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Pinoy Business Directory

Hisway Biz See advertisement on page b22

Accounting Services, Tax returns

Accounting Services, Tax returns

Jabb Accounts

Bookkeeping and tax returns services

Arlene Ahorro 31 A Caribbean Drive, Glenfield, Auckland h: 9am-7pm p: (09) 443 8407 m: (021) 209 4237 e: Accounting Services, Tax returns

Small Business Accounting

Small Business Accounting is a supportive accounting service for the self employed, partnerships and small companies.  Our services include Computerised Cashbook, Profit Summaries, GST & Tax returns, year end Profit & Loss statement, Balance Sheet, Depreciation Sched, Rental Property Accounting & Payroll 

David Yang m: (021) 038 9855, (022) 011 9434 e: Balikbayan box, Freight forwarding

Balikbayan box, Freight forwarding

Philippine New Zealand Global Cargo

Worldwide alisbayan/balikbayan freight service / air or sea freight / personal or commercial consignement / custom brokerage / money transter & your fund is secured / only Filipino custom broker with over 10 years NZ shipping industry experience.

Ariel Abrogena PO Box 57087, Owairaka, Auckland h: 8am-10pm p: (09) 627 9795 m: (021) 732 898 f: (09) 627 9795 e: w: TindahanPnoy

Balikbayan box, Freight forwarding

TindahanPnoy-Para sa Filipino “Your Total Filipino Grocery in New Zealand”

See advertisement on page b18 Jojo Velasco 288 Sunset Road, Windsor Park, North Shore City, Auckland h: 10am-8pm, Mon-Fri p: (09) 479 6271 m: (021) 914 192 f: (09) 479 6271 e: w: Balikbayan box, Freight forwarding

Forex Umac Express Cargo NZ Ltd

Tranfex NZ Ltd

We do care about your Cargo. We love to deliver!

Freight Forwarders. Balikbayan boxes from NZ to the Philippines

Marlon Manuyag 105 Edgewater Drive, Pakuranga Auckland 2010 h: 9am-5pm p: (09) 577 1383 e: w:

Oscar and Mercy Catoto 52 Queens Rd Panmure Auckland 1072 New Zealand h: 9:30am-6pm, Mon-Sat p: (09) 5708986, (09) 5708981 m: (021) 969022 f: (09) 5702187 e:,

Balikbayan box, Freight forwarding

Freightwise International Global Logistics

YOUR ONE-STOP TOTAL GLOBAL FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS PROVIDER. We offer New Zealand and Worldwide Import & Export Freight handling ( Sea and Air ), Customs clearance, warehousing & distribution,  documents and parcels Courier and Household relocation. Be WISE, use FREIGHTWISE !!!

Edwin Quindo East Tamaki Park, 320 Ti Rakau Drive, East Tamaki, Auckland h: 9:30am-6pm, Mon-Fri p: (09) 948 WISE or (09) 948 9473 m: (021) GO WISE or (021) 246 9473 f: (09) 929 3915 e:, Balikbayan box, Freight forwarding

LM Money Transfer Ltd See details under Money Remittance

ANZ Bank

Banking, Finance & Loans

We welcome you to see ANZ about your banking & financial needs. Please contact Luth Millares ANZ St Lukes 09 2522644 or Gemma Dominquez ANZ New Lynn 09 2522524

Luth Millares ANZ St Lukes 61-63 St Lukes Rd (opposite Westfield St Lukes, next door to Washworld & AA Autos) p: (09) 252 2644 AssetMax Ltd

Banking, Finance & Loans

“We cover you all the way. We take care of your Insurance, Finance & Investments”

See advertisement on page b11 Cecilia Tan h: 9am-5pm, Mon-Sun p: (09) 4807 498 m: (027) 692 3022 f: (09) 480 7498 e: w:



Banking, Finance & Loans

MHL Business Services Ltd

Helping you create wealth! For personalized service, give us a ring first before you go to the bank. We can save you time, money and stress! We have access to over 15 lenders so we can shop for the best deal for you. Best of all our service is FREE so give us a call today!

Amigos Mexican Cuisine

Food, Catering

Sumptuous Mexican, Tex-Mex and Filipino dishes at food court prices

See advertsiement on page b23

Joey and Angie Llanes Shop 10 Ponsonby International Food Court, 2/F 106 Maria Charina Tuyay Ponsonby Rd, Auckland PO Box 280053, Flatbush, Manukau 2160 h: 10am-7pm, Mon-Sun p: (09) 271 5508 m: (021) 534 467 f: (09) 271 5502 p: (09)-376 5088 m: (027) 503 3345 e: e: Banking, Finance & Loans w: New Zealand Home Loans Food, Catering New Zealand Home Loans is a dedicated managed home loan provider, committed to helping you and your family become debt free, faster.

