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Jun 24th 2018, 7:32 am
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Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

this sounds almost exactly the route we will need to take ! That’s great to hear if Mr F having relatively quick success in the IT job hunting 👍
Jun 24th 2018, 7:28 am
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Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

thsnks Si

in in terms of qualifications, my IT are all internal badges from my company . I did have Prince 2 and ITIL but they have expired recently . In your opinion are they worth getting for...
Jun 24th 2018, 7:19 am
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Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

very informative thank you , I’d imagine 6 months would be the absolute longest I’d want to be away from home job hunting . I’d really hope to get something sooner than that but I guess I need to...
Jun 24th 2018, 7:15 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

Thats encouraging to hear , I’ve got friends emmigrating to NZ in sept . She’s a kiwi he’s a Brit , she’s in IT and I’ve heard similar from them.

hopefully my lack of NZ experience will be...
Jun 22nd 2018, 7:49 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

7 months is a very long time, seriously unsure how we would manage this as I cant realistically leave the family for that long without a source of income whilst I punt for work in New Zealand. Would...
Jun 21st 2018, 12:31 pm
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Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

Thanks Guys

This thread has really helped focus our planning towards the goal of residency, via a work to residency pathway. It's looking like I will need to get a job offer as my skills as a...
Jun 15th 2018, 7:35 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

Thanks Bev

i can’t find WTR on the NZIS website unless it’s also called a talent visa ?
...
Jun 15th 2018, 6:37 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

Guys I can’t thank you all enough for the advice here it’s certainly answered a few questions that we had .

I’m surprised how tough it’s become to gain entry though ! Especially as we both...
Jun 14th 2018, 9:37 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

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yes from 120 an additional 50 points for a...
Jun 14th 2018, 8:13 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

just tried this thanks for the suggestion

we both scored 120 points as primary applicants

any suggestions based on this ?
Jun 14th 2018, 7:35 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

The children are NOT of school age until 2020 and 2021 respectively. So hopefully only one of us will work

( this would need to be the one whom gains a job offer and is the primary immigration...
Jun 14th 2018, 7:05 am
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Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

The reason we are investigating a few different ideas here is that it’s not NZ immigration thus we thought we could be more flexible with possible avenues by asking different questions .

We...
Jun 14th 2018, 6:52 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

Could you please clarify these statements ?

“ In country” im assuming on a visitor / job seekers visa ?
“ would have to have relevant experience which includes local work practices etc which you...
Jun 14th 2018, 6:39 am
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

i didn’t realise this was confusing people

to clarify:

the aim ultimately would be to secure NZ residency for myself, my wife and two children. This it seems would could be possible via a work...
Jun 13th 2018, 10:48 pm
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

Yes thanks I’m fully aware that the family connections don’t assist with applications for visa. I meant the network for potentially networking and getting job offers could be helpful as my cousin...
Jun 13th 2018, 7:12 pm
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: 43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

we are determined :-)

I have family connections already in NZ in the way of cousins and their extended families . Realise the paramedic situation doesn’t look promising as you say Bev. I’m...
Jun 12th 2018, 7:32 pm
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Views: 2,308
Posted By Thatch1975

43 years old looking at Temporary visit to work 12 months +

Hi
the wife and I are both too old for a working holiday visa but would like to visit and live / work in nz for a year with our 2 young children.
Whats the best way to go about this ?
im a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 2nd 2018, 6:50 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: UK Qualified CCP ( Critical Care Paramedic) looking to come to NZ

we haven’t actually , would that be different ? Can you move easily to NZ afterwards as ultimate destination would be NZ
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 1st 2018, 1:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: UK Qualified CCP ( Critical Care Paramedic) looking to come to NZ

Hi
as a CCP she’s definitely got a more extensive skill set as she’s specially trained in areas such as severe trauma and cardiac arrest .
Agree that covering all the areas for paramedic roles is...
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2018, 8:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: UK Qualified CCP ( Critical Care Paramedic) looking to come to NZ

Thanks for your reply

If Paramedic is not on the skills shortage list
I guess this means she would need to apply as a skilled migrant in the same way that I would then ? (I’m an IT service...
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2018, 9:35 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By Thatch1975

Re: UK Qualified CCP ( Critical Care Paramedic) looking to come to NZ

Thank you for your reply
Sarah’s a paramedic
I work in IT , I have a degree in history Sarah’s got halfway through her masters degree in advanced paramedic science and is a critical care...
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2018, 3:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By Thatch1975

UK Qualified CCP ( Critical Care Paramedic) looking to come to NZ

Hi

My wife and I are hoping to come to work in NZ either for a couple of years or permanently. We are looking to make her the primary applicant as she is a CCP in the UK , a Critical Care...
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