• Migrant Action Trust

    Growing confident communities together by assisting migrants and former refugee communities in integrating into the mainstream New Zealand society, enabling them to participate and actively contribute to the country's development, and to achieve their aspirations of a better life.

  • We help migrants and former refugees to be job-ready and road-ready!

    At Migrant Action Trust, our programmes are under three categories: Migrants Supporting Migrants (MSM); Checking and Assisting Resettlers, Elderlies, and Solo Mums (CARES); and Puketāpapa Community Driving School (PCDS).


    At Migrant Action Trust, our programmes are under three categories: Migrants Supporting Migrants (MSM); Checking and Assisting Resettlers, Elderlies, and Solo Mums (CARES); and Puketāpapa Community Driving School (PCDS).


    Under our MSM programme, we offer FREE opportunities to our service users to improve their chances to join the New Zealand workforce. We run monthly Employment and Immigration Workshops; 1:1 Sessions on CV and Cover Letter Writing, Job Interview Prep, and Immigration Consultation, and classes on English Language and IELTS/PTE for NZ temporary visa holders.


    Included in our CARES Programmes are our regular visits to our elderlies, assistance on basic techy needs, and other assistance that our service users might need.


    Not only do we help migrants and former refugees to become job-ready, we also want them to be road-ready. Our Puketāpapa Community Driving School (PCDS) is our community-led driving school which aims to prepare our driving students to be independent and confident in their driving.

  • School Holiday Programme, 13 April and 20 April

    Unleash your child's creativity with engaging activities, exciting games, and educational workshops. From arts and crafts to singing and dancing, our programme is designed to keep your kids entertained and inspired during their school break.

    • Dates: Thursdays, 13 April and 20 April
    • Time: 10 am to 12 pm
    • Address: Wesley Community Centre, Rakiraki room
    • 740 Sandringham Rd Extn, Wesley, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
    • Cost: FREE

    Click the link above or scan the QR code to register. Limited slots available, so sign up now and let the adventures begin!

    FREE Online 60-Minute 1:1 Sessions

    • Cv and Cover Letter Writing
    • Job Interview Practice
    • Immigration Advice Session with a Licensed Immigration Adviser


    Unlock your career success with our Free 1:1 Sessions! Get personalized guidance on CV and cover letter writing, job interview techniques, and immigration advice from our licensed professional. Book your free session today and turbocharge your career journey!

  • Migrant Action C.A.R.E.S

    Kia ora! Thank you for filling out our CARES form! CARES stands for Checking and Assisting Resettlers, Elderlies, and Single Mums.


    We offer some assistance with basic needs, such as:

    • Email Setup and Troubleshooting
    • Setting up your Facebook page or Google MyBusiness page
    • Online Employment Support (terms and conditions apply)
    • Free English Classes (terms and conditions apply)
    • Answering Online and Paper Applications
    • Online Transactions
    • Driving Lessons
    • Others

    Need Support to get a Driver Licence?

    The community CARES Learner Driver programme supports former refugees, single mothers, and elderlies, in need of mobility and independence, with subsidised driving lessons. Selected applicants will receive tailored assistance to navigate Aotearoa's licencing system

  • Learn how to drive NOW!

    At Migrant Action Trust, we understand that getting your driver's license can be challenging. With our two driving schools, Puketāpapa Community Driving School and Open Road Programme, and together with our qualified driving instructors, we aim to help migrant and former refugee communities to be safe and responsible drivers.

    Puketāpapa Community

    Driving School

    Drive your success with PCDS, a community-owned social enterprise committed to the enrichment of Aotearoa

    Open Road Programme

    We are looking for volunteer driving mentors to support former refugees learn to drive. If you have held a full NZ licence for more than two years, please sign up by clicking the button below
  • We need HEROS, be one of our VOLUNTEERS!

    As a non-profit organisation, we always have spaces for those who are wanting to give back to the community. If you have a golden heart, looking for ways to have volunteer experience, and who wants to do good for society, then sign-up as our volunteer NOW!



    The Migrant Action Trust empowers migrants and former refugees through employment-readiness workshops, community driving programs, and various community-building projects. As w celebrate our 20th anniversary of growing confident communities in Tamaki Makarau, we cordially invite you to celebrate with us.


    To mark this milestone, we are calling on you to partner with us in supporting 20 more free English classes and one-on-one job search coaching sessions for newly settled migrants. We also aim to empower 20 more former refugees, particularly solo mothers, through culturally appropriate and trauma-sensitive driving lessons that will grant them the gift of independence.




    Your support will help the Migrant Action Trust enhance its capacity to support new settlers by increasing their employability, boosting their confidence, mobility to services, reducing isolation, and improving the overall well-being of the whole whanau.


    We thank you for investing in growing confident and successful communities by making a donation today.



  • Connect With Us

    info@migrantactiontrust.org or gene@migrantactiontrust.org