New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan
New Zealanders celebrate Waitangi Day at New Zealand Embassy
A Waitangi Day barbeque for New Zealanders resident in Japan was held at the embassy on Saturday 6 February between 11am and 2pm.
Despite the cold and windy weather, a great turnout of around 130 adults and children enjoyed a selection of New Zealand-style food and drink, including lamb chops kindly donated by ANZCO Foods Japan. Door prizes were provided by Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Chinzan-so and Canyons; a charity auction in support of Starship Hospital was held by Air New Zealand; and New Zealand singer-songwriter Alastair Rogers closed the event with a good old Kiwi sing-along.
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