Welcome to

New Zealand-Japan Society of Auckland

Founded in 1960, the New Zealand-Japan Society of Auckland is “a two-way bridge between two countries”.

Our primary goals are:

The promotion of understanding and good will between the people of Japan and New Zealand.

The study of Japanese culture, both traditional and modern.

To establish liaisons and promote cultural exchanges with Japanese individuals, groups and institutions.

To extend hospitality to Japanese visitors to New Zealand and provide information for members and others proposing to visit Japan.

Welcome to
New Zealand-Japan Society of Auckland

Founded in 1960, the New Zealand-Japan Society of Auckland is “a two-way bridge between two countries”.

Our primary goals are:

The promotion of understanding and good will between the people of Japan and New Zealand.

The study of Japanese culture, both traditional and modern.

To establish liaisons and promote cultural exchanges with Japanese individuals, groups and institutions.

To extend hospitality to Japanese visitors to New Zealand and provide information for members and others proposing to visit Japan.

NZJS Clubs

AOTEAKAI

Japanese Tea
Ceremony club

Enjoy learning the Way of Tea and share the culture in New Zealand. Come and join Aoteakai.

JAPANESE CLASS

Japanese Lessons

Japanese course from beginner to advance level. Study groups available.

HAERE MAI

Taiko Drumming Group

Haere Mai Taiko are one of New Zealand’s most authentic and enthusiastic performers of Japanese taiko drumming, and we are seriously passionate about taiko!

Featured News

Enchanted Worlds Virtual Tour

For everyone looking for their culture fix from home, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki has just released the latest version of its immersive and interactive virtual tour of the exquisite Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

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What’s On

NZJS AGM 2020 – 20 JUNE

Save the date for AGM All financial members are invited to attend. If you have not renewed your membership, please join now. Become a Member Now If you are unable to attend, please fill in the NZJS AGM PROXY FORM and email it to info@nzjapan.net by Monday 15 June 2020 5pm. Date & Time Saturday 20 June 2020 at 3.30 pm Location Ellen Melville Centre Pioneer Womenʼs Hall

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Enchanted Worlds Virtual Tour

For everyone looking for their culture fix from home, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki has just released the latest version of its immersive and interactive virtual tour of the exquisite Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

The 1000 Paper Crane Challenge Project

Thursday 9th July to Sunday 12th July, 11.00am to 4.00pm Auckland Art Gallery, North Atrium In...

Applications for 2021 MEXT Scholarships Now Open

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) of the...

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