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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2016, 6:29 am
Replies: 49
Views: 13,343
Posted By nero

Re: UK Pension Transfers - update for 2015

I hear what you are saying chc4me, I know it is a complex situation
What I would say to everyone, is be careful with what you do in relation to this, it is very complex and very few people seem to...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2016, 11:37 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 13,343
Posted By nero

Re: UK Pension Transfers - update for 2015

Westpac where my retirement is held cannot help they are suggesting I speak to Kerry Boucher, have you heard of them?
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2016, 9:41 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 13,343
Posted By nero

Re: UK Pension Transfers - update for 2015

Ok can anyone help us
We transferred our pension from the UK to NZ and placed it in a QROPS scheme.
The IRD have retrospectively taxed us for this transfer $19,000
Which the IRD want yesterday,...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2016, 2:57 am
Replies: 49
Views: 13,343
Posted By nero

Re: UK Pension Transfers - update for 2015

I used a tax accountant, who has been helpful. The key problem is getting the NHS to give you the info the IRD will require to reduce the amount of tax you pay, without costing $$ The NHS wanted £405...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2016, 7:11 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 13,343
Posted By nero

Re: UK Pension Transfers - update for 2015

Just wanted to say that if you have transferred your NHS pension, and the IRD are after you for the tax related to the transfer. I tried to obtain my date of residency figures from the NHS just two...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2016, 7:03 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2016, 1:03 am
Replies: 49
Views: 13,343
Posted By nero

Re: UK Pension Transfers - update for 2015

Hi
We have a tax issue with a NHS pension that we transferred back in 2011, but due to the slowness of the NHS we missed the tax exclusion widow by a few weeks. The IRD are now looking to obtain...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 30th 2015, 4:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By nero

Re: Dish TV

I can record two channels at the same time Choice, 1, 2, 3, 4, Maori etc. but when I attemp to record Prime it will only let me record Prime and nothing else. I will try the downloads and see if it...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 28th 2015, 6:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By nero

Re: Dish TV

Cheers Mark I will try that, I am glad it is not just me
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 28th 2015, 1:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By nero

Dish TV

I record my TV programmes using a Dish TV sat box, it work fine until I record Prime. As soon as I record a Prime programme and I am watching TV1 for example, as soon as the Prime programme begins to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 29th 2015, 4:53 am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,390
Posted By nero

Re: Auckland - I wouldn't

I drove past him as I headed into work, it was slightly surreal, but very cool too. Then a minke whale beached itself on one of the local beaches the other day, luckily they managed to get him back...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 29th 2015, 4:40 am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,390
Posted By nero

Re: Auckland - I wouldn't

I love living in Auckland and wouldn't want to live anywhere else, but it is not everyone's cup of tea. We came here in 2007, and if we were migrating today we would not be able to afford where we...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2015, 9:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By nero

Re: Parking at Auckland Airport!

Same as Tommy Luck used Auckland Airport parking over the last 8 years on numerous occasions (long term and short term) and had no problems. Sorry for the other person, maybe they have a much nicer...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2015, 3:18 am
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By nero

Apple TV

Any thoughts re Apple TV, thinking of getting the box to access the FREE lightbox that is being offered by SPARK. Plus also to use with ipad for playing games, looking at home videos; you tube etc....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2015, 5:09 am
Replies: 64
Views: 6,043
Posted By nero

Re: I am I making a horrible mistake - Auckland?

Just a quick response to Dorricks post - I agree with 95% of the post. The only thing I would disagree with is renting in the Viaduct, we did this for a short period of time and were kept awake to...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2014, 12:39 am
Replies: 61
Views: 4,907
Posted By nero

Re: Unfamiliar Expressions

There are a few strange sayings/words
Head down, bum up was new to me, but is not dissimilar to having your nose to the grindstone.
Munted - wrecked
Bowled - demolished
Money for jam - getting $$...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2014, 7:55 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By nero

Re: free view recorder?

Make sure you can access Freeview via your TV aerial, we accidentally bought a Freeview enabled TV but where we live you can only access Freeview via a dish and not an aerial so we have to have a...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 21st 2014, 8:22 am
Replies: 133
Views: 10,687
Posted By nero

Re: things you notice

Next time check out your local family planning clinic just $20 - that is the price for the clinic in Newmarket, Auckland so it may be cheaper elsewhere! You cannot just show up and you have to book...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 19th 2014, 9:24 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,915
Posted By nero

NHS Pensions

I am no expert just sharing the information, but if you are in this position definitely worth checking out!

Important notice for all former NHS nurses.

The UK Treasury is currently considering...
Forum: NZ Update
Aug 17th 2014, 7:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By nero

Re: 7 years and counting

Thanks Fooferfish and RobDon

A perfect Sunday and a fantastic beach to wander along and just one of the reasons why I love it here
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2014, 8:34 am
Replies: 133
Views: 10,687
Posted By nero

Re: things you notice

That's too funny :rofl:
Forum: NZ Update
Aug 13th 2014, 7:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By nero

Re: 7 years and counting

Thanks Bearskin I know I could have posted more but these are things that came to me first :)
Forum: NZ Update
Aug 13th 2014, 7:55 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By nero

Re: 7 years and counting

Cheers EllenaRosemary - hopefully our health will just be healthy from now on :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2014, 7:19 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By nero

Re: gyms

Olympic Pools, Newmarket - you can go and try them out before you sign up - see below

Free Trial - The Olympic Pools and Fitness Centre (http://www.theolympic.co.nz/free-trial/)
Forum: NZ Update
Aug 6th 2014, 3:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By nero

7 years and counting

Cannot believe we have been here seven years so much has happened (good and bad), but we are still here and no doubt will be here in another seven.

Negatives
Miss certain things about the UK and...
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