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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2013, 7:23 am
Replies: 29
Views: 7,624
Posted By BevK

Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2012, 6:56 am
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By BevK

Re: Electrical Items

Definitely bring everything with you. I did and so glad because choice is really limited. If you've got space, then fill it. :D

If your style is light coloured furniture, then get that before...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 1st 2012, 9:20 am
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By BevK

Re: I've read some of the threads about claiming tax back

I may be wrong, but as far as I'm aware, you can only claim the tax back :thumbdown:

Bev
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2012, 7:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By BevK

Re: I've read some of the threads about claiming tax back

I arrived in NZ end of August after working up until July in England. Filled in the P85 and sent it off with a copy of my P45 and got about £650 back. Recommend that you take a few copies of your...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 25th 2012, 6:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By BevK

Re: Great British Summer - Boots ad

:rofl::rofl:

Love it!!! Sums up the British summer in a nutshell, which I don't miss. I really miss Boots though, lol
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2012, 7:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By BevK

Re: Moth balls?

[QUOTE=104daysummervacation;10044645]Hi Guys,

Our ticket is now booked for 1 August, me,my husband and younger daughter (14 ) are going to be living in Chc.
I am sure there are big things for me...
Forum: New Zealand
May 3rd 2012, 4:40 am
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2012, 7:24 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By BevK

Re: UK couple in Auckland, wanting to make friends with other UK expats :-)

Hi Ifcfan,

We're in Royal Oak, stumbling distance from Zookeepers. I'm English (from ST Helens), so know the Wirral well. Partner is Kiwi but a LFC fan. He's working back in London at the moment,...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2012, 8:16 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,448
Posted By BevK

Re: Internet Bandwidth in NZ

Well did that and my download speed is now slower at 3.30 from 3.75Mbps :huh:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2012, 8:49 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,448
Posted By BevK

Re: Internet Bandwidth in NZ

Wonder if Simonsi could sort mine out too?

Download speed: 3.70Mbps
Upload speed: 162kbps

Or is that being cheeky, lol :D
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2012, 8:51 am
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2012, 8:43 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,615
Posted By BevK

Re: For you ladies that have moved to NZ in the last year or so.....

Can't wait for the new series of Benidorm, Love it !!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 20th 2012, 5:40 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By BevK

Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2012, 8:12 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,409
Posted By BevK

Re: What was everyones container quotes?

Pickfords, £3380 in August 2011 for 20ft. Fantastic service, arrived on time and all in one piece, well recommended. Robinsons came in the cheapest at £3380 and Pickfords matched it. :thumbsup: Got...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2012, 8:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By BevK

Re: New Zealand Nursing Registration....copies of certificates

Unfortunately you have to get them certified :thumbdown:
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2012, 7:42 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,444
Posted By BevK

Re: What to bring in our hold luggage - 2x23kg allowance each!

Its worthwhile telling the airline that you are booking your flights with that you are emigrating, as some will give you extra baggage allowance if you hold a valid residence visa. I flew with...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2012, 7:50 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,908
Posted By BevK

Re: Nurse's shift patterns in Auckland

I work in plastics and max fax at CMDHB, but we dont specialise in ENT. so no tracheostomies or laryngectomies, I'm afraid. Just keep looking as jobs are coming up all the time. :D
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2012, 10:11 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,908
Posted By BevK

Re: Nurse's shift patterns in Auckland

I work at CMDHB and the hours are the same as RobDon's - plus 12 hour shifts aren't the norm.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2011, 5:51 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By BevK

Re: Mobile phone and internet recommendations

Orcon genius being a new concept, i.e, voice over the internet, they seemed to be having a few problems according to some of the reviews that I had read which meant I'd be stuck with it for 2 years. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2011, 1:07 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By BevK

Re: Mobile phone and internet recommendations

Hi there,

I've also got an unlocked phone and opted for PAYG with 2 degrees, same package as Adamski.

As for broadband, took a risk with Orcon genius by taking out a 24mth contract. It gives...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2011, 12:52 am
Replies: 52
Views: 2,528
Posted By BevK

Re: Stick your Xmas avatars here. Nominations for the best NZ Christmas avatar please

Here's mine!!!! If you can see it, lol. Have to say, this weather, although not christmasy, its definitely feeling like the UK. Going to settle down with the kids and popcorn later, switch on all my...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 5th 2011, 7:48 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By BevK

Re: our garden in summer - after a LOT of work

Oh wow, it looks fantastic. Like sitting in a pretty English garden and one that you can actually get to spend time in, lol. :thumbsup:
Nov 10th 2011, 5:50 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,630
Posted By BevK

Re: Partnership visa declined, Rant.

I can appreciate this statement. My kiwi OH is exactly the same!!! Sorry I can't help with your situation. Good luck though. I hope you get here eventually :fingerscrossed:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 20th 2011, 5:24 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By BevK

Re: Anyone heard of . . . . . .?

Can anyone tell me how long it takes for the money to land in your account?

Cheers,
Bev
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2011, 9:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By BevK

Re: Replacement cards !

I'm with Barclays and went in to ask them about this, but she said they could only forward correspondence to a UK address, so I've had to change it to my parents address. Otherwise, it has to be...
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