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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2009, 11:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,883
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Building site voltage

Couldn't agree more, I think the problem is the more "safe" we make things the less people think about the dangers because they've not seen them before they've been removed and they expect someone to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2009, 10:07 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,883
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Building site voltage

Sounds more like it to me :), I remember splitting my head open with a hammer, treading on nails we'd just hammererd into wood, falling out of trees barbed wire fences all the things they're not...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2009, 9:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,883
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Building site voltage

Yes it was :)
but they've introduced a nice new system where the management now have targets to find people doing things wrong, they have the option to spot people doing things right as well but...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2009, 8:19 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,883
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Building site voltage

Dont you just love em'
here in the UK we had a guy at work reported for using a 110 transformer because it was plugged into the mains :rofl:
You can't beat quality management :blink:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2009, 11:01 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Wanting to submit ITA in person - any advise gratefully received

We took ours down in person too, missed our slot as little un needed the loo as they doo :) still didnt have long to wait and we got them to stamp all our evidence photocopies so we could take all...
Jul 31st 2009, 2:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Telephone Interview in 45 mins

Thanks for the reply, I think I've got answers for most of the questions but you never know, I think we'll only get WTR anyway as I need to be registered to do my job, shame as it puts time...
Jul 30th 2009, 9:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Telephone Interview in 45 mins

Fingers crossed for you :fingerscrossed:

I know there are lots of threads on the questions but what did they ask you, I've got my interview soon and have got a list of questions but still dreading...
Jun 18th 2009, 1:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Electrician - some advice please...

Yes, last year the price was £300, It's a lot cheaper to do it in NZ
Jun 18th 2009, 1:29 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Electrician - some advice please...

No you dont need a registration number, you can't get full registration without passing the exams in New Zealand, the best you'll get is a letter offering a provisional licence, Immigration accepted...
Jun 18th 2009, 1:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Electrician - some advice please...

Hi,
You'll need to get all your qualifications assessed and a letter stating they'll let you apply for a licence from here

http://www.ewrb.govt.nz/content/overseas.html

I'd do that now as...
Oct 30th 2008, 2:53 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: 125 points - what is the chance of getting selected from the pool?

We got pulled from the pool first draw with 125 points and no job (electrician) so go for it :)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2008, 2:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Electrician - NZQA or EWRB

Hi, You'll need to get your qualifications and experience assessed by the EWRB, put as much detail of your experience and day to day activities as you can, they'll also want references from your...
Oct 13th 2008, 6:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Medicals - licence to print money

Yeah, although were from the Midlands we travelled to Gatwick to get ours done, it was a about £250 cheaper than local for 2 adults and a 3 year old, just under £600 all in. We made a long weekend of...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2008, 3:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: 3 MONTH REMINDER......

We had one as well, got everything in with 2 weeks to spare :)
That was 3 weeks ago now, no Job so it might be a long wait :(
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2008, 7:30 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,810
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: The treaty of waitangi

Is what bleedin' obvious?
The UK in being polite, tolerant and multicultural is in serious danger of making the indiginous population second rate citizens.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2008, 3:18 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,810
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: The treaty of waitangi

I think it's a good thing for people and kids to learn about the history of the country they're living in, it would be a shame for New Zealand to follow the British education system and ignore or...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2008, 11:23 am
Replies: 21
Views: 7,405
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: UK Driving License in NZ

How difficult is the eye test :)
Sep 21st 2008, 8:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: EWRB registration advice for EOI

You'll need leter from the EWRB stating that they will issue you a provisional licence, to get this letter you'll need to supply them with your qualifications and work experience and a reference...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2008, 3:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: RENTING HOUSE IN UK??

We dropped off our ITA at New Zealand House last Thursday. Sort of half heartedly looking at jobs now, although we dont really want to go untill February, preferably March so I think it may be a bit...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 15th 2008, 3:09 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: RENTING HOUSE IN UK??

Good to see you're still hanging in there, All the best to you :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2008, 3:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Sparky/plasterer in NZ

Hi and welcome :)

First he'll need to contact the EWRB (http://www.ewrb.govt.nz/content/info_for_applicants.html) and get his qualifications and experience assesed, this can take a while, 6 weeks...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2008, 3:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: not so good

Sorry to add more potential problems to your list, they gave us 4 months to return our ITA, which just about gives me 2 months left to photo copy everything and hire a hit squad to track down other...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2008, 3:29 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Medicals are back: Blood test concern

Were not sure yet, original plan was to spend a few weeks touring, work "hot spots" for me seem to be new plymouth and whangarei, it's somewhere to start.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2008, 10:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Medicals are back: Blood test concern

Thank you both for that, I'll carry on as normal then :thumbup:

@donnynz all the best for your future in NZ, where you heading?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2008, 7:53 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By 2poor4this

Re: Medicals are back: Blood test concern

Hi, How did you get on with this?
Just got our medicals back and mine were 40 and 62
Hate to think I'd have to give up beer.
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