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Immigrating to Auckland, New Zealand?
The Auckland Jewish Immigration (AJI) is a volunteer immigration
organisation working under the auspices of the Auckland Hebrew
We offer full information on immigration procedures
and free advice on:
- Business and jobs
All these free services are available to you in one hit
by contacting us.
The Auckland Jewish Immigration is the only officially sanctioned
website representing the Auckland Hebrew Congregation. If
you want to tap into the heart of New Zealand's biggest Jewish
congregation click here.
Who are the Auckland Jewish Immigration?
The AJI is a voluntary organization and our services are
free. One of its key objectives is to welcome, settle and
help integrate newly arrived families not only into the congregation
but also into the broader community irrespective of affiliation.
The only condition is that you become a member of the basic
associations that are fundamental and essential to our community's
One of the purposes of the AJI is to bolster the numbers
of members to strengthen and enrich the future of the AHC
(Auckland Hebrew Congregation). If you qualify and are prepared
to join our congregation as a member of the AHC, we will do
all we can to smooth the way for you to be able to immigrate.
The AHC has been established in Auckland for over 150 years.
It is a warm, caring, closely knit congregation with a wide
range of organizations and activities, and would welcome potential
new members as part of its extended congregational family.
For more information and to see whether you qualify, please
go to the Requirements web
Auckland - your city
A vibrant South Pacific city of 1,400,000 people, perched
within glistening harbours, surrounded by lush forests and
subtropical islands. Auckland, City of Sails, offers an incomparable
lifestyle, unique within New Zealand and the world. More
You can save up to $10,000 NZ dollars, and sometimes more,
with our AJI free partnership immigration service
$10,000 fee is the going rate if you engage an Immigration
consultant to process the work for you. With the AJI Partnership
it’s free - no hidden costs – all you pay is fees to
the Immigration Department.
Once the AJI has established your qualifications/work experience
and other immigration related requirements, we will tell you
if, under normal circumstances, you should go ahead with your
applications to immigrate.
From then on, if you go ahead, we will guide you at your
own speed step by step through the process. It is a partnership
that should lead to a successful settlement outcome.
300 families have settled in New Zealand through the AJI
Assistance with Jewish Students to Auckland
Are you a Jewish student living outside New
Zealand? Have you considered studying in Auckland, a vibrant
South Pacific city of 1,400,000 people? More
Low cost, short term accomodation for new arrivals
Shalom Court is New Zealand’s only Jewish Aged Care facility
located in St Johns, Auckland.
A number of the older self-contained cottages are surplus
to need and are being offered to the community and new immigrants
for short term rental.
Cottages sleep two people with en-suite bathroom, lounge
Shalom Court is within walking distance to Meadowbank Shopping
Centre and the Auckland Hebrew Congregation’s Stiebel. Bus
stops to and from the city centre are outside the facility.
To enquire about or view a cottage, please contact Malindy
Rose on (0064) 9 521 7325 or email@example.com.
If you want to work in New Zealand you need to secure some
sort of working visa
The following is a full list of the work application types
that will use the online forms:
Post-Study Work Visa - Open
Post-Study Work Visa - Employer Assisted
Student and Trainee Work Visa (Medical/Dental, Jockey,
Work Experience for Student)
Work to Residence - Long Term Skill Shortage List
Work to Residence - Talent Accredited Employer Work
Work to Residence - Talent Arts Culture Sport Work
Religious Worker Work Visa
Specific Purpose or Event:
- Senior or specialist business people on short-term secondments
- People seconded to New Zealand as an intra-corporate transferee
- People wishing to undertake business activities in New Zealand
for a period exceeding three months in one year
- Migrant investment instructions principal applicants
- Sports referees, show, display or exhibition judges, non-accredited
media and broadcasting personnel for major sporting events
- Dance and music examiners of recognised international teaching
- Installers or servicers of specialised machinery or equipment
supplied by an overseas company
- Sports people and professional sports coaches
Immigration Medical Package for just NZ$220
The Victoria Park Medical Suites offer one of the cheapest
Immigration Medical Examination package in Auckland.
Victoria Park Medical Suites belongs to the Onshore Panel Physician
Network for completing Immigration New Zealand medical examinations.
