Serving Up Taiyaki Sweets and Stamp Rally Sheets at the Japan Festival

JETAA Wellington once again joined in on the city’s biannual Japan Festival, and we had a great time! We brought back our ever-popular taiyaki booth as well as a stamp rally booth to encourage visitors to see a variety of exhibitors on the show floor as they hunted for stamps. We gave out all 300 of Read more about Serving Up Taiyaki Sweets and Stamp Rally Sheets at the Japan Festival[…]

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 Read more about Help us out at the Wellington Japan Festival![…]

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 Read more about Making Over 300 Taiyaki at the Lower Hutt Japan Day[…]

Lower Hutt Japan Day

For the first time ever, Lower Hutt is getting its own Japan Day festival! The Hutt Minoh Association will be hosting this celebration of Japanese food, art, and culture, and JETAA is showing up with our taiyaki machine warmed up and ready to dish out fish-shaped sweets (we’re still looking for volunteers, by the way!) This Read more about Lower Hutt Japan Day[…]

JETAA’s Taiyaki Machine Goes to School

In the first week of August, JETAA Wellington’s taiyaki machine took a little trip out to Upper Hutt College to make an appearance at the school’s open day. A group of Year 13 students and their instructor, Ms. Jo Hawes, learned how to make the traditional Japanese sweets to help introduce visitors to Japanese culture and Read more about JETAA’s Taiyaki Machine Goes to School[…]