Community Agencies & Services
Some of the community organisations and services working with or representing people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in our region.
Language Line – telephone interpreting service – is available from Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm and Saturday 9am – 2pm. It covers 44 languages. To get an interpreter, visit or telephone a participating agency.
Nelson Regional Development Agency
Nelson Regional EDA (Economic Development Agency) provides information for living, working & studying in the Nelson Tasman region.
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.
Te Rito: New Zealand Family Violence Prevention Strategy
The New Zealand Family Violence Prevention Strategy is the Government's official response to, and framework for implementing, the family violence prevention plan of action released in September 2001. It reinforces the plan of action, the Government's dedication to addressing all forms and degrees of violence, and the Government's commitment to a number of international conventions specifically relevant to violence in families/whānau.