New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse will join Wellington Mayor Celia Wade Brown this week to pay tribute to the economic contribution of the international education industry in New Zealand. The event will be located in Wellington Town Hall and will feature presentations from NZ police officers and former international students which will highlight the commitment that the country has to develop its educational sector. The event will serve as a launchpad for the new online services of Immigration New Zealand which is called NZ Study and Work. It will assist both international students and employers find each other and explain what rights and allowances they are entitled to. International secondary and tertiary education is one of the country’s leading exports and the largest contributors to the economy of New Zealand bringing in more than 2,3 billion New Zealand dollars revenue each year. Furthermore it is responsible for nearly 32 000 jobs.