Who is the Japan Society of Hawke's Bay

Founded in 1961, the Japan Society of Hawkes Bay encourages friendship between New Zealand and Japan. We host and support events across Hawkes Bay and promote sister city relations between Napier and Tomakomai.

Conversation Group

We have a conversation group which has been operating for over 20 years, enabling Hawke's Bay residents to learn Japanese language and culture.

Business Support

We offer Japanese related businesses support.

Community Events

We operate and facilitate numerous community events in Hawke's Bay.
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