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Settlement Support Auckland Central: Newcomer Orientation Programme: February 2014

SSNZ Auckland Central is offering a week-long orientation programme for newcomers and their families, packed with useful and relevant information towards smoother settlement.

Choose ONE or MORE of these information-packed sessions!

Auckland Orientation Bus Tour ($5 per person): Welcome to Auckland! Join us to enjoy the natural & cultural beauty of Auckland while learning about its history, facilities, services and amenities. Requirement: Newcomers living in NZ for 2 years or less. Snacks provided; bring lunch & water. When:15th February, 8.20am – 4.30pm.

NZ Education System and Library Information (free): Do you have kids? Learn about Early Childhood, Primary & Secondary Education systems in NZ.  The workshop will finish with a Library Tour and info session on free library services! Bring your passport and proof of address if you would like to apply for a library card. When: 17th February, 9.30am – 12.45pm.

NZ Health System and Services, plus Safety (free): Learn about the New Zealand Health system and services. NZ Fire Services, Water Safety and Civil Defence will talk about environment safety issues. A session not to be missed! When: 18th Feburary, 9.30am – 3.45pm.

Renting, Flatting, Boarding, & Home Ownership (free): Important if you are renting, buying a house, or becoming a landlord. You will learn about how to buy a house in NZ, home loans, protecting your assets, and tenancy rights. When:19th February, 9.30am – 4.00pm.

Budgeting, Financial Planning & Taxation (free): Learn more about New Zealand taxes, financial planning, and spending plans. This workshop also explores KiwiSaver, financial resources, investment, and assets protection. IRD staff will also present on families tax credit and other financial issues that newcomers need to know. When: 20th February, 9.30am – 4.45pm.

Legal Rights & Safety Laws in NZ (free): New Zealand law is different from other countries! Do you know your rights? This session covers Consumer Rights, Neighbourhood Dispute, Traffic & Accidents and Community Safety. When: 21st February, 9.30am – 3.30pm.

To register, contact reception@arms-mrc.org.nz or 09 625 2440.

Venue: Auckland Regional Migrant Services, Three Kings Plaza, 532 Mt Albert Road, Three Kings

Settlement Support Network Meeting 9 June 2012 Manukau


Settlement Support Manukau: local settlement network meeting.

Topic: “Rights and Responsibilities of a New Zealander”

This is an opportunity for newcomers and service providers and employers to interact, talk about Social Justice Issues and what it means to be a New Zealander in terms of rights and responsibilities.

  • Date: SATURDAY 9th June, 2012
  • Time: 9:30 am – 1:00pm
  • Venue: Papatoetoe Council Chambers, 35A St George Street, Papatoetoe.

The Manukau Settlement Network is made up of members from community organizations, individual community members, Government, Non Government organizations Employers and private institutions that support migrant and refugee settlement. This Network meets twice per year to discuss settlement issues pertaining to Manukau and its new settlers.Please RSVP by 4th June 2012 using the form above for catering purposes, or contact reception on Ph: 263 5490 or Fax: 2635491 or Email: manukau@arms-mrc.org.nz

Settlement Support Network Meeting 9 June 2012

The Rights and Responsibilities of a New Zealander

  • Saturday 9 June 2012; 9.30am to 1pm
  • 35 A St George Street Papatoetoe (Chambers)

Settlement Support Coordinator Manukau warmly invites you to the next local settlement network meeting for Manukau focusing on the Rights and Responsibilities of a New Zealander.

The session aims to bring information as well as address challenging social justice issues. This is an opportunity to interact with the Human Rights Commission, NZ Police, Health Advocates, etc. pertaining to your rights.
Please feel free to share the invitation with your clients, and networks, so that they can all benefit from the pool of expertise.

  • RSVP by 4 June 2012 for catering purposes.
  • Ph: 263 5490 or Fax: 2635491
  • Email: manukau@arms-mrc.org.nz