New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

23-09-10

The International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan Executive Committee is proud to announce the 9th International Ceramics Competition in Mino, Japan.

21-09-10

The Embassy closes for the year on Friday 24 December and re-opens on Tuesday 4 January.

Student visa applications (Japanese citizens)

Japanese student visa applicants wishing to receive visas within the 2010 calendar year are advised of the following application receipt deadlines:

     Applications submitted by post: Tuesday 30 November
     Applications submitted at the counter: Friday 3 December

Applications received after these dates may not be processed until the New Year.

10-09-10

Christchurch is recovering well from the major earthquake on 4 September. New Zealand’s high levels of earthquake preparedness and strong infrastructure have seen essential services quickly restored to most of the affected area.

An area in central Christchurch is cordoned off and this cordon is reviewed daily. The remainder of Christchurch is accessible.

No other areas of New Zealand are affected by the earthquake.

07-09-10

New Zealand wine events that are scheduled for September 2010.

Currently underway is "NZ wine a glass", where particpating restaurants throughout Japan will have New Zealand wine available for the whole month of September and the New Zealand Wine Club are holding a New Zealand wine tasting with over 100 superb New Zealand wines.

24-08-10

Ten of the world’s top landscape artists will gather at the first ever Gardening World Cup in Nagasaki under the banner of World Peace. Support New Zealand's Ben Hoyle who features as one of the top landscape artists.

24-08-10

Ten of the world’s top landscape artists will gather at the first ever Gardening World Cup in Nagasaki under the banner of World Peace. Support New Zealand's Ben Hoyle who features as one of the top landscape artists.

09-07-10

There will be a screening of the Topp Twins" movie Untouchable Girls in Tokyo and a month long exhibition of Kiwi/ Japanese collaboration called Land of the Rising Stars.

09-07-10

Due to staff scheduling, Visa Section services on Thursday 5 August will be limited to return of passports at the counter. Visa applications may be submitted at the counter, however as with applications received by post, they may be returned by post if later found to be incomplete. Regular Visa Section services will resume from Friday 6 August.

29-06-10

For a minor (under 20 years of age) of Japanese nationality to obtain a passport, the consent of only one parent/guardian is necessary.

10-06-10

The 2010 Short Shorts Film Festival will showcase New Zealand film talent and will highlight in particular, the experiences of Weta Workshop.

For more details and advance ticket sales see: www.shortshorts.org

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