Shirataki-mura Gasshuku 2019

Sorry – this trip has been cancelled – not enough people to make it viable. We will review for 2020. After the success of our trip to Japan in 2017, where we took part in the All Japan Aikido embu … Continued


2018 Tahiti Aikido Seminar with Takase Shihan

Fédération Polynésienne d’Aïkido and Takase Shihan invite you to attend the 2018 Pacific Aikido Seminar. The seminar will be held in the Erima Dojo in Arue, Tahiti on 17, 18 & 19 August 2018. This is a great chance to … Continued


Shirataki-mura Gasshuku 2017

Registration for the Shirataki-mura Gasshuku have now closed. We have started preparations for a very special aikido trip to Japan in 2017 – a trip that will not only allow us to train in a very special location with some excellent … Continued


Results: Auckland Regional Grading Examinations June ’16.

Congratulations to the successful applicants that passed their grading examination during the Auckland Regional Grading Examinations held at Hombu Dojo Auckland 4th June ’16. Yondan – 4th Dan Ikeraam Abrahams Sandan – 3rd Dan Enrico Haemmerle, Christian Kleiman Nidan – … Continued


Gentle Introduction to Aikido Course May’16

The next Gentle Introduction to Aikido for adults will commence on Thursday the 12th of May and run for 3 consecutive weeks. Participants are asked to wear loose fitting track/athletic clothing. Please arrive 15 minutes early to the Dojo to … Continued


Passing of Bill Wickstead Sensei

We are sad to announce the passing of Bill Wickstead Sensei, 6th Dan, at the age of 93. Bill-Sensei was one of the great personalities of Aikido in New Zealand. His family will be holding a private service for Bill-Sensei, … Continued


12th IAF – registration of interest

Once every 4 years the International Aikido Federation (IAF) hosts an international congress in Japan, where aikidoka from all over the world gather to train under sensei from the Aikikai Hombu Dojo. This year this congress is being hosted again, … Continued