There are close to 350 000 people in Australia who originate from the Philippines, with about 17 000 Filipinos living in New Zealand.
It is not a surprise that people from the other countries in the region.
David Morphett has a great story to share on how he fell in love with the Philippines, its culture and in serving its people in doing regular missionary work.
He is an Australian and he met his wife, Mabel from Manila through Christian Filipina.
Thousands are learning how to meet Filipinas from our research articles and videos and then jumping right in and developing friendships and relationships online that then turn into something even more special offline.
There are also many men from Papau New Guinea, Singapore and Guam becoming site members and meeting their soulmates.
Read more about his story in our testimonial essay The Power of Online Dating.
The countries all over the Oceania region and the Philippines share a long history and have close political/commercial agreements between the countries.
Men from Australia and New Zealand find that love comes naturally when visiting the Philippines.
This is visible in the increasing number of members we have here at Christian Filipina Dating from Australasia.
His uncle married a Filipina and he was always advised to consider marrying one.
Since English is widely spoken in the Philippines, it is not necessary for men to learn Tagalog (Pilipino/Filipino) in order to date Filipinas.
This, plus the proximity to their home countries, makes meeting Philippine women more natural than Russian or Ukrainian brides, for instance.