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Rock a bye baby

I was at the office when I felt the 7.0 magnitude earthquake last night. I though it was only a gusty winds but later it was confirmed by Geonet it was an earthquake. It was centered  230km deep and was 60km south of the Taranaki town of Opunake or 170km north- west of Wellington. The first quake … Continue reading

Being a stage father

Despite my busy schedule at work being a  stage father is worth. Why? You see  your kids enjoying what they do and making more friends. My daughter is part of ” Ang Munting Tinig” ,a Ukelele and singing group ages 6-12 years old. Just wanted to share this photos that Mr. Alan Raga took during … Continue reading

Filipino is worth dying for…

I was recently invited to a flag hoisting ceremony at the “Ang bahay” , Philippine Ambassador residence in New Zealand In celebration of  114th Anniversary of  proclamation of Philippine Independence Day. It was a early morning ceremony , headed by Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand Ambassador  Virginia H. Benavidez with other Filipino Organization leaders. After the Flag … Continue reading

Auckland Airport’s new Lounge voted the best

The Malaysian Airlines Customers Experience Awards, held in Kuala Lumpur, saw Auckland Airport’s new luxury lounge secure the award for ‘Best 3rd Party Lounge’. The Emperor Lounge was awarded ‘Best 3rd Party Lounge’ based on an International Survey conducted by Malaysian Airlines, customer feedback and independent assessments of all their 3rd Party Lounges around the … Continue reading

Science rapper returns to science festival

Award-winning Stanford (USA) science rapper and biologist, Tom McFadden aka The Rhymebosome makes a return to this year’s eighth New Zealand International Science Festival after his debut in 2010. As part of the festival’s science idol competition Tom will be visiting and performing at schools with a New Zealand tour in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and … Continue reading

Love of my life

On Sunday  my wife and I celebrated our 12th Wedding Anniversary  with my two lovable kids! Twelve years sounds like a long time. But it felt like time ticking too fast from Year 2000 straight to 2012. Just like other couples,  12 years it hasn’t always been  a smooth road for us. In twelve years … Continue reading

A Night with Ambassador

I was invited the other night  by Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand  HE  Virginia Benavidez for a formal dinner in Honour of Filipino Recipients of Various Awards at the “Ang Bahay” in Karori Wellington. The seven Awardee are  Dr. Antonio Noblejas, QSM (Queen’s Service Medal Awardee and CFO 2008 “Banaag Award” Presidential Award for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas), Ms Sylvia … Continue reading

Easter Egghunt…

Over the weekend, me and my family was invited by Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand  HE Ambassador Virginia H. Benavidez  for Easter Celebration at  the Ambassador residence in Karori. It was a sunny day in Wellington and my kids are very excited about the Easter egg hunt. Thank you to Ms Lisa Jane Estalilla from the Philippine … Continue reading

Yellow Fever!!!

It was my first time to watched a football game last Friday at Westpac Stadium between Wellington Phoenix  and Sydney FC  with my son Ivan, who is  a football fanatic at the young age of 12. More than 10,019 people watched the game which the Phoenix won  3-2 against Sydney in a dramatic Hyundai A- League elimination final. It … Continue reading