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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 18th 2016, 6:35 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,571
Posted By Boopy

Re: Why would anyone use an estate agent....

I am a new real estate agent & previously a registered nurse. I treat my clients with respect, openness, honesty & transparency, in the same way that I looked after my patients. I disclose any info...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 16th 2016, 6:47 pm
Replies: 154
Views: 15,250
Posted By Boopy

Re: New NZ Corrections transferee's

I worked as an RN at Rimutaka Prison in Wellington. It' big, it's clean, it's modern with good safety in place. I loved it there. If anyone has any questions, please ask.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 21st 2016, 8:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Boopy

Re: Impressions of Blenheim please?

I live in Blenheim & love it here:starsmile:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 10th 2016, 9:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,910
Posted By Boopy

Re: Any new people picton/blenheim area?

Hi Caroline, I've sent you a PM.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2015, 8:03 am
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Boopy

Re: Orbit Remit

Hi there :) life has been very hectic this year. In 4 months, we had sold our house, moved to the south island. Moved into a rental, started new jobs, bought a house & moved again last week :) What...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2015, 5:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Boopy

Orbit Remit

Has anyone used Orbit Remit to transfer money from UK to New Zealand? How did you find them? Cheers.
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2015, 11:34 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By Boopy

Re: Nurse going through NZ registration process. Anyone gone through this

I'm also an RN with UK Diploma. Been in NZ 9 yrs now. No IELTS required then. Good luck to you all :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2014, 9:43 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By Boopy

Re: What to do in Wellington

The forecast is to be dry on Saturday... I hope, as I'll also be at the match :)
Forum: NZ Update
Jun 14th 2014, 6:45 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,629
Posted By Boopy

Re: Time to move on

Wishing you all the best Cappucino :)
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2014, 8:52 am
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

And many companies do have that "you're all replaceable" attitude:(
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2014, 8:18 am
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

Nice post Bevs :) I think sometimes we need to remind ourselves what we moved to another country / life for. For me it wasn't financial, it was defo that life / work balance. Health is too important...
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2014, 8:02 am
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

Tommy, that is terrible :thumbdown:
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2014, 7:10 am
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

I think you'd always have to look at the bigger picture & reason for doing it & post why. And not to let people think that it is the norm & always expected :)
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2014, 11:07 am
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

Well said Laura, I am also a nurse, & there are times when we would stay longer without any hesitation, even though we may not have had a meal break throughout the shift.
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2014, 10:11 am
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

I've worked in both private & public sectors & found it the same. When salaried, yes of course I've been more flexible to working unpaid hours. When not salaried I am also very flexible, however I'm...
Forum: New Zealand
May 3rd 2014, 9:33 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

I totally agree. If I work 15mins extra, I would expect to be paid for it. However, if employees are willing to work overtime for free of course the employers are going to encourage it. What's wrong...
Forum: New Zealand
May 3rd 2014, 3:58 am
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Boopy

Re: Wheat free in Taranaki

Hi Nikki, I'm wheat free & don't find it a problem. I use New world, but brands & choice will vary from store to store. New World is quite good, if you ask them to get a product or brand, they will...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 29th 2014, 9:21 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

You're welcome. That's the beauty about BE Forum, we all have so many different opinions, someone will usually come along with ideas or thoughts that suit & help you :)
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 29th 2014, 9:12 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 11,900
Posted By Boopy

Re: What do you wish someone had told you?

Welcome to BE Mrs Brightside :) We have always booked our flights by email through our UK local independent travel agent using our UK account. Before we left, I got the email address & found it very...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 25th 2014, 4:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By Boopy

Re: Wellington

I love Welly, been here 8 years :) I'll second all the nice things that have been said about Wellington. There are so many suburbs to choose from. I'm also in Papakowhai. Porirua is an awesome city...
Forum: NZ Update
Mar 29th 2014, 11:47 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,813
Posted By Boopy

Re: 4.5 years in NZ and still missing family

A lovely post Maria, best wishes for your future :starsmile:
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 20th 2014, 9:14 am
Replies: 142
Views: 17,812
Posted By Boopy

Re: NZ Tax Bill Introduced - UK Pensions

Before this thread is closed, I would like to thank chc4me for his invaluable input & knowledge to this thread. Which in following the posts has given me a much better understanding of transfer of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2014, 9:18 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 17,812
Posted By Boopy

Re: NZ Tax Bill Introduced - UK Pensions

Thank you chc4me. I now have a better understanding from your posts to others here, so thank you again.
Basically, you would only pay tax on your pensions once either in UK or NZ, regardless of when...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2014, 5:39 am
Replies: 142
Views: 17,812
Posted By Boopy

Re: NZ Tax Bill Introduced - UK Pensions

We're just looking at transfer of UK pensions to NZ. However the hubby is very reluctant to do anything with his (MPS) Mineworkers Pension. Any advise or thoughts on this would be appreciated.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2014, 10:16 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By Boopy

Re: Punk in Christchurch ???

SLF played in Christchurch at Churchills a few weeks ago. I saw them in Wellington. Here in Welly, I've seen UK Subs a few times (and met Charlie H), Anti Nowhere League, & the Buzzcocks. I've been...
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