Japanese events at Tūranga

Join us at Tūranga for a series of events to celebrate Japanese culture. 

Life After Three Eleven - Monday 15 February 1pm to Sunday 28 February at Tūranga

A photo exhibition to celebrate Japan Day, featuring local photographer Timothy Lomax. Life After Three Eleven is a collection of photographs taken at Kesennuma, a small fishing village in Northern Japan, sharing the life and culture of the city. Free exhibition, on Hapori | Community, Level 1. 

Browse photography resources. Read Renee's interview with Tim Lomax

Haiku Workshop - Thursday 25 February 5.30pm to 7.30pm at Tūranga

Learn how to compose Haiku, one of the shortest forms of poetry in the English language with renowned Haikuist Barbara Strang. Free, but bookings are required. Book your space.
Browse haiku resources.

Shiki Japanese Music group - Sunday 28 February 1pm to 2pm at Tūranga

Be captivated as local Shiki (4 Seasons) Japanese Music Group introduce and play traditional Koto - Japanese 13-string zither.
Find out more about Shiki.

Japanese Tea Ceremony - Sunday 28 February 3.30pm to 4.30pm at Tūranga

Have a peaceful time, seeing or joining in a Japanese Tea ceremony (Tea gathering, Chakai.) To be demonstrated by Tekijun Chanoyu (Japanese tea culture) group.
Free Matcha (Organic Green powder tea) and Japanese authentic confectionery will be served for booked guests. 16 yrs +.
Free, bookings required. Get tickets: Tūranga Japanese Tea Ceremony. - Fully Booked - Join the waitlist Tūranga Japanese Tea Ceremony.
Find out more about Japanese Tea Ceremonies.