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From the President’s Desk – May 2011

Hello everyone I hope you are having a good year and this newsletter finds you in good health. As for us we are all fine. This year we have had a good year and a bad year. Bad because of our kababayan in Christchurch and Auckland. We cannot do anything to stop these natural disasters […]


FFASCNZI email – Christchurch Update (8 April 2011) Dear All The projects of the Christchurch it Assistance Group (CPAG) are still in full wing. They were able to get more volunteers to join and Christchurch has been divided into 11 Areas Barangays with 1-2 people as Area Coordinators. They will then meet the Filipinos in […]

Celebrating the Philippine culture

We are been invited to showcase our very own Filipino culture in the coming Month of June till the second weeks of July 201 1 at the Puke Ariki – Library, Museum and Information Centre. We are encouraging everyone to attend and celebrate the commemoration of our 113th year of Independence Day on June 12, […]

From the President’s Desk – March 2011

Hello everyone, It’s time again to ask how you all are, and how you are coping with the children going back to school? We are shocked by the Christchurch earthquake and extend our sympathy to everyone affected by the quake. This time the tragedy was as the result of nature and not man-made. I call […]

The Graduates

Stephanie Dulce Wilson, middle child of Keith and Edna Wilson, has been awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science with a double major in Human Nutrition and Sport & Exercise Science in May 2010 at Massey University, Palmerston North. Shaina Lynne Rosewarne, middle daughter of Evelyn Rosewarne and the late Lester Rosewarne, has been awarded […]

Govett-Brewster Artists

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s International Artists in Residence are Filipinos, Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan. The couple were in New Plymouth for a couple of weeks working on an artwork for the upcoming exhibition Stealing the Senses opening Saturday 12 March.

From The President’s Desk (January 2011)

Happy New Year everybody. How are you? I hope you are in good health. How is every one enjoying this summer? I hope you put on heaps of sunblock. How was your Christmas and I hope you got lots of presents – Filipino always have lots of food for their family and friends, but not […]