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Newcomers/Migrant Services

Newcomers/Migrant Services

104.6 Planet FM

  • Telephone 09 815 8600
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  • Address 79 Carrington Road, Pt. Chevalier
  • Postal Address 79 Carrington Road, Pt. Chevalier
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Settlement services, community networks in more than 30 languages on 104.6FM or www.planetaudio.org.nz

Afghan Association of New Zealand

  • Telephone 09 281 5720 or 021 786 456
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Afghan Association of New Zealand (Inc.) was founded in 2000. AANZ is the oldest and largest established Afghan organisation that represents the Afghan Diaspora of New Zealand. AANZ promotes unity and mutual co-existence among the various Afghan communities. It’s our vision to help maintain Afghan cultural, national and religious values, while at the same time helping Afghan communities adapt, assimilate and become active members of the wider New Zealand society and economy. We have an open-door policy. Any Afghan who believes he or she has something to offer to this shared organisation of ours, please contact us and become part of the Executive body. We wish for AANZ to be reflective of your needs, your opinions, and your suggestions. Hence, we welcome any suggestions and contributions or any criticism for that matter from every single individual Afghan in New Zealand, and look forward to being of service to the community.

Age Concern North Shore (ACNS)

  • Telephone 09 489 4975 (North Shore), 09 426 0916 (Rodney), 09 820 0184 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 177B Shakespeare Road, Milford 0629
  • Postal Address 177B Shakespeare Road, Milford 0629 (North Shore)
     57 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026 (Auckland/Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Age Concern North Shore has Chinese Services for older adults offering: Chinese Social Worker Total Mobility Assessments Accredited Visiting Service Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Services Community Development for Chinese Seniors Groups

Albany Newcomers Network

  • Telephone 09 448 5363
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  • Address 575 Albany Highway, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 0632
  • Postal Address 575 Albany Highway, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 0632
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
A welcoming, friendly group who meet on a regular basis at Albany House. This is a cooperative group, creating activities and sharing friendship based on the needs and wants of the group to create a sense of belonging and community. Many things are possible, including guest speakers, key people in the community, conversations, walks and food.

Aotearoa Latin American Community Inc (ALAC INC)

  • Telephone 021 208 5390
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  • Address 45 Cardwell Street, Onehunga, 1643
  • Postal Address 45 Cardwell Street, Onehunga, 1643
  • Regions Served Other Auckland areas
Overview
ALACINC is a social services provider that support migrant and refugees, mainly from Latin America, throughout their settlement process in New Zealand. Its multi-disciplinary staff provides a holistic attention to clients' needs through intervention tasks on a case by case basis; and, prevention/education workshops concerning domestic violence, community capacity building, positive parenting skills, labour exploitation, etc.

Asian Health Services

  • Telephone 09 488 4663, 09 486 8314 or 09 839 0000 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Cresent, Takapuna, North Shore 0622
  • Postal Address 3 Mary Poynton Cresent, Takapuna, North Shore 0622 (North Shore)
     55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Objective is to bridge cultural and communication gaps between health professionals and Asian patients developing culturally appropriate services, improving access to mainstream health services and increasing accessibility to health information for the Asian community. The iCare call centre caters for Asian people who have little or no English speaking skills, offering information and education about health services. They can also make bookings with a doctor/General Practitioner. Languages - Korean, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

Asian Mental Health Service

  • Telephone 09 487 1321
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  • Address Level 2, 44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna
  • Postal Address Level 2, 44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Offers community and hospital based support to people who experience mental health issues on their way to recovery. The team is comprised of client co-ordination support workers with different professional qualifications, different backgrounds and different experiences. To meet clients' needs, the team works holistically to provide comprehensive services. For more details of this service, please visit the website.

Asian Migrant News (AMN)

  • Telephone 09 838 1221 or 027 495 8477
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The only newspaper for English speaking Asian migrants in Auckland featuring education, immigration, settlement information and other news stories. Auckland Migrant Expo - the annual show for migrants and refugees. Under-one-roof , access information about fast-tracking settlement in New Zealand from education, jobs, resources, settlement support, business opportunities and more. Also, the annual Halo Halo NZ (Filipino Expo) www.halohalo.org.nz and www.fiestapilipinas.co.nz. East Asian Food, Culture & Trade Show: www.lookeast.co.nz

Asian Patient Support Service

  • Telephone 09 486 8314 ext 2314 or 09 488 4663 ext 3863
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  • Address Ground Floor, 3 Mary Poynton Cres, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland 0622
  • Postal Address Ground Floor, 3 Mary Poynton Cres, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland 0622 (North Shore)
     Waitakere Hospital, 55-75 Lincoln Rd, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Asian Patient Support Service provides hospital and community based services including cultural and emotional support for inpatients;iCARE health information line; breast screening enrolment support; and health promotion talks

Asian Smokefree Communities (ASC)

  • Telephone 0508 784 8667 or 09 415 1091
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  • Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A free successful quit smoking support service for those residing in Waitakere, North Shore and Rodney.

