New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan


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

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Dear Fellow New Zealand Lover,

KEA - New Zealand's Global Network - has arrived to Japan and will hold its first event on May 19 (Wednesday). KEA is privileged to have renowned businessman BRIAN MARTIN as a keynote speaker.


An event celebrating the 2010 World Cup Soccer Tournament in South Africa will be held in Setagaya on June 6, 2010. The event which is hosted by is a friendly futsal competition aimed at encouraging international relations between countries that made the 2010 World Cup finals.


If you are attending the ANZAC Day Commemoration ceremony at Hodogaya cemetery, please be advised that the intersection indicated on the attached map will be closed for right-turning traffic between 0700hrs and 0830hrs.

The intersection should not effect persons travelling from Tokyo to Hodogaya but may effect those travelling from other areas.

This traffic advice has been promulgated here at the request of the Hodogaya Police.


From now until Rugby World Cup 2011, Pass It On gives you the opportunity to win some great Kiwi prizes, while promoting the best of New Zealand to the rest of the world. Nearly NZ$300,000 of prizes are up for grabs, including "money can’t buy" travel experiences to New Zealand.


The opportunities for Japanese travelling to New Zealand on the Working Holiday Scheme just got better! From 29 March 2010 the conditions of the scheme have been relaxed so that a Japanese working holiday maker can spend more time working with one employer (up to 12 months) and studying (up to 6 months) while holidaying in New Zealand.


The Immigration Adviser's Licence Act comes into effect for all offshore immigration advisers on 4 May 2010. Please click here for details. 


The Goi Peace foundation are inviting entrants in the 2010 International Essay Contest for Young People.


New Voices is an academic journal published in print and online by The Japan Foundation, Sydney. The journal’s primary aim is to support emerging Japanese Studies scholars by providing a platform for the promotion of outstanding research and writing by students and early career researchers.


The Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan requires a bilingual, native-English speaking Operations Manager. Australian or New Zealand national preferred. The successful applicant will commence training in mid May 2010.

The successful applicant will have excellent computer, organisational and people skills and fluent Japanese. Marketing / sales skills advantageous.

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