He had stayed in Aichi prefecture in Japan and assisted with the bidet design for another manufacturer.
One of the team involved with the development had a father who suffered severely from haemorrhoid.
Unfortunately TOTO bidets don't comply with the NZ plumbing regulations.
TOTO, Japanese bathroom ware company, used to import it from the U.S.A.
A lot of people think an electronic bidet is a Japanese invention.
There is a Kiwi connection.