Fees for Immigration Examination Package:
- Children under 11 years old: $60 (exam)
- Children 11-14 years old: $130 (exam, urine test, chest
- 15 years old & over: $220 (exam, urine & blood
tests, chest x-ray)
- 15 years old & over: $155 (exam, urine & blood
- Limited Medical Certificate: $170
here for more information.
Kiwis in 4th safest nation
27 June 2015
New Zealanders live in the fourth safest country in the world
, behind Iceland, Denmark and Austria.
Six out of the top ten most peaceful countries were European,
according to the 2015 Global Peace Index published in June
by the Institute for Economics and Peace.
The study ranks 162 nations based on factors like the level
of violent crime, involvement in conflicts and degree of militarisation.
New Zealand was named fourth safest, down from second last
year, and ahead of Switzerland in fifth, and Australia in
Political and social stability, “relative race harmony”,
geographical isolation and low levels of corruption and crime
were behind the ranking, said expert Professor Patman.
“This is a remarkable uncorrupted, honest and decent society,
and compared to other countries, this country is incredibly
War-torn Syria remains the most dangerous country in the
NZ Super Fund Leads the World
22 June 2015
Super Fund chief executive Adrian Orr says the fund had benefited
from keeping its nerve during the global financial crisis
and making investments in stocks that had been heavily sold-off.
New Zealand has the world's best-performing sovereign wealth
fund, new research has found.
With annual returns of more than 17 per cent over the past
five years, the nearly $30 billion New Zealand Superannuation
Fund has outperformed all of its counterparts that publish
figures, according an analysis by JP Morgan published in the
The last few years are likely to have been among the best
years the fund will experience for some time.
Norway's Government Pension Fund Global returned only 4.2
per cent a year in the five years to June 2014.
New Zealand's Super Fund - which was established in 2001
with the aim of helping to pay for the future costs of superannuation
entitlements - has been benefiting from buoyant global equity
Its portfolio includes more than 6000 international stocks.
The fund returned 18.4 per cent in the 12 months to the end
of April this year.
Working In New Zealand - ALL ABOUT JOBS
The new and improved online Visa
Options Check is now live on the Immigration New Zealand
website. This is the first "product" of IGMS (the
Immigration Global Management System, or Immigration ONLINE).
Visa Options Check
Check if you are eligible for a New Zealand visa. The results
show the visas you may be eligible for, but you need to apply
to Immigration New Zealand for approval. There is NO guarantee
your application will be approved. Start by choosing from
the options below:
Visit - Visit New Zealand for a short period.
- Visit family or friends
- Working holiday
- Business visitor
Study - Study in New Zealand.
- Learn English
- Attend a primary or secondary school
- Attend a university or polytechnic
Work - Work in New Zealand temporarily or permanently.
- Skilled work
- Working holiday
- Work after study
- Start or buy a business
- Join a partner
Great job opportunities: A range of specialist openings
There are many openings for specialists in industries such
as medicine, engineering and IT. But there are also opportunities
to contribute more generalist skills.There are 11 key areas
of work where skilled workers are definitely needed in New
Zealand in 2013 and going forward:
- Health technology
- Information technology
- Agriculture and forestry
- Oil and gas
- Tourism and hospitality
- Business and finance
If your profession isn't mentioned above or you require more
comprehensive information then visit Careers
Skill shortage lists
Some skills are in chronically short supply, and Immigration
New Zealand has lists of skill
If you are offered a job which appears on a skill shortage
list and you have the qualifications and experience to match,
getting a work and residence visa will be easier. This is
because the Government has identified that employers need
to recruit people from overseas to help meet demand for your
But if your job is not on a shortage list, don't be disheartened.
There are other work visa and resident visa options that might
be right for you.
But if your job is not on a shortage list, don't be disheartened.
There are other work visa and resident visa options that might
be right for you.
Balance business with pleasure.
Imagine a place where you can work to the highest professional
standards, then in half an hour or less be relaxing on a beach,
hiking through beautiful native bush, pounding down a mountain
bike track or just chilling with friends in your back garden
over a fine New Zealand wine.
That's what you can look forward to when you bring your skills
to New Zealand.
