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Sep 17th 2019, 2:03 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Just back! Help with Car Insurance please

There's ALWAYS a catch. In 40 years of driving, I've never owned an automatic car :D Typical. You would not believe how many issues like this I've had to deal with over the last 4 weeks, most...
Sep 17th 2019, 1:36 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Just back! Help with Car Insurance please

BritInParis
Oh! I thought I had to have been here 12 months before applying for a uk licence! Thank you! :amen:
Sep 16th 2019, 10:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Just back! Help with Car Insurance please

In the end I went with "Admiral" , thank you everyone for your advice :thumbsup:
Sep 16th 2019, 10:05 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Dog & cat from NZ to UK

Dogtainers or Pet transport (George) in Auckland. We moved 2 dogs and a cat from Nelson to Manchester with them.
Forum: Back Home
Sep 10th 2019, 1:51 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: One month.

Ditto! I moved here to Yorkshire for a job 4 weeks ago without my kiwi husband and pets. Waiting for spouse visa for him to follow.
I seem to be pushing shit uphill at every turn... Bank/Car...
Aug 13th 2019, 1:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,322
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Overwhelmed and just want to go home

I arrived in the uk yesterday without hubby and pets :( Today looking for a small, cheap car for work, which I start next monday.
Car insurance quotes are horrendous! AND I don't keep my no claims...
Aug 13th 2019, 9:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gypsy888

Just back! Help with Car Insurance please

Arrived back yesterday, sad to leave kiwi hubby and pets back in nz :(
staying with brother and wife in Morecambe until Friday.
Have to buy car as I start work in Yorkshire next week!
Foreign...
Jul 30th 2019, 9:57 am
Replies: 0
Views: 789
Posted By Gypsy888

ToR transfer of residence form-currency of valued goods

I'm doing our ToR list of goods with values. Can I do it in NZD or does it have to be converted to GBP?
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Anyone moved from New Zealand to Britain with a non UK spouse?

Thank you SpouseofScouse! I want to get everything organised before I leave because I'm the chief of logistics and form filler outerer! OH is stressed and putting head in sand.
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Panic stations ... I got a job! Dilemmas with Kiwi Partner.

Thanks SanDiegogirl, we would pay for priority if we could! With the 3 x pets, our airfares, shipping, rent in advance, etc etc we'll have nothing left! Everything we do and every form we fill out...
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Panic stations ... I got a job! Dilemmas with Kiwi Partner.

Thanks bevs, no we didn't get married, I want to do that in the UK where I'm from, and we haven't got time now really...unless of course it would make a HUGE difference?! Being "older" we're not...
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Gypsy888

Unhappy Anyone moved from New Zealand to Britain with a non UK spouse?

I've been trawling through the immigration/uk spouse visa posts and timelines. Can't see any kiwis who have gone through the UK Spouse Visa hoops of fire :banghead:. Is there anyone out there?
I am...
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Panic stations ... I got a job! Dilemmas with Kiwi Partner.

I thought he could come for 6 months as a visitor just with his NZ Passport?
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Panic stations ... I got a job! Dilemmas with Kiwi Partner.

Thanks mikelincs, not the answer we were hoping for. :( Bugger.
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Gypsy888

Panic stations ... I got a job! Dilemmas with Kiwi Partner.

I fly to UK on 11th August and start work on 19th in North Yorkshire .... yippee (Me British Citizen)
My partner (New Zealander) is following in 3-4wks with our pets via Qatar Airways (Pet Transport...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2019, 8:51 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,297
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Accredited trucking companies

Hi grantr - my OH here in NZ (he's kiwi, I'm british) has been a Class 5 linehaul driver (HGV 1?) for 35+ years. He has F and DG endorsements which is standard here.

He works for a big South...
Jun 26th 2019, 11:22 am
Replies: 927
Views: 115,390
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

https://www.housebeautiful.com/uk/lifestyle/property/a26552176/best-places-to-live-uk/

This is a great read :typing:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2019, 12:55 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,755
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Freezies. Bbrrr.

Get MrBEVS some "Over the knee" socks :p Paired with shorts he'd be fine N dandy!
Beautiful Mens Stance Fire Dancer Over The Knee Socks 30934|61213 2945, Simple...
Jun 20th 2019, 7:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Truck driving kiwi partner, what area to settle in and are we too old?

Thank you, I'm now thinking this may be better than NE Scottish coast as far as weather goes. Also some more rural rentals found N York 🙂
Jun 19th 2019, 8:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Truck driving kiwi partner, what area to settle in and are we too old?

Yes!!! That's the spirit!! Thanks for your inspiration :thumbsup:

Thank you, I've been looking on Google Earth...I thought it might have been Whitby. Have seen some nice rural rentals through...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 18th 2019, 10:26 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,755
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Freezies. Bbrrr.

Freezing mornings here in Kaiteriteri, but beautiful sunny, calm, days with blue skies and around 15C. Wind is -50C though coming off the snow on Mt. Arthur, and Takaka Hill is often closed overnight...
Jun 18th 2019, 6:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Truck driving kiwi partner, what area to settle in and are we too old?

Verystormy ... thank you, I do work full--time in NZ and have always earned over £20,000 so that should work out ok 🙂 I don't plan on retiring for another 20yrs...couldn't afford to in NZ!
Jun 18th 2019, 3:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Gypsy888

Question Truck driving kiwi partner, what area to settle in and are we too old?

I am a British/Australian citizen with dual passports. Planning to go back to the UK to live, taking my kiwi man back with me. In the process of spouse visa paperwork at present (what a mission)
He...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 17th 2019, 6:40 am
Replies: 100
Views: 28,889
Posted By Gypsy888

Re: Anyone moved back from NZ to the Lake District UK?

Yep, that's about it! Start knitting or go nuts! :blink:
I'm in Kaiteriteri which is just as small and touristy. I feel like I'm wasting time hanging around doing nothing with my life, even though I...
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