See advertisement on page b14 Massey: Patrick Pardo / Tess Aranas 1 Exotic Place, Massey, Waitakere 0614 p: (09) 833 8570 m: patrick-(027) 4574489, Tess-(021) 2019014 e:, w: Northcote: Rex Yap p: (09) 419 4038 m: (021) 573 113 e: w: Pacific Invoice Finance

Banking, Finance & Loans

Ambrosia’s Kitchen Food stall and catering

Nonong and Mel Amrosio p: (09) 834 8375 m: (021) 187 2814 Bebot’s (Honey) Cakes and Catering

Food, Catering

General catering services. Cakes for all occasions.

Bebot Tipace p: (09) 620 4529 m: (027) 268 4670 e: w: Capital Bakery Ltd

Food, Catering

TURN YOUR INVOICES INTO WORKING CAPITAL! WE give you instant funds using your debtors as security. Benefits include up to 80% of the value of the invoices; reduced administration costs; working capital that grows with your business; no additional security requirement; and confidentiality

The first & original Filipino bakeshop in Wgtn, NZ. We sell pandesal, ensaymada, pan de coco, mamon, spanish roll, bibingka, biscocho, siopao, kakanin, sandwiches, hot pies, cakes & more. “Iloilo Best”- a sister company of Tibiao Bakery Inc.Iloilo City. Vist us and enjoy the rich taste of our delicacies

Germaine Tang Level 10, 52 Swanson St, Auckland Central h: 8am-5pm p: 0800 INVOICE (0800 468 642) f: (09) 913 3363 e: w:

Sonny/Nieva Lim 237 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt Wellington p: (04) 568 5561 m: (0274) 495 037 e:

@ Your Request

Domestic/Homecare Cleaning Services

We offer the following services; domestic or home care cleaning, deep or spring cleaning and other cleaning services. Call us for your free quote and estimate. We could give you the best price and all our works are guaranteed. Call us now!!!

Anna Gonzales 53 Cook Street, CBD, Auckland City p: 09-379 7133 m: 021 223 3028 e: w: ShoreSweep 1998 Ltd

Domestic/Homecare Cleaning Services

For chimney and window cleaning. We deal with residential and commercial. Our business has been for over 20 years. For prompt service give us a call. Free Quote.

Derek Bond P O Box 36283 Northcote h: 8am-5pm, Mon-Sat p: (09) 444 2909 m: (0274) 391 090 f: (09) 443 4189 e:


Gold Ribbon Foods Ltd

Food, Catering

Cafe* Cakes & Pastries* Delicacies* Catering

See advertisement on page b24 Omar Ramos Bldg 79, Unitec Mt. Albert Campus, Carrington Rd., Mt. Albert, Auckland p: (09) 815 4321 ext 8050 m: (021) 0232 8586 e: w: Great Tasti

Food, Catering

“Great Food, Great Taste, Great Service - Just Great!” Soon to be the Best Filipino Food Centre in Wellington...

Centre City Plaza, 43 Queens Drive, Lowerhutt, Wellington p: (04) 569 3421 Gumbo Special Kakanin

Food, Catering

Specialised in kakanin such as Bibingkang Malagkit, Bibingkang Galapong, Kutsinta and Sapin-sapin

From Carabao to Sheep An Information Booklet for Pinoy Migrants in New Zealand

Maricel Falqueza 1 Levesque Street, Birkdale, North Shore p: (09) 482 6746 m: (021) 043 8572 e: J & M Foods & Butchery Ltd

Christie Jose Healthy Products Food, Catering

We are a number one supplier of Processed Meat (Kebab or Satay/ Barbeque, Tocino, Tapa, Longganisa(Chicken, Pork and Beef), Fresh Meat and Poultry. Also available Imported PHILIPPINE PRODUCTS. Please call us for your orders for all your catering needs.