Special Report: An Eye on Auckland's Big Transport Project
17 June 2015
New Zealand's largest roading project is well underway. When
completed, it will connect the Northwestern and Southwestern
motorways at Waterview and allow Aucklanders to get around,
and out of, the city more quickly
As a new Spaghetti Junction rises above Waterview, contractors
are also toiling on a $500 million slew of related motorway
projects to add flesh to the long-awaited western ring route.
And while a mega-machine called Alice burrows unseen on a
different heading - from Waterview to Owairaka to complete
a 2.4km pair of tunnels - little is hidden from motorists'
eyes of efforts across a massive canvas along the Northwestern
Earthworks are being undertaken on a monumental scale to
widen and raise the 4.8km marine causeway which has been traversed
by commuters since 1952.
Also in the public gaze are motorway widening projects from
Waterview back to Western Springs, and from the far end of
the causeway at Te Atatu to Henderson, as well as upgrades
to four existing traffic interchanges along a sprawling 10km
The Transport Agency says completion of those projects and
the $1.4 billion link through the Waterview tunnels will mean
the ring route being "substantially done" by 2017.
Full completion is expected by 2021.
Weaker Dollar Makes Auckland More Affordable for Migrants
17 June 2015
A weaker dollar means Auckland is more affordable for intending
migrants and bank property mortgages interest rates lowest
for many years.
As the lower dollar could be temporary this is a good time
to make the move as it is highly unlikely that dairy price
exports will remain this low beyond the end of the year.
A lower NZ currency will also will bring a more dynamic business
environment - which means more jobs available. Particularly
to benefit will be the many Auckland companies depending on
exporting to Australia. The Tourist industry should also receive
a lift with the lower NZ dollar.
The previous high NZ dollar impacted on the limited finances
of intending migrant families.
The Mercer survey found the weakening of the New Zealand dollar
against the US dollar helped Auckland drop in the Cost of
"Movement in the New Zealand dollar can create a competitive
advantage for New Zealand organisations in terms of attracting
key global talent," said Mercer's global mobility practice
leader, Lorraine Jennings.
"Falling down the rankings of the most expensive cities
to send your workforce to is actually great news for New Zealand
employers wanting to attract global talent."
A weaker New Zealand dollar meant it was more cost effective
for multinational companies to send their talent to our shores,
"International compensation is an increasing concern
for many multinational companies operating in a variety of
economic, social and political contexts.
The survey includes 207 cities worldwide and measures the
comparative cost of each location, including housing, transportation,
food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment.
NZ Migration Rises to New Annual Record in April
21 May 2015
NZ gained 56,800 migrants in the year through April, ahead
of the 34,400 gain in the year earlier period.
New Zealand migration rose to a new annual record in April,
as more students arrived and fewer locals left for Australia.The
country had a net gain of 56,800 migrants in the year through
April, ahead of the 34,400 gain in the year earlier period,
Statistics New Zealand said.
Migrant arrivals were 16 per cent ahead of the year earlier
period, while departures declined 11 per cent, the agency
New Zealand annual migration has broken records for nine
consecutive months as people are lured by the nation's brighter
That's helping stoke economic activity, pushing up demand
for housing in Auckland, the nation's largest city, and underpinning
vehicle sales while reducing pressure on wage inflation by
boosting the supply of labour.
New Zealand's strong economic outlook is continuing to draw
in foreign workers in historically very large numbers."
A decline in migrant departures reflects fewer people leaving
for Australia, where the economic prospects are weaker following
a slowdown in the mining industry.
Sylvia Park to undergo $195m expansion
18 May 2015
The hugely successful Sylvia Park Auckland Shopping Mall
is to undergo $195m expansion
The country's biggest listed property investor, Kiwi Property
Group, is looking to raised more the $150 million to help
fund the expansion of the Sylvia Park retail precinct.
Last December, Kiwi Property agreed to buy the Apex Mega
Centre for $64m next to its flagship Sylvia Park site to increase
its footprint in Auckland.
It also announced a one-for-nine entitlement offer to raise
$151.9m to help fund the Sylvia Park expansion and repay bank
debt. The shares would be sold at $1.20 each.
