If a picture paints a thousand words then so be it

Mia was born in Catarman, Northern Samar, where she lived until migrating to New Zealand with her parents in 2009.

Father and son – Shooting legends in NZ

‘Are your ready? Standby!’ The adrenalin rush that competitive shooting offers is drawing more people to the sport – more men of course … and surprisingly women and even children are also taking up guns in droves.

Aloha and Mabuhay! Kain na tayo

Chef Felix Lamela, 46, has only been in the country for a year and a half. Before joining Island Joe’s Hawaiian Barbecue he worked for a Thai restaurant in Hamilton.

If a picture paints a thousand words then so be it

Mia was born in Catarman, Northern Samar, where she lived until migrating to New Zealand with her parents in 2009.

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Father and son – Shooting legends in NZ

‘Are your ready? Standby!’ The adrenalin rush that competitive shooting offers is drawing more people to the sport – more men of course … and surprisingly women and even children are also taking up guns in droves.

Read more
The Cinderella Complex?

Paolo Ballesteros, 31, is an actor and presenter and has been featured in many international magazines, websites, news sites, blog sites, you name it.

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Growing a ‘Mom-and-Pop’ business into a billion peso conglomerate

Joseph Calata, 33, one of the youngest billionaires in the Philippines, was in New Zealand to explore opportunities for technology transfer and joint business ventures.

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Aloha and Mabuhay! Kain na tayo

Chef Felix Lamela, 46, has only been in the country for a year and a half. Before joining Island Joe’s Hawaiian Barbecue he worked for a Thai restaurant in Hamilton.

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A Place to call Home

A Place to call Home

Migrants November 24, 2014

Hark back to when you first visited New Zealand (NZ), not to settle, but just to suss out the country before making that monumental decision to call this place home.

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Christchurch Skills Shortage Boosts Job Opportunities

Immigration New Zealand updated its Canterbury Skill Shortage List in early August 2014. The list adds a new occupation of plumber (general) and revises the requirements for three other jobs: drainlayer, carpenter/joiner and telecommunications engineer.

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Dotcom’s mega chef

Dotcom’s mega chef

Trabaho November 24, 2014

These days Adrian Gabriel Fabella, Executive Chef, and his team of chefs cook for the Dotcom family, for guests and for the lavish functions held at the mansion. His wide experience in preparing Western, Asian and Filipino food has helped.

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Pinoy Top Model

Pinoy Top Model

Trabaho November 24, 2014

Cedric Pasco, a Filipino top model, was awarded the Filipino-Kiwi Hero Award 2014 in the Career Success Category.

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Pasaporte na mahal?

Pasaporte na mahal?

Migrants November 24, 2014

The current five year validity regime of the NZ Passport is considered unrealistic and it costs too much. So the 10 year passport may be back, but at a price?

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