New Zealand Embassy Manila, The Philippines

17-03-14

Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that New Zealand will provide $2.5 million to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to help farmers in the Philippines recover from Typhoon Haiyan.

10-03-14

From this month, young Filipinos and New Zealanders will be able to spend a year working, studying and holidaying in each other's country.

10-03-14

An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.

19-11-13

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced New Zealand will provide a further $2.975 million [approximately105 million pesos] to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, taking New Zealand’s total contribution to more than $5m [approximately 175 million pesos].

15-11-13

Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as typhoon Yolanda) struck the Philippines on 8 November 2013. The provinces of Samar and Leyte were particularly badly damaged by the typhoon, and there is a shortage of essential services and supplies in these areas. Please see the Philippines Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council website for further information on affected areas.

13-11-13

The New Zealand Government is responding to the current emergency in the Philippines. See how you can assist the relief efforts.

11-11-13

11 November 2013

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has announced New Zealand will provide a further $2 million (approximately 72 million pesos) to support humanitarian relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.

"Typhoon Haiyan has caused significant damage and affected more than 4.4 million people across 36 provinces in the Philippines," Mr McCully says.

"Close to half a million people have had to leave their homes and sadly the death toll is rising.

11-11-13

10 November 2013

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced New Zealand has made an initial contribution of $150,000 (5.4 million pesos) to the International Federation of Red Cross to support immediate relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the largest storms on record and has had a major impact on the Philippines - a country that has recently been hit by successive natural disasters, Mr McCully says.

05-11-13

New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Murray McCully announced today that New Zealand is providing $NZ 850,000 (approximately 30 million pesos) in humanitarian assistance to the Philippines following the recent disasters that have hit Central Visayas and Mindanao.

21-10-13

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has written to President Aquino to express the condolences and heartfelt sympathies of the people of New Zealand for those people affected by the earthquake that struck the Central Visayas region on Tuesday.

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