If you want to speak to someone in your local area, you can visit the New Zealand Now website for information about offices where there are people who are ready to talk with new migrants about information they need for living and working in New Zealand. Seminars and workshops about living and working in New Zealand will be available from September.
Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS)
The ARMS Trust runs all Local Settlement Networks across Auckland (that is, Auckland Central, Manukau, North Shore and Waitakere). Information workshops, training activities and Job Search Support for newcomers are held at their Three Kings premises. Refer to the Auckland Regional Migrant Services calendar for more information.
Phone: 09 625 2440
Citizens Advice Bureaux New Zealand (CAB)
CABs provide free and confidential services of information, advice and support to help you deal with problems you may be facing. They will research options and explain the information in a way you can use it.
Freephone: 0800 FOR CAB (0800 367 222)
CAB Language Link
This is a national service provided by CAB New Zealand to provide information in your own language on all settlement enquiries or queries.
Phone: 09 624 2550
Freephone: 0800 78 88 77
The Migrant Action Trust (MAT) helps migrants and refugees to settle in New Zealand. It migrants to migrants service, assimilation to integration and support groups.
Phone: 09 629 3500
TANI is a pan-Asian community organisation working to improve the life and wellbeing of Asian communities throughout New Zealand. They seek to empower the Asian community to respond to their emerging health and wellbeing needs through networking, raising awareness and providing education with mainstream service providers about the diversity of wellbeing issues.