Zen Nippon ArinkaiZen Nippon Airinkai (ZNA)


Zen Nippon Airinkai aims to contribute enrichment of the Japanese culture and improvement of the people's artistic sentiments by promoting nishikigoi keeping, directing the way of its appreciation, and pursuing its beauty.

The Northwest Koi and Goldfish Club is a chapter of ZNA, and is know throughout the koi world as the ZNA NW Chapter.  ZNA is the original koi club. founded in Japan in 1962, and we are honored to be affiliated with them.  ZNA has opened a number of doors for the NWKG in our quest for knowledge about our beloved nishikigoi

Become a ZNA Member Today!!

Japan is the heartland of nishikigoi and by becoming a ZNA member you will strengthen our ties to ZNA as well as receiving a monthly publication called Nichirin. This magazine offers an abundance of information on koi varieties, events around the world, breeders’ backgrounds & current quests, what’s new in the koi world and a history of how our hobby came to be, just to touch a few areas!

We encourage you to either renew your membership in ZNA or become a new member of an elite organization that has been a main stay in our hobby for over 50 years!  As a added incentive, the NWKGC has generously agreed to subsidize a portion ($20.00) of each ZNA membership fee, which is just another way of thanking you for your support and participation in the NW Koi & Goldfish Club (ZNA NW Chapter).

You can download and print out the ZNA 2017 Membership Form here

You can find more information about ZNA at their website.... ZEN NIPPON AIRINKAI

If you would like more information about ZNA, please feel free to email Larry Christianson, our ZNA Membership director at



Come and Meet Us!!

Join us on the third Saturday of the month at either a members pond or at one of supporters for a evening of fun, food and Koi. Please join us!!

Please email the Newsletter Editor   to get the location of the next meeting.