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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 4th 2007, 2:39 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,224
Posted By JaneAS

Re: Moving to Wellington Feb 2008

Hi InDenial!
We are moving to Wellington in January, hopefully on a talent visa too. We just have the one child (almost 8) so schooling is also on our list of things to look at.

I don't know if...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2007, 7:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By JaneAS

Re: please help ( jobs )

Hi Padgate.
I thought you were training to be a plasterer? They may be in demand in NZ, along with others in the building trade. Can anyone advise?

Regards,
J
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 30th 2007, 9:04 am
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By JaneAS

Re: Coming to Wellington in Jan 08

Hi - we are coming to Wellington in January as well! Just trying to sort out a rental property at the moment...

Jane
Nov 23rd 2007, 9:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By JaneAS

Re: Processing times for work visa (NZIS London)???

Thanks - that sounds promising!

I have spent half a day today trying to fill in the visa applications, ready for posting tomorrow. Then I find that the partner application needs a supporting...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 23rd 2007, 9:14 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,328
Posted By JaneAS

Re: The Book Depository.

Hi Bevs here.

I've only ever bought from The Book Depository through Amazon (2nd hand titles) but I've used them loads of time in the UK and they are really quick to despatch.

I started packing...
Nov 21st 2007, 4:40 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By JaneAS

Processing times for work visa (NZIS London)???

I'd heard that if you submit your work visa application in person, they process it while you wait, but when I mailed NZIS to confirm this, I was told it has a 2-week processing time.

Has anyone...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2007, 4:24 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By JaneAS

Re: 80s movies

How about:
- Waynes World
- Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure / Bogus Journey
- did anyone mention Top Gun?
- Good Morning Vietnam
- The Doors
- Apocolypse Now

All these have great music!...
Nov 16th 2007, 3:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By JaneAS

Re: medicals booked in 10 days any tips!

If your BMI / waist measurement is borderline, even just a week of low-fat food and moderate exercise could shift an inch or so!

Cut out alcohol, drink plenty of water, and avoid fatty foods.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 16th 2007, 3:16 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,333
Posted By JaneAS

Re: <ozzie ad> Where the bloody hell are ya? </oa>

I'm Jane.... heading out to Wellington in January from damp 'n' dismal Cheshire, with OH and little'un (and 7 cats).

Hoping to be able to listen to Manchester's fab XFM radio over t'tinternet. :)...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 16th 2007, 3:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By JaneAS

Re: Checklist for packing up??

I hadn't seen either of those - thanks!

Jane
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2007, 2:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By JaneAS

Checklist for packing up??

Hi folks.

I remember seeing a thread, some weeks / months ago with a comprehensive checklist of things to do re: packing up. It included reminders to contact the electric / gas suppliers, TV...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2007, 12:32 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By JaneAS

Re: Wellington Wind Farm

We are planning to move to Wellington in January, and were hoping to settle north of the CBD, up towards the Kapiti coast.

In order to avoid the wind farm, can anyone suggest which areas we might...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 13th 2007, 4:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,271
Posted By JaneAS

Re: Excess hand luggage - taking a guitar to NZ or buying tehre?

Maz - my OH has a collection of amps & guitars, along with recording kit, keyboard, drums, you name it! Since he is planning to bring is all with us,we would greatly appreciate any advice you can...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 13th 2007, 4:13 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 12,263
Posted By JaneAS

Re: what is a chav?

Also referred to as 'Chav-Scum'. The best website is:

http://www.chavscum.co.uk/culture.php

This page helps you to identify the little darlings... :)

Jane
Nov 13th 2007, 4:00 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By JaneAS

Re: 26th November.....!!!

(my brain hurts...)
I spent ages downloading the big PDF file, only to find... not much. I am very confused, can anyone please interpret the new requirements for me?

I am about to submit my ITA...
Nov 9th 2007, 4:02 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By JaneAS

Work Visa or PR.... advice please!

I'm hoping to get a job offer very soon.... and I need to work out the best way to get through the paperwork.

We are already invited to apply, and the application paperwork is pretty much ready to...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 8th 2007, 1:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By JaneAS

Re: coming to welly feb 08, you have been warned!

Hello Stasia and welcome to the forum.

We are hoping to move to Welly soon too.... there is loads of info about moving on this forum, it's a great resource!

Jane
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2007, 11:33 am
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2007, 11:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By JaneAS

Time difference - UK to NZ... quick question..

Hi folks.
I know that NZ is currently 13 hours ahead of the UK. However, are the clocks going back in NZ any time soon? I am setting up a VC Interview for next week, and want to be sure I am booking...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2007, 9:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By JaneAS

Re: Postal Couriers from the Uk...any recommendations?

I used FedEx to courier my NZQA documents to NZ. They were not cheap, but it was fast (approx 3 days), and I was able to track its progress on line.

Jane
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2007, 1:39 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By JaneAS

VC Interview next week....

I've managed to get a VC Interview lined up - yay! First problem is to find somewhere to hold the interview, so I've asked a few local hotels / conference centres for quotes & availability. How much...
Nov 1st 2007, 12:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By JaneAS

Re: How long from returning ITA

I've been warned (by someone who is waiting for their ITA to be processed) that there is a 3-month waiting list at NZIS .... this is with a job offer.....

Jane
Oct 18th 2007, 10:31 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By JaneAS

Re: NZWA assessment application

Lou, they ask for the original certificates, and certified copies as an alternative.

You have to include a copy of everything that you send, these are just normal photocopies.

I included the...
Oct 17th 2007, 12:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By JaneAS

Re: ITA Plan B, C and D!

Lou, you could try emailing NZIS (the address is in the ITA letter), and see what they advise?

Jane
Oct 17th 2007, 12:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By JaneAS

Re: NZQA Full Assesment

I used FedEx, as they have an office in my street at work, and I thought it was a little more reliable than the Royal Mail. It was more expensive though (around £50).

Jane
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