Helpful Resources

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Conversations with my Immigrant Parents 

NEW SERIES. Immigrant whānau across Aotearoa have frank conversations covering love, ancestry, home, food, expectation & acceptance. Made with the support of NZ On Air. Click here - Video Series 

Accommodation and Real Estate


Employment Services

  • Seek A user-friendly site with thousand of jobs and helpful career advice
  • Shopless Is a free online marketplace, with many jobs throughout New Zealand 
  • Careers NZ Helping you make smart decisions about work and learning in New Zealand
  • Careerjet Is a employment search engine for New Zealand which gives access to a massive selection of jobs that are compiled from various internet sources, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually
  • Live & Work New Zealand  For migrants offshore seeking employment in New Zealand, they can register with the Skill Seeker service
  • Finding Work | Work in New Zealand | Live and Work New Zealand For migrants that are already in New Zealand and seeking employment, Immigration New Zealand has a page dedicated to advice and resources
  • New Zealand Government Jobs Employment opportunities in the public sector
  • Work and Income New Zealand Information about finding work, getting income support or employing job seekers
  • JobHero has a lot of great career-related information, including sample resume content for thousands of job titles


Immigration and Citizenship

  • New Zealand Immigration Service The INZ is the government agency for immigration and entry into New Zealand
  • Immigration Advisers Authority The Immigration Advisers Licensing Act, passed in 2007, established the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA), an independent Authority that will administer the licensing process for Advisers both on-shore and off-shore. 
  • NZimed NZ Medicals Online provides an online method for completing and submitting the 1007 Immigration medical form - for those applicants who wish to use the option of doing medicals online.
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority NZQA compares overseas qualifications with New Zealand qualifications for immigration and employment purposes
  • Citizenship Office Processes applications for New Zealand Citizenship

Information Services & Settlement Advice

  • Immigration Advisers Authority All immigration advisers working in New Zealand must be officially licensed by May 2009. Read about how the IAA promotes and protects the interests of people receiving immigration advice and check the Adviser Register
  • Auckland Regional Migrant Services The Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust (ARMS) supports migrants and refugees to settle successfully in the Auckland Region. Services include giving advice on where to live, finding health services, obtaining a driver's license, improving job search skills and finding a job. They can give advice in 12 different languages. Their services are free
  • Citizens Advice Bureaux Contact a Citizens Advice Bureau in your area for free, impartial and confidential information, assistance and referral to people in our communities
  • About New Zealand A wealth of information about New Zealand from the New Zealand Government
  • Migrant News and Expos Get up-to-date migrant news and settlement information. Find out when and where you can attend a Migrant Expo
  • Settlement Services New Zealand Settlement Services New Zealand (SSNZ) has information for migrants to help them settle in New Zealand. It provides links to the 18 regional offices of SSNZ where migrants can access face to face information and referral services

Information Technology

News and Current Events

  • Stuff Up-to-date news from Independent Newspapers Ltd
  • The New Zealand Herald Current news from New Zealand's leading daily newspaper
  • TVNZ Breaking & Daily News, Sport & Weather

NZ Search Engine & Links

Taxation Requirements

  • Inland Revenue Department (IRD) Information on tax residency, your taxation obligations and requirements; international tax for business; and non-resident contractors and entertainers. Plus the Top 10 facts on international tax

The New Zealand Government

Tourism and Hospitality

Translation Services

  • Professional translators and interpreters in 12 languages - Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Malaysian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian,  Hindi and Arabic
  • Providing professional translation services since 2002. Auckland based translation agency in 30+ languages, fast turnaround for urgent projects. Our Certified Translations are accepted by NZIS, NZTA, MPI, Justice Department etc.


  • Land Transport NZ Useful information on land transport in New Zealand, especially on drivers licenses, licensing your vehicle, and buying and selling cars
  • Tourism New Zealand Comprehensive tourism and travel information
  • Four Corners General information on travel and tours around New Zealand - taxis, buses, driving, domestic air, inter-island ferry
  • InterCity Group (NZ) Ltd - InterCity is New Zealand's largest passenger transport network. Travel by bus to more than 600 destinations nationwide.
  • Air New Zealand Information on domestic and international air travel
  • Tranz Scenic Railways Discover New Zealand and the true beauty of rail with Tranz Scenic's unique train journeys