Success Stories & Testimonials

Through the Skills Placement Programme, we are committed to connecting employers with skilled migrants. Below you will find some testimonials from the programme.


Arulan Krish

“If you are a professional who has just arrived in Invercargill and are looking for career guidance, there can’t be a better place than Great South. They make you feel comfortable, organized and guide you with the path you would want to take. Special mention goes to Elizabeth who helped me find the right opening to my career in Invercargill.”



Knights New Zealand

"The team at Great South have been very helpful in matching relevant skilled migrants with our niche industry of luxury leather manufacturing in Invercargill. With the help of the programme we recently took on a new team member, Nelu. While initially employed on a volunteer basis to better understand our business, within a couple of weeks she has been promoted and is assisting us with developing an export business. I believe Nelu will become an invaluable member of our team," - Oscar Rodwell, Director at Knights New Zealand

"If you’re an immigrant and jobseeker in South Island, I would highly be recommended to contact “Great South”. My experience with them is truly amazing. With guidance and helps from “Great South” I found my carrier in New Zealand with matching to my skills and experience. Special thanks go to Elizabeth for her valuable assistance in every step in my job-seeking journey." - Nelu Wijekoon









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