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 New Lynn is a holding a series of information sessions for newcomers to assist in finding employment in New Zealand.
 
These sessions are being facilitated by a professional Employment Coach.

After these sessions you will know more about the New Zealand workplace and your rights, as well as being provided with the tools to look for employment.
 
These sessions are being held over three weeks – you can register for one session only or attend the series of three.
 
Week 1 - Getting a job in New Zealand and your rights
 
Week 2 - Writing a targeted CV and cover letter
 
Week 3 - Networking skills and preparing for the job interview
 
Dates :  Week 1 Saturday 23 February 2019
             Week 2 Saturday 2 March 2019
             Week 3 Saturday 9 March 2019
 
Time :   10 am – 2 pm
 
Venue : New Lynn Library – Meeting Room
              3 Memorial Drive
              New Lynn
 
A light lunch will be provided.

To register, please drop in, call or email: 

Citizens Advice Bureau New Lynn 
3 Memorial Drive, New Lynn
Telephone : 837 7830 or 827 4731
Email : newlynn@cab.org.nz
 

Previous Information Sessions
Finding Employment in New Zealand, Session 3 - 10 November 2018
This session covered:

  • how to build your Kiwi network for employment
  • how to get ready for your Kiwi job interview

Finding Employment in New Zealand, Session 2 - 13 October 2018
This session covered:

  • how to write your target Kiwi-styled CV
  • learning to write your winning cover letter

Finding Employment in New Zealand, Session 1 - 15 September 2018
This session covered:

  • preparing for working in New Zealand
  • the process of finding job in New Zealand
  • your employment rights 

Finding Employment in New Zealand, Session 3 - 5 May 2018
It included:

  • networking for jobs in New Zealand
  • preparing for the New Zealand job interview

Finding Employment in New Zealand, Session 2 - 7 April 2018
This session included:

  • writing CV for New Zealand job market
  • writing a compelling cover letter

Finding Employment in New Zealand - Session1 - 3 March 2018
This session covered:

  • How well are you prepared for working in New Zealand?
  • Do you skills and qualifications match what the employer wants?
  • What is the process of finding your job in New Zealand?

Finding Employment in New Zealand - August 26 2017
This session covered:

  • networking for jobs - followed by a practical workshop.
  • preparing for a New Zealand job interview.

Finding Employment in New Zealand  - July 29 2017

Finding Employment in New Zealand - 3 sessions
The first session - 11 February 2017 covered:

  • The process of finding a job in New Zealand
  • Beginning your conversation
  • You and the employer
  • Employment tips
  • The documents you need
  • The Kiwi workplace

The second session - March 11 2017 covered:

  • Preparing for your job in New Zealand
  • How to write your target CV
  • How to write a winning cover letter
  • How to prepare for your job interview

The third session - April 8 2017 - covered:

  • Communicating in the New Zealand Workplace
  • Kiwi English and Culture
  • Writing for the NZ Workplace
  • Workplace communication
  • Employment and Human Rights

Finding a Job in New Zealand - 15 October 2016
The topics covered were:

  • steps to finding employment
  • employment and human rights
  • how to write a CV and cover letter

Buying a House, Wills and Power of Attorney - September 17 2016
This session covered:

  • buying a house
  • wills and power of attorney

Tenancy and Healthy Homes 20 August 2016
This session covered:

  • Keeping your house warm and healthy in the New Zealand climate
  • Tenancy Rights

Networking for Jobs and Socializing in New Zealand - 16 July 2016
This session covered:

  • how to network – professionally and personally
  • tips for gaining NZ work experience
  • the types of work experience projects available 
  • the language of networking and socialising

Health and safety for newcomers in New Zealand   11 June 2016
Employment Strategies for Newcomers   16 April 2016
Starting a Business in New Zealand    12 March 2016
Kiwi English and Culture   20 February 2016 
Employment Rights and Communication   17 October 2015 
New Zealand Tax System   15 August 2015
Making a Will and appointing a Power of Attorney   15 August 2015
Communicating socially and in the workplace Part 1   28 February 2015  
Communicating socially and in the workplace Part 2   7 March 2015 
Preparation for finding a job Part 1    14 March 2015 
Preparation for finding a job Part 2    21 March 2015 
How to work effectively in the New Zealand workplace Part 1    28 March 2015 
How to work effectively in the New Zealand workplace Part 2    11 April 2015 
Employment and human rights    18 April 2015 
Health and welfare    2 May 2015 

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