New Zealanders from refugee backgrounds participating fully in New Zealand life
Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship Category opens
16 October 2017
MBIE (Immigration NZ) has opened the Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship category for applications from community groups who are interested in applying to sponsor refugees and support their settlement in New Zealand under this pilot programme. 25 refugees will be sponsored and resettled in New Zealand in 2017/18 under the pilot.
Information about the Request for Applications, including the process, the Application Form and timeframe for submitting Applications can be found on the MBIE website here.
- Questions must be asked by 3 November 2017. Questions can be sent by email to CORS@mbie.govt.nz
- The Deadline for Applications is 5:00 p.m. 10 November 2017. All applications must be submitted by email to CORS@mbie.govt.nz.
Please contact CORS@MBIE.govt.nz if you have any questions about the Request for Applications.
Our Board members with Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and MP Golriz Ghahraman
Our Board is governed by people from refugee backgrounds who represent the interests of former refugees generally rather then their communities specifically. We also have 20% representation from other communities.