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.
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.
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.
Ngunguru and Manila may be worlds apart but as Northland’s Tim Johnson discovered their cultures have a fair bit in common.
“Separated by ocean, connected by maunga.” From New Zealand Aotearoa to the Philippines, two talented and inspiring wāhine are weaving indigenous connections through fashion.
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”.
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.
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 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.
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.
In this article Auckland freelance journalist Janie Cameron describes the five weeks she spent at The Philippine Star in Manila.
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.