Summary of Important Contacts

What not to bring into New Zealand

NZ Customs Service
0800 4 CUSTOMS
(0800 428 786)
feedback@customs.govt.nz
www.customs.govt.nz
www.protectnz.org.nz .

Registering with the Chinese Embassy / Consulate;
Information on China / Chinese events in New Zealand
Wellington Embassy
(04) 472 1382
http://www.chinaembassy.org.nz

Auckland Consulate:
(09)525 1588 or (09)525 1589
http://www.chinaconsulate.org.nz
Racial / Sexual Harassment
Human Rights Commission
0800 496 877
infoline@hrc.co.nz
www.hrc.co.nz

Work
Student Job Search
www.sjs.co.nz
Inland Revenue Department
Automated Services:
0800 257 777
General Tax Enquiries:
0800 227 774
www.ird.govt.nz
NZ Department of Labour – Employment Relations Service
info@ers.dol.govt.nz

Your rights while working in NZ
Employment Relations Infoline
0800 800 863

Flatting in NZ
New Zealand Tenancy Service
Bond Enquiries
0800 737 666
Tenancy Advice
0800 83 6262
www.tenancy.govt.nzTenancy information in Chinese

Ministry of Housing Tenancy Services
Advice Mediation Enquiries
0800 83 6262
http://www.minhousing.govt.nz/tenancy/Renting-and-You/Chinese/chi_home.html

Driving and owning a vehicle
Land Transport Safety Authority
General Road Safety:
0800 699 000
Driver Licensing:
0800 822 422
Road User Charges: 0800 655 644
Motor Vehicle Registration: 0800 108 809
info@ltsa.govt.nz

General advice (personal, housing, financial, vehicle and legal issues)
Citizens’ Advice Bureau (CAB)
0800 FOR CAB
(0800 367 222)
CAB in Mandarin
(09) 625 8831
www.cab.govt.nz

Legal issues
Community Law Centre
Refer to the Whitepages
To report a crime or talk to the Police
New Zealand Police
Emergency Services only:
111
Refer to the Whitepages or
Police website for the local phone number
www.police.govt.nz
For support if you have been the victim of a crime
Victim Support
0800 VICTIM
(0800 842846)
victim@xtra.co.nz
www.victimsupport.org.nz

Relationship advice
Relationship Services
0800 735 283
receptn@relate.org.nz
www.relate.org.nz
Chinese Support Services (general advice, education and support services)
Chinese New Settlers Services Trust
(09) 262 3868

cnsst@xtra.co.nz
www.chineseservice.org.nz