About Us:

Meet Our Team Of Licensed Immigration Advisers

About VisaAide

VisaAide has been helping people with visas and immigration since 2013.

We’re a team of licensed immigration advisers, providing professional advice and application management services to employers and individuals.

Our immigration advisers can help you with both NZ visas and Australian visas. Working with New Zealand companies who wish to employ migrants with sought-after skills is our speciality.  

Working with our partners at People Inc means we can help your organisation with NZ Employer Accreditation to recruit skilled migrants from overseas – and provide visa advice and assistance.

VisaAide is part of People Inc

People Inc is your one-stop shop for all your people needs; we can help you with recruitment, HR, and visas – including recruiting skilled migrants from overseas and Employer Accreditation.


Fewer employee headaches and a greater focus on productivity


EMS Hub is a one stop shop for all your HR software needs


VisaAide is your NZ & Australian immigration service


RecruitNZ takes the pain out of recruitment

Our values

We’re passionate about what we do, and getting great results for our clients. This is what we stand for across the People Inc group of businesses:

  • We care about both our clients and candidates
  • We collaborate with clients and partners
  • We inspire each other and our clients
  • We are solution focused
  • We are agile in providing practical solutions
  • We are disciplined

Meet the VisaAide team

Meet our experienced team of licenced immigration advisers:


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Cameron Gray


Cameron Gray has years of experience in the area of Immigration & Visas. He is an ex-Australian Immigration Officer and ..

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worked at the Australian Consulate General in Auckland for over 10 years.

Cameron is an Australian Registered Migration Agent. He is also a New Zealand Licensed Immigration Adviser & holds a Graduate Certificate Level 7 in Immigration Advice.



Joanna Caraig


Joanna has over 10 years of experience in immigration as an Immigration Manager at Immigration New Zealand.

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She has extensive knowledge in policies and procedures in migrant recruitment. With her experience in immigration and global mobility, she has acquired useful skills in strategic leadership, and management of customer service delivery and process improvement.


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Deborah Reid


I believe that a calm and empathetic approach right at the initial enquiry and throughout every step of the process is key to communicating my commitment to the success of my clients

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Deborah started working in New Zealand’s Immigration environment in 2007.  At the time she was specialising in international recruitment and bringing skilled migrants to New Zealand to fill skills shortages. A big part of that service involved assisting her clients with their visas and that was the early start of her working with the complexities of New Zealand Immigration.

Her background of client-liaison across a variety of markets over many years has provided her with excellent experience in building trust with her clients with a professional approach.

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Karen Baigent


Karen recently and proudly completed her Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice and is based in Nelson.

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Karen has a significant background in recruitment supporting specialised migrants from around the world. She has a history of assisting candidates and employers achieve their goals.

Sylvia Rigamoto


Sylvia Rigamoto brings valuable experience in the area of Australian visas having worked at the Australian High Commission in ..

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Suva, Fiji for 3 years before migrating with her husband to New Zealand in 2017. She took up a role in the Auckland Consulate office for the Department of Citizenship as an immigration officer and started studying part time. 

Sylvia currently assists VisaAide clients with Australian visas that range from subclasses 771, 600, 400, 461 and 309/100.

Should you require help or guidance with getting visas for Australia, Sylvia is the person to talk to.

Lesley Burke


Lesley is originally from the UK. Having been through the immigration process herself she has real empathy for our clients. Having had many years of experience in administration ..

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Lesley is responsible for keeping the VisaAide team running.

Xiao Ping


Xiao Ping was an immigration officer and worked for the Australian immigration at the Australian Consulate General in Auckland for over 18 years and 6 years at the Australian Consulate General in ..

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Guangzhou, China. She is fluent in English , Mandarin and Cantonese.

Xiao Ping currently assists with VisaAide team as an administrator and also helps with other immigration issues.


Yazmin Ng


Yazmin, Immigration Administrator, holds a Bachelor of Global Studies with a focus on human rights and politics from the University of Auckland. 

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She earned her Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice in 2023.

Currently working towards her provisional license, Yazmin is dedicated to applying her expertise to address complex global issues within the evolving immigration industry. With a passion for facilitating ethical immigration processes, she brings a blend of academic knowledge and practical skills to her role.

Tanya Gray


Tanya Gray is a Director of People Inc group which includes RecruitNZ and ConsultingHQand provides services to VisaAide clients in the specialised areas of recruitment ..

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Guangzhou, China. She is fluent in English , Mandarin and Cantonese.

Xiao Ping currently assists with VisaAide team as an administrator and also helps with other immigration issues.

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