May 2012

Philippines to Export Coconut Products to New Zealand

A New Zealand food-importing company has relayed to the Philippines its interest in importing coconut water and other coconut products. Hamish McDonald, merchandise manager for Ambient Product and Global Sourcing, disclosed this to Philippine Ambassador…



Filipino Knocks out Kiwi in Two Rounds

Marlon Alta ripped the big Samoan-born New Zealander Faumuina with vicious body shots that forced him to quit seated on his stool at the end of the second round. Read more…


Why the Filipinos?

This speech of a dominant NZ political figure is anti-Filipino. Among all nationalities, why did he pick on Filipinos? Are Filipino OFWs trying to compete with Kiwis for work in Australia? To quote “New Zealanders…


Tales of exploitation – Plight of Filipino Nurses

Filipino nurses are being lured to New Zealand only to end up bonded in caregiving roles at rest homes, the national nurses’ organisation says. More than a quarter of the 46,000 nurses represented by the…