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16 Volunteers Ready to Help Migrants in Distress

16 Volunteers Ready to Help Migrants in Distress

Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Migrant Workers Advocacy Trainings Launched  On 24th May,   16 Migrante Aotearoa volunteers eager to support new migrants gathered at the YMCA Auckland in Northcote for our second session of  Migrant Workers Advocacy Training. Dennis Maga, national coordinator of Migrante Aotearoa, opened the session with brief orientation about the history and work of Migrante in response to […]

STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF BLESSIE GOTINGCO

STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF BLESSIE GOTINGCO

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Blessie Gotingo at this most devastating time. On behalf of the Filipino migrant community organisation Migrante Aotearoa, we condole with the family of Blessie and we join them in prayer for justice to be served. Coming from the Philippines, a country where violence against women and […]

Ambassador Benavidez disrespects NZ unions and media, should make public apology

Ambassador Benavidez disrespects NZ unions and media, should make public apology

Monday, February 24, 2014

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The recent public statement of Ambassador Virginia Benavidez on how Filipino migrants should treat local trade unions and the press in New Zealand is outrageous and should not be treated lightly. It amounts to a major diplomatic gaffe in a country where trade unionism and media advocacy are highly respected institutions. Benavidez must think she […]

Our Name: MIGRANTE Aotearoa NZ

Our Name: MIGRANTE Aotearoa NZ

Thursday, July 8, 2010

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MIGRANTE Aotearoa NZ (MANZ) is a Filipino migrants organization which aims to help and mobilize Filipinos and their families to protect, promote and defend rights and welfare. MIGRANTE means migrant in the Filipino language while Aotearoa is Maori name for New Zealand.

MIGRANTE AOTEAROA RECEIVES NZ DIVERSITY AWARD

Tue, Aug 21, 2012

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Proud to be Pinoy: Filipinos Making a Difference in New Zealand

MIGRANTE AOTEAROA is honoured to receive the New Zealand Diversity Award presented by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission on 20th August at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. (more…)

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PH Ambassador in New Zealand’s anti-union remarks betray “EDSA spirit”

Wed, Feb 26, 2014

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Filipinos in New Zealand are demanding a public apology from PH Ambassador to New Zealand Virginia Benavidez after she made anti-union and anti-media statements during a meeting with the Canterbury Pilipino Assistance Group (CPAG) last week.

Leaders of the Migrante chapter in Aotearoa slammed Benavidez’ remarks, saying that they are a direct attack on overseas Filipinos’ rights to organize, form and join unions and seek redress. (more…)

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On Anti-Union Remarks: Ambassador Benavidez is Lying, Public Apology is in Order

Sun, Feb 23, 2014

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Ambassador Virginia Benavidez is now claiming that she never made anti-union statements during a meeting with the Canterbury Philippine Assistance Group (CPAG) last weekend. Leaders of the Filipino community group Migrante Aotearoa are calling on the Philippine Embassy to offer public apology and be open to all groups engaged in efforts to assist distressed Filipinos instead of advising Filipinos to stay away from unions. (more…)

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Sagip Migrante – TYPHOON YOLANDA

Thu, Nov 14, 2013

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Garage Sale 2

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Migrante, The Filipino Diaspora ( A Joel C. Lamangan film)

Sun, Mar 10, 2013

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MIGRANTE, THE FILIPINO DIASPORA ( A JOEL C. LAMANGAN FILM)

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