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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2008, 9:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Import taxes & buying online?

Hi
I work for a company that imports carpets from Europe into NZ and Australia and we pay GST plus 12% import duty ,so I think it will work out about the same % as in Uk .I believe it is the same...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 8th 2008, 6:36 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,430
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Moving to NZ from Spain with a cat

Hi

My name is Karen and we relocated from Spain to New Zealand . We had a dog on a pet passport but he would have had to go into quarantine in NZ and the thought of that on top of the journey...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 5:06 am
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Time frame for residence 'stamp'??

Hi

I sent mine in at the beginning of July and I got it back about 4 weeks ago so about 3 months !! We had a standing joke that I was in the lick and stick queue! I phoned several times and they...
Forum: Thailand
Nov 4th 2007, 4:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Karen2000

Stop over Thailand Hotels ??

Hi

I am sure this has been asked many times but I really would appreciate some feedback. We live in NZ and are returning to Uk for a visit in May on the return journey we have decide to stop over...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 4th 2007, 6:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,883
Posted By Karen2000

Re: What is Warkworth area like?

Hi

My name is Karen and I live in Warkworth , my husband has been here for nearly a year and I followed a few months later . We were renting until the end of June but have now moved into our own ...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2007, 6:42 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Karen2000

Re: DownerEDI

Hi

My husband works for Downer EDI . What part is the interview for ? I understand there are several different divisions within the company , my husband works on the telephone side he used to work...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2007, 7:33 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Shanghai Airport !

Hi

My son visited Shanghai last year on holiday and he loved it ! He says he would definately go back again . Hope that helps , but I suppose what 1 person likes another may not .

Karen
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2007, 9:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Landlord is disputing bond ! help

Thanks for the replies and we will get in touch with the tenancy agency to see what we have to do next , we dont know why she has put it into dispute as she wont return our calls . It seems very...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2007, 7:05 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By Karen2000

Landlord is disputing bond ! help

Hi
Well the short version of the story is the landlord signed our bond paper agreeing for our bond to be repaid . However , as her boyfriend had signed the original paperwork they wrote to her to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2007, 6:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By Karen2000

Re: A mouth full of bad fillings!!!

Hi
We have some dental cover with my OH job but I need a root canal which is going to cost $1600 and they will only pay $250 towards the cost . Has anyone else got decent dental cover like HSA here...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2007, 5:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 963
Posted By Karen2000

Re: OMG, I start work on Monday.....

Hi Anne

I know how you feel and it`s a shock to the system , good luck and will speak soon

Love Karen
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2007, 6:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Health Problems

Hi Dawn

Just a view of my own experience with my medical and the health side of things . I too was worried about the medical as I had a spinal cord injury 17 years ago , a long time I know but the...
Jun 14th 2007, 7:09 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi Littletoe

I got a letter on 1st May to say my case officer had been appointed and asking me for a list of extra evidence he required , I replied to that asap and then out of the blue the letter...
Jun 13th 2007, 7:26 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi
Quick update for those still waiting for PR through the partnership policy . I have received my confirmation back it is approved !!!!!! received the work visa last week and now this, just 1 week...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 8th 2007, 3:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Flight discount codes

Hi

What do you do with them ? do you have to be with Barclaycard or HSBC to use them ?

Thanks Karen
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 8th 2007, 3:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Karen2000

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY KAREN2000

Thanks so much , had a lovely birthday my OH took me to the Bay of Islands for a few days , it made reaching 50 a little easier to bear !!!!

Karen
Jun 5th 2007, 7:15 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi

I have received my passport back from immigration with my work permit in it and it says I cannot leave the country or the permit will expire . I am hoping my PR will be approved before this...
May 31st 2007, 7:05 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi

Does this mean I have not applied for the right thing ? My residency application is in and so that I can work until it is approved NZ immigration suggested I applied for the work visa under the...
May 30th 2007, 8:22 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi

I could have made a mistake but will check the bank account but am pretty sure it was $120 , but have just thought do I have to pay for anything to actually be put into my passport ? I am...
May 29th 2007, 3:45 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi
Just a quick update, I have heard today that my work visa though the family stream has been approved , it has taken 30 days and not 60 so that was a nice surprise . It looks like the timescales...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2007, 8:25 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 2,231
Posted By Karen2000

Re: HELP!!!

I seem to remember that Tesco was interested in taking over The Wharehouse , if my memory serves me right I read it in the financial section about a month or so ago !! Does it ring any bells for...
Forum: New Zealand
May 27th 2007, 8:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Air Newzealand

Hi
I got a new passport before I came out here . The numbers are different and they added the remaining months from my old passport to the new one , I think up to 9 months can be added . I went to...
May 21st 2007, 8:44 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi Me again

I never thought about the medicals etc but it seems very wrong that they would expect you to pay for more as the hold up is of their making and not your fault .But , life isn`t fair...
May 21st 2007, 8:39 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Karen2000

Re: For those going over on tourist visa

Hi

I am in the same situation , I applied for PR with my OH sponsoring me in Feb and was told the wait was 18 months so I have now applied for a work visa through the family stream processing time...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2007, 8:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,214
Posted By Karen2000

Re: Warkworth NZ

Hi There my name is Karen and I have been living in Warkworth for almost 4 months . We are in rented accommodation at the moment but will be moving into our own house next month , I am really looking...
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