Government Agencies

Inland Revenue Department visits

When do they visit?

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) visits Community Networks on 26th Aug (cancelled because of Level 2 restrictions), 23rd Sept, 28th Oct and 25th Nov.

Free half hour appointments. Bookings are essential.

What do they offer?

Information and advice on Personal and Business Tax, Student Loans, Child Support and Family Tax Credit.

To make an appointment:

Please phone Community Networks on 03 443 7799 or email  to make an appointment.  We will need your date of birth and IRD number.

More information about the IRD can be found at

Work and Income – WINZ

The team at Community Networks has a public computer available for people to use to access Work and Income information and forms. If you are having difficulty knowing how to complete these forms or contacting Work and Income then we may be able to help. We can scan and post your documents to the Work and Income office. 

Community Law

When do they visit? Community Law visits Community Networks the first Thursday of every month between 11:00 am – 1.00 pm.

What do they offer? A free 15 minute appointment for advice on legal issues with a lawyer.

How do I make an appointment? Phone Community Networks on 03 443 7799 or email

We will need your name and a contact phone number.

Further information. The main office is in Dunedin but if you are unable to come on appointment day you can phone 0800 169 333 or 03 4741922.

Immigration NZ

Community Networks holds a range of Immigration forms (including the passport application form). If you are needing an Immigration form please feel free to pop into our office.