Immigration and Migrant Settlement Seminar for Christchurch Businesses

Join CDC for a FREE seminar aimed at all Canterbury businesses that employ, or are looking to employ migrants.

You will hear from:

Michaela Blacklock – Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC)

  • Canterbury’s regional labour market: role of immigration, outlook, and key features
  • CDC – living & working toolkit to support manufacturing and technology firms to market themselves and recruit migrants

Steve Jones – Immigration New Zealand, Christchurch (INZ)

  • Key visa types – residence, work to residence, essential
  • skills work
  • Variation of conditions and common barriers – causes that
  • delay the application process
  • Accessing further INZ information

Lana Hart – Skilled Migrant Business Services/Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce (CECC)

  • How to retain migrant staff
  • INZ tools and resources
  • What businesses say about recruiting from offshore Drinks & nibbles will be served.

DATE: Thursday 20 November

TIME: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

VENUE: CDC Boardroom, 1/99 Cashel Street (in Restart Mall), Christchurch

PRICE: FREE to attend


Registration is essential.

For further information contact Lana Hart or Lisa Burdes on 03 366 5096.