In the next year, Pathways will be completing the significant milestone of 30 years in business!

This page reflects the evolution of Pathways to New Zealand from its early formative days in 1992, as a small family-run business, through to the present day where it is the second largest immigration advisory company in New Zealand. Chapter by chapter, we will recall the many paths crossed and the many friends made…

Chapter 13 – The Immigration Business

Chapter 13 – The Immigration Business

While the international student business, mainly out of China, had boomed for the last few years the immigration business had also grown strongly.

08 Jul 2021
Chapter 12 – Trade New Zealand Export Commendation Award

Chapter 12 – Trade New Zealand Export Commendation Award

The success of the business in opening the China education market was recognised with a Trade New Zealand Export Commendation Award.

01 Jul 2021
Chapter 11 – Chinese Scholarship Programme

Chapter 11 – Chinese Scholarship Programme

This was the year the company launched its New Zealand-wide Chinese scholarship programme for Year 13 students.

24 Jun 2021
Chapter 10 – China education market expansion

Chapter 10 – China education market expansion

The NZ Government expanded the Chinese student quota to 4,000 students.

10 Jun 2021
Chapter 9 – China education market

Chapter 9 – China education market

The New Zealand Government introduced a pilot quota programme to open the China education market.

03 Jun 2021
Chapter 8 – WISE English

Chapter 8 – WISE English

The International Group established The Waikato International School of Education (NZ) Ltd, or WISE English.

27 May 2021
Chapter 7 – The China Connection

Chapter 7 – The China Connection

The business employed its first Chinese team member this year and Richard visited China for the first time.

20 May 2021
Chapter 6 – Our First Business Letterheads

Chapter 6 – Our First Business Letterheads

The business philosophy of providing “pathways to New Zealand” was the plan all along.

13 May 2021
Chapter 5 – Our New Home

Chapter 5 – Our New Home

The International Group relocated to the top floor of No 1 Bryce Street in the Hamilton CBD.

06 May 2021
Chapter 4 – The International Student Programme (ISP)

Chapter 4 – The International Student Programme (ISP)

The International Student Programme (ISP) was very likely the first such promotion of international education in New Zealand.

29 Apr 2021
Chapter 3 – Our way of Doing Business

Chapter 3 – Our way of Doing Business

The All Blacks travelled to South Africa to play the Springboks for the first official tour since 1976.

22 Apr 2021
Chapter 2 – The original “Contact Tracing”

Chapter 2 – The original “Contact Tracing”

The first entry in our office Visitor Book is dated 26 May 1992 and the first page records visitors from Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Africa, Poland, Thailand and Japan.

15 Apr 2021