Chief executive Chris Gudgeon said the company is evaluating
a 20,000 square metre retail expansion at an estimated cost
of $150m, and a 7,500 square metre office development estimated
to cost about $45m as part of the Sylvia Park expansion.
Shortage in skilled workers creating more jobs than candidates
19 March 2015
Employers and recruiters find it difficult to fill vacancies
as demand for skilled staff, outstrips supply, especially
in hospitality and tourism.
A shortage in skilled managers and workers is a growing problem
for New Zealand, say employers and recruiters.
Managers in the engineering and cafe and restaurant sectors
are in the fastest growing sector of demand, and in the professions,
the most wanted are those for the occupational and environmental
health field as well as actuaries, mathematicians and statisticians.
The most needed technicians and trade workers are metal fitters
and machinists. The number of skilled job vacancies advertised
online grew by 0.4 per cent for the month of February, and
up 5.8 per cent in the past year to February, says the latest
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Jobs Online
This month's increase in skilled vacancies was driven by
the hospitality and tourism industry (up 1.8 per cent). The
occupation group that saw the biggest month-on-month increase
was managers (up 0.6 per cent). Skilled job vacancies increased
in eight out of 10 regions over the past month.
The 75 per cent jump in demand for mathematicians came as
no surprise to Dr James Russell, an Auckland University quantitative
ecologist in its school of biological sciences and department
"We have seen this continuing trend over the last decade,"
he said. With the generation and collection of large amounts
of data on the internet, there was a need for people with
a whole new skill set to develop methods of analysing data
in real time.
Dr Julia Novak, teaching fellow at Auckland University department
of mathematics, said maths was about problem solving and thinking
abstractly and outside the box to solve problems in new ways.
"It looks like the job market is reflecting that these
skills are in demand for all sorts of different jobs, such
as research and development."
A spokesman for the Northern Employers and Manufacturers
Association said that last year more than 300 members were
asked if they thought there would be a skill shortage.
"A solid two-thirds of those surveyed said yes, there
The recruiter said a net 30.1 per cent of employers intended
to increase permanent staff numbers, up two percentage points
(pp) compared to the previous quarter, and marking four consecutive
quarters of employment growth.
Investment in Auckland have been leading the employment charge,
however post-election we're now seeing Wellington, led by
the resumption of large government transformation projects,
starting to come to the party," said Roman Rogers, executive
general manager for Hudson New Zealand.
Nationwide, property & construction was the profession
with the strongest positive hiring sentiment (59.7 per cent),
followed by supply chain & procurement (42.2 per cent),
technical & engineering (36.5 per cent), financial services
(36 per cent), information, communication & technology
(35.8 per cent), office support (21.3 per cent), and accounting
& finance (18.9 per cent).
Pete Macauley, New Zealand regional manager of international
recruitment company Michael Page, said the Jobs Online monthly
report truly reflected the market.
Property and construction sector recruiters observed an increasing
job flow and hot demand for talent exceeding demand.
Graham Darlow, chief executive of Fletcher Building's Construction
Division, said the construction pipeline in New Zealand was
looking very strong and Fletcher Construction was confident
it could staff the number of exciting projects ahead.
BCITO has been signing new apprentices at the rate of 50 a
week so far this year, said its chief executive, Ruma Karaitiana.
Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive Michael Barnett
said that for the past year around 30 per cent of members
had reported difficulty finding skilled people.
"Skill shortages are starting to show across a broad
spectrum and that is going to constrain growth that we should
be capable of," he said.
"In the information, communications and technology sector
there are probably 400-500 jobs right now that you could fill
at varying levels."
Auckland's eateries and bars have enjoyed a boom over this
summer but owners say their biggest problem is getting bright
young workers to step up to a middle management role.
Economy grew 3.3pc last year - best since financial crisis
19 March 2015
A jump in retail and accommodation stats lifted GDP stats
to 0.8pc for the last quarter of 2014, said Stats NZ today.
The New Zealand economy expanded in the fourth quarter as
tourists drove growth in retailing and accommodation, and
property sales increased demand for real estate services.
Gross domestic product rose 0.8 per cent in the fourth quarter,
from a revised 0.9 per cent increase three months earlier,
according to Statistics New Zealand. The economy grew 3.3
per cent in calendar 2014, the fastest pace since 2007, before
the global financial crisis.
