New Zealand Embassy Manila, The Philippines


Internal conflict in the Philippines starting in 2008 saw more than half a million people displaced from their homes.  As the conflict subsided most went back home home, though not all.  Those who have returned face significant challenges in restarting their farming and fishing livelihoods.  It’s difficult for them to feed their families.


The New Zealand Government is providing up to 25 scholarships for studies in geothermal energy — in the Philippines through the New Zealand ASEAN Scholars scheme.


New Zealand is funding a significant portion of a United Nations programme to mainstream disaster risk reduction in the Philippines.


New Zealand’s general election will be held on Saturday 26 November, 2011 — are you enrolled to vote yet?


New Zealand has been ranked second in the Institute for Economics and Peace’s Global Peace Index.


The New Zealand embassy now has a Facebook page.


New Zealand's Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully says 16 different industry sectors have joined a nationwide effort to showcase New Zealand business to the world during the Rugby World Cup 2011 tournament.


The Asia: New Zealand Foundation has released a study showing that New Zealanders predominantly recognise the importance of Asia to their country’s future, and are positive about the contribution that Asian people make in New Zealand.


Help us find you in an emergency, so we can check on your well-being or send you important information.


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

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