Republic of the Philippines

EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
50 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand 6011


TO ALL FILIPINO WORK VISA HOLDERS IN NEW ZEALAND

It has come to the attention of the Philippine Embassy and its Overseas Labour Office (POLO) that many work visa holders have gone into buying insurance for the purpose of complying with a requirement for POLO verification of their Employment Cont...

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TO FILIPINO WORK-VISA HOLDERS, particularly those who have been hired to New Zealand through a Philippine Recruitment Agency (PRA):

It is lawful in New Zealand to resign anytime from your original employer.

However, if at the point of your deployment to New Zealand, you have signed...

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TO ALL JOB APPLICANTS SEEKING WORK IN NEW ZEALAND:

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) has been receiving email queries from Filipinos looking for work in New Zealand, asking POLO to confirm the legal status of alleged recruiters which they connected with through Facebook, namely: WorkHe...

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To all concerned Filipino work visa holders in New Zealand whose employer/company has applied for and was granted COVID-19 wage subsidy through the Ministry of Social Development (MSD):

If you were informed that you are entitled to such wage subsidy but your employer has not yet paid yo...

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TO ALL CONCERNED WORKERS IN NEW ZEALAND

The New Zealand Government, through Immigration New Zealand Minister Iain Lees Galloway, has declared that the country is determined to keep border restrictions in place in the foreseeable future as the country recovers from the COVID-19 crisis.

In view of...

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