Culture

Link to the Cultural Village – get a feeling of, and a taste for Japanese culture in New Zealand.

茶道

Tea Ceremony Club

~New Zealand Japan Society of Auckland ~

Tea Ceremony ClubCome and join the Tea ceremony club. Enjoy learning the Way of Tea and share the culture in New Zealand.Practice every 4th Wed from 7pm or some weekend practice available. $5 per session (NZJS members)For more info:culture@nzjapan.net or call Kumiko on 021-451-423
【NZJS】Founded in 1960, the New Zealand-Japan Society of Auckland is "a two-way bridge between two countries".

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  • Email : culture@nzjapan.net
  • Phone : Kumiko 021-451-423

華道

Kae flowers

Kae flowersKae is an Auckland florist with over ten years experience in designing and making beautiful flower arrangements and bouquets for a wide range of occasions, budgets and functions - weddings, corporate reception areas, personal gifts.

Information
  • Opening hours : to Sat 10:00am to 6:00pm, Sun 10:00am to 1:00pm, Public Holiday : close
  • Place : 7 Garnet Road Westmere Auckland 1022
  • Phone : (09) 360-0574/021-132-7046 (Japanese OK)
  • Email : kae@kaeflowers.co.nz
  • Website : http://www.kaeflowers.co.nz

書道

Rie Shibasaki Calligraphy Class

Rie Shibasaki Calligraphy StudyWe will practice Japanese Calligraphy and penmanship. Classes are about 1 hour duration.You are welcome to view and to ask any questions!Let's find out together what you need to practice.

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陶芸

Yamada Togei Kyoshitsu

Yamada Togei Kyoshitsu specializes in Japanese ceramics offering classes for beginners.

Yamada Togei Kyoshitsu[about Togei style pottery]Traditional pottery kilns are deeply entrenched in local Japanese communities, each producing a unique style; some offer a 'hands-on' experience to visitors. 'Imari-Arita Ware', 'Bizen Ware', 'Mashiko Ware', 'Shigaraki Ware', 'Kiyomizu Ware' are renowned styles; admire fine specimens in a museum or historic kiln.You are welcome to view and to ask any questions!

Information
  • Opening hours : 13:30 -15:30 Mon. & Thu.
  • Place : 37 Venessa Cr., Glendowie
  • Phone : 09-575-3797/021-619-491
  • Email : kenju@ihug.co.nz

太鼓

Haere Mai (Taiko)

Haere Mai (Taiko)Haere Mai is the performance group of the New Zealand Japan Society of Auckland (NZJS)If you are interested in joining a Japanese creative art group, why don't you join us?
We are also available for performance requests. We've performed for community events as well as private and commercial events.
Our biggest performance this year will be performance at the Rugby World Cup 2011.
NZJS welcomes any and all enquiries.

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盆栽

Bonsaiville

I have been studying , teaching and demonstrating the Ancient Art of Bonsai for 48yrs all over New Zealand.

BonsaivilleThe knowledge was learned from Japanese sensei in Los Angeles and Japan. I am a founder member of the Auckland Bonsai Society and adviser to the Chinese Bonsai Society.My full time student (Simon) and I maintain a Japanese style garden displaying a wide range of sizes in bonsai including many natives.We also display and demonstrate at two Japanese Cultural Days every year.

Information
  • General Workshops : Every first Sunday 9 – 12 / every third Wednesday 7 – 9
  • Phone : Bob or Simon (09) 629 3662 / 027 286 3321
  • Email : bob-si@ihug.co.nz
  • Website : http://www.bonsaiville.co.nz

日本の遊び

Kyougi Karuta (競技かるた)

a traditional Japanese game

Kyougi Karuta (競技かるた) The New Zealand Kyougi Karuta Association (NZKKA) was established in July 2010.It is affiliated with the All Japan Karuta Association. We are currently in the process of recruiting new members. We are also lookingfor volunteers to help with the administration side of the association. For further information please see our website or contact Linton via the contact details below.

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塾・教育

Japanese Tuition -鈴木塾-

Japanese Tuition  -鈴木塾-Get in touch with us and discover the world of Japanese. We offer you the unique opportunity to learn Japanese language and the rich culture of Japan through lessons. All levels from beginners to advanced learners and also NCEA level 1, 2, 3 are welcome!
Taught by an experienced teacher, BEd・1st grade teaching licence (Japan).

One on one tuition $30 per person
Group session $15 per person/hour (2-4 people)

ニュージーランドで生まれた、または移住されてきて、子供の将来のために日本語の読み書きをキープしたい。そんな方たちを応援するための日本語プログラム(対象5~18歳)を行っています。
日本語学習は長い戦いです。 現地で生活する子供達の最大の可能性を引き出すための教育環境を目指していきます。 詳しくは、ブログをご覧ください!

Information
  • Classes : 13:00-19:30 Mon-Fri / 10:00-14:40 Sat
  • Email : suzukijuku@gmail.com
  • Location : Flat Bush near the Botany Junction
  • Phone : 09-271-3383 / 021-523-622
  • Blog : http://ameblo.jp/suzukijuku (日本語)

Japanese for kids Himawari ひまわり保育室

Experience a Japanese Kindergarten in New Zealand

Japanese for kids Himawari ひまわり保育室ひまわり保育室は、経験豊富な保育士による保育グループです。
Himawari is an education playgroup run by experienced kindergarten teachers.
日本の幼稚園や保育園のような体験をしながら、楽しんで日本語、日本の文化や習慣などに触れられるようなカリキュラムが、年齢別・月ごとに組まれています。

Information
  • Place : Three kings Tennis Pavilion, Cnr Mt.Albert Rd & Mt.Eden Rd, Mt.Roskill
  • Opening hours :
    完全予約制 月曜 10:00 - 11:30 /月曜 13:30 - 15:30
    金曜 10:00 - 11:30
  • Email : himawari.hoiku@live.jp

ヨガ・健康

Youth Yoga- Yippee!!

An opportunity to renew and restore energy a celebration of breath and movement in Unity.

Youth Yoga- Yippee!!Fun and creative, age appropriate yoga sessions allow children and teens time to express, energise and enjoy movement in a caring and non competitive environment.Anywhere for youWeekend classes, special events (e.g. bridal party, kids’ birthdays, summer garden yoga with your friends) & private session also available in your space or central studio.

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Kokoro Massage With Shelley

Kokoro Massage With ShelleyWhether you need deep tissue massage with a firm hand to work away your stubborn ‘knots’ or a soothing touch to rejuvenate your spirit and calm the mind, Shelley is the one to see.
Each massage is personalised to your needs to optimise your recovery, reduce stress, and to help maintain the health of your body.

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SUKI SUKI YOGA

Yoga can improve your life!

SUKI SUKI YOGA Ashtanga yoga is involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body, and a calm mind.

Information
  • Classes :
    Tuesday 6:30am-7:30am 7:00pm-8:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am-10:30am
    Sunday 12:00pm-1:00pm (Bilingual class ENG/JAP)
    Private classes available (Pregnancy / Restorative yoga etc.)
  • Location :
    Auckland Yoga Academy
    190 Federal Street, Auckland
  • Contact :
    Marie Ishida
    Email : sukisukiyoga@gmail.com
    Blog : http://sukisukiyoga.blogspot.com/ (Japanese)
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