Help us out at the Wellington Japan Festival!

The 2018 Wellington Japan Festival is coming up on Saturday, 24th November and JETAA will be bringing back its popular taiyaki and stamp rally booths from 2016! Those tasty fish-shaped pastries don’t make themselves, though, so we could use some help during the event. If you were planning to attend and want to swing by the[…]

2018 Japan Photo Contest – ENTER NOW!

JETAA Wellington’s annual Japan Photo Contest is back for another year! The contest is open to any amateur photographers who have been to Japan. Since 2014, we have organised a community photo contest for people to show off their best photos of Japan. The best entries are displayed in the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC) , and[…]

Hands-On With Some Ikebana Flower Arranging

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Seatoun, JETAA Wellington organized a special hands-on lesson in ikebana, the Japanese art of flower-arranging. The event was hosted by Ikebana Wellington, and allowed our members who joined in to try making their very own floral works of art. We even had a JET alumni come all the way down from[…]

Making Over 300 Taiyaki at the Lower Hutt Japan Day

JETAA Wellington was very excited and happy to take part in the inaugural Lower Hutt Japan Day in November. With so many Japanese cultural performances, art, and food creating a wonderful festival atmosphere, we of course had to bring along our trusty taiyaki machine! All in all, the intrepid team of volunteers made over 300 of[…]

2017 Japan Photo Contest – VOTE NOW!

Voting is now open for the 2017 JETAA Wellington – Japan Embassy Photo Contest! This year nearly we received nearly 100 submissions across all categories: Pop Culture; Places; Pet; and Postcards from JETs. You can now vote for your favourite in each category during business hours at at the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC), in the Majestic Centre,[…]