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 Napier will hold a free information session on Employment and You.

Do you know your rights?

Learn about:

  • What are the minimum employment rights in New Zealand?
  • What can I do if I am not being treated fairly?
  • Where can I go for help or support?

Date:  Tuesday 20 March 2018
Time:  10am to 12pm
Venue: Taradale Town Hall, Upstairs Rotary Lounge, Lee Road, Taradale, Napier

Refreshments provided.

For more information please call Jenny Pearce on 06 835 7139 or email manager.napier@cab.org.nz


Previous Workshops
Understanding Kiwi Culture – a presentation at the MCA with Pot Luck Dinner - 2 December 2017
This session covered:

  • Learning about the Multicultural Association regular Pot Luck Dinners
  • Understanding the meaning of Kiwi slang
  • Making friends and expanding networks
  • Getting information about how Citizen Advice Bureau can provide ongoing support, information and advice
  • Having your say about future presentations on settling into a new country

New Migrants in Hawkes Bay - 26 September 2017
This session covered:

  • The many resources available in your local library
  • Free workshops available for women at the Heretaunga Women’s Centre
  • Make friends and expand your networks
  • How Citizens Advice Bureau can provide ongoing support, information and advice.

Networking and Volunteering in Hawkes Bay - 10 May 2017
This session covered:

  • Learning about the regular lunch group for newcomers to Hawkes Bay
  • Listening to a speaker from Volunteering Hawkes Bay on the benefits of giving your time to a local community group
  • Making friends and expanding your network
  • Getting information about how Citizens Advice Bureau can provide ongoing support, information and advice

Employment in Hawkes Bay - March 7 2017
This session covered:

  • How do I get an interview?
  • Where do I find advertised vacancies?
  • What can I do if I don’t get minimum wage?
  • What is my holiday entitlement?
  • Where can I go for help?
  • What can I do if I don’t feel I am being treated fairly?
  • What happens if I am sick or have an accident at work?
  • What if English is my second language?
  • How many hours should I work?

New Zealand Education System  - 15 November 2016
This session covered:

  • Do I have to live in the School Zone?
  • What do I have to pay?
  • How to choose a suitable school?
  • Are school uniforms compulsory?
  • Is there support for new migrants?
  • Should I choose public or private?

New Zealand Health System Helping You
20 September 2016

Finding Work and Knowing Employment Rights in New Zealand
25 May 2016

Sports and Recreational Activities in Hawkes Bay
30 March 2016

Consumer Rights
2 November 2015

Education in Hawkes Bay
29 September 2015

New Zealand’s healthcare and ACC
6 July 2015

Employment in Hawkes Bay
26 June 2015

Understanding New Zealand's Tax System and Volunteering in Hawkes Bay

25 March 2015

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