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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2016, 3:19 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Can Essential Skills Work Permit people rent out to tenants or airbnb?

hmm interesting, I didn't know that could be an issue as well
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 10th 2016, 7:00 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Can Essential Skills Work Permit people rent out to tenants or airbnb?

Wow thanks, so as I somewhat suspected there MAY be some extra level of restrictions regarding being a LANDLORD on a temp visa, however I guess in my case I would just rent out a room so I would...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 10th 2016, 12:20 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Can Essential Skills Work Permit people rent out to tenants or airbnb?

Any chance you could link me to info about those hurdles you mentioned? (or even describe them, would be much appreciated). Yeah it would be money from overseas but I would simply send that money to...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 9th 2016, 12:27 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Can Essential Skills Work Permit people rent out to tenants or airbnb?

Ouch I see, shame it's so very difficult to find exact info.

I'm not looking to use overseas assets for guarantees, just to move my savings to NZ + my job. However if the loan ratio is like 50% or...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2016, 7:23 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Can Essential Skills Work Permit people rent out to tenants or airbnb?

Hmm I haven't so far questioned the idea of getting a mortgage, at least the following page says that work permit workers can get mortgage up to 80% loaned:
Getting a Mortgage in New Zealand...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2016, 3:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By JohnLH

Can Essential Skills Work Permit people rent out to tenants or airbnb?

For my 3 year Essential Skills work permit I see lots of mention that I'm only allowed to work for 1 particular employer, and that I cannot start my own company etc etc,

so my question is, what...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2016, 1:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Invite my friend for 9 month visitors visa? 3 questions

Ah update, it wasn't easy to get through the call center, but upon calling they claim that there is no page that claims 3 months (I'm guessing that page you linked to has been buried somewhere deep...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2016, 10:11 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Invite my friend for 9 month visitors visa? 3 questions

I started to fill in the online application to check for any red signs, and there it's even impossible to select 3 months, you can only select 59 days, "less than 6 months" or some other super long...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2016, 7:51 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Invite my friend for 9 month visitors visa? 3 questions

Wow thanks so much for the info, you've totally changed my entire plans.

Accordingly to the official immigration website it made it sound like soooo easy for Chinese to get 9 month (+ 3 months...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2016, 5:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Any "accidental marriage"-laws in NZ?

Indeed, I know many who are heavy addicts on suicide-watch because they lost everything because they had no idea about such laws (i'm not talking about NZ here).
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2016, 4:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By JohnLH

Invite my friend for 9 month visitors visa? 3 questions

Hi, I'm moving to NZ on a already approved 3 years Essential Skills work visa. However I would really like to invite my girlfriend (on Chinese passport) to join me for my first 9 months.

1) If I...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2016, 7:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Any "accidental marriage"-laws in NZ?

Thanks for the info, exactly what I was looking for!
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2016, 5:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By JohnLH

Any "accidental marriage"-laws in NZ?

Hi, in many countries around the world there are some dangerous laws regarding inviting someone to live with you, for example:
Australia: If your girlfriend lives with you for a certain length then...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 27th 2016, 9:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Bringing things as new migrant: only by sea?

(to clarify my above message my stuff is in China because I lived in China, not because of shipping problems)
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 27th 2016, 6:10 am
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Bringing things as new migrant: only by sea?

ah thx


For the stuff I bring on flight I guess that just means they can question me there at the airport if they want, for the shipping I'm not sure what that means.

Currently it's leaning...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 27th 2016, 5:02 am
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By JohnLH

Bringing things as new migrant: only by sea?

The official immigration website says that for a new migrant you are allowed to bring as much stuff as you want (if you've used it for at least 12 months) without paying and GSP and stuff,
however...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2016, 4:10 am
Replies: 61
Views: 9,793
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Well that's that...

How was it like to live in a student town like Dunedin without being a student?
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2016, 4:07 am
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 8th 2016, 2:06 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,327
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Things to buy outside of NZ to bring with flight?

thanks for the answers, I first asked on NZ reddit and haha what a bunch of losers over there.

Useful about the shoes, since I'm planning on doing lots of hiking. However I don't understand those...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2016, 6:23 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,327
Posted By JohnLH

Re: Things to buy outside of NZ to bring with flight?

Ah flouride is just an example of one of the things a water filter removes, but it would remove all those other things you're implying about as well. But yes you are right bringing in luggage is a...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2016, 5:21 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,327
Posted By JohnLH

Things to buy outside of NZ to bring with flight?

Are there any items that are smart to buy outside of NZ to bring in? (For example before moving to NZ or while on vacation outside of the country), Such as things that are hard to find or unusually...
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