colouring-in sheets, teaching materials, and more. You’ll also shortly find a list of events happening around New Zealand.

So head to for more.

More events for Aotearoa Spanish Language Week will be added regularly so check back for more

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