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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 11th 2008, 1:27 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By phil01

Re: if you could turn back time would you do it all again

We don't regret coming over, it's been a great couple of years and a great adventure but not the place for us to spend the rest of our lives.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 10th 2008, 10:30 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 28,440
Posted By phil01

Re: HGV Class 1 Driver in NZ

We too, Family of 6, Hubby HGV1 driver, what with the cost of living and relatvely poor wages compared to the UK, our lifestyle, diminished rapidly, spent 18 months in NZ and very happy to return to...
Jan 9th 2008, 6:24 am
Replies: 744
Views: 47,045
Posted By phil01

Re: Do you worry about raising your kids in the UK?

Actually my daughter is a fit 10 year old that does not like McDonalds...nor does she eat crisp, chips or choccy! But oddly enough at 40 I am still a trim 11 stone and pretty fit, 16 years in the...
Jan 9th 2008, 2:18 am
Replies: 744
Views: 47,045
Posted By phil01

Re: Do you worry about raising your kids in the UK?

Ditto 2.

My daughter can't wait to get back, to be in a more structured environment, less sport more learning and I have no concerns about her education or about living in the UK. Just can't wait...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 10:46 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,306
Posted By phil01

Re: The McCann's again

Ditto Jill...I hope they are innocent...but yes they were negligent in the care of their child...professional couple or not!
Jan 8th 2008, 10:42 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By phil01

Re: Don't forget your kites. Britain is getting warmer and windier

Kite packed...fishing rods packed...bikes packed and just can't wait to get back!
Jan 8th 2008, 10:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By phil01

Re: Should we or shouldn't we move back to UK?

Hi,
firstly why do you have to live with his parents? I agree living in someone elses house is very stressful and we only had to do it for 6 weeks before coming to NZ by the end of that time we were...
Jan 8th 2008, 8:11 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By phil01

Re: Phone & Internet Packages

We are opting for just Sky TV all the packages cost 45.00 a month.

Then Talk Talk do a package which includes free UK and international calls and broadband for 20.00 a month. Total 65.00 a month....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 8:00 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,306
Posted By phil01

Re: The McCann's again

This was all I could google find...latest update 6 hours ago!

Representatives of Madeleine McCann's family have spoken to an entertainment and media company about turning the story of her...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 7:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By phil01

Re: Got the Job offer - is it too early???

Tell people, get excited this is the time to enjoy it...plenty of time will be taken with the planning and organising so make the most of the quiet time...it won't last!

Congratulations on the Job!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 7:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By phil01

Re: Nightclub/Bars side of life in New Zealand

I got a CV in from a lady the other day that had put down 15 years work experience as a HOME EXECUTIVE and included all the relevant skills she had learnt...organising, planning, mentoring, crisis...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 7:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By phil01

Re: UK Phone & Internet Packages

We were going to get Sky TV (all the packages which is 45.00 a month) but you can get broadband and telephone included for a total of 50.00, however, you do still have to pay for phone line rental...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 6:27 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By phil01

Re: Nightclub/Bars side of life in New Zealand

Yes, if you want to invest in a Nightclub/Bar you can come on a long term business visa, you need to own a percentage of the business 25% to be eligible, but in the long run it can lead to permanent...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 6:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By phil01

Re: A few questions

Hi,

LA you queue for about an hour of your 2 hour stopover unless you have small children and then get shunted to the front of the queue (bless our daughter!) get fingerprinter, photo taken,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2008, 6:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By phil01

Question UK Phone & Internet Packages

Hi,
I put this on the UK forum but got no response so thought I would try here as a lot of you are still in the UK!

Has anyone got Sky for their broadband and phone package...if so any problems...
Jan 8th 2008, 2:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By phil01

Question Phone & Internet Packages

Does anyone have Sky TV, Phone & Internet.

Looking for a reasonable priced package but a friend told me when they had Sky internet it seemed to never be working...he is new to the internet so am...
Jan 7th 2008, 10:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By phil01

Re: You are looking at .....

BRILLIANT

You have done good haven't you....many many congratulations...new Kiwi's!
Jan 7th 2008, 9:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By phil01

Re: Conflicting News

I think they need to go back to NZIS and clarify the situation. We came on a 3 year work visa and it is only a temporary visa, it is not a work to residence visa nor is it a route to PR. So if it is...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 7th 2008, 6:06 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By phil01

Re: Thanks

We know our daughter is keeping her fingers crossed for a few feet of snow! After seeing the news she will be well disapointed if there isn't any...typical eh!

Thanks for the good wishes...
Jan 7th 2008, 9:00 am
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By phil01

Re: Help needed for a friend please

(It was a simple declaration stating his full name, the full names of the kids and dob's, and that fact that he had no objection to them being removed from the jurisdiction. It was signed by him and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 7th 2008, 12:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By phil01

Re: Does anyone know anyone looking to move back to the UK??

Well what's that song...isn't it ironic!

Yep we go back in a weeks time and guess where to...West Yorks (well sort of North/West border)! Already bought a house though..and a car...and a...
Jan 7th 2008, 12:14 am
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By phil01

Re: Help needed for a friend please

Hi,
difficult as it is NZIS will not grant visas without in the very least a statutory declaration of custody...a document signed by both parents in front of a solicitor or notary stating permission...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2008, 5:38 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By phil01

Re: Thanks

Hi Jackie,
it will get better, especially now summer is here!

Thanks for the good luck wishes.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2008, 5:37 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By phil01

Re: Thanks

Are you going back as well?

We used NZ Baggage Movers, we paid $1460.00 for 2.83 cubic metres which equated to roughly 13 (3ft by 3ft) boxes and 9 individual items such as daughters bike, huge...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2008, 2:26 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By phil01

Re: Thanks

I can't leave the forum Maz, 1. it's addictive and 2. I think I'm one of your cronies :) ha ha!
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