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Jul 13th 2019, 1:29 am
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By darbydoo

Proving UK residence on transfer of residence form

Hi all. We are in the process of moving back to the UK, and just completing some forms our for a small shipment.

On the transfer of residence form for UK customs, we are asked to provide proof of...
Jul 2nd 2019, 6:45 am
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By darbydoo

Post Returning to UK, but working for my NZ employer

Hi there. I am moving back to the UK in just over a month, but will be working remotely for a couple of months thereafter for my NZ employer.

Based on not having been in NZ for the minimum 183...
Jun 26th 2019, 9:34 am
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By darbydoo

International removals from NZ

Hi. Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced international removals company from New Zealand? We have around 2 cubic metres of personal items and possibly a bed too.
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By darbydoo

British citizen living in NZ looking to move back

My husband and I are planning on a move back home early next year, at which point we will have spent just over 5 years in New Zealand. We are both british citizens.

Can we just get on a plane and...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 18th 2018, 10:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By darbydoo

Re: To have baby in nz or uk?

Thank you everyone :)
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 10th 2018, 4:59 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By darbydoo

Re: To have baby in nz or uk?

I meant to say if we choose the NZ route then our move will be delayed. We want to move home next year at some point, just ideally in the UK spring or summer.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 9th 2018, 1:23 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Salary question

As a guide, based on my own experience in Marketing management role in Auckland - work out your UK salary in NZ dollars and add around 25% to account for the increased living costs :)
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 9th 2018, 1:19 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By darbydoo

To have baby in nz or uk?

Hi all. My husband and I are both PRs in NZ and have lived here for almost 4 years.

We have made a decision for a number of reasons that we'd like to move back to the UK next year around Easter...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2018, 6:24 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By darbydoo

Paid parental leave in NZ

Hi all. We are considering starting a family in Nz, but then hoping to move back to the uk shortly after having a baby.

I’m aware of the ird paid parental policy. However are there any rules...
Feb 11th 2018, 4:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,887
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Moving back to UK from NZ

Hah that’s a bit of luck!

Yep still got a bank account and occasionally put some money into it to keep it ticking along.

Does movecube tend to be cheaper than using someone like pickfords for...
Feb 11th 2018, 6:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,887
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Moving back to UK from NZ

How did you find movecube? I haven't heard of that service before, but looks quite good online.

I guess we could take the same approach as when we moved here, and just took meaningful stuff,...
Feb 11th 2018, 5:25 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,887
Posted By darbydoo

Moving back to UK from NZ

Hi all. After three years of living in auckland, my husband and I have 90% decided that we'd like to move back to wales.

We have a trip home in august for a family wedding, and are thinking to...
Jan 26th 2018, 8:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By darbydoo

Expiring travel conditions and PR

Hi all. We are eligible to apply for PR in August, but our travel conditions also expire in that month and we will be in the uk at the time on holidays.

Would immigration give us PR before going?...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2017, 6:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By darbydoo

Diesel mechanic looking for career change

Hi all. We have been in auckland for almost three years. During this time, my husband has been a diesel mechanic for two bus companies. For a number of reasons, for example negative working...
Dec 7th 2016, 7:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By darbydoo

Dec 7th 2016, 6:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By darbydoo

Resident visa and change of career

Hi all. My husband and I have recently obtained our resident visa under the skilled migrant category (his job is on the LTSSL).

We are planning on going for permanent residency when the time...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 28th 2015, 10:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By darbydoo

Re: New Year's Eve in Auckland

thanks all. Yeah, was thinking dinner, drinks and then the fireworks. If anyone else has some more restaurant recommendations, that would be good :)
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2015, 11:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By darbydoo

New Year's Eve in Auckland

Hi everyone. Merry Christmas!

My parents are visiting us from Monday for our first nye in Auckland. We have left it too late to book something (reasonably priced) so just wondered if people could...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 29th 2015, 2:44 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Postal dates for UK

Thanks for the reminder about Christmas, I get a bit confused because it's summer.

It's our first christmas away this year, and just wondering what to actually get people back home. I was thinking...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2015, 5:11 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,815
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Making friends

Wow, it seems I turned off my notifications accidentally and have only now seen all of your posts! Thanks so much to everyone for your suggestions. Seems I've missed out on an entertaining argument...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2015, 10:30 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,815
Posted By darbydoo

Making friends

Hi everyone, haven't been here for a while!

So yesterday marks our 6 months of living in Auckland. Not sure where that time went!

I was wondering if you could share ways you have managed to...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 24th 2015, 6:38 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Best airline

I can recommend Emirates, they were faultless with our flight in January.

They also let you choose your seat at no extra cost and I found the leg room to be very generous.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 16th 2015, 8:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By darbydoo

Tax refunds if we arrived this year

Hi Guys
I started work here at the start of February, and according to the calculator on the IRD website, I am owed a tax refund of around $1000.

However, it's not clear how I go about getting...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 27th 2015, 1:08 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Obtaining a job offer

Hi and welcome. My husband and I have recently moved to NZ having both obtained job offers prior to obtaining a visa.

Is your husband's occupation on the skill shortage list? If so, then...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2015, 9:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By darbydoo

Re: Renting in Auckland! ARGH

Just a quick update - we have finally been accepted on a house in Mount albert. We are over the moon and can't wait so that we can begin to feel more settled!
What did it for us was getting to know...
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