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  • Connect with fellow New Zealanders in the Philippines

  • Get information in our Philippines guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in the Philippines

  • Jacques Paillard

    All expatriates in my company joined InterNations because it really helped me get accustomed to my new life in Manila.

InterNations – Bringing Together New Zealanders Living in the Philippines

Interested in meeting fellow New Zealanders in the Philippines? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your New Zealand countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" with other New Zealand expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in the Philippines or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in New Zealand, InterNations the Philippines offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of New Zealand expats in the Philippines among our members, coming from various regions all over New Zealand - from Auckland, over Wellington to Christchurch.

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    From New Zealand, living in Manila
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    From New Zealand, living in Manila
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    From New Zealand, living in Manila
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    From New Zealand, living in Manila
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    From New Zealand, living in Manila

Meet other New Zealanders in the Philippines

Meet other New Zealanders at our events in the Philippines

Attend our monthly events and activities for New Zealanders expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Forum Posts by New Zealanders in the Philippines

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow New Zealanders in our Philippines expat forums.

  • Relocating dogs to Manila.
    5 replies
    Feb 20, 10:06 PM
    Community member

    We brought our 2 dogs from Kuwait , not easy - we used Emirates , worked ok - but on arrival duty paid seemed to be random. Abyway worth while doing they both settled well !! Good luck

  • Dumaguete
    7 replies
    Apr 14, 3:32 AM
    Community member

    Thanks Andrew - I'll certainly check the site you recommended. Sounds like you're enjoying the place - we're looking forward to coming there a little later this year...

  • Best place for family to live
    10 replies
    May 18, 12:20 AM
    Community member

    i agree Serendra is perfect place to stay but i believe that there are no more available units in Serendra. There are other projects of Ayala Land in that area.

Ask experienced New Zealand expats in the Philippines!

  • Where can I find New Zealand food?
  • Where can I meet other New Zealanders?
  • Are there New Zealand schools in my city?

Find other New Zealanders to share your hobbies with

Get Tips and Info on Life in the Philippines from New Zealand Expats

Being an expat in the Philippines means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your New Zealand compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Filipino people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other New Zealanders in the Philippines is a breeze, no matter if you are in Cebu, Manila, Davao or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of New Zealanders in Manila, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for New Zealand food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the New Zealand InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from New Zealand.
  • Our the Philippines Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get pavlova in Manila...
  • The InterNations Places database for the Philippines helps you find institutions like the nearest New Zealand embassy.

From Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" to the shores of Manila Bay, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly New Zealand expats in the Philippines.

Meet Fellow New Zealanders in the Philippines at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in the Philippines is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous halo-halo, the Philippines’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Manila’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow New Zealanders in Manila and discover 2000-year-old rice terraces, the country's summer capital at Baguio, and other impressive landmarks across the Philippines.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from New Zealand and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Hello from our New Zealanders living in the Philippines!