Let's talk!

Worktalk is designed to help improve communication between New Zealand employers or managers and new migrant employees from other cultures.

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Conversation between workers

Developed by Immigration New Zealand in collaboration with the Language in the Workplace Team, School of Linguistics & Applied Language Studies, Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington.

In a hurry? Download a printable series of communication tips for both migrant employees and managers of migrants.

Download the PDF (PDF, 250.3 KB)

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Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington’s Language in the Workplace Project investigates effective communication in the New Zealand workplace.

Read more about this project

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Immigration New Zealand also funds a free service for new migrants providing information about living in New Zealand for example, where to find a doctor, how to choose a school, understanding the health system, and clubs and community groups to join.

Information for new migrants

For information about learning English visit the New Zealand Now website, or call free 0508 558 885 (for help in your own language ask for “Language Line”).