Cybertalk Ltd

General Merchandise

Unlimited phone calling to the Phi thru Bayan Tel Family Ties, Tagalog movies/shows via TFC Now

Food, Catering

Jollibake offers you the most innovative and delicious baked products, breads and pies that will delight your taste buds and impress you to no ends. Years of experience in making bakery products that excel in presentation and taste to make every occasion special. Choose from over 300 different products

See additional details under Money Remittance GeoffsMusic Ltd

General Merchandise

Sounds/lights and live band --- for corporate and private functions

Geoffrey Gonzaga p: (09) 265 2863 m: (021) 155 5539 e:

2 Birkenhead Avenue, Corner Mokoia Road, Birkenhead h: 7am-4pm, Mon-Fri p: (09) 418 BAKE f: (09 418 2153 e: w:

Golden Harvest Rice/Kesco Holdings

General Merchandise

Established 5 years ago, importers and exporters of NZ food items, sole Distributor of Golden Harvest Rice imported from Thailand and Vietnam. We wholesale our goods but are looking for more distributors. Write us your requirement and one of our local director will get in touch with you

Jollibake Ltd t/a Schenley Bakery 151 SunnyBrae Road, Glenfield, Auckland p: (09) 442 4935 f: (09) 442 4935 Lito and Merly’s Food Catering

We offer unique herbals containing all natural ingredients in their purest and highly concentrated form. Our product delivers four key stages (CLEANSING - REPLENISHING - STRENGTHENING AND BALANCING). If you need assistance regarding product information please contact me: Tiens Independent Consultant

Christie Jose 103 Taylor Street, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland p: (09) 828 2110, (09) 948 8825 m: (021) 0235 9180 e:

Joel and Mina Montarde 3/15 Manuroa Rd., Takanini, Auckland h: 8am-5:30pm p: (09) 299 3179 m: (021) 675 981 f: (09) 299 3180 e: Jollibake Ltd

General Merchandise

Food, Catering

See advertisement on page b19

Specializes in Filipino food like Pancit Palabok, Laing, Dinuguan, Sisig, Kare-kare, atbp.

No. 15 Huron St. Level 4, Intergen Bldg, Takapuna, Auckland m: (021) 653 168 f: (09) 489 8735 e:

Lito and Merly Abuyan 7 Killeen Place, Donegal Park, Botany Downs, Manukau p: (09) 273 8537 m: (021) 326 247, (021) 175 6270 e:

JB Hi-Fi Westgate

Tibiao Caterers

Food, Catering

The leader in Filipino Cuisine....Offering excellent Choices of Filipino Cuisine / delicacies and value for money...

Food, Catering

New Zealand’s only Filipino Cafe offering Filipino cuisine from empanada, bihon guisado, joyful chicken, tapsilog and dinuguan to sisig, and deserts like puto, buko pandan and biko. A place to socialize and bring your non-Filipino friends to try our food.

Charie Shearer or Mary Jane Roxas 26A Mayfair Place, Glen Innes, Auckland, (Behind NZ Post Shop) h: 10am-9pm p: (09) 528 6050 m: (021) 257 3667 e: w:

Electronics & Software. The best deals and widest range on Flat screen TVs, dvd and blu ray players, home theater systems, laptop and desktop computers, ipods, mp3 players, cameras, pc software, gaming consoles, DVDs and CDs. We guarantee to beat any price in New Zealand.

Ramil de Jesus Westgate Megacenter 1 Hobsonville Road, Hobsonville, Waitakere, Auckland h: 9am-5:30pm, 7 days p: (09) 831 2005 m: (021) 108 2587 f: (09) 833 3175 e: w:

Sonny/Nieva Lim # 5 Jasmine Grove Maungaraki, Lower Hutt Wellington p: (04) 589 1099 m: (0274) 495037 e: Turo-Turo Philippine Cafe

General Merchandise

Jet FashionOnline

General Merchandise

Fashion Clothing Online

Jet Conde m: (021) 209 3540 e:

From Carabao to Sheep An Information Booklet for Pinoy Migrants in New Zealand


LR Health and Beauty Systems

General Merchandise

Your chance to change . . Health . . Beauty . . Opportunity

Tess Peeters p: (09) 846 5321 m: (021) 429 912 e: w: myBlooms

General Merchandise

Flowers and floral designs. All-occasion floral designs: Weddings, Church decorations, Receptions, Dinner parties, Birthday parties, Office functions. Call or email for free consultation.

Fritzi Ann Udanga p: (09) 580 3137 m: (021) 222 8156 e: w: Party Island

General Merchandise

April Santayana m: (022) 12345 87 e: w: and General Merchandise

We are a Direct Importer, Wholesaler and Retailer of whole line of Philippine quality products ranging from Groceries, beverages and frozen products (fish, processed meats, fruits, veges) etc.

Daisy Curtis- Managing Director, Rey Cadiz- Sales Manager 213 Dominion Rd., Mt. Eden, Auckland h: 9:30am-7pm p: (09) 631 0215, (09) 631 0172 m: (021) 0266 1731, (021) 038 3557 f: (09) 631 0172 e:, Pinoy Central

General Merchandise

“The No.1 Filipino Goods Store in Wellington.” Halina po kayo at mamili

43 Queens Drive, Lowerhutt, Wellington h: 10:30am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri, 10:30am-4:30pm, Sat-Sun p: (04) 589 3421 f: (04) 589 3428 w: Pinoy Oriental Superstore

General Merchandise

A Filipino store which carries all variety of Filipino and Asian product on a reasonable price.

Glenda Marasigan 24 Mayfair Place, Glen Innes Auckland h: 9am-6pm, Mon-Sat, 9:30am-3pm, Sun p: (09) 528 4150 m: (021) 812 256 f: (09) 528 4150 e:

General Merchandise

Online Bookstore & Gift shop - Shop online, buy your favourite tagalog romance, and all other original Pinoy publications at the comfort of


Marjory Gerona p: (07) 577 9237 m: (021) 265 4789 e: w: Sophie’s Trinkets

General Merchandise

Each trinket is made with cold porcelain clay and handcrafted with great attention to details. Perfect as giveaways/favors, for weddings, christenings, birthdays and special occasions and are instant conversation pieces. I also customise cake toppers to give a final touch of character to your cakes.

Minerva L. Jongco m: (021) 0277 2398 e: w: General Merchandise

For your party needs (birthdays, weddings, etc.): balloon decorations, banners, etc.

Philippine Trading Limited

your home. We also sell Philippine made gift/souvenir items and deliver them to you or your behalf anywhere in the world.

TindahanPnoy See advertisement on page b18 or details under Balikbayan Box, Freightforwarding Tres Marias Trading Ltd

General Merchandise

Importer of Philippine Products, Dry and Frozen Goods, Money Remittance Service, Wholesale and Retail

Oscar and Mercy Catoto 52 Queens Rd, Panmure, Auckland 1072 h: 9:30am-6pm, Mon-Sat p: (09) 570 8981, (09) 570 8986 m: (021) 969 022 f: (09) 570 2187 e:, Harvey World Travel Browns Bay

Holiday Travel

Specialises on: balikbayan airfares, round the world airfares, group and individual cruises to South Pacific, Mediterranean, Europe, America, as well as packages to Europe, America, Asia, Middle East and Australia.

Gloria Hooker 24 Clyde Rd Browns Bay, Browns Bay, Auckland, 0630 h: 8.30am-5.30, Mon-Fri p: (09) 478 4416 m: (021) 039 1419 f: (09) 478 4693 e: w: Lucky Travel Ltd. North Shore

Holiday Travel

Local Tours to The Philippines and Ticketing. .

Ariel Sanchez 18/61A Birkdale Rd,. Birkdale North Shore p: (09) 962 5622 m: (021) 970 857 e: / w: Meadowlands Travel

Holiday Travel

Meadowlands Travel brings you an extensive range of competitive and affordable holidays and last minute deals to choose from including ski holidays, cruises, holiday packages and many more. For all your travel needs contact one of our expert consultants. Don’t miss out on any of our great deals.

From Carabao to Sheep An Information Booklet for Pinoy Migrants in New Zealand

Jan Martin 32 Whitford Road, Howick, Manukau h: 9am-6pm, Mon-Fri, 9am-12nn, Sat p: (09) 532 8791 m: (021) 889 890 e: w: Planet Earth Travel See advertisement on page b20 Target Travel Ltd See advertisement on page b24

Harold Tarun 26A Edgeworth Road, Glenfield, North Shore City, Auckland h: 24/7 m: (021) 157 9955 e: w: Holiday Travel

Holiday Travel

IT On Demand

IT Services

IT Support and Website Creation. We offer smart I.T solutions to suit your personal or business needs. We will look after your online business requirements such as Online Shopping Carts, Online Customer Accounts Management and Billing System, Upskill IT Training Program and more.

Johanna Nonato Level 7, 3 City Road, Auckland City Centre Insurance h: 9-5pm, Mon-Fri AssetMax Ltd m: (021) 226 6103 See advertisement on page b11 or details under Banking, e: w: Finance & Loans IBG Insurance Co. Ltd


Zarah Jane Peralta, Insurance Advisor 126 Vincent Street, Auckland p: (09) 302 1028, (09) 273 1402 f: (09) 302 1169 m: (021) 227 7274 e:

MHL Business Services Ltd See details under Banking, Finance & Loans Team Ramirez

Arvin Cortez Capulong 26A Edgeworth road, Glenfield, North Shore City p: (09) 443 4485 m: (021) 062 9723 Insurance


NZ Services Auckland Ltd

IT Services

Manufacturers and Extended Warranty Repair Services for – Brother, Canon, Epson, FujiXerox, HP, Acer, Toshiba, Compaq, etc.

