Immigration New Zealand (INZ) contracts community-based providers to deliver settlement support services to quota refugees following their arrival in settlement locations around the country. There are refugee thirteen resettlement locations in New Zealand.
Earlier in May, INZ announced the five providers for the refugee settlement locations in Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch, Ashburton and Timaru.
The recent announcement in June informs us that New Zealand Red Cross will continue providing services to refugees settling in Palmerston North, Levin, Masterton, Wellington, Nelson, Blenheim, Dunedin, and Invercargill.
All the new refugee settlement service contracts will commence on 1st July 2022.
The following is the final list of refugee settlement providers: