Kaimahi - CBST

is safe, supportive and encouraging of people from Maori, Pacifica and CALD communities but is open to all who are experiencing cultural, linguistic, faith and social barriers.

CBST also has a specialist programme that will be of assistance for the CALD community and run in conjunction with Aotearoa Refugee and Migrant Support Services (ARMSS) Smart Start programme. We call this Kaimahi - CBST.

This is targeted to those who are unemployed or underemployed and are not yet trading on their own account and are looking for work and want to establish their own businesses or become self employed.

This programme is funded and supported by the Rata Foundation and the Christchurch City Council. It provides: