Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship Category opens

16 October 2017

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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
  • The Deadline for Applications is 5:00 p.m. 10 November 2017. All applications must be submitted by email to

Please contact if you have any questions about the Request for Applications.