New Zealand Embassy Manila, The Philippines


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced New Zealand will provide $500,000 to the International Federation of the Red Cross Appeal to help those most in need following Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines.


New Zealanders in the Philippines should be aware that Typhoon Pablo is expected to make landfall in the eastern Philippines before noon on Tuesday 4 December, local Philippines time.


Prime Minister John Key will host the President of the Philippines for discussions on two-way trade and other bilateral matters later this month.


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will meet his counterpart from the Philippines tomorrow for discussions on bilateral and trade issues.


Despite the heavy monsoon rains and flooding currently affecting Metro Manila, the embassy remains open. 


New Zealand's Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the second ASEAN-CER Integration Partnership Forum, scheduled to take place in Manila, the Philippines, on 19 May.


The New Zealand and Australian embassies will again jointly host the Anzac Day commemoration in Manila.  This will be held on Wednesday 25 April at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Libingan ng mga Bayani) in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Manila, starting at 5:30 am.


The New Zealand Embassy has once again joined with our Australian counterpart and Philippine government agencies to spread the word to the business community about the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA).


The New Zealand Government has awarded 15 postgraduate scholarships to Filipinos under the New Zealand-ASEAN Scholars Awards, with funding from the New Zealand Aid Programme.

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