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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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Q&A: Ceramics exhibition reflects on lives of Otago's first Chinese

The rich and complex history of the first Chinese to live in Otago is explored in an exhibition by Cindy Huang being held at Queenstown's Te Atamira gallery.

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A Clear Dawn shines for budding poets

Students at Cobham intermediate turned their hands/minds to the art of the ode thanks to a Foundation-arranged visit by poet Neema Singh. Livia Adams and May Fudakowska (Y8) describe the experience.

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The First Asian Prime-Time Sitcom

The Foundation talks to Nahyeon Lee about her new play The First Prime-Time Asian Sitcom - how the work evolved through the pandemic and the pressures that have come with putting on an Asian-led show.

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Arts reunion a chance to reconnect and look ahead

The Foundation brought together some of the hundreds of arts practitioners it has supported over the years for a reunion in to reconnect, share ideas and learn about upcoming opportunities.

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A Clear Dawn: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand

Launched at the recent Auckland Writers Festival, A Clear Dawn is a anthology of poetry, fiction and essays from 75 emerging New Zealand writers of Asian ethnicity.

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Zodiac Art Trail goes down the rabbit hole

The Asian Events Trust chat with artist Jade Townsend about her artwork for Wellington's Zodiac Arts Trail.

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Visual feasts for all audiences - arts grant recipients announced

New Zealanders will be treated to visual feasts from Chinese, Korean and Japanese cultures thanks to the latest round of arts grants from the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono.

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Funding announced for arts grants

Asia-themed art installations and shows are set to make a big impact thanks to new grants from the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono.

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