• Taranaki Filipino Society

    Together We Can Make the Difference



    Romellia Rosal, Gemma Evans, David Ban, Edna Wilson, Chona Garcia, Ulinda Sandford, Lulu Mitchell, Clarita Nono, Micheal Decena, Jonathan Jimenez, Flora Gaunt, Jenny Gutang


    Front Row (L-R): Lulu Mitchell, Sim de los Santos
    Back Row (L-R): Stella Schmidt, Clarita Nono, David Ban, Edna Wilson, Evanne Hull, Chona Garcia, Lorin Rowe
    Not in Photo: Ulinda Sandford, Gemma Evans, Romelia Rosal, Joemarie Jungco

  • Executive Committee 2015-2016

    in photo from L-R : Romelia, Pat, Ulinda, Tom, Lulu, Gemma, Chona, David, Prescilla & Lorin
    not in photo : Edna & Sim — with Patricia Kemp, Sims Delos Santos, Edna Calzada Pintor Wilson, David Ban and Prescilla Macales.

  • TFSI Dance Group

  • Multi Ethnic Extravaganza 2016

    Taranaki Filipino Society contingent

  • Multi Ethnic Extravaganza 2016

    Taranaki Filipino Society members dancing Philippine national dance “Tinikling”

  • Euniece Ingrid Santos-Gonzalez

    Miss Phils-NZ 2015 – 1st runner up and Miss Congeniality

Together We Can Make a Difference

TFSI is a proud member of

Federation of Filipino Associations, Societies and Clubs in New Zealand Taranaki Mutli Ethnic Council

Executive Committee 2018-2019

Romelia Rosal

Mod. 021 269 7860

Vice President
Jonathan Jimenez

Mob. 022 1365794

David Ban
David Ban

Ph. (06) 759 0949
[email protected]

Noreen Ongchango

Mob. 022 6373907

Committee Members:
Madeline Layupan
Mob. 024 1537050

Ulinda Sandford
Ulinda Sandford
Mob. 022 4318458

Vicky Gaffeney
Mob. 027 3334041

Minerva Edwin

Johan Ongchangco
Mob. 022 1269235

Mark Biddick

Dianne Knight

Rose Lemos
Mob. 027 2097347

Gemma Evans
Gemma Evans
Mob. 021 2565110

Jennifer Vitug

Marinda Lstimosa

Rowena Trinidad



President’s Report – November 2016

Every year Pistang Pilipino is getting bigger and better. Congratulations to the Committee and Organisers of Pistang Pilipino Sa Wellington 2016 led by Boni Laranang. Our first night was very exciting and inspiring listening to our top politicians and leaders at The Beehive Parliament Building during Meet & Greet Night which Ulinda and I have […]

President’s Report – September 2016

Lorin RoweTaranaki Filipino Society Inc. became officially incorporated on the 9th of August 1994. Twenty-two years down the track, Society has gone so far. From the type written, black and white to a high quality creative design newsletter, from a small group of Filipinos to a growing numbers, from small performances to a huge hosting event, our vision has slowly come to a reality yet our mission remains. Society’s objective is to protect our own people. TFSI’s Past President Ulinda Sandford, Edna Wilson, Lulu Mitchell and myself as Senior Members, Guardian , Board of Trustees,  all pure Filipino descent, been a members for so long and  all worked so hard to love, care, preserve, promote and protect the Society from the people who has false intention and cause trouble to the Society. Read more

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