Migrant information sessions 

If you’ve recently moved to New Zealand you probably have lots of questions about how things work. We run regular information sessions aimed at new migrants in our area, all migrants are welcome!

You can also call or come into the bureau if you want any information or assistance. You can also find more information for migrants elsewhere on our website.

Information Sessions
CAB Lower Hutt will hold a free information session for newcomers on “Emergency Preparedness”.
Come along to learn about some of the main hazards and impacts we face in the Wellington region. We will show you ways you can prepare for all sorts of emergencies to help you and your household stay safe.

Date:    Thursday, 27 September 2018
Time:   10.15am to 12.30 pm
Venue:  Lower Hutt War Memorial Library
              Corner of Woburn Road and Queens Drive, Lower Hutt
Refreshments provided.
For more information call 04 566 6039 or email lowerhutt@cab.org.nz
Previous Information Sessions
Keeping you warm in winter - 27 June 2018 

Employment - 16 March 2018 

Safety and Security -  27 October 2017
The topics included:

  • Role of Police in New Zealand
  • Personal Safety
  • Road Safety

New Zealand Electoral System - 30 June 2017
The topics included:

  • Elections are coming up
  • Learn how the electoral system works in New Zealand
  • Learn how you can participate in the elections

Employment - 24 February 2017

Driving in New Zealand - 28 October 2016
This session covered:

  • converting an overseas driving licence to a New Zealand licence 
  • obtaining a NZ driving licence
  • NZ traffic law and information

Housing in New Zealand - 24 June 2016
This session covered:

  • how to keep home warm, safer and dryer
  • renting - including finding a rental property, types of tenancy, tenancy agreements, bond and rent payments, landlord and tenants responsibilities
  • buying a house - basic information about buying a house in New Zealand, where to look for properties for sale and financial requirements

Consumer Rights - 26 February 2016  
This workshop covered:

  • basic consumer rights
  • buying goods and services in New Zealand
  • what do you do when it goes wrong?

Using the New Zealand Health System
30 October 2015
Love the Hutt – What our city offers you
26 June 2015
Want a Job? – Know your Rights
22 April 2015
Calling all employers of new migrants, community / ethnic group leaders and school principals
5 March 2015

  • Search the CAB Community Directory.
  • Call CAB: 0800 367 222.
  • Free help for Migrants
  • Become a CAB volunteer
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