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Old Dec 22nd 2006, 9:40 am
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Your first name

Hap

Your current location

St Albans, Christchurch

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there

Been here nearly five years but only got PR this past July. I'd like to move to Uruguay or Spain. But New Zealand is okay with us.

Family status

Married for ten years to a lovely Thai woman and we have a ten year-old daughter

Visits made to NZ

I came here January 2002 for a job.

Anything else!

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Old Dec 22nd 2006, 12:03 pm
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No worries - sounds like a great idea to me

Your first name
Andy (Wife's name as and when she gets on here, is Toni)

Your current location
Southend, Essex, UK

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there
Christchurch

Family status
Married, no kids, no family in NZ

Visits made to NZ
One 5 week trip in November of 2005

Anything else!
I like 'bikes, fishing, beer and socialising, Toni is mad on shopping, horses and a bit more shopping. Oh, and we both like cats. To get to know people we'll be inviting people to along to a good old knees up somewhere in ChC after we arrive on the 18th Jan. Details will follow!
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Old Dec 22nd 2006, 2:30 pm
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Your current location

Nr York

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there

Dunedin

Family status

Married. wifeys a nurse , hence able to come. boy 11, girl 8

Visits made to NZ

visited last april

Anything else!

want to do everything outdoorsy that S.I has goin
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Old Dec 22nd 2006, 3:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Maz
Could everyone please post a few details about themselves, and say hello in this thread. Some starters:

Your first name
Anne (Annie to friends only )
Your current location
Village near Uttoxeter, Staffs.
Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there
Auckland, arrive 20th Jan 2007(My Birthday )
Family status
Married to Dave for 19 1/2 yrs. No children
Visits made to NZ
Aborted attempt at emigrating to NZ May 2005. OH lived in Christchurch
for 4yrs in 1970's.
Anything else!
I'm a midwife but looking for a career change. Interested in doing some
voluntary work in NZ.
Please edit your details as your circumstances change. Thank you!
Anyone interested in meeting up?
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Old Dec 23rd 2006, 2:51 am
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Your first name - Dee

Your current location - Living in Wellington for 6 months - came from Sunderland

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there - We're here, if it gets warmer

Family status - Myself, Hubby Paul & 19yr old son Jamie

Visits made to NZ - never before

Anything else! - Have left 2 kids (26yrs & 29yrs) & 2 grand daughters (6yrs & 18mths) in the UK.
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Old Dec 23rd 2006, 5:01 am
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Your first name Karen

Your current location Hamilton, New Zealand. We have been here since early Oct and liking it so far

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there Bay of Plenty evntually

Family status In NZ, me, Steve (AKA StevieB) and our daughter Melissa who is 11. Our sons Shane 23, Mark 22 and Darren 20 are still in Scotland.

Visits made to NZ None. But we never visited any of the places the RAF posted us to and that always worked out OK too
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Old Dec 23rd 2006, 11:34 am
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FIRST NAME :
Marion (another one)

CURRENT LOCATION:
Hartlepool UK

WHERE TO MOVE TO IN NZ:
Christchurch in January 2007 (yipee)

FAMILY STATUS:
Been married to Lee for 16 years. 2 kids - boy 15, girl 11.

VISITS MADE TO NZ:
None, just going for it

ANYTHING ELSE:
Can't wait.
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Old Dec 23rd 2006, 11:43 am
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Your first name Steve

Your current location Buckingham

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there Dunedin, Balclutha or surrounding areas

Family status Married to Theresa since July, stepdaughter Shannon age 11
Visits made to NZ Two week trip in October for interview and test

Anything else! Should be starting at ORCF in March. Awaiting medical results so that ITA can be put in, by hand
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Old Dec 23rd 2006, 6:23 pm
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Originally Posted by Maz
Could everyone please post a few details about themselves, and say hello in this thread. Some starters:

[B]Your first name Sharon & Andy

[B]Your current location Originally from the Isle of Wight

[B]Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there Living in Te Awamutu have been for the last year

[B]Family status Married with 3 daughters 2 are back in the UK but the 19 yr old is with us

[B]Visits made to NZ Oct 2005

[B]Anything else! Miss gravy granules! and Andy misses watching his beloved Pompey playing at Fratton park!

Please edit your details as your circumstances change. Thank you!
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Old Dec 24th 2006, 2:03 pm
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Originally Posted by Maz
Could everyone please post a few details about themselves, and say hello in this thread. Some starters:

Your first name

Your current location

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there

Family status

Visits made to NZ

Anything else!

Please edit your details as your circumstances change. Thank you!
Your first name
Mandie

Your current location
Hampshire, UK

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there
Christchurch

Family status
Married, with 2 girls aged 15 & 12

Visits made to NZ
1 visit of 5 weeks duration

Anything else!
nothing else i don't think
Merry Christmas and take care Mandie x
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Old Dec 24th 2006, 2:08 pm
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Originally Posted by shaozzy
Andy misses watching his beloved Pompey playing at Fratton park!

Ooooh Andy you missed a good game yesterday they won 3-1 apparently it was a fab match.
Mandie
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Old Dec 24th 2006, 5:28 pm
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Your first names: Sam and Hilary

Your current location: Sourf London

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there: Auckland is Sam's first choice, Wellington for Hilary. Let you know after our next trip.

Family status: married

Visits made to NZ: Once 10 years ago. Hilary wanted to immigrate then, but Sam not sure! Visit planned mid Jan - mid March 2007.

Anything else!
We have ITA in.
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Old Dec 24th 2006, 10:38 pm
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Hi all,

Your first name
Ian ( known as Taff ) and Debs

Your current location
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.....ex Isle of Sheppey, Kent

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there
Been in New Zealand for 11 months

Family status
Family back in UK. Debs daughter and mum are here for Xmas.

Visits to New Zealand
None !!! We just did our homework on the internet and speaking to other expats in NZ

Anything else!
Do your homework first before making the big jump. Take peoples advice but ALWAYS make your own decisions. It takes time to settle and you WILL get homesick but it is WORTH it in the end
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Old Dec 24th 2006, 11:13 pm
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Your first name

Jennifer (only my boss calls me that though :scared: )

Your current location

Auckland NZ

Where you hope to move to in NZ if you're not already there

I've been in NZ for 12 months now, wouldn't dream to leave in a million years

Family status

Cohabitating with kiwi partner of nearly 5 years, no kids

Visits made to NZ

None before emigrating

Anything else!

Merry Christmas?
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Old Dec 25th 2006, 12:53 am
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Originally Posted by Mandie.H
Ooooh Andy you missed a good game yesterday they won 3-1 apparently it was a fab match.
Mandie
yep watched it on sky over here well chuffed!
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