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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 31st 2016, 9:09 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,497
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Bath taps with shower head

Take a look at www.aliexpress.com I bought all my tapware from here at a fraction of the NZ price and it all fitted 😃
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2016, 9:45 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,571
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Sick parents :(

we are flying with Southern China Airlines. even with any currency charges its still cheaper than buying in NZ. on the same day i checked with Nz travel sites and they wanted over $8k ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2016, 10:02 am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,571
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Sick parents :(

I just bought my tickets via travelsupermarket.com
I just got 3 adults and 1 child for less than £3k. I did pay using my uk account but it's worth a try to use your NZ card. I huge saving compared...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2016, 6:38 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,661
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Phone call 'out-of-the-blue'

I've recently applied for a job with a government agency, got told I was selected for a phone interview, which will be held between Monday 29th February -Friday 4th March, seriously not even a hint...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2016, 6:27 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,661
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Phone call 'out-of-the-blue'

never had to pay anything for the kids, we've had X-rays, MRI scan and we were on work visa, not residency
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2016, 6:21 am
Replies: 42
Views: 4,538
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Getting Cold Feet (& haven't even left the UK yet)

Hi, we came over as a family of four, we had to move to wellington as that's where hubby's job was. We had plans to rent for several years to suss out areas but after 4 mths of not living in our own...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2016, 6:03 am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,571
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Sick parents :(

Thinking of you guys and know how you feel, my dad got diagnosed with prostate cancer recently which has complications and has spread into his bones. We regularly FaceTime but it was hard being so...
Dec 22nd 2015, 1:33 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,727
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Visa declined, any advice

Yep MrsF is right, a friend has just had to return to her home country with her family even though her mum, dad, brother etc are all here, my friend has lived here for 3 yrs working, paying taxes,...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 3rd 2015, 5:12 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,867
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Is it really that hard to find a warm home?

In answer to your question - yes
We have lived in 3 places, none are insulated or have any form of heating except a small electric fan fire, and certainly no double glazing.
Insulation is only just...
Oct 1st 2015, 12:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Work residencey visa

Hi we were on a work to residency visa. You need a specific job, full time, with a minimum wage of $55k. The employers must be accredited with NZ immigration. As part of the WTR application you have...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 22nd 2015, 12:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Separated from my children so now wish to emigrate to NZ - How?

Hi, we were UK cops as well, both virtually left school and joined. We don't have any degrees etc just a wealth of experience writhing the police force.
Unfortunately this means absolutely nothing...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2015, 10:36 am
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Horsey people?

Hi, I am in wellington. As most people say stabling is very uncommon here. I work with a lot of animals/horse as an animal communicator in the lower north island. I have been to many 'wow' yards with...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2015, 10:02 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,182
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Any positive stories?

Been in wellington 2 1/2 yrs, don't even want to go back to the UK for a holiday :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 23rd 2015, 7:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 7,856
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Coe Family (Wanted Down Under tv series)

We are the family that took part in a CBBC documentry called 'One way ticket' it followed our journey moving from the uk to NZ but focused on how our boys saw the move and how they coped with it. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2015, 7:05 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By moonie2011

Re: HiFx recent money transfer anyone?

We used a company, Torfx, for a large sum and smaller sum and each time ANZ charge us $15 for money going in to our NZ account
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2015, 10:25 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By moonie2011

We got the email....

Whoop whoop residency visas are approved, so we can stay in this beautiful country :rofl: so relieved :thumbsup:
Aug 9th 2015, 10:24 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By moonie2011

Re: timescale for residency from WTR visa

Whoop whoop, just got the email, our residency visas are approved, we can stay :) so about 10 weeks time scale :thumbsup:
Aug 2nd 2015, 9:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By moonie2011

Re: timescale for residency from WTR visa

They sent our passports back after a week or so. They said we need to send them back in when visas are approved to they can put the stickers in.
Jul 23rd 2015, 9:37 am
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By moonie2011

Re: timescale for residency from WTR visa

Hi we put ours in on 28th May and apart from being asked to submit some more documents, which we forgot, have heard nothing since. I will let you know when we hear :fingerscrossed:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2015, 3:55 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,471
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Windy Wellington??

Came from Devon and live in Welly,it is noticeably windy, but not all the time. It can go from dry and calm, to high winds and rain, to blue sky's and no wind all in 12hrs. It certainly has more...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2015, 8:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Holiday Visa for Australia

We had to get visitor visas for Florida as well
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2015, 8:22 am
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Holiday Visa for Australia

Yes everyone does apparantly, it's free, just a pain applying
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2015, 7:24 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,226
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Doing the sums

Hi we live in wellington and there are 2 adults and two kids, 9&12 yrs old. We get $1800 take home a week and to be honest there's nothing left to save. We have a mortgage which takes about $600 a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2015, 4:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Uk chocolate on 1 day nz site

Mmm I went slightly mad, Quality street, Double deckers and proper Dairy milk.
The shipping was $12. Must try not to eat them all in a week lol
https://www.1-day.co.nz/onsale/cadbury020715/p/
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 1st 2015, 2:04 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By moonie2011

Re: Renting a house in Wellington (Maupuia, Karaka Bay, Miramar)

Agree with what everyone has said, there are so many places to look to live I'd wait till you get here. We rented a holiday flat for our first 6 weeks then used this time to drive around, looking at...
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