Welcoming Communities

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The portal (external link) is designed to help people who are new to Southland settle in their new community.

Moving to a new place can be difficult and it can take some time to settle in. Welcoming Communities has put together a welcome portal (external link) with links to a jobs portal and key information about living in Southland. 


Southland Newcomer Leadership Scholarship

The Southland Newcomer Leadership Scholarship is a contestable fund for ethnic newcomers to access funding to attend the Southland Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Academy.

Download an application form [PDF, 2.1 MB]