Japan has announced four educational scholarships for students from the Cook Islands, Niue and New Zealand.
The scholarships are available to students who wish to study at Japanese tertiary institutions from 2019.
Two of the scholarships are exclusively for students from the Cook Islands and Niue, and focus on specialised vocational training.
The remaining two are also available to New Zealand students and offer under-graduate and post-graduate university opportunities.
Applications close on the 21st of May.
Further information can be found on the website for the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand.