My mum was born in Tabuk, Philippines and lived with
her parents and 3 sisters. Out of her 3 sisters, she was
the oldest. She came to New Zealand in August, 1997,
when she was 26 years old. My mum was the first person
from her family to come to New Zealand. A few years
after she came to New Zealand, her sister followed.
As a child, she enjoyed volleyball, badminton, hiking
and playing the piano.
My dad was born in Bacolod City, Philippines and lived with his
parents and 3 sisters. He came to New Zealand in July, 1991,
when he was 17 years old. As a child, his hobbies were
football, chess and martial arts.
My grandma was born in Iloilo City, Philippines and when she was
a child, she lived with her parents and grandma. She came to New
Zealand a month after my dad and brought her 3 daughters with her.
As a child, her hobbies were swimming, cooking, baking and sewing.
My family includes my mum, my dad,
my younger sister, my older brother
and me. We also have an adorable
dog named Snowie. She is a 6
year old bichon frise.