29 East Street, Newton, CBD, Auckland h: 8:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri p: (09) 916 1210 f: (09) 309 5219 Insurance e: w:

For your Real Estate and Insurance needs: CALL TEAM RAMIREZ. Quality living from the Team that Cares!!!!!

PC & Laptop Troubleshooting and Repair

See advertisement on page b13 Leo and Inday Ramirez p: (09) 272 9094, (09) 265 4566, (09) 265 4554 f: (09) 272 9097 m: (027) 490 2956, (021) 902 956, (027) 223 8434 e: w: adobo solutions

IT Services

We provide repair to LCD monitors and service to majority of IT equipments, PSP consoles, XBOX players. It’s your ONE STOP SHOP TO YOUR ELCTRONICS NIGHTMARES. Satisfaction guaranteed with corresponding warranty to work carried out

Personal risks, business insurance

Insurance Shop See advertisement on page b23

LCD Repair and Sales

IT Services

PC & Laptop repair based in Auckland. Can service your PC/laptop right at your home, available during evenings and weekends so your work would not be affected. Can recover old PC/laptop and make it run like new.

Sam Arroyo p: (09) 827 1574 m: (021) 127 8968 IT Services e:

A collaboration of New Zealand Filipino (kiwinoys) I.T. Professionals that specializes in providing quality software and network solutions to SMBs (small to medium sized businesses)

Eric Cristal, Omar Dizon, Mauro Oreta m: Eric-(021) 125 2672, Mauro-(021) 297 4881 e:

Premium Logic Systems Ltd

IT Services

We are an Information Technology (IT) and Multi-Media company that caters to various IT and Multi-Media companies re- Software Development , Web Designing and Network Security Solutions services

Daisy Curtis-Managing Director/Chris Dometita-IT Manager 213 Dominion Rd., Mt. Eden, Auckland IT Services h: 9:30am-7pm p: (09) 631 7495 f: (09) 631 0172 CyberCircuits Laboratory w: Computer Repair, Operating System installation, Any Windows Password Recovery, Disaster Data Recovery, Virus/Spyware Removal, HDD upgrade & transfer of your OS, Recovery Partition, Wired & Wireless Network Setup, Web site development Online Shopping, For complete range of services visit our website

From Carabao to Sheep An Information Booklet for Pinoy Migrants in New Zealand


IT Services

QuickWeb Hosting Solutions

Empower your business today, we specialise in hosting & building tailor-made “unique” website especially for you. QuickWeb operate enterprise class servers in NZ, USA , Europe data centres & is currently serving hundreds of customers worldwide. Contact us today for a free no obligation consultation

See advertisement on page b21 Rhoel Gerona PO BOX 15190 Tauranga 3144 h: 24x7 m: (021) 265 4789 e: w:

“Your computer problems... solved!”

IT Services

var-IT Limited

VBA\Access\SQL\Oracle database support and programming | MS Network support & installation | PC repair & maintenance | Software installations | Network cabling

Jerome Macapagal 5 Melness Place, Flat Bush, Auckland 2016 h: 8:30am-5pm m: (021) 875 919 e: Migrant Support and Advocacy

We are professionals with a common commitment to create unlimited opportunities for personal growth and development. We shall achieve this through sharing of knowledge, expertise, resources and by providing affordable quality innovative products and services. Our core competency is in Software Testing.

Maritoni Pasay m: (021) 162 2909 e: KASAGIP Charitable Trust

Mildred Laurilla, Secretary / Rachel Pointon, Chairman 21 Argyle Grove, Trentham Upper Hutt 5018, Wellington p: (04) 528 5238 e: w: See advertisement on page b20


Migrant Support and Advocacy

Publishers of the Filipino Migrant News - the only monthly Pinoy newspaper in New Zealand and Pinoy NZ Life, a year book for Filipino Migrants.

The Asian Network Inc. (TANI)

Migrant Support and Advocacy

Migrant Support and Advocacy

Migrant Support and Advocacy

Provides health and well-being to all Asian communities

Samuel Cho h: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri p: (09) 815 2338 e: w: Cybertalk Ltd

Money Remittance

Affiliated with ABS-CBN, BayanTel, SMART, Globe, MetroBank, and much more. Our products include: unlimited phone calling to the Phil thru BayanTel Family Ties, Tagalog movies/shows via TFCNow, SMART Padala and Globe G-cash remittance. Contact us for more info. “Sa Cybertalk, Feel At Home Ka Dito!”.

