The Day I Met The Punisher


It was early this month when I logged on to Facebook and saw myself tagged by three different friends to the same article by a prominent New Zealand publication. The headline read: “Philippine president Duterte to visit Auckland.” These were non-Filipino associates of mine who all knew who President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is and are…

Kiwi-Filipino Event Highlights Filipino Community


This appears on the July edition of Filipino Migrant News Living the life of an immigrant can be difficult at times. Being in a foreign land, adapting to an alien culture and feeling homesick can wear one down easily. Thankfully, by interacting with fellow migrant compatriots we find a sense of community. That was exactly…