Philippines social entrepreneur Therese Fernandez-Ruiz openly confesses that before her first visit, her sum knowledge about New Zealand was “cows, Lorde, Xero, and Lord of the Rings”.
Roman Jewell, co-founder of Wellington-based gourmet peanut butter company Fix and Fogg, embarked on the Foundation's 2015 trip to the Philippines for social entrepreneurs with a long wish list.
It was a goodie gift bag on her 2015 trip to the Philippines that triggered something of a eureka moment for Wellington Chocolate Factory co-founder Rochelle Alagar.
Ngunguru and Manila may be worlds apart but as Northland’s Tim Johnson discovered their cultures have a fair bit in common.
Leadership Network members Dana McDiarmid and Garreth Stevens look at disaster risk management in the Philippines and what New Zealand could learn from the archipelago's experiences.
Leadership Network members attending the Foundation's Manila Hui learnt about the challenges and opportunities of the Philippines – but also forged new connections over waiata and karaoke.
In this article Auckland freelance journalist Janie Cameron describes the five weeks she spent at The Philippine Star in Manila.
A report published this week by the Asia New Zealand Foundation on the Filipino community in Wellington shows they flip the usual narrative of overseas Filipino workers elsewhere in the world.
Writing about how the migrant Filipino community has settled in New Zealand has been more than just a research project. It has highlighted how migration plays a role in community building.
We talk to curator Robbie Handcock about the Inner Lives of Islands, an exhibition on at Te Tuhi gallery in Auckland that looks at storytelling from the Asia-Pacific region.
At the end of a five-month assignment in Manila working for the NZ Embassy, Leadership Network member Mabel Ye reflects on living in the Philippines and learning about the country and its culture.
“Separated by ocean, connected by maunga.” From New Zealand Aotearoa to the Philippines, two talented and inspiring wāhine are weaving indigenous connections through fashion.