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Japanese Immersion Tour

Capture the essence of both modern & traditional Japanese life and the close links between New Zealand & Japanese culture, its people, architecture and landscapes.

Guided by genuine Japanese/New Zealand Guides, your immersion into Japanese culture in Auckland will include exclusive access to Taiko Drumming Dojo – including performance and hands-on drumming experience.
You will also experience behind-the-scenes restaurant experiences, a calligraphy lesson and Japanese fashion.

Social Protocols

  1. Respect the environment - You will be out in nature for this experience so please help protect our environment by taking all your rubbish with you.
  2. Be considerate of others - You’ll be part of a group, so it’s important to be kind and courteous.
  3. Make new friends - This is a group experience so go along prepared to start conversations and make some new friends :-)
  4. Please and thank you - A friendly reminder to use ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ lots for all the people who will be helping you during this experience.

Cultural Protocols

  1. A chance to relax - This experience is one way Kiwis like to relax and enjoy life so it will seem very relaxed. Have fun, enjoy slowing down (away from work or study) and relax!
  2. Be a respectful visitor - You will be a guest during this experience, so please be respectful. Two important Māori customs are to take your shoes off indoors and avoid sitting on tables or pillows.
  3. Don't be shy - Kiwis are very friendly, open people so this experience is a great opportunity to not be shy, smile lots and make some new friends.
  4. Sharing kai (food) - You will be sharing food as part of this experience, so please wait until you are invited to eat. There may also be a prayer (karakia) to bless the food before it is eaten.
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