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Introducing Sally Welthe: Your Trusted Licensed Immigration Adviser


Director/Licensed Immigration Adviser



Meet Sally Welthe, a dedicated and highly qualified licensed immigration expert, committed to turning your dreams of immigrating to New Zealand into a reality.

As the Director of Ako Immigration Services Ltd, Sally founded her agency in 2019 and swiftly established herself as one of the foremost migration agents in Tauranga. Her unwavering devotion to her clients and her comprehensive understanding of New Zealand's immigration processes have made her a trusted resource for those seeking to embark on their journey to this enchanting country.

Sally's distinction lies in her profound expertise in New Zealand's immigration laws, rooted in her academic accomplishments and extensive experience. Having successfully achieved a Level 7 qualification, she completed the Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology in December 2020. This accomplishment underscores her commitment to remaining current with the latest regulations and procedures in the field.

In addition to her immigration expertise, Sally is certified in ESOL Tutor training, a qualification assessed by NZQA in Christchurch, New Zealand. This certification further demonstrates her dedication to delivering top-tier services. Sally's educational journey commenced with the acquisition of a Master’s in Business Administration in 2005 from the University of Nueva Caceres in the Philippines. Moreover, she possesses a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, earned in 1999 at Ateneo de Naga University in the Philippines.

Empathy and firsthand experience as a migrant, combined with her self-earned credential in management, fuel Sally's passion for advocating and creating opportunities for others. Notably, she initiated the Southeast Asian Institute of Computer Technology (SEAict) Philippines, a testament to her proactive approach in fostering education and professional development.

Affiliated with the Licensed Immigration Advisers Authority (LIAA), Sally's immigration company is a proud member of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI).

Beyond her professional pursuits, Sally is deeply committed to community service. Her extensive volunteer work includes roles at the Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB) Tauranga, St. Mary Catholic Church Tauranga, and serving as a SeniorNet Computer Trainer for Seniors in Hanmer Springs and Christchurch. Sally is also an active supporter of Club Filipino Tauranga, Inc., showcasing her dedication to community involvement.

However, Sally's most significant contribution lies in her steadfast commitment to supporting migrants, a commitment evident from the early days of her community service journey. Initially volunteering at English Language Partners in Christchurch and Tauranga, Sally's impactful role as an English Home Tutor stands out. She played a crucial role in helping migrants enhance their English language skills, facilitating effective communication and empowering them to navigate their new environment with confidence. Her journey serves as a testament to the transformative power of community service, particularly in the context of supporting and empowering migrants.

Sally’s well-rounded background, deep expertise in immigration matters, and unwavering dedication to her clients and community make Sally Welthe the perfect ally to guide you through the intricate world of New Zealand immigration and turn your aspirations into a concrete reality.

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