Battle in Yokohama tomorrow!

All Blacks will have a match with Wallabies in Yokohama, Japan tomorrow (27 October 2018). Apparently, there are still quite a few tickets left. If you are lucky enough to be in Yokohama tomorrow, why don’t you be there!? The photo above shows a part of the New Zealand Herald published on Monday this week… […]

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藤 Wisteria

You can see beautiful blossom of wisteria in New Zealand now. Everybody knows Japanese people love cherry blossom but they like wisteria blossom too. I took the above photos here, in New Zealand, just recently. The photo below shows Japanese wisteria. Beautiful! ニュージーランドでは今、あちこちで藤[ふじ](= wisteria)が美[うつく]しく咲[さ]いています。日本人が桜[さくら](= cherry blossom)が好きなのは有名[ゆうめい](= famous)ですが、藤も大好きです。上の写真[しゃしん](= photo)は先日[せんじつ](= the other day)、ニュージーランドで撮[と]った写真です。下の写真は、日本の藤の写真です。とてもきれいですね。

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Lamb’s burp in New Zealand

Asahi Shimbun Newspaper has reported a study which has been done by AgResearch New Zealand this week. What is the study? – it is about lamb’s burp! If you are interested in this article, you can read it here (the article is in Japanese). 朝日[あさひ]新聞[しんぶん]に、ニュージーランドの研究[けんきゅう]センターAgReseachの研究が紹介[しょうかい]されています。何の研究かと言うと。。。羊[ひつじ]のげっぷ(= burp)です! 興味[きょうみ]のある人はここで。  

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Tokyo!

Are you interested in going to Tokyo? The New Zealand Herald published an article on the places you should visit in Tokyo. You can read the article here. A short motion picture about Japan is on the page too. 東京に行ってみたいですか。先日[せんじつ](= the other day)、ニュージーランド・ヘラルド紙[し]が東京について紹介[しょうかい]していました。ここで読むことができます。日本についての短[みじか]い動画[どうが](= motion picture)もあります。

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FREE Japanese film showing in October 2018

We will show another film this Thursday. This is a very popular film directed by Makoto Shinkai. Don’t miss it! Date      Thursday 11 October 2018 Time      7pm Where L3 Contact                Athena Chambers Contact email    athena.chambers@waikato.ac.nz Your Name Admission Free! No booking required! English subtitles! ALL WELCOME. Director: Makoto Shinkai Voice: Ryunosuke […]

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Nobel in medicine

Japanese scientist wins Nobel in medicine along with a U.S. scholar this year! 日本の科学者[かがくしゃ](= scientist)がアメリカの科学者とともにノーベル医学[いがく](= medicine)生理学[せいりがく](= physiology)賞[しょう](= prize)を受賞[じゅしょう]しました。 Professor Tasuku Honjo, Kyoto University, was awarded this prize for his tremendous work which has hugely contributed to cancer therapy. You can read this wonderful news at various websites; for example here (in Japanese) and here (in English). […]

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