Joval Moredo p: (09) 940 9376 e: w:

iRemit Migrant Support and Advocacy

Registered with the Charities Commission (Registration # CC41607 ), listed as a donee institution with the IRD. Provide basic or emergency assistance to migrants. KASAGIP is an acronym for Kapatirang Kabalikat sa Kagipitan, a Filipino phrase which means Community Partners in Times of Need.

Migrant Action Trust See advertisement on page b15

Nanette Carillo 94 Reynella Drive, Massey p: (09) 833 9925 m: (021) 0265 3242 e: w:

Sheila Mariano Po Box 40646, Glenfield 0747 p: (09) 838 1221 m: (027) 445 7887 e: w:

Elias R. Ravillas Jr. m: (022) 034 1368 e:

Infinite Technology Society Inc

Migrant Support and Advocacy

Aims to set up and assist with poverty reducing and education intervention programmes empowering Pinoy street children & orphans to live life abundantly. Registration # CC 44336

SM Publications Limited IT Services

Techelp NZ

NZ-PHIL SCOT Charitable Trust

Money Remittance

“may ngiti sa bawat padala” - your remittance partner to and from the Philippines and to select countries around the world

See advertisement on page b12 Juancho de Guzman and Johnnathan Samaniego Unit 903A Level 2 Fountain Lane North, Botany Town Centre, Auckland 2013 h: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm, Sat-Sun p: (09) 277 2181 m: (021) 8-REMIT (8-73648) f: (09) 277 2196 e: w: JC International

Money Remittance

JC International offers an affordable means for Filipinos who live in New Zealand to safely and reliably send money to their loved ones in the Phillippines. Same day service, flat fee of $5 on any bank in the Phil for any amount - - “kasaligan ni bai!” - - For more info please contact us!

From Carabao to Sheep An Information Booklet for Pinoy Migrants in New Zealand

Jilma Camaongay Auckland, New Zealand m: (021) 068 2458, (022) 019 8917 e: w: LM Money Transfer Ltd

Money Remittance

Remittance for $5 fee, Competitive exchange rate, Same day remittance nationwide (Luzon, Visayas, & Mindanao). Also accepts Balikbayan & Alisbayan Boxes.

Larry Marundan 87 Caribbean Drive, The Palms, Northshore City, Auckland h: 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri p: (09) 442 1119 m: (021) 611 158 e: w: NZSForex Ltd

Grasp Marketing Solutions offer sales and marketing consultancy for small businesses. Grasp’s subsidiary, Escapade, offers travel toiletries and travel accessories. For more details, visit

Money Remittance

Johanna Nonato 39/99 Mays Road, Onehunga h: Anytime m: (021) 226 6103 e: w: Professional Services – Dress making, clothes alteration

Pants Alteration

Pants repair and alteration Money Remittance

Zaldy Cayton p: (09) 826 4568 m: (021) 260 2085 e:

Money Remittance

Signal and Electrical Services

Worldwide alisbayan/balikbayan freight service / air or sea freight / personal or commercial consignement / custom brokerage / money transter & your fund is secured / only Filipino custom broker with over 10 years NZ shipping industry experience.

Ariel Abrogena PO Box 57087, Owairaka, Auckland h: 8am-10pm p: (09) 627 9795 m: (021) 732 898 f: (09) 627 9795 e: w: RLC Remittance

Oscar P. Batucan 190 Barrack Road, Mt. Wellington, Auckland 1060 p: (09) 570 1139 m: (027) 570 1139 f: (09) 570 1169 e: Professional Services – Consultancy

29 East Street, Newton, CBD, Auckland h: 8:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri p: (09) 309 5218, (09) 916 1210 m: (021) 510 637 f: (09) 309 5219 e: w:

Philippine New Zealand Global Cargo

“Education - Employment - Enterprise Services offered: Marriage Celebrant for NZ, Student Education Adviser (Intl & Local), Debt consolidation, Project & Event Management, etc”

Grasp Marketing Solutions, Ltd

Money Remittance Services to and from the Philippines and other countries.

OrbitRemit Global Money Transfer Ltd See advertisement on page b22

Professional Services – Consultancy

Batucan Consulting International

We do electrical, alarm, telephone, TV-aerial and satellite works.

Ruben Peco PO Box 18026, Glen Innes , Auckland 1743 p: (09) 570 8586 m: (027) 241 7527 e:

Repair of LED, LCD, Plasma, Rear Projection, CRT, audio & home theatre systems, microwave ovens & other electronic appliances. Sony, Panasonic, LG and The Warehouse brands authorised repair agent. UHF/VHF aerial, install terrestrial and satellite receivers (Freeview), TV wall mounting & tuning

See advertisement on page b23

“Wellington’s most reliable Pinoy Remittance agents.” - Sa RLC magtiwala ka!’

