Sayonara to the New JETs!

It seems like we’ve only just met and helped orientate them, but 2018’s Wellington JETs will be headed off for Japan on Saturday morning, 4th August. The evening before that, they’ll be joining the Ambassador for a formal dinner at his residence. While that event is strictly invitation-only, we’d like to invite all our friendly Read more about Sayonara to the New JETs![…]

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 Read more about Tanabata kickoff[…]

Itte-Rasshai, 2017 Wellington JETs!

On Friday, 28 July, JETAA Wellington had one last Q&A session and dinner with this year’s new Wellington JETs before their departure for Japan. After months of getting to know the new JETs and helping them with their questions and concerns about Japan, we are sad to see them go but absolutely confident that they will make Read more about Itte-Rasshai, 2017 Wellington JETs![…]

JETAA Wellington at the New JET Pre-Departure Sessions

On the 9th and 10th of June, the 33 new Wellington JETs for 2017 came to the Embassy of Japan for their pre-departure orientation and training sessions. JETAA was asked to organise workshops about living and working in Japan, as well as sitting on a Q&A panel to answer the soon-to-be JETs’ questions about the Read more about JETAA Wellington at the New JET Pre-Departure Sessions[…]