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 Whangarei will hold a free workshop on Services for New Migrants.
Come and join us to know about the community organisations that help and support new migrants to settle in Whangarei.
The presenters are from:

  • Citizens Advice Bureau Whangarei
  • WINGS – Women’s International Newcomers Group Social
  • Multicultural Whangarei
  • English Language Partners

Date:   Thursday 19 July, 2018
Time:  10am – 12pm
Venue: Citizens Advice Bureau, Municipal Building, 71 Bank Street, Whangarei.
Light refreshments provided.
For more information please call Moea Armstrong on 09 4388046 or email Whangarei@cab.org.nz

Previous information sessions
Understanding Your Employment Rights - 31 May 2018
Get to know your employment rights:

  • Your rights as an employer
  • Your rights as an employee
  • Migrant worker rights and responsibilities
  • What visa holders need to know
  • Where to go if needing help

The Treaty of Waitangi - 2 February 2018
Topics covered included:

  • What and who is Te Tiriti for?
  • How does it affect my job?
  • How do I honour the treaty?

Keeping Yourself Safe in New Zealand - 23 November 2017

Making a Will and Power of Attorney - 31 August 2017
The topics were:

  • Making a Last Will and Testament in New Zealand
  • Power of Attorney and Enduring Power of Attorney – for end of life health and financial decisions for your family

New Zealand Education System - May 3 2017
This session covered:

  • What is NCEA and national standards?
  • Overview of the education system to support the children to reach their goals

Treaty of Waitangi - 1 February 2017
This session covered:

  • What is it for?
  • How does it affect my job?
  • How do I honour the treaty?

Employment Rights in New Zealand - 10 November 2016
This session covered:

  • Wages
  • Holiday pay
  • Disputes
  • Parental leave
  • Sick leave
  • Rights of an employee

Consumer Law - 8 September 2016
This session covered: 

  • auctions
  • buying and selling goods and services
  • online trading

Starting a business in Whangarei - 17 May 2016
This workshop covered the following topics:

  • Are you ready – tools, resources and planning, testing market and financial literacy
  • The business of business – compliance, HR, support and engaging with the business community
  • Questions and Answers – from points covered and current issues

The impact of the Treaty of Waitangi on life in New Zealand
4th February 2016.

New Zealand Health System
16 November 2015

Rest Home Subsidies and International Pension Portability
25 August 2015

New Zealand Work Law: for Employers and Workers
16 June 2015

New Zealand Tax System
23 April 2015

Treaty of Waitangi for new migrants
3 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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