Welcome to JKA New Zealand

Japan Karate Association New Zealand practices the true traditional brand of karate under the direct guidance of JKA WF HQ, Japan.

JKANZ promotes an open door policy to welcome all karatekas to join our association in the true spirit of Karate-Do.

Over the years, we have established a spirit of friendship and interaction with other karate organisations.

Our "Black Belt" & "Kyu" certifications are authenticated and recognised internationally.

Judge, Examiner & Instructor qualifications issued to our senior members, are certified by the JKA HQ.

JKANZ sponsors regular training seminars, conducted by Internationally renowned guest Instructors.

We provide our members the opportunity to take part in major karate championships such as the "World Shoto Cup", "JKA Karate Nationals" & "Regional Champsionships".

JKANZ is a registered incorporated society with the NZ Companies Office.