Unity in diversity
kotahitanga i roto i te kanorau

Community Agencies & Services

Some of the community organisations and services working with or representing people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in our region.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau

'We provide free, confidential, independent information and advice to anyone. We help people know what their rights are and how to access services they need.'

Address: 9 Paru Paru Rd, Nelson

English Language Partners

English Language Partners

'We teach people from many different countries and cultures. We have class and home-based learning and at work places.'


Address: 83c Hardy St, Nelson
Email: nelson@englishlanguage.org.nz

Immigration New Zealand - Information for new migrants, Nelson

Immigration New Zealand - Information for new migrants, Nelson

Information & advice for new migrants in the Nelson region, e.g. housing, healthcare, education, employment etc.

Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand

The New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils is a non-government body acting as an umbrella organisation for the ethnic communities of New Zealand.

Nelson Bays Community Law

'We provide free legal services to residents of Nelson, Tasman and Buller districts to people with low income.'

Address: 63 Collingwood St, Nelson
Email: admin@nbcl.org.nz

Nelson Regional Development Agency

Nelson Regional Development Agency

Nelson Regional EDA (Economic Development Agency) provides information for living, working & studying in the Nelson Tasman region.

Police - Nelson Central Station

Police - Nelson Central Station

Open hours: Mon - Fri 7.00am - 7.30pm / Sat - Sun 8.30am - 6.30pm
1 St John Street, Nelson 7010

Red Cross Refugee Resettlement Services

Red Cross Refugee Resettlement Services

We are the primary provider of community refugee resettlement programmes in New Zealand. Our programmes support and empower new Kiwis as they rebuild their lives here.

Top of the South Neighbourhood Support

Top of the South Neighbourhood Support

Top of the South Neighbourhood Support aims to create safe, resilient and connected communities .
Kia haumaru, kia kaha, kia kotahi hoki ngā hapori

Victory Community Centre (hosting Migrant and Refugee Community Navigator)

Victory Community Centre (hosting Migrant and Refugee Community Navigator)

The Victory Community Centre (VCC) is a multicultural community centre located at the Victory primary school. VCC’s vision is that Victory is a thriving and caring community of health, hope and possibility. The Centre hosts the role of Migrant and Refugee Community Navigator - Norma Sequera.
For any individual or family assistance, please contact the community navigator by emailing: norma@victorycommunity.org.nz

Volunteer Nelson

Volunteer Nelson

'Connecting people with their community'

Address: Habitat Hub, 166 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson
Email: admin@volunteernelson.org.nz

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