JET Programme Q&A

Know someone who’s heard all your amazing JET Programme stories and wants to go on their own Japan adventure? New Zealand applications for the 2019 JET Programme are now open, and with that long process comes plenty of questions. If you or someone you know is keen to apply, let them know to head to the[…]

(JICC) Monthly Japan Movie Night – September

On the last Tuesday and Thursday of every month, the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC) at the Embassy of Japan in the Majestic Centre puts on a free Japanese movie screening. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Elevators to the 18th floor are available from 5:30 PM, and a short video about Japanese culture or history will[…]

(JICC) Monthly Japan Movie Night – July

On the last Tuesday and Thursday of every month, the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC) at the Embassy of Japan in the Majestic Centre puts on a free Japanese movie screening. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Elevators to the 18th floor are available from 5:30 PM, and a short video about Japanese culture or history will[…]

Tanabata kickoff

JETAA members are invited to join the newly departing 2018 JETs in a small Tanabata celebration at the Japan Information & Culture Centre at the embassy. The festivities will take place following the new JETs’ final language class and involve writing wishes on tanzaku which will be attached to bamboo and decorate the JICC for July. Join us in bringing[…]

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,[…]

(JICC) Monthly Japan Movie Night – October

On the last Tuesday and Thursday of every month, the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC) at the Embassy of Japan in the Majestic Centre puts on a free Japanese movie screening. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Elevators to the 18th floor are available from 5:30 PM, and a short video about Japanese culture or history will[…]

Entries Now Open – 2017 Japan Photo Contest!

Since 2014, JETAA Wellington has organised a community photo contest for people to show off their best photos of Japan. The photos are then displayed in the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC) in Wellington, and voted on by the public. At the end of the contest, a small awards ceremony with food and drinks is held[…]

(JICC) Monthly Japan Movie Night – August

On the last Tuesday and Thursday of every month, the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC) at the Embassy of Japan in the Majestic Centre puts on a free Japanese movie screening. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Elevators to the 18th floor are available from 5:30 PM, and a short video about Japanese culture or history will[…]

Tanabata at the Embassy

JETAA members are invited to join the newly departing 2017 JETs in a small Tanabata celebration at the Japan Information & Culture Centre at the embassy. The festivities will take place following the new JETs’ final language class and involve writing wishes on tanzaku which will be attached to bamboo and decorate the JICC for July. Join us in[…]

(JICC) Monthly Japan Movie Night – June

On the last Tuesday and Thursday of every month, the Japan Information & Cultural Centre (JICC) at the Embassy of Japan in the Majestic Centre puts on a free Japanese movie screening. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Elevators to the 18th floor are available from 5:30 PM, and a short video about Japanese[…]