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 Porirua will hold a free information session for newcomers on Keeping Safe in your Community. 
Come and join us to know the keys to live safely in the community.
The speakers are:

  • Phil Pithyou, Ethnic Liaison Coordinator, Wellington Police District
  • Representative from Porirua Fire Service.

Date:    Friday 7 September 2018
Time:   10am to 11am
Venue: Whitiriea Polytechnic, Wineera Drive, Porirua
Refreshments provided.
RSVP by 5th September 2018. Please call 04 237 8846 or email Porirua@cab.org.nz 

Previous Sessions
Buying a Used Car - 8 May 2018
This session covered:

  • what you should know before you buy a second hand (used) car;
  • what you should do before you agree to buy;
  • what your rights are if something goes wrong;
  • how to deal with a dispute with the seller; and
  • where to go for more help.

Emergency Management - 20 March 2018
This session covered:

  • what to do in an earthquake
  • what to do in a tsunami
  • storage of water and supplies
  • connecting with the community

Know your Community - 25 October 2017

Emergency Management - 28 March 2017
This session covered:

  • what to do in an earthquake / tsunami
  • storage of water and supplies 
  • connecting with the community

Driving in New Zealand - 15 September 2016
This session covered:

  • converting an overseas driver’s licence to a New Zealand licence 
  • process to get a New Zealand licence for the first time
  • traffic law 

Consumer rights - 23 June 2016
This workshop covered:

  • when buying something from a shop, or online (via internet)
  • when the item is faulty
  • when buying a car

Employment in NZ
10 March 2016

The NZ Health System
20 October 2015

NZ Consumer Law – Everything you need to know about your consumer/customer rights
18 June 2015

Want to be Better Prepared in case of an Emergency?
23 April 2015

16 February 2015

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