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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2010, 9:54 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,158
Posted By Newfies

Re: Healthcare warning for new immigrants

There are certain counties Uk being one of them that have recipriocal (spelling) agreements that health care is provided free of charge.

If a Kiwi as in UK hospital he would not reveive a bill...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2010, 6:49 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,836
Posted By Newfies

Re: Monthly family expenses - Food

Cambell live did a little bit of reseach journalism a few weeks back. It compared 17 product prices from countries around the world, Auckland London Sydney and I cant remeber where else.

Of the...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2010, 9:34 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 14,018
Posted By Newfies

Re: Earthquake Alert

Hope everone is safe and well. Shocking news.

I heard it from a friend in the UK asking if I was ok and anywhere near it. Made the news in the UK before I knew about it. :o

Im having a blonde...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 18th 2010, 8:26 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,912
Posted By Newfies

Re: shipping house contents & dogs back to UK...any recommendations?

Im not moving back. I just moved from Hamurana to the Waikato. Love it here not got any plans to move back to the old blighty. Why did you move back?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 18th 2010, 5:28 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,912
Posted By Newfies

Re: shipping house contents & dogs back to UK...any recommendations?

91C at the back elevated view overlooking lake and Mokoia Island. Yeah we are down to one newfie now at one point we had 4. I knew the people who lived on the corner of Turner and Alice in the A...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2010, 8:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,912
Posted By Newfies

Re: shipping house contents & dogs back to UK...any recommendations?

I lived there on Turner Road!!! Beautiful place to be

Now living in the Waikato
Aug 17th 2010, 8:31 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By Newfies

Re: immigration visas

Yes if the Annual practising certificate is still valid.

As I have stated there are two parts to Nursing registation. The first part is sending off transcripts etc from your university and...
Aug 17th 2010, 10:41 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By Newfies

Re: immigration visas

Nursing registration is in two parts in effect. You have to have your skills assessed to go on the nursing register. Then you apply for a annual practising certificate which is $96NZD per year. You...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2010, 8:05 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,912
Posted By Newfies

Re: shipping house contents & dogs back to UK...any recommendations?

No personal experience but friends who moved back in April used NZ Van Lines and found them to be excellent in every way.
They said the other companies they had in to quote couldn't be certain that...
Aug 14th 2010, 4:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By Newfies

Re: immigration visas

If it is a permenant move that you are looking to make then I would recommend that you go down the route or permenant residency visa. As a nurse you will easily obtain more than enough point for the...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2010, 7:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Newfies

Re: Nursing recommendations for Auckland anyone??

Try looking at the Middlemore or North Shore hospital web sites.

Alot also depends on where you are going to be living.

Middlemore has more of the interesting cases and the more specialised...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2010, 11:48 am
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By Newfies

Re: Probably a daft question but...

Forget it you wont be able to bring it.

Flammable liquids are not meant to be in the container for obvious reasons (I think!)

Depends on the packing firm and the individual packer.

One of...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2010, 4:22 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By Newfies

Re: Learning Maori

I have attempted to learn some basic maori as part of my job but find it frustrating as you say for the rules and pronounciations.

I have had the same discussion with several older maori people...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2010, 9:45 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,236
Posted By Newfies

Re: Mobile Phones in NZ

WE have just changed over to 2 degrees from vodafone. So far so good.

We changed from vodafone as apart from being ripped of with the cost of text and calls Vodafone introduced a fee for calling...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2010, 5:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Newfies

Re: Gedsy's wife Nursing opportunties in NZ

Apply with the DHB (District Health Board) direct. Nusring is one of the few skills that they will do telephone interview for you and keep the job offer open to you for several months (each DHB are...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2010, 10:01 am
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Newfies

Re: Wooden furniture

All will be fine with indoor furniture, its the outdoor wooden stuff that MAF don't like too much.

We brought everything that we owned plenty of wooden antique furniture some with old wood worm...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 1st 2010, 10:20 am
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Newfies

Re: dog boarding advice?

Take a deep breath and relax.

It is possible with a little bit of planning for her to come out the day after you arrive. I would strongly advise against you being on the same flight as you will be...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2010, 9:48 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,363
Posted By Newfies

Re: DIY Dog Export

We used ladyhaye and they were fantastic. Could not fault them I thingk I have posted on that link. So i wont repeat myself here.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2010, 12:38 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By Newfies

Re: WooHoo

Congrats well done

Will be in contact soon re accommodation
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2010, 12:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,363
Posted By Newfies

Re: DIY Dog Export

Please DO NOT ship any pets through eastern countries.

There have been several instances where they have arrived at their destination dead though heat exhaustion.

This is due to the fact that...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2010, 11:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By Newfies

Re: Employment Contract

This appears to be the norm.

I work in the health care sector and I acrue leave as I go so I can take it as I have acrued it.
I.E after say 3 months of working (including nasty night shifts) I...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 17th 2010, 6:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By Newfies

Re: One afternoon/evening in Welly - where to stay...

Try the Comfort or Quality hotel on Cuba street. Central to everything yet a little out the way at the same time.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2010, 9:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Newfies

Re: Money? Insurance? Help please!

Depending on what credit card you have and whether you brought your flights on the credit card. You may find you have travel insurance. Take a peek at the small print or give CC company a call.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2010, 10:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By Newfies

Re: NZ road trip - suggestions?

Drive from Auckland to Rotorua is about 3 hours.
There are lots of things to see and do there depending on what takes your fancy.
Rainbow spring, Paradise Valley, plenty of thermal pools the better...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2010, 2:41 am
Replies: 21
Views: 10,040
Posted By Newfies

Re: Pork Pies

What up the road?

I travel from the Mighty Waikato and fill our freezer up every few months. I don't buy my meat from anywhere else.

(apologis if I have misread your post!)
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