10th Pinoyz2NZ Manila Meet 2008

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Information about 10th Pinoyz2NZ Manila Meet 2008

Published on October 19, 2008

Author: cv.mogol

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Pinoyz2nz Meet Didith Tayawa / Clark Figuracion Federal Seafood Restaurant Makati City, Philippines 18 October 2008

Initial NZ Experiences Housing Transportation Finding a job Job interviews Tips: If you have children, rent a place near a school, preferably walking distance thereat. Don’t be ashamed to ask for help i.e. job referrals, freebies, etc. It is advisable not to bring your whole family at once, settle first then get your family later.

Housing

Transportation

Finding a job

Job interviews

Tips:

If you have children, rent a place near a school, preferably walking distance thereat.

Don’t be ashamed to ask for help i.e. job referrals, freebies, etc.

It is advisable not to bring your whole family at once, settle first then get your family later.

Experiences at workplace Adjustment with kiwi accent Travel within NZ Study Maori language Cultural relativity Tips: Try to talk to a native speaker, watch TV programs, listen to the radio. Don’t be ashamed to ask ‘pardon me’ or ‘can you please repeat’ if you don’t understand what was talked about. Study the Maori language if you have the opportunity. Accept the prevailing culture, don’t make stereotypes.

Adjustment with kiwi accent

Travel within NZ

Study Maori language

Cultural relativity

Tips:

Try to talk to a native speaker, watch TV programs, listen to the radio. Don’t be ashamed to ask ‘pardon me’ or ‘can you please repeat’ if you don’t understand what was talked about.

Study the Maori language if you have the opportunity.

Accept the prevailing culture, don’t make stereotypes.

Access to healthcare GP consultation Prescription drugs Emergency cases Giving birth Hospitalization

GP consultation

Prescription drugs

Emergency cases

Giving birth

Hospitalization

Doing business in NZ Getting business registration online IRD requirements No mayor’s permit, no required money in the bank Note: World Bank study says that NZ is the easiest to do business transactions with.

Getting business registration online

IRD requirements

No mayor’s permit, no required money in the bank

Note: World Bank study says that NZ is the easiest to do business transactions with.

Activities in the community (Filipino and wider community) Church choir Club membership i.e. photography, spelunking, mountain climbing, rugby, soccer, etc. Artist group Tips: 1. Be actively involved in community activities, be part of your community (i.e. volunteer work, church choir, etc.). 2. Share your talents to the community.

Church choir

Club membership i.e. photography, spelunking, mountain climbing, rugby, soccer, etc.

Artist group

Tips:

1. Be actively involved in community activities, be part of your community (i.e. volunteer work, church choir, etc.).

2. Share your talents to the community.

Challenges for a new migrant Finding a job Kiwi accent Settlement/housing Tips: Request for job referrals from friends, relatives, fellow pinoyz2nz members, acquaintances, church members. Apply to as many jobs as you can online, even while you are still in the Philippines Talk to native speakers! Stay with a Filipino family first, you will save a lot and you get settled easily. Don’t bring your whole family first, if possible, husband and wife first.

Finding a job

Kiwi accent

Settlement/housing

Tips:

Request for job referrals from friends, relatives, fellow pinoyz2nz members, acquaintances, church members.

Apply to as many jobs as you can online, even while you are still in the Philippines

Talk to native speakers!

Stay with a Filipino family first, you will save a lot and you get settled easily.

Don’t bring your whole family first, if possible, husband and wife first.

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