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

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

Wednesday, February 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 […]

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 […]

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

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

Sunday, February 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 […]

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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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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Sagip Migrante – Gold Coin Appeal

Fri, Aug 10, 2012

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