The pace of growth broadly matched expectations in a $238
billion economy that has benefited from migration-fuelled
population growth, an improving labour market, lower borrowing
and fuel costs, and rising house prices. Tourists also helped
drive growth, spending $7.4 billion in 2014, up 13 per cent
from the previous year. Tourists helped lift retail trade
and accommodation by 2.3 per cent in the fourth quarter, the
highest since the Rugby World Cup-boosted third quarter of
"While some of this growth comes from more spending
by New Zealanders, overseas visitors had a bigger impact,"
said Gary Dunnet, the government statistician's national accounts
manager. "Spending by Chinese, US and UK visitors all
increased in 2014, though Australians spent less."
Rental, hiring and real estate services grew 1.2 per cent
in the final three months of 2014, reflecting an increase
in house sales. The annual gain was 1.6 per cent.
"Q4 growth will continue to be largely led by domestic
forces, with strong population growth, low interest rates
and healthy household confidence boosting demand," economists
at ASB said in a preview of the GDP data. "We expect
these areas to remain key drivers of growth over 2015."
Growth is seen abating only slowly, according to the NZ Institute
of Economic Research's consensus forecasts published this
week. That showed expectations for 3.3 per cent growth in
the 12 months ending March 31, slowing to a 2.9 per cent pace
in 2016 and 2.8 per cent in 2017. Today's data confirms the
economy is continuing to grow at a sturdy pace, while inflation
Manufacturing grew 1 per cent in the fourth quarter, led
by a 5.4 per cent gain for petroleum, chemical, plastics and
rubber. Imports of intermediate goods such as fuels, lubricants
and industrial supplies jumped 7.5 per cent.
Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing rose 1.5 per cent
in the quarter, while exports of meat rose 3.7 per cent and
dairy exports rose 2.5 per cent.
Metal product manufacturing fell 2.5 per cent and wood and
paper product making fell 5.2 per cent.
Growth over H1 2015 will likely slow, dragged by the decline
in milk production but we expect domestic demand to remain
buoyant and the Reserve Bank is largely focus on this momentum.
Jane Turner, ASB senior economist
The expenditure measure of GDP rose 1.1 per cent in the fourth
quarter, matching the third-quarter pace. Spending by overseas
visitors accounted for a 6.1 per cent gain in exports of goods
and services, while household consumption gained 0.6 per cent.
The data showed a 0.5 per cent decline in real gross national
disposable income (RGNDI), a measure of purchasing power,
in the fourth quarter, the first drop since the second quarter
of 2012. Statistics New Zealand said RGNDI growth had reflected
strengthening terms of trade, which fell in the fourth quarter.
RGNDI rose 5 per cent in the year.
ASB senior economist Jane Turner said the final quarter of
2014 finished "on a reasonably strong note."
"Quarterly growth of 0.8 per cent was in line with market
and Reserve Bank expectations. The breakdown of growth was
largely domestic led, but with an added boost from very strong
tourist spending, and fits with our view that underlying momentum
was robust over the second half of 2014."
Turner said quarterly growth was bang on the Reserve Bank's
March monetary policy statement forecast. She said the Bank
would be encouraged by evidence of building momentum in underlying
economic demand and reasonably broad-based growth.
"Growth over H1 2015 will likely slow, dragged by the
decline in milk production but we expect domestic demand to
remain buoyant and the Reserve Bank is largely focus on this
momentum. We expect that inflation pressures will start to
pick up over 2015, albeit from low levels."
Turner said she continued to expect the Reserve Bank to leave
the OCR unchanged at 3.5 per cent over the foreseeable future,
although still maintain a bias of a near-term rate cut (25
per cent chance) due to persistently weak inflation pressures.
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Learning English can improve your job and study opportunities
It's the best way to get the most out of your life in New
Study English as a second language and you'll learn how to
communicate effectively as well as building your confidence
to use English in lots of everyday situations.
Explore your options
There is in Auckland a range of English language courses
that will improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking
skills - see website search engines and search for "English
language schools in Auckland".
