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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 9:32 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,023
Posted By Genesis

Re: Introduction & Concerns From A Potential Immigrant

PS you are on my ignore list now, I think it is best that way eh??
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 4:26 am
Replies: 49
Views: 9,841
Posted By Genesis

Re: Should we move to NZ?

All good thanks. Enjoying my retirement from all things work! Just avoid the bad drivers and the bullies and she’ll be right! Sweet as bro!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 2:53 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,023
Posted By Genesis

Re: Introduction & Concerns From A Potential Immigrant

It is what he does. I am very surprised he has not been thrown off the site TBH. Strange behaviour for someone in a profession that is caring for others eh?
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 1:13 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Genesis

Re: Learning to drive in NZ

Whatever you do, wrap your self and your loved ones in the biggest, safest, 5 star safety rating car you can afford, it may save your live. Seriously. The driving here is beyond awful. And 13 years...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 25th 2018, 11:40 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,841
Posted By Genesis

Re: Should we move to NZ?

Canada, have a look at Canada. Closer to the UK. If I had my time again it would be my preferred choice.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 25th 2018, 11:33 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,841
Posted By Genesis

Re: Should we move to NZ?

Alas re the bullying aspect the poster speaks of, I have found that to be very true. NZ is riven through with bullying, at all levels, at school at work and at home. I have experienced it first hand...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2017, 7:34 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,949
Posted By Genesis

Re: Questions, questions, questions!!!

NZ is nice. Been here 12 years. But I think Melbourne is the better choice IMO. Auckland is 100% grid locked.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2017, 11:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Genesis

Re: New route to remaining in NZ

Its a bloody joke! For me the drink drive is enough to throw him out of the country!! BUT RAPE???? WTF?????? And passport fraud?

I have ALWAYS believed that him, like me, an invited 'guest' in...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 25th 2017, 7:47 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By Genesis

Re: Life in NZ

Hi, in terms of beauty the South Island is way superior IMO. I am in the North Island. I am told Auckland is utter gridlock, best avoided...median house price is around $1 million. Obviously you will...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2017, 1:11 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,759
Posted By Genesis

Re: Would this work?

Why? Cos being 'near everything' is NOT important to some. The way the world is going its currently a HUGE boon to be so isolated!! The fact that is is unpopulous is the MAIN reason I am here! I do...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2017, 8:15 am
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Genesis

Re: Getting a Job in NZ from India

Hi, I think you probably need to expand on what SAP ABAP is. Then look on the NZ immigration website to see if it is on the skills shortage list, which is apparently the easiest route to get into NZ....
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2017, 5:09 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

It is open HURRAH!!! I have yet to visit it but it certainly is a VERY impressive looking establishment. Which is nice.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2017, 5:08 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

Hey...are we mates? Don't think we have met, not yet anyway and indeed we should!! I have been here for 12 years!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2017, 5:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

Property Brokers is probably the best.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 11th 2017, 9:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By Genesis

Re: What surprises did you have in the last weeks before/first weeks after your arriv

it was 12 years ago, so memory is vague. Leaving the UK was SO, SO easy. Arriving in NZ was really easy too. Felt I had 'come home'. I love so much about NZ, don't really get on too well with NZ born...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 10th 2017, 9:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,976
Posted By Genesis

Re: Heading Home!

All those returning could not have chosen a better time. Which is nice. Great NZ house prices and the pound's pretty much never been weaker. Only downside is that there has been a bit of surge in UK...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2017, 4:16 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

She who dares wins!!! You will not miss the traffic and the droves of crowds. You will love the affordability of Palmy, skiing is only 2 hours away, the capital ditto, even quicker now that the...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2017, 1:13 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

Keep in touch eh? If you want a drive around recce when you get here more than happy to do that with you your husband and the dogs!! Did you know we have more eateries here in Palmy, per capita than...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 4th 2017, 10:17 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

This is a nice area, very close to our wonderful swimming and gym complex.

West End, 3 bedrooms, $335 pw | Trade Me Property...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 3rd 2017, 7:06 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By Genesis

Re: Mortgages

Heating will be expensive cos of high ceilings, the enormity of the home and the fact that it indeed will not be d/glazed and it probably wont have much insulation under the floor or in the roof.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 3rd 2017, 6:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By Genesis

Re: Mortgages

The price is $295k firm. Not an auction. Its cheap cos its huge (very limited market for such immense homes), it will be expensive to heat and maintain and whilst the area is not that bad it is not...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2017, 9:09 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By Genesis

Re: Mortgages

This is an amazing home. Not a bad area either. If someone was in healthcare and had a job at the hospital this probably must be the bargain of the year; okay its gonna be a job to heat it in the...
Forum: NZ Update
Mar 2nd 2017, 8:40 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,115
Posted By Genesis

Re: Any regrets?

It is a great place eh? You have to roll with the changes and accept that it is a whole new life. I have been here 12 years now next month and I really do not ever want to relocate anywhere, ever...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 1st 2017, 3:05 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,109
Posted By Genesis

Re: Finding a real estate agent?

I have no idea why humans keep using these so called 'professionals'. Professionals my arse!!! I DO understand there are some honest and reasonable ones. I have just never come across any. And I do...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2017, 10:53 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By Genesis

Re: Mortgages

Okay, it appears that you will need a deposit of 20%. 10% in some cases if you are an NZ 1st time buyer. The multiple thing does not really apply. What they do over here is they ask your pay, after...
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