About Us

Batang Pinoy Events

Batang Pinoy NZ Events is managed by Jade and Manny Munoz. The husband-and-wife team have previous experience organizing popular themed events in the Philippines. From baby bazaars to arts and crafts fairs, vintage items to charity bazaars – the team has a breadth of experience that covers different types of events setups.

A Simple Mission

As Batang Pinoy Events, the team’s goal is to encourage the next generation of Filipino-Kiwis to embrace their roots. This is done through events with interactive programs including games, songs, dances and storytelling sessions. Event concessionaires are currently 100% Filipino-owned business.

Expanding Our Trust

In 2024, Batang Pinoy plans to expand the scope of its events with themed events focused on international food, women’s empowerment, early entrepreneurship and more.

Our Past Events (New Zealand)

BATANG PINOY: A CELEBRATION OF FILIPINO CHILDREN IN NEW ZEALAND

08 April 2023

Western Springs Garden Community Hall 1

This event was focused on games, songs, dances and storytelling as a way to connect the next generation of Kiwi-Filipino children with our culture.

  • Total Concessionaires: 12
  • Attended by : Around 100 families

BATANG PINOY NZ: FOOD FESTIVAL

30 Sept 2023

Western Springs Community Garden Halls 1 & 2

As part of our goal to encourage the next generation of Filipino-Kiwis to embrace their roots, we hosted our second bazaar and community event. This time, we focused on Philippine Festivals and Filipino Food.

  • Total Concessionaires: 15
  • Attended by : 500+ attendees

PASKONG PINOY NZ 2023

25 Nov 2023

New Lynn Community Centre

Celebrating Christmas the Filipino way! For those who missed the sights, sounds, and flavours of home during the holidays, we created a memorable event to reminisce and remind ourselves why the way Filipinos celebrate Christmas is unmatched anywhere in the world.

  • Total Concessionaires: 33
  • Attended by : 700+ attendees

Our Past Events (Philippines)

BABY CARNIVAL: A PRE-CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

09 November 2012

Filipinas Heritage Library
Ayala Triangle, Makati City

Booths were offered exclusively to online mommies and daddies selling brand new and pre-loved baby item and food.

  • Total Concessionaires: 26
  • Attended by : Over 1,000 parents based in the Makati Business District

MADE WITH LOVE ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

14 to 16 February 2013

Pavilion 1 & 2 of LRI Design Plaza, 210 N. Garcia St, Bel-Air II, Makati

A 3-day one-of-a-kind event offering a unique opportunity for independent artist entrepreneurs who produce handcrafted items to network and meet other sellers. Was featured in TV programs, newspapers and visited by several celebrities

  • Total Concessionaires: 18
  • Attended by : 800+ Attendees

TREASURE TROVE: THE FIRST VALLE VERDE VINTAGE FAIR

21 April 2013

Clubhouse and Covered Court, Valle Verde I, Pasig City

An event that offered a unique opportunity for sellers of retro items such as handmade crafts with a vintage flair, pre-loved designer/high-fashion clothing, bags and jewelry, upcycled and recycled products, books swappers/ sellers and antique dealers.

  • Total Concessionaires: 30
  • Attended by : 300 Attendees

FRESH PICKS AT CRAVINGS

15 & 16 March 2014

Mezzanine of Cravings Restaurant Katipunan

Charity mini-bazaar over 2 days with independent artist entrepreneurs selling handcrafted items. Only 10 merchants were invited and all proceeds from the event management were donated for the operation of a 6-month-old daughter of a fellow bazaar organizer.

  • Total Concessionaires: 10
  • Attended by : Around 400 Attendees