Doris Schoeller

Licensed Immigration Adviser, MA (University of Vienna),

Doris is a Director of Access NZ and a licensed Immigration Adviser (Licence No 201401360).  She commutes between Tauranga and Auckland and travels regularly to Europe where she organises information seminars for our European clients. Doris specializes in work and family category visas as well as residence applications for all categories. With a university degree in translation, she speaks English, German and Portuguese. Contact Doris on

Iryna Stewart

Licensed Immigration Adviser

Iryna is a Licensed Immigration Adviser (Licence No 201300760). She is responsible for the Russian/Ukrainian market at Access NZ. Originally from Russia and with a previous career in education and interpreting, she came to New Zealand in 2002. She has strong ties with the Tauranga multicultural society. Being fluent in Russian, she has expertise in most visa types but specializes in partnership and business investor visa applications from the Russian market. Contact Iryna on

Susanna Lin

Licensed Immigration Adviser (Provisional Licence Holder)

Susanna Lin is a provisional Licensed Immigration Adviser (Licence No 202100381) . She is originally from China and has a background in accounting, which means she has a great eye for detail and high efficiency required for successfully managing a client’s visa application. Being fluent in Mandarin (Chinese) and English, Susanna looks after our Chinese market and is dedicated to provide excellent service to our clients. Contact Susanna on

Georgia Little

Marketing and Administration Assistant

Georgia manages Access NZ’s administrative tasks and the company’s social media marketing. Her primary passion and focus are Spanish and Latin American cultures. Having studied a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Spanish and a Bachelor of Arts (Double Major in Spanish and Media Studies), she is fluent in the language and has lived and worked abroad for a number of years in Costa Rica, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia – as such she takes care of our Latin American market. Her background in education makes her the best point of contact for educational advice and pathways. Contact Georgia on or

Ned Burke

Barrister & Solicitor (Consultant)

Ned is the founder and one of the directors of Access NZ. He is a lawyer with over 25 years’ experience in criminal litigation, employment, and immigration law. He is also the principal of Access Law an incorporated law firm through which he conducts his litigation practice.  He specializes in urgent immigration and deportation cases as well as business and investor visas and employer accreditation. He is also a member of the charitable organisation Lawyers without Borders which specialises in pro bono access to justice initiatives. Contact Ned on