Mary Ann Anacan 1784 Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland p: (09) 827 7677 f: (09) 829 2846 e: w:

Maria Cabauatan p: (04) 569 3421 Money Remittance

TindahanPnoy See advertisement on page b18 or details under Balikbayan Box, Freightforwarding Western Union Co See advertisement on page b16

Professional Services -- Electrical

Teletech Electronics

Money Remittance

Professional Services -- Electrical


Money Remittance

Professional Services – Graphic Design

Better design ideas to the best output in print design. I also provide educational and tutorial services to individual and corporate requirements such as NZQA approved courses in graphic design and seminars.

Jesse Enriquez m: (021) 022 95970 Professional Services – Consultancy e: ATQC - A Total Quality Concept ISO Consultancy, Training & Auditing

See advertisment on page b21

From Carabao to Sheep An Information Booklet for Pinoy Migrants in New Zealand


Professional Services – Home improvement

Blinds n Screens North Shore Ltd

FREE CONSULTATION. FREE QUOTE. FREE MEASUREMENT. Our products are sourced from quality manufacturers and installed by experienced staff to give you a quality service and guarantee your satisfaction. There is also a DIY option whereby you measure, we supply and you install

Fatima E. Zanoria p: (09) 441 9455 m: (021) 057 8184 e: w: Tropical Interiors

Professional Services – Home improvement

Interior Design and Consultancy with focus on Asian Modern, Tropical and Filipino concepts.

Carlo Espejo m: (021) 0240 6002 e: Immigration Assist Limited

etc.) Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Motorola, LG mobile phones. We offer unlocking, firmware upgrades and repairs of almost all 3G and GSM phones currently on the market.

Naz Nunal 2 Dillon Street, Blenheim, New Zealand h: 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri p: (03) 579 3274 m: (022) 349 3663 e: w: Professional Services – Personal Care

Helen Windleburn - Hair Stylist/Beauty Therapist

Services offered: Haircut for both men and women; Hair Colour Foils,Highlights, Perm, Permanent Straightening, Waxing, Facial, Eyelash Tint, Eyebrow Tint, etc. I am doing these services to my clients with extra care for their utmost satisfaction.

Helen Windleburn 37 Western Springs Road, Morningside, Auckland p: (09) 846 7894 m: (021) 025 68760 e:

Professional Services – Immigration

An immigration consultancy with a heart. Our licensed immigration adviser is a former immigration officer who offers services at flexible payment options.

Arnold Viray Photography

Professional Services – Photography

Engagements and Weddings, Family Portraits, Corporate and Family Events, Photography Workshops, Passport Photos for Philippine Machine-readable Passport, NZ Passport, US Visa, etc.

Maria Shearer 201 St. Johns Road, St. Johns, Auckland p: (09) 528 8591 m: (021) 257 3667 e: w:

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Professional Services – Medical and Health

Psychiatrist and Sleep/ Insomnia Specialist

See advertisement on page b17 54 Mt Eden Rd, Mt Eden Auckland p: (09) 638 9804 e: w: Professional Services – Medical and Health

Glenfield Family Doctors

Your Filipino GP in North Shore. We offer general medical consultations, Immig. medicals, Women’s health,Cervical smear tests/Menopause advise, Men’s Health, Children’s health, Childhood and Flu immunisations, First Trimester Maternity Care, skin cancer checks/Liq N2 treatments/minor skin surgery, etc.

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Professional Services – Photography

Photography services such as wedding, portraits and special occassions.

Joey Aguas / Warren Herrera 81A Manuka Road, Glenfield, North Shore City 0629 p: (09) 441 3173 m: (022) 622 5945 e: w: Pixcels Digital Photography

Professional Services – Photography

Photo coverage for Wedding, Debut, Baptismal and other events

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We are New Zealand’s specialists in Nokia, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile (HTC, O2, iMate, etc.), Android powered phones (G1, Hero,


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MDG Property Management Limited

MDG Property Management Limited is a Filipino-owned company

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offering the following services: rent collection, regular inspections on the properties, arranging of necessary maintenance and repairs, tenant selection with credit checks and going to mediations and tenancy court if necessary.

Manu Yam Belmont Park Racquets Club & Browns Bay Racquets Club p: (09) 410 1033 m: (021) 886 583 e: w:

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Staffbuilders International Ltd (NZ)

We combine our international expertise and knowledge in HRM, recruitment and search processes, evaluation and shortlisting techniques to meet our business partner’s staffing needs. We provide permanent/temporary staffing for healthcare, oil & gas, construction, among other industries.

