Cultural Centre Functions
The Japan Information & Cultural Centre provides a variety of free informational services on Japan to the general public and offers opportunities to learn about Japanese culture through diverse programmes. Please see below.
Japan Information & Cultural Centre has booklets and phamphlets covering every aspect of Japanese life: government, history, economics, politics, education and culture. Other materials include tourist pamphlets, maps, posters and books suitable for readers of all ages.
The Japan Information & Cultural Centre staff, as general guides to contemporary and historical Japan, respond to enquiries by telephone, fax, letter, in person and email.
Loan items to approved institutions
The Japan Information & Cultural Centre has flags, slides, tapes and documentary and cultural VHS videos available for loan. A maximum of two videos may be borrowed for up to two weeks at a time. Videos must be collected in person or if required by mail a postage paid bubble envelope is required. Contact us to receive a video catalogue by email
The Japan Information & Cultural Centre library holds approximately 2,500 volumes and is open to the public. Publications in English and/or Japanese include current and back issues of government publications, some of the most widely read Japanese daily newspapers and periodicals, as well as books on history, economics, politics, education, art and culture. A maximum of two books may be borrowed for up to two weeks.
The Japan Information & Cultural Centre provides educational programmes for primary, intermediate, high school students and community groups.
Japan Information & Cultural Centre
- Centre Functions
- Library Catalogue
- Video Catalogue Events Calendar
- Embassy Events
- Japan Related Events
- Competitions / Programmes/ etc
- Monthly Movies Information about studying and teaching in Japan
- JET Programme
- Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships
- JENESYS Japanese Language Education & Cultural Support
- Japan Foundation
- Japanese Language Japan - New Zealand Relations
- Japan Bulletin
- Related Organisations
- Japan Societies
- Sister Cities