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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 18th 2012, 7:38 am
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By annabel1

Re: Speech and Language Therapist

Hi Maynard,

I am an OT working in health care here in NZ, I've been here for 12 months and must say it has been great.
I organised my registration here before I applied for my visa. From the UK...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 1st 2012, 10:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By annabel1

Re: Auckland rental

Have you considered asking your employer (assuming you are working) for the reference ? That is what I did in the same situation last year :)
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2012, 10:38 am
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By annabel1

Re: Hooker Pacific ?

Hi,
Yea, he did the NZ equivalent of the hazchem here which was a 1 day course. It wasn't too expensive either. In addition he had to do the theory test for the equivalent class one licence and also...
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2012, 8:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By annabel1

Re: Hooker Pacific ?

Hi Jagman

My husband works for Hookers, been with them since last October.
He drives fuel tankers with them for Z (previously Shell). They have various bases around NZ and I think it will depend...
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2012, 7:25 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,807
Posted By annabel1

Charges for GP visits

:ohmy:

Yesterday I visited the GP for the first time since arriving in NZ last September. It was a good experience apart from when it came to the bill .......... $80 ! ! ! ! !
After a bit of...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2012, 6:21 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,929
Posted By annabel1

Re: Older chidren (still in the UK) question

I have been over in NZ for 6 months now and have my 18 yr old son here but my daughter (20) stayed back in the UK with our 2 1/2 yr grandaughter that I miss incredibly.
I do feel great guilt for...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2012, 8:48 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By annabel1

Re: Trucking companies & Dental services

My husband drives fuel tankers in NZ. Try contacting Hookers directly as they currently hold one of the big Fuel contracts at the mo'.
Good luck
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2012, 8:32 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,709
Posted By annabel1

Re: Kitesurfing North island

Hi Nicorsts1,

I am in Auckland and kitesurf locally, had a great day at Shakespear Park last weekend and if the wind is ok will be at Pt Chev this weekend too.
I have a friend who recently...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2011, 8:22 am
Replies: 47
Views: 7,666
Posted By annabel1

Re: Guilt Trip

Oh my, I read this post and thought a few lines in .... Did I write this ? Then realised it wasn't me but wow it is so so similar to my story with my daughter ! She had a little one and is now back...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2011, 7:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By annabel1

Emotional challenges !

Hi guys,

I know this one has been done on may occasions but just felt I needed to share the current challenges I have on the emotional front !
We fly out to NZ on Tuesday so only have a few days...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2011, 6:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By annabel1

Re: 1 more sleep to go

Hi Kaz,
Great to hear your update, it sounds like all is going well and you have survived the challenge !
we arrive with our son in Auckland in just over 2 weeks and would like him to be getting...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2011, 5:49 am
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By annabel1

Wink The move is underway !

Well just thought I would vent some subconscious emigration stress .... Here goes ....,. Phoned BT and other utilities to say stop services from 18th, simple you would think ? Yes, for everyone but...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2011, 5:21 am
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By annabel1

Re: Kitesurfing

Oooppss ! Should have said kiteboy ! !

I do envy the sound of your spot at red beach, sounds ace. I do like the peninsula but it is just a bit too far for us for work, so have got a spot at half...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2011, 10:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By annabel1

Re: Kitesurfing

Hi Lardyl

We are arriving in Auckland on 1st Sept and both kutesurf. On previous tips to Auckland we've been out at Cheltenham beach and Orewa which were good.
We will have a little wait for all...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 19th 2011, 6:27 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,386
Posted By annabel1

Re: It's not a nice feeling

I really do feel for you as I know it must be so difficult, but as you mentioned your daughter could up an move with the little one at any time which is something I have also thought with our...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2011, 6:03 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,733
Posted By annabel1

Re: UK to NZ August 2011

Hi all,

We (my husband, son and myself) fly out from Heathrow on 29th August and land in Auckland on 1st Sept' :) and will be settling in Auckland. Only about 49 days to go and so much to still...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2011, 6:17 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,386
Posted By annabel1

Re: It's not a nice feeling

Hi,

We have 6 weeks left till we fly and I can feel the emotions building now so god knows what I'll be like in another few weeks. My biggest challenge is leaving my daughter who now also has a 2...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2011, 7:03 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,376
Posted By annabel1

Smile Re: Freeview boxes ?

Hi,
Thanks for that :)
I have been looking on the net and I think we will just go for picking up free sat boxes if the tv's won't tune in (they are all quite new so will possibly have the option...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2011, 6:16 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,559
Posted By annabel1

Re: North Shore 25-35'ers pub crawl!

Hi Guys,

We land in Auckland in 12 weeks and are looking for a rental on the North Shore and would love to get a bit of a social circle going too. We are both early 40's and I do like a bit of a...
Jun 5th 2011, 8:47 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By annabel1

Re: Transfer of NZ visa into new UK passport

Hi Guys,

Well the passport and visa transfer is over for my husband and son for the next 10 years :D

I just thought I would update you on the experience though, Firstly I was pleasantly...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2011, 8:30 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By annabel1

Re: A' Level equivalent study ?

Hi Faye,

Thanks for your info' it has been really useful :)

We did contact the course info' email address but feel a little confused at the response which said............

"The best way to...
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2011, 8:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By annabel1

Re: A' Level equivalent study ?

Thanks guys for the replies, they have helped lots :)

We have now contacted AUT about the cert' in applied science and MIT about a pre degree course :)

Hopefully we are on the right track now...
May 31st 2011, 8:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By annabel1

Re: Transfer of NZ visa into new UK passport

Thanks for the reply.

I think I was having an incredibly dim moment (blaming it on the stress). I ended up completing the forms with just my husbands and son's details and I think it will be ok. I...
May 30th 2011, 12:16 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By annabel1

Transfer of NZ visa into new UK passport

Hi again on this topic,

Well, we now have the new UK passports and just need to get the visa's transferred into them. I thought I was doing well as I have the forms (INZ 1023) in front of me ready...
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2011, 10:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By annabel1

A' Level equivalent study ?

Hi Guys,

I am not sure if anyone will have a quick answer to this but then again someone always comes up with a good bit of advice/info so here goes.

My son is wanting to go to uni’ in Auckland...
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