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MemoriesOnDVD will transfer your digital images onto DVD and create for you a slideshow complete with background music, menus, titles, captions and visual effects to add flair and drama. The end result is an entertaining video presentation that will move you and your audience to cheers and tears.

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Professional Services -- Video

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Ann De Guzman

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24 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, North Shore City p: (09) 419 4237 m: (021) 0239 8842 e:

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Professional Services -- Tuition, Training and Education

ANZSIIS International School Ltd.

ANZSIIS International School, Ltd. (AISL) shares your dream of a meaningful life through quality education, genuine learning and professional training. Come and join our educational community.

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I always treat my clients as very important people and give them a professional advise. I’m always ready to listen to their needs and give them the best possible price for their properties. I can also refer them to brokers or any other banks for their finances. So call me now!!

Nida Gray Barfoot and Thompson Northcote Branch p: (09) 444 2909 m: (021) 235 7669 f: (09) 443 4189 e:

Rosemarie Scholes Level 5 and Level 7, Smith and Caughey Building, 253 Queen Street, Auckland CBD 1010 h: 9:30am-5pm p: (09) 301 1130 m: (021) 474 406 f: (09) 301 1129 e: w:


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HP Associates

We are one of the leading education consultancy companies, renowned for its expertise to provide on time, creative, practical and comprehensive solutions to business issues. Results-driven, dedicated to delivering competitive advantage through business strategies development and refinement.

Real Estate

We are here to help you with any real estate decisions. Whether you are buying, selling or investing in real estate we are happy to be of service. Call us anytime for a free consultation with no obligations.

Glenfield: Jane Roque, Sales Consultant 438 Glenfield Road, Glenfield, North Shore p: (09) 442 3058 m: (021) 585 104 f: (09) 444 6645 e: w: Mt Eden: Tess Mercado, Sales Consultant OCI Realty Ltd. 373- 375 Dominion Rd, Mt Eden 1024 p: (09) 623 2700 m: (021) 119 3792 f: (09) 631 7495 e: w:

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Remeura: Thelina Nuval, Sales Consultant, Mitsi Hansen , Sales Consultant 320 Remuera Road, Remuera Professional Services -- Tuition, Training and Education p: (09) 5206114 f: (09) 522 1590 m: Thelina-(021) 945018 e: SquashCoach Squash Coaching services available for everyone across all levels of play m: Mitsi-(021) 413 535 e: by Manu Yam, former Philippine Squash Champion ( 10 years ) and was w: jessegraphics See details under Professional Services – Graphic Design

awarded 2009 New Zealand Squash Coach of the year.

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Jun Ablanida 7E Ryan Place, Manukau h: 9am - 6pm, Mon-Sat p: (09) 263 5829 f: (09) 263 5833 m: (021) 037 5454 Vehicle Sales and Auto Services e: Don Jay Collision and Mechanical Repairs Real Estate

Team Ramirez See advertisement on page b13 or details under Insurance

We offer fast and reliable mechanical repairs and maintenance, panelbeating and car painting services catering to all insurance claims, private work and car dealers. We guarantee 100% satisfaction. Minor touch-ups or complete make over. Courtesy cars available. We offer car valet service for FREE.

Ben Uy 157-B Target Road, Glenfield, Auckland p: (09) 442 5441 m: (027) 294 2644 e: w: Joe’s Garage

Vehicle Sales and Auto Services

Auto repair shop, panel beater

Joe Unit C 145A Target Road, Glenfield. North Shore p: (09)-442 5834

Roger’s Auto & Tyre Worx Ltd

Vehicle Sales and Auto Services

Services: WOF, mechanical repairs, electrical services, selling new and used tyres. All works guaranteed!

Roger Calicdan 7D Ryan Place, Manukau h: 9am - 5 pm, Mon-Sat p: (09) 263 5698 m: (027) 478 6722 Vehicle Sales and Auto Services

Wheels on West Ltd t/a Cheaper Cars

We have better prices! We got a few cars in on the peak of the exchange rate and Dante has found a supply of cars at better than average prices. If you are looking for something and you don’t see it here call or email and tell us what you are looking for. We think you will be surprised.

Dante Salvador 3003b Great North Road, New Lynn Vehicle Sales and Auto Services p: (09) 827 2142, (09) 827 7723 JR Panel and Paint Ltd m: (021) 349 318 f: (09) 827 7760 Services: Panelbeating and spray painting, Rust repairs and welding works, Muffler and exhaust repairs, Rotor/brake drum refacing, Car grooming and polishing. Accepting insurance works. All works guaranteed!





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