Reminder: Registrations close April 24 for the New Zealand Schools Japanese Trivia Championships

This a friendly reminder before the term ends that registrations for the New Zealand Schools Japanese Trivia Championships close on the first Friday of Term 2 (April 24). A reminder that travel subsidies are available to those travelling long distances. We already have a couple schools who will be travelling over 300km (return)!! Well done to those schools. This promises to be an exciting night for your junior students. Remember that entry is FREE to NZAJLT members! Further information and flyers – Click HERE or copy and paste the following link if you are viewing this post in your email: Registrations – Click HERE or copy and paste the following link if […]


The Inaugural New Zealand Schools Japanese Trivia Championships is a joint initiative between NZAJLT and JSANZ (Japanese Studies Aoteaora New Zealand) and supported by Japan Bowl, USA. It will be held on Friday June 19, 2015 at 6:30pm. The event will be held at EIGHT venues in Auckland (2), Waikato, Palmerston North, Wellington, Nelson, Dunedin and Invercargill. Teams from the venues will compete amongst other teams from their venue, with a winner from EACH venue. All regions will be sitting the exact same quiz at the same time. The evening aims to provide students an opportunity to use their cultural knowledge for a real purpose together with other students of […]

Resources added to NZAJLT

An update to NZAJLT members that 11 of our largest resources that had to be taken down due to difficulties downloading these files, have now been uploaded again for you to download. You can find these in the RESOURCES section. A summary of the new resources is as follows: JUNIORS: 1) How much is it? – Used for teaching the phrase “Ikura desu ka”. Features a video shot in Japan, interactive quiz and activity comparing prices in NZ and Japan 2) Tonari no totoro – Worksheet for Year 10 students based on the popular anime 3) Japanese school system – PowerPoint showing which schools students of different ages go to in Japan 4) […]