At the end of last term, 16 selected Japanese students from Year 9 to Year 13 spent a whole day of immersion in Japanese culture and language at Massey University. This included Japanese contests, dress-ups, calligraphy, tea ceremony, kendama fun activities, as well as an obento (Japanese lunch box).
Results from the contests as follows:
|Trivia Quiz:||Awatapu Team||1st place|
|Manga Contest:||Awatapu Team||2nd place|
|Origami Contest:||Awatapu Team||2nd place|
|Year 13 Speech:||Abii Bingle||1st place|
|Year 12 Speech:||Eva Malone||2nd place|
|Year 11 Speech:||Floor Schalk||2nd place|