From complete beginners to advanced English speakers, you
can study English as a second language at lots of different
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Tables turned - NZ needs Aussie workers
November 26, 2014
The cross-Tasman tide has now fully turned.
Aside from virtually claiming the Bledisloe Cup as its own,
New Zealand can boast a stronger economy than Australia, a
budget surplus this year and a lower unemployment rate.
And now it wants Australian workers.
A series of New Zealand job fairs are being held across Australia
to try and lure some of the Kiwi expats living in Australia
back home and any Aussies who want a job to fill an expected
50,000 job vacancies over the next two years.
"Unemployment is dropping and we are starting to see
skills shortages," New Zealand Employment Minister Steven
Joyce told ABC radio on Wednesday.
New Zealand companies are looking for 2500 workers across
a range of areas - computer software and design, construction
and engineering and manufacturing.
Mr Joyce said between 1600 and 1700 people turned up at a
two-day job expo in Perth last weekend.
About 60 per cent were Kiwis thinking about going home and
the remainder were Australians or people who had recently
moved to Australia.
"It's a case of targeting both expat Kiwis to return
... and Australians well," Mr Joyce said.
And people appear to be answering the call.
October was the first month since late 1993 where there was
net migration into New Zealand from Australia.
"We expect that to continue. That's really because the
New Zealand economic story has been getting progressively
stronger," Mr Joyce said.
Booming exports have been part of New Zealand's success story,
fuelled by its 2008 free trade agreement with China that has
been a boon for its dairy industry.
The jobs fair rolls into Sydney Town Hall this weekend and
then it moves on to Melbourne and Brisbane early in 2015.
Auckland Hebrew Congregation has a new rabbi
Rabbi Friedler was born in Israel, studied law and rabbinical
After a year practising law and finding himself buried in
paperwork, he realised he was suited to a career that was
more people orientated and found a niche with rabbinical studies.
“Judaism is all about being inclusive and communicating with
people. That side of things really appealed to me. The prayer
we recite when we return the Torah to the ark is about following
the ways of pleasantness and the path that leads to peace.
I want to market Judaism in the same way to the community.”
Our new Rabbi met Shiri fourteen years ago. Originally from
Cape Town, she had just made aliyah a few weeks earlier and
was studying logistics and economics in Israel.
Our Rabbi was headed to Cape Town for a year and thought
it was a good opportunity to swap notes. Clearly the meeting
had a lasting impression and despite heading off in different
directions, they were engaged the following year.
After three years leading a community in Adelaide, the family
shifted to Perth and Nathanel became the assistant Rabbi in
a community of around a thousand members.
They embraced an active lifestyle in Perth, where Shiri
studied industrial design and the family enjoyed swimming,
running and cycling. They have three boys Yedidya (10), Hillel
(7) and Shiloh (3) who have adapted easily to the Auckland
lifestyle and attend Kadimah.
The AJI and Rabbi Friedler look to continue the close relationship
we have had with the previous Rabbi Altschul.
NZ Job Prospects Sunnier
For the first time since the global recession hit, it is now
easier to find a job in NZ than Australia.
A sharp drop in New Zealand's unemployment rate from 6 per
cent in March to 5.6 per cent in June has brought the local
jobless rate below Australia's - 6 per cent - for the first
time since March 2009.
Employment agencies said they were seeing New Zealanders
returning after their jobs dried up in Australia.
Migrants from Australia - mainly returning Kiwis - expecting
to stay here reached 22,200 in the year to June.
Migrants going in the opposite direction plunged from 48,000
in the year to June last year to 30,500 in the latest year,
resulting in the smallest net outflow since 1995.
Last year the Australian mining boom collapsed.
Tradestaff managing director Kevin Eder said many Kiwi tradespeople
were returning. "I've just come back from Western Australia,
and every single person I met in the recruitment game or the
mining game, their opening statement was how much things have
slowed down" he said.
An Auckland recruitment agent specialising in transport
and logistics, Ross Upton, said he had started to see workers
coming home in the past three months.
"We are certainly having Kiwis coming back who perhaps
haven't found Australia to be the land of milk and honey that
it was made out to be" he said.
Wiri factory manager Laurie Smith said that in the past
year the factory had started up a second shift for the first
time in eight years, and hired 24 extra workers taking it
to 91 staff.