Auckland Chamber of Commerce : New Kiwis (ACoC)

  • Telephone 09 375 3929
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  • Address 90 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address 90 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
New Kiwis is free job site for skilled migrants and returning Kiwis who are job seeking. This site designed to link NZ employers with skilled talent who are seeking employment opportunities. NZ employers use our website to search for skilled staff they require.

Auckland Multicultural Society Inc.

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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Aims to foster and educate the people of Auckland about the various cultures of the many different ethnic groups that now live in Auckland. Three main functions during the year: Lakeside Festival in March (Pumphouse Amphitheatre, Takapuna) Mid-winter Dinner in July/August Schools' competition in October

Auckland Refugee Council Inc. (Asylum Seekers Support Trust)

  • Telephone 09 378 7434
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  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provide emergency accommodation and support to asylum seekers / convention refugees.

Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS)

  • Telephone 09 625 2440
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  • Address 532 Mount Albert Road, Mount Roskill
  • Postal Address 532 Mount Albert Road, Mount Roskill
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
ARMS is a settlement support agency for migrants, former refugees and international students. ARMS provides a range of free and user pay information workshops and events. ARMS work in partnership with the Auckland Refugee Community Coalition on two projects: WISE Collective, an empowerment group for migrant and former refugee women, and free playgroups for migrant and former refugee families, the Safari Multicultural Playgroups Project.

Auckland Regional Public Health Service - Refugee Health Screening Service (RHSS)

  • Telephone 09 623 4600 or 09 638 0099
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  • Address Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, 251 Massey Road, Mangere East, Auckland, 2024
  • Postal Address Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, 251 Massey Road, Mangere East, Auckland, 2024
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Refugee Health Screening Service (RHSS) is responsible for the health screening of quota refugees and community and detained asylum seekers. RHSS assesses the health status; addresses immediate health needs; provides treatment and refers to health specialists as appropriate. Refugees are assisted with transition into the NZ primary health care system. RHSS engages in health promotion activities which work towards empowering refugee groups and programs.

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

  • Telephone 09 921 9999
  • Address Wellesley Street, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address Wellesley Street, Auckland 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Study programmes covering a wide range of courses and degrees. Criteria apply for refugee students. English language courses include: Classes for adult immigrants and refugees, Certificate in Employment Skills (pre-beginner/intermediate), Certificate in English Language (beginner/post-intermediate) English for Professional Employment English for Medical Professionals Courses for teachers, interpreters, and translators

Auckland Women's Centre (AWC)

  • Telephone 09 376 3227
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  • Address Unit 6/4 Warnock Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address Unit 6/4 Warnock Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Auckland Women's Centre offers a Women's Support Service, affordable counselling and massage, a women's library and a range of Community Education Courses and workshops.

Belmont Presbyterian Church St. Margaret's

  • Telephone 09 445 1855 or 09 489 4288
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  • Address 151 lake Road, Belmont
  • Postal Address 151 lake Road, Belmont
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
St. Margaret's offers whole-of-life support to people who are new to New Zealand.

Birkenhead Baptist Church

  • Telephone 09 483 6760
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  • Address 25 Birkdale Rd, Birkdale
  • Postal Address 25 Birkdale Rd, Birkdale
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
A family church with an international flavour Worship service Sunday 10:00am Youth Sunday 7:00pm Mainly Music Wednesday 9:30 & 11:00am Foodbank

Birkenhead Community Church (BCC)

  • Telephone 09 481 3031
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  • Address 33 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626
  • Postal Address 33 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Our church community is a gathering of people of many different backgrounds, ages and ethnicities built around the Lord Jesus Christ who we are committed to and desire to have a personal relationship with. Each Sunday we have a traditional Communion Service at 9am and a Family Service at 10am. There is a Kidzchurch programme each Sunday during school terms plus programmes for Intermediate and College age students. During the week there are ESOL classes and every second Wednesday we have a Seniors Friendship Group.
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