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Kiwi nurse on TB frontlines in Philippines slum

Journalist Nicholas Jones and photojournalist Mike Scott investigate the impact of tuberculosis in sprawling Philippines slum where a NZ nurse is on the front lines battling the disease.

Leadership Network / News
Leadership Network member's circuitous trajectory into space

Like most kids, the stars held a fascination for Leadership Network member Justine Roberts, and now, with a law degree and a stint at MFAT behind her, she is working for the New Zealand Space Agency.

Leadership Network / News
Reflections on Manila – second time around

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.

Entrepreneurship / News
Weaving connections between Aotearoa and Asia

“Separated by ocean, connected by maunga.” From New Zealand Aotearoa to the Philippines, two talented and inspiring wāhine are weaving indigenous connections through fashion.

Arts / News
The Inner Lives of Islands

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.

Leadership Network / News
Leadership Network member gains invaluable skills on WHO internship

Leadership Network member Sophia Faure describes her internship in the Philippines with the WHO and reflects on how the experience has benefitted her work with the Ministry of Health.

Entrepreneurship / News
Rags2Riches helping empower women in the Philippines

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”.

Entrepreneurship / News
Wellington peanut butter magnate reflects on Philippines visit

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.

Entrepreneurship / News
Mushroom venture blooms from Philippines visit

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.

Business / News
Heartbreak and adventure for Philippines intern

Ngunguru and Manila may be worlds apart but as Northland’s Tim Johnson discovered their cultures have a fair bit in common.

Leadership Network / News
The winds of change in Philippines disaster management

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 / News
Making connections in Manila

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.

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