New to Christchurch? Useful information for migrants and newcomers has all the key information you need to help you get settled, from transport to banking, and tax to medical care.

We hope you find the guide useful as you make a new life here in Otautahi, Christchurch. 

Useful information for migrants and newcomers (English) [PDF 2.2MB]

Useful information for migrants and newcomers (Hindi) [PDF 4.5MB]

Useful information for migrants and newcomers (Arabic) [PDF 4.9MB]

Useful information for migrants and newcomers (Spanish) [PDF 12MB]

Useful information for migrants and newcomers (Chinese) [PDF 12MB]

Useful information for migrants and newcomers (Korean) [PDF 11MB]

Printed copies of these guides are available from any Council Service Centre or Library.  

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