Japan Month at Creative Arts Centre

Opening of the “Japan Month” at Creative Arts Centre in Napier on May 6th this year. Organised by the CAN Centre and the Japan Society of Hawkes Bay, and sponsored by the Napier City Council – on display are gifts from Tomakomai City, several kimono, art works and haiku of local poets. There are also workshops in origami, calligraphy and sushi making.

In the photo are the Deputy Mayor of Napier, Faye White, Chieko Hayashi (kimono maker), Robert Arrell and a City Councillor.