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Japan trip forges friendships for a lifetime

Riccarton High School students experienced the modernity and traditions of Japan on a tour of the country, visiting historic sites, attending high school and immersing themselves in the local culture.

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Students dazzled by Japan's neon lights, shrines and... melon soda

Awatapu College's visit to Japan took in many famous sights, from Shibuya Crossing to Kyoto's Golden Temple, but it was something unexpected that stole the show.

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Japan exchange expands Waihi school's whānau

Waihi College's expanded whānau now encompasses Kyoritsu Girl’s College in Japan, thanks to a reciprocal exchange programme that enables students from both schools to experience the other's culture.

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Kapiti exchange student gets a taste of Japanese high school

Varenica Gunawan describes the two months she spent living the life of a first year Japanese high school student and living with a local family.

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Japan 'like second home' following class visit

Travelling through Japan and seeing first hand the country she had been learning about for so long was an inspirational journey writes Year 13 Cashmere High School student Rachel Batzloff.

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Language exchange opens doors to Japanese culture

A fascination with Japanese history and culture inspired Yalu Zhou to travel to Japan to study Japanese language. She says to truly know a culture you must understand its language, and vice versa.

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Action-packed Japan trip for Dunedin girls

Otago Girls High School teacher Bronwyn Thomson recounts her school’s action-packed three-week trip to Japan for a class of 10 Japanese language students. The Foundation assisted to make the it possib

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Japan trip builds students' confidence, resilience and knowledge

Students from Opihi College in Temuka, near Timaru, spent three weeks in Nihon (Japan), living with host families, involving themselves in community activities, visiting sites and learning about Japan

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Japan study trip experience of a lifetime for Christchurch student

Year 13 Burnside High School student Alice Li describes her school trip to Japan, where the students immersed themselves in the local culture and also had a chance to practise their Japanese language

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Japan Study Grant helps fulfil childhood dream

Abbey Watt describes how an Asia New Zealand Foundation Japan Study Grant helped her fulfil a childhood dream.

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Upper Hutt College students experience Japan

A group of Year-11-13 Upper Hutt College students put their Japanese language skills to the test and learnt about Japanese culture during the school’s annual Japan field trip in July.

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Student soaks up Japanese culture on exchange

Leanne Hammersley writes about living and studying in the coastal city of Ashiya, half way between Kobe and Osaka, where she is completing her final semester of a Bachelor of Arts.

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