NZ, Philippines to start working holiday scheme
Hon Murray McCully
2014 Media Statement
Philippines to start working holiday scheme
New Zealanders will from next month be able to spend a year
working, studying and holidaying in the Philippines, Foreign
Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced today.
working holiday scheme will allow 100 New Zealanders to
holiday and work in the Philippines and 100 Filipinos to do
the same in New Zealand each year.
Mr McCully says the
scheme, open to people aged 18-30, is an excellent
opportunity for young New Zealanders to experience another
“The Filipino community, at over 37,000 strong,
is now the largest of all ASEAN communities in
“This working holiday scheme will further
promote the important links between our two countries,” Mr
Applications for the scheme open 5
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