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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 3rd 2019, 11:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By bga

Re: Pension Transfer

can't reccomend Tony from GBPensions highly enough, transferred 4 pensions for myself and the Mrs a few years ago, little to no hassle tansferring and they've doing quite nicely since :)
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2019, 9:15 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,481
Posted By bga

Re: Anyone working in NZ for UK-based company?

Hi Kiwigirl78 - have PM'd you :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2019, 2:42 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,481
Posted By bga

Re: Anyone working in NZ for UK-based company?

Hi Giles, i'll PM you if ok with my experience
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 11th 2019, 12:39 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,481
Posted By bga

Re: Anyone working in NZ for UK-based company?

i worked the first 4 years of my time in NZ for a UK company - same as you describe, I was working from home for a UK company that was solely based in the UK, just filled an IR3 form in at the end of...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2018, 2:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,917
Posted By bga

Re: Missing UK Telly choices!

hi, it awful eh .. if using google chrome go to Extensions (top right Click the 3 dots>More tools>Extensions) then search for 'makeme VPN' install/activate it then click on it and select 'British'...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2013, 4:16 am
Replies: 89
Views: 7,902
Posted By bga

Re: Are you glad you immigrated to Auckland?

yep absolutely.. took a year or so to settle... kids completely at home .. summers are lovely, folks are nice, winters are wintery .. whats not to like ? :) PS $120k - you'll walk it
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2013, 11:36 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,546
Posted By bga

Re: Hello!

.. good stuff .. I ought to say though (after reading you question again) that we had permanent residence when we arrived, a work visa may be different.. I don't know
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2013, 11:29 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,546
Posted By bga

Re: Hello!

Hi, you get the 20hrs straight away ... we had a 3 year old when we arrived 3 years ago and got the free 20hrs - the other 10 or so hours were $4 an hour so even at the crummy exchange rate it was...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2013, 12:24 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bga

Re: Suarez performing 'The Hand of God' ?

Being a Forest fan then you feel my pain :D , not to worry - alls fair in love and war I guess ... heres TVNZ's take on it and a decent video link too...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 7th 2013, 9:23 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bga

Re: Suarez performing 'The Hand of God' ?

I am a Mansfield lad, and a Stags fan through and through for 35 + years , was gutted to have been cheated like that especially as we came out for the second half on fire and were the better team...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2012, 7:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By bga

Re: Pensions tax - Help!

.. a pleasure.. good luck :-)
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2012, 12:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By bga

Re: Pensions tax - Help!

start here I reckon.. - http://www.hendersoninternational.co.nz/free-resources-for-nz-bound/new-zealand-pension-guide/
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2012, 11:32 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By bga

Re: Best Broadband!

Slingshot for me .. uncapped downloads half decent speeds (13mbps) and never had a prob with cust service on the rare occasion I've ever had to speak to them .. I cannot speak too lowly of Telecom.....
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2012, 8:46 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By bga

Re: Hands Free UK Land Line Phone

cool.. good luck with that then .. I just hope the repair man doesnt try to phone you to confirm :D
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2012, 7:14 am
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By bga

Re: Hands Free UK Land Line Phone

Just a thought, but as you have broadband do you have an ADSL filter on the line where the phone is plugged in (the little white splitter device) ?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2012, 1:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By bga

Re: Nurse hoping to emigrate with family

Hi, glad to be of some help - at the moment all is very good, the kids are totally settled, and while its not all a bed of roses by any means - and the first year I found quite tough, not knowing...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2012, 12:28 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By bga

Re: Nurse hoping to emigrate with family

Hi, I dont contribute much nowadays to this forum but your post seemed relevant to my situation - I am in Auckland BTW so cant comment on house prices in Welly etc

Pensions etc, while folks may...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 11th 2012, 12:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By bga

Re: I shot a timelapse video looking out over Dunedin harbour this evening

Cool :-), very serene .. I did a couple of timelapse vids last year .. here they are : - the first one took care of a rainy school hols with a 6 and 11 year old ;-) , the second.. well, self...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 6th 2012, 11:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By bga

Re: Where to stay when we arrive?

My folks have just been over for 3 weeks and stayed here - nice place reccomend it :) .. http://www.holidayhouses.co.nz/properties/15457.asp - (PS I have a 6yr old son too)
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2012, 10:58 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 6,583
Posted By bga

Re: I like a fag

.. you can't "ban" anything that people want, weather you or I like it/agree with it or not is irrelevant, the point was made about prohibition - the legacy of that folly is that the Mafia sprung up...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2012, 10:34 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,919
Posted By bga

Re: How to fly around the world (UK to NZ) with a 2 1/2 year old!!!!

... did it with a 3 year old ... it ain't easy but had to be done.. a bit of Calpol night time aided the sleeping and if the little 'un gets really grumpy your hubby could give them some too :-) -...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2011, 7:35 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,773
Posted By bga

Re: Rant thread

.. my last word on the subject.. IMO.. as only a passing visitor nowadays, folks on here helped me immensely when I first got here, lately I see a lot of negativity, folks moaning about this and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2011, 5:09 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,773
Posted By bga

Re: Rant thread

No its absolutely not, I don't recognise the place that is described in some sections of this forum, please don't believe most of the crap on some of the threads on here, the term whinging poms...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2011, 4:34 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By bga

Re: Roger Waters... THE WALL

.. got tickets for the Saturday Night .. went on pre sale today .. result :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 19th 2011, 6:40 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,584
Posted By bga

Re: IPhones

http://www.unlock.net.nz/
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