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Citizens Advice Bureau
Address: 71 Bank St, Whangarei
Phone: 438 8046 

Citizens Advice Bureau provides free and confidential advice to everyone. We take the time to listen to you and equip you with the information, options and support that fit your needs.

Immigration New Zealand

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), a New Zealand Government department.


MBIE’s primary role is to be a catalyst for a high-performing economy to ensure New Zealand’s lasting prosperity and wellbeing. The core information provided on this website is sourced by Immigration New Zealand from official government material, except where indicated otherwise.

Address: 9 Pukenui Road, Maunu, Whangarei
Tel: 09 438 5386

John Gow does the WINGS financial accounts every year. Consider him for your accounting needs, very helpful with many years experience.

North Tec
Free English Language Course
Phone: 0800 162 100 

Did you know that NorthTec now has a fees-free on-line (by computer) English language course? The course helps students learn about life in New Zealand while studying English at home.
Available free for NZ Residents or Citizens or migrants who have pre-paid for English lessons. 

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Multicultural Whangarei

Helping Migrant settle into the Whangarei & New Zealand without losing their own cultural heritage.

Financial Services
Tel: 09 434 0661
 Mobile 027 345 3460

Joe den Enting is sponsoring WINGS by advertising his services on our website, newsletters and meetings. Joe specialises in identifying and meeting your real financial needs. From medical, income protection to living insurance; his tailor made plans will provide the financial security you and your family will need in severe trauma. 


You will find Joe at his office at LJ Hooker on James st. Check out his website Find out some tips about migrating to Whangarei from Joe! Give him a call today and tell him WINGS sent you!

Language Line

Interpreting service for health anyone visiting their GP (general practising medical doctor) in Whangarei can now ask their doctor to contact Language Line. Language Line is a telephone interpreting service which offers 39 languages to help people communicate.


The health profession is one area where clear communication is vital. So it is great to see Whangarei’s Manaia Health PHO become one of the most recent additions to the current list of 45 participating agencies. It only takes a couple of minutes to get an interpreter on the line and the process is straight forward. These interpreters are qualified, have a high degree of professionalism and are bound by a strict code of ethics which embrace accuracy, impartiality, confidentiality and professional integrity.

Improve your English
Phone: Jenny Huddleston, 09 4382512

ELP Home Tutors can help
Social English classes each week:
Mondays 9:30am-12noon; and Thursdays 7-9pm.
Fee: $5.

The classes are open to anyone wanting to improve conversational English.
Free One-to-one home tutoring is available for all NZ Permanent Residents.


Hospital Volunteers
Phone: 4304230 extension 8356

Whangarei Hospital is looking for people who speak other languages to volunteer as visitors to migrants (or tourists) in hospital.

If you speak languages other than English and would like to be a volunteer, please contact Ellen to express your interest. 

Whangarei Tours
Phone: 09 437 6238 
Mob: 021 263 6261

Have visitors but not enough time to show them around?

Let me show them the great place that you live in. I am flexible to go at anytime, 1 to 6 people

(larger groups by prior arrangement).

Reasonable prices starting at $40 per person for 2 or more.
Wendy Naepflin



Whangarei District Council
Phone: 09 430 4200

One stop shop for all information on home rates, building and property information, plans, polices & bylaws. 

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