Into NZ offers you a team of experienced Licensed Immigration Advisers and support staff to expertly manage your immigration matter.

Into NZ offers you a team of expert, dedicated and licensed professionals to help you through your migration journey.   Between us, we have solid legal training combined with a wealth of immigration and recruitment experience.  

We are active in the immigration industry through our involvement with the New Zealand Association of Migration & Investment.

Katy Armstrong is a fully licensed New Zealand immigration adviser.  Originally a Barrister in London followed by a stint as human rights lawyer in Guatemala, Katy made New Zealand her home from 1998. Katy has strong practical as well as legal advocacy skills.  She is a frequent speaker on New Zealand immigration issues and acts as Consultant to the New Zealand Association of Migration & Investment ("NZAMI") on training for immigration practitioners.  Katy is also a contributing author of the 2014 New Zealand Immigration & Refugee law textbook. In 2014, Katy was part of a working group whose advocacy led to the re-opening of over 450 partnership cases decided by the New Delhi Branch of Immigration New Zealand. Katy lives in Raglan on the wild west coast, along with partner and teenage son.  


Vivian Zhang is also a migrant to New Zealand.  Vivian graduated from the Beijing City University in China to Masters level before coming to New Zealand as in international student to complete a PHD in Tourism Management at the University of Waikato.  Vivian went on to complete the Bay of Plenty Graduate Certificate in Immigration Advice (achieving an A+ in all 4 modules!) and gained her full license as an immigration advisor in 2013.  Vivian focuses mainly on the Chinese market. She lives in Hamilton with her husband and son.

Marie Hunt. Born and bred in New Zealand, Marie graduated from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor in Communication Studies majoring in marketing.  The final semester of her Degree was spent at the University of Turin in Italy.  Marie worked as an immigration adviser and recruitment consultant specialising in the farming sector from 2008.   Her passion for working to the highest ethical and professional standards, combined with a barrel full of common sense is the perfect complement to the INTO NZ team.   Marie lives in Cambridge, raising her two young children.

Polly Leung-McAdam, a Hong Kongese-New Zealander is one of our Case Managers.  Polly has a First Class Honours Masters Degree in Psychology from the University of Waikato where her thesis was on The Settlement Experiences of Chinese Adolescent Immigrants Living in New Zealand's Small Towns.  Polly has worked as a Refugee Status Officer for Immigration New Zealand and as a Registered Immigration Consultant for Australia, based in London.  For Into NZ, Polly loves nothing more than the challenge of working alongside our licensed advisers to help manage their caseload.  Polly lives in Hamilton with her New Zealand-born husband and two children.

Dee Raman, originally from Fiji, Dee completed her Bachelors, Masters and then Ph.D. in law at the University of Waikato.  An accomplished academic who is lecturing in law at the University and has acted as research counsel in the local District Court, Dee's real passion is for immigration matters.  Currently, for Into NZ, she is working as a Case Manager, assisting in the preparation and management of Client files and in a research capacity.

Amitabh Tripathi, from India joined us recently as a Case Manager after a nineteen year long stint at the New Delhi office of Immigration New Zealand (INZ). Amitabh has a background in hospitality having worked with one of India's premier hotel chains before joining Immigration New Zealand.  He started at INZ as an Immigration Officer and went onto become one of the Technical Advisors at the office with intermittent stints as Immigration Manager.