Applications for the December 2013 JLPT are open. The test will be held on Sunday, 1st December and applications close Friday, 13 September.
Applications are available at the Japanese Consulate, Level 15, AIG Building, 41 Shortland Street (note new address) or if you send a stamped, self-addressed A4 envelope to the same address, consulate staff can send an application in the post. Alternatively you can download the application form online here.
For anyone who is interested there are also study books for the JLPT available for loan from the consulate.
For more information on the JLPT, visit http://www.auckland.nz.emb-japan.go.jp/culture/japanese-language.html