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8 hours ago

Reminder that we still need alumni for Japan Day between 11 and 3 pm.
Please contact either myself or Maureen at the consular office if you would like to help out.

Canterbury Japan Day 2018 will be ... See more

5 days ago
Ex-JETs are a major source of Japanese soft power: U.K. study

Great article, plus Sharleen and I were in Ishikawa together!

Japan's soft power has been boosted immeasurably by its decades-long policy of recruiting foreign graduates to come and teach in the country

1 week ago


Canterbury Japan Day 2018 will be happening on Sunday 4 March at Riccarton Racecourse. The Consular Office of Japan needs volunteers to help in their booth between 10 and 4. Usually ... See more

2 weeks ago

Attn new JET Returnees:
The CoJ Returnees Reception is THIS EVENING 6:30 at Sakimoto (119 Worcester Street).
See you there!

3 weeks ago
All Blacks learning Japanese ahead of the 2019 World Cup

Go the AB’s!

Hansen leaving no stone unturned in bid to defend World Cup as Japan Bledisloe confirmed.

3 weeks ago

Interviews for South Island done~! Otsukare everyone. The next JE(T)neration will be announced around March. Best of luck with the rest of the process everyone:D

3 weeks ago

A really great new year catch up at our shinnenkai in Dunedin last night. An awesome start to the JETAA Otago-Southland year!

1 month ago
Internship with Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre in Japan | Asia New Zealand

Great opportunity here!

The Asia New Zealand Foundation invites undergraduate and post graduate science and engineering students specialising in artificial intelligence, robotics or data analytics to apply for an internship ... See more

1 month ago

ALUMNI ONLY: still need a person to help with photocopying for the interviews. You will receive $160 for your time. Please let me know ASAP.

Yoroshiku onegai shimasu 😊

1 month ago

Hi all~ ζ˜Žγ‘γΎγ—γ¦γŠγ‚γ§γ¨γ†γ”γ–γ„γΎγ™γ€‚ I hope you have all had a wonderful and relaxing holiday season!
It is that time of the year when we are getting ready for the interviews for ... See more