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Sep 23rd 2018, 6:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By kingacat

Re: U.K. Young persons working visa 12 months

Thanks for the reply. So if you are here for 12 months, you can work the whole 12 months?
Sep 23rd 2018, 4:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By kingacat

U.K. Young persons working visa 12 months

Hi,
on a 12 month visa are you allowed to work the whole 12 months? And if you extend to 24 months can you then work the 24 months?
Thanks for any help
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2018, 1:55 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,832
Posted By kingacat

Re: Why did you move?

Life is too short not to have adventures.
Been here for 6 years and never regretted our decision.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2018, 8:15 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By kingacat

Car rental Christchurch airport

Can anyone recommend a good car rental company at Christchurch airport area?
Has anyone used the company Omega? They are coming up in the Google search.
Also can I use my own NZ car insurance? Or...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2017, 7:20 am
Replies: 45
Views: 6,927
Posted By kingacat

Re: Planning the Big move to NZ

I work at Tauranga hospital as a nurse.
Have a look on the BOPDHB website for job vacancies.
I really enjoy working at the hospital and recommend it.
Happy to answer any questions 😀
Sep 2nd 2017, 6:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By kingacat

Re: Electrician & Nurse looking at NZ

Have a look on the NZ nursing website. I think they look at cases on individual basis regarding diploma rather than degree.
I used a recruitment agency who were brilliant.
Happy for you to send...
Sep 9th 2016, 8:59 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By kingacat

Pollution in UK

We were recently visiting the UK and really struggled with the pollution. This was really noticeable in the area where we used to live. We had blocked sinus, headaches and stuffy noses.
I felt...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2016, 8:53 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,329
Posted By kingacat

Re: Another Newbie - Where in NZ

We used Accent recruitment and they were fantastic.
We live in Tauranga, it's a fantastic place but house prices are ridiculous.
Happy to answer any questions 😊
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2016, 11:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By kingacat

Re: Good migration agent?

I managed to do the whole process myself including the nurse registration. My advice would be save your money as you will need it for the move and do the paperwork yourself.
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2016, 6:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By kingacat

Smile Motor home rental

Just hoping that someone can recommend a good motor home rental company in Christchurch?
We need a self contained vehicle for 2 adults.
We use Britz last year who were very good but the prices are...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 24th 2016, 6:09 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By kingacat

Re: Bay of Plenty - housing and shopping

We have lived in Tauranga for 4 years and as a community nurse I have knowledge of most of the areas. I think in most areas there are desirable and less desirable streets. I would recommend that you...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2016, 6:42 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,795
Posted By kingacat

Re: Propert / Rental / Jobs

when we moved to Tauranga in 2011 we rented a 4 bedroom property for $400 weekly which was considered very expensive. Now in 2016 the average cost seems to be $400+ for much smaller properties....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 31st 2016