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Finalists named for 2015 NZAMI Immigration Awards

Media Release

August 5, 2015

Finalists named for 2015 NZAMI Immigration Awards

The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) has announced the finalists for the 2015 Immigration Awards.

The NZAMI is New Zealand's leading professional association for immigration specialists, including lawyers and licensed immigration advisers. The organisation is committed to playing a major role in building the professionalism of the immigration industry in New Zealand.

“Our awards are designed to recognise the significant contribution migrants make to New Zealand and whose personal efforts and achievements during the past year make them an exceptional migrant. We also seek to encourage a high level of service and professionalism among immigration specialists in New Zealand and accord them recognition,” explains NZAMI chair June Ranson.

The awards are presented in six categories: NZAMI Business/Investor; Migrant of the Year; Immigration Adviser or Lawyer of the Year; Community Outreach; and NZAMI Service Hall of Fame.

Ms Ranson says the independent judges were impressed with the nominations they received this year and the effort that had been made by nominators in preparing the entries.

The awards will be presented at a gala dinner during the NZAMI Conference in Auckland on August 14. A co-sponsor for the awards isMigration Cover which is the first insurance product created specifically for migrants.

The finalists are:

Toni Alexander – A1 Immigration Services, Rosedale, Auckland.

Vaninder Bassan – New Start NZ, Hamilton.

Fabian Amor – Bruce Pulman Trust Gymsport and Recreation Centre, Papakura.

Arunima Dhingra – AIMS Global Education and Immigration Services, Newmarket, Auckland.

Charl Haasbroek – Contract Milker, Tirau, Waikato.

Adeeb Ibram – Fernz Migration, Balmoral, Auckland.

June Ranson – Woburn International, Lower Hutt.

Graydon Sharratt – Greenstone Global, Hamilton East.

Richard Small – Pacific Legal, Lower Hutt.

Latu Talu – NZ Boxing Champion and Coach, Porirua.

Hongyan Zhu – Challenge Service, Palmerston North.


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