"We are planning on increasing the second shift into
a full second shift," he said. "That will be another
15 people over the next six to eight months."
The AJI has cancelled its Facebook page due to New Zealand's
privacy laws. All immigration enquires should be send via
our contact page.
If you want to make Facebook contact with the AJI on general
non specific questions on settlement or general migrant information,
you can still do this through Stephen
Katz' Facebook page.
Stephen is one of AJI's senior committee members, who would
be only too happy to receive your enquires.
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New Zealand Immigration Advisers Licence
Stanley Ishia Rose
Adviser no. 200901789
The Auckland Jewish Immigration chairman Stan Rose has been
granted a licence to operate as a New Zealand Immigration
Adviser (Adviser number 200901789). Whilst the Registration
has to be issued to a specific person and not an organisation,
never the less it consolidates the AJI as the premier Jewish
Immigration organisation in New Zealand. Click
here to view the certificate.
Migrants seeking immigration advice need to be aware that
it is now illegal for anyone in New Zealand to provide this
advice without a licence from the Immigration Advisers Authority,
unless they are exempt from the licensing requirements. People
who are exempt from licensing include Citizens Advice Bureaux
staff and volunteers, Community Law Centre staff and volunteers,
Members of Parliament and their staff, practising lawyers
and Immigration New Zealand staff. Migrants seeking advice
from licensed immigration advisers should look out for the
special trademark (pictured), which only licensed advisers
Finding Your First Job
An AJI 65 page booklet written by Stan Rose is now posted
on to the internet. The booklet is in Manual reference form
based on assisting an arriving immigrant endeavouring to secure
their first job.
The booklet is exclusive to AJI assisted migrants who will
require a password to access the site. This site is only available
by application to email@example.com quoting the enquirer's personal
AJI file number.
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The AJI is a unique exclusive Jewish Immigration Advisory
You want to immigrate but how do you get started? There are
two main considerations -
- Engage a registered Immigration Consultant - Cost anything
up to $12,000 nz
- Negotiate the immigration process yourself
If it is to be item 2-then contact us how our free partnership
Immigration and Settlement service works.
This step by step immigration service will be dependant for
a successful outcome for you to carry out our advice through
the Immigration process.
We will also be totally honest with you if you are unlikely
to have your Immigration application accepted.
Stan admitted to the NZAMI
Stan Rose representing the AJI as of the 16 June became a
full member of the all important NZAMI (New Zealand Association
for Migrant and Investment). As with the Adviser application
and appointment this membership requested
a waver of fees and/or subscriptions as a Not-For Profit organisation.
What was particularly pleasing signed by Robert Liang Chair
of the Membership committee and Director of the Board of NZAMI
as a non Jewish organisation were his comments :
“We acknowledge your effort to help the community voluntarily
while AJI being a non profit organisation.”
The NZAMI is a powerful and influential organisation in the
world of New Zealand Immigration working continuously with
the Government on all Immigration issues. It will also open
the door to a great deal of relative updated information,
seminars with lead speakers and an opportunity to meet many
Professional Immigration Consultants on a personal footing.
Commitments and responsibilities
as a licensed adviser under the auspices of the Immigration
Complaints procedure - Any
enquirer who wished to register a complaint has on request
the right to a copy of the complaints procedures as
required under the Advisers Authority. These complaints
must be strictly connected with advice with regard to
immigration procedures. The complainant will of course
be free to refer the matter for consideration under
section 9 of the code of conduct to The Registrar, Advisers
Authority, PO Box 6222, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141,
New Zealand. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: +64 9 925
Code of conduct
As an appointed immigration adviser the AJI is bound
by a detailed code of conduct document which commits
the adviser to a moral code of ethics that they must
strictly adhere to. The code of conduct can be viewed
If any enquirer feels that they would like to request
any part of that code of conduct which may be of concern
to them they can on request receive a copy of the relative
section of the code of conduct documentation.
|"I wanted to thank you again for your help when
I first arrived and for all of the people you connected
me with. After meeting more and more people in the community,
I have started to get involved in the Auckland University
Jewish Association and I am currently organizing a sporting
day." Eyal K
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