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Social Research #4

Social Research #4 We are currently running “Migrant Entrepreneurs in New Zealand” research, an initiative led by Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) in partnership with Auckland Council, and Immigration New Zealand.        The purpose of this research is to help us...

Social Research #3

Social Research #3 In our third social research “Migrants and Volunteering in New Zealand”, we collaborated with Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) to understand how new migrants engage with volunteering. VNZ is is the peak body for volunteering and is an association of...

Migrant Banking in New Zealand 2017

Migrant Banking in New Zealand 2017 Why are migrants important to banks?   Every migrant needs a bank. So… how do migrants choose their bank? We researched over 1,000 migrants in New Zealand and asked them about their banking to produce Migrant Banking in New Zealand 2017 – NZ’s first...

Social Research #1

Social Research #1 We know a lot about how many migrants are coming to New Zealand, where they come from and what visas they’re on.   But we have very limited understanding of migrants after they arrive into New Zealand.   This social research aims to shed a light on how well are...

Why do we need more migrant data?

Why do we need more migrant data? Earlier this week, we saw a record high net annual migration of 71,000, made up of migrant arrival numbers of 128,300 minus departure of 57,000. (In case you’re wondering how these numbers are collected, they are based on the departure and arrival card that you fill...