The three R‘s: Return home, Recovery, Reintegration Return home Leaving Japan can be filled with mixed emotions. There is the sadness of leaving your friends and the life you have made, and then the excitement to return home to see the people you have missed. Once you land back on home soil it can feel … More Reverse Culture Shock
Fun Fact: Five out of Six JET Alumni are in Jobs Unrelated to their Education* *based on a completely unscientific survey Coming back from JET and needing to kickstart your career? Between the stresses of readjusting to life back home and navigating reverse culture shock, it can be a bit overwhelming when considering your future. … More Job hunting after JET
Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda / Mirai / Shoplifters / The Third Murder The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is back again this year with films old and new, boasting an impressive 155 films from 40 countries. Japan will be bringing 4 full-length films to the big screens, as well as a few short features/animations. Come and join JETAA … More 2018 New Zealand International Film Festival
RSVP here. Following the successful Japanese themed dinner we held at Ronald McDonald House last year, Auckland JETAA proudly presents another charity event! In collaboration with Good Bitches Baking, we will be baking up a storm on Sunday to create some delicious goodies to donate to the families residing at Ronald McDonald House. Jo has kindly … More Bake with us!
The Empire Tavern – 137 Victoria St W, CBD Feeling those winter blues lately? Missing that nomikai vibe of Japan? Or maybe your schedule thus far has been too full to attend any of our previous events? Well, fear not! JETAA will be hosting an event for the departing JETs and JETAA members to drink, … More JETAA Post-Q+A Nomikai
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Japanese films shown at the Massey University Albany Campus are usually screened on the first Wednesday of the month from 12:15 pm ( It will be changed to 6:30 pm from August) and are preceded by a documentary about Japanese culture from 12:00 pm (documentary starts at 6:15 pm from August).
We are holding a pub quiz from 6pm on Saturday 28th May at Doolan Brothers in Newmarket (Oscar Wilde Room). Koha donation to raise money for Kumamoto relief fund. JETAA will match every $ donated (up to a max of $500) A few nibbles and prizes provided by JETAA too. Friends and family are welcome … More Quiz fundraiser for Kumamoto
Japan day is just around the corner! This year it will be at the Cloud in Auckland on Sunday 10 April (10am – 6pm). Visit their site for full details http://www.japanday.org.nz/