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Old Feb 24th 2008, 5:56 pm
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It's all really happening a bit quick now. We have had an offer on our beloved house this weekend and they want us out ASAP!!! the couple who are buying it Mrs is about to give birth. So hope it all goes smoothly with surveys etc only been on the market 6 days so in a state of total shock. We had two viewers so we went out and left agent to show them around while we took the kids to Blackpool Zoo in freezing feb

Anyway returned home kids screaming as woke them up from the drive we'd have no chance of getting them to bed otherwise, basically all hell breaking loose

In walks estate agent as we told him we'd be out for the day with the couple who wanted a second viewing OMG!! So we pick up three screaming kids with no shoes and coats to go next door while they had a look around and the offered what we wanted We were expecting it to be a little longer but typical all those little jobs i have waite 5 or so years for OH to finish completed day before no time to enjoy them!!!

Told my Mum who burst into tears the penny really only just drop we are really leaving she felt bad for being upset I have the guilt about taking the kids again!!! Best friend calls to ask how things had gone, I tell her our news, the she tells me her sale had just fallen through, they were planning to be in Welly in april so feel bad for her as they are itching to go they have visas and job had almost booked flights too etc. Then next door ask they too have visas for OZ all in place and ready to go but no sale as yet, so feel bad again!!!!

So in all a really weird weekend as we don't have visas yet! but have job offers, house sorted in NZ and a pretty good offer on our house, waiting for the drama, scared everything too well as it never normally does for us! So is this the fate bit as NZ is just ment to be? (we were initally off to OZ) or calm before the storm??????

Sorry for the rambled rant but better out than in...I know it's only sold when we have the money in the bank but needed to share with people who have walked the walk etc lisa
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Wow that's amazing! You must have a lovely house and / or have priced it right, good for you.

Whereabouts are you headed for in NZ?

As for having no visas but you do have job offers, tread carefully here... when are you planning to fly out? If you honestly won't have time to get the visas, then tell your employers you will need new job offers to take to NZIS in wherever you're headed for. That's what I was advised to do as I didn't have time to get my work visa before we left the US. My employer gave me a new job offer when we got here, which I then took to NZIS. The thinking behind this is that you could get into trouble if you come in as a visitor, but with a job offer.

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Told my Mum who burst into tears the penny really only just drop we are really leaving she felt bad for being upset I have the guilt about taking the kids again!!!
Awwww My Mum was the same. Upset, then kicking herself for being upset as she knew we were doing what we thought was right for our family.
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Thanks Maz ,We are off to Blenhiem, But are going on an Oz visa although the agent said prob wont get it till june, we have paid for all but the meds so will hang on for the OZ visa as more options if NZ not for us (but I am sure we wont need it!!!!!)prob till sept when we get there thats when we told everyone we were leaing so I feel better if I don't drop anymore bombshells!!!!
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Wow that's amazing! You must have a lovely house and / or have priced it right, good for you.

Whereabouts are you headed for in NZ?

As for having no visas but you do have job offers, tread carefully here... when are you planning to fly out? If you honestly won't have time to get the visas, then tell your employers you will need new job offers to take to NZIS in wherever you're headed for. That's what I was advised to do as I didn't have time to get my work visa before we left the US. My employer gave me a new job offer when we got here, which I then took to NZIS. The thinking behind this is that you could get into trouble if you come in as a visitor, but with a job offer.



Awwww My Mum was the same. Upset, then kicking herself for being upset as she knew we were doing what we thought was right for our family.
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Thanks hope to meet you Sept time!! We have seen a great house on Dillons point rd. I have fallen in love with it!!! Whats the area like??? prob will have been sold by the time we get out and sorted but nice to dream lisa
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Hi There,

Just read your post. We have got our Visa's, and as soon as Hubby finishes all the little DIY jobs I have nagged him about for 4 years, we will put ours on the market.

Congrats on selling your house. What will you do if you have to be out before you fly to Blenheim? This is my dilemma at the moment as have no family close by to put us up, and rentals usually are for a minimum of 6 months.

My Best Buddy Frenchie lives in Blenheim, and is totally loving it. She works at the hospital there.

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[QUOTE=pumpkinlou;5980131]Hi There,

Just read your post. We have got our Visa's, and as soon as Hubby finishes all the little DIY jobs I have nagged him about for 4 years, we will put ours on the market.

Congrats on selling your house. What will you do if you have to be out before you fly to Blenheim? This is my dilemma at the moment as have no family close by to put us up, and rentals usually are for a minimum of 6 months.

My Best Buddy Frenchie lives in Blenheim, and is totally loving it. She works at the hospital there.

Good Luck

Thanks Lou,

Hope you have luck with yours...I have everything crossed as my friends house sale has just fallen through, she was about to book flights and had handed in her notice!!!!!

I have to say we are very lucky.. we are renting a little house off our mother in law here she was just about to sell it. We are in until we go and in Blenhiem a relative of my OH is giving use of her house while we get sorted she moving in with her daughter!!!

So this is why we are ending up in NZ fate has took us in this direction we were off to OZ, but things have just slotted in for us jobs house etc so its Blenheim for us!! Is Frenchie a nurse?? just in the process of reg with nursing council!! More money for tiny bits of useless paper!!!!!! But hey ho
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Hi Lisa,

It sounds like fate doesn't it!

Frenchie is indeed a nurse. She Was a District Nurse here in Walsall, and is a Nursing Specialist in Blenheim. She is loving it. She says even the Doctors and Specialists are really friendly, and even bring cakes and muffins in for their tea breaks!! (Whats a tea break here he he!!)

She will be able to give you loads of info. I will pm you with her e mail. She does post lots on here too.

Good luck!

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Thanks Lou thats fab I think she has replied to a thread as I too am a district/community nurse will pick her brain re jobs etc and they have tea brakes and cakes I'm there!!!!thanks again!
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Hello!!! Hello!! I am here!!!!

Life at Wairau in little old Blenheim is great.... We have 'smokos' where the physicians do indeed often supply cakes!!!!

My job here is a specialty clinical nurse in cardiology, respiratory and diabetes. My background was district nursing.

Dillons point Road is what they call 'over the tracks' and property tens to be a little cheaper as there are some 'state' housing around.

If I can be of any help pm me and I can give you the e mail of the DN manager here. There are often DN vacancies!!!!

Just send me a pm and I will help in any way I can

Hey Lou LOVE your new chimp!!!! xx
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Hey Frenchie!!

My Pumpkin Face wouldn't upload, and you know I am a little Chimp at heart!!

Nice to see you on the board.

Look forward to chatting soon

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Thanks again Lou and Frenchie I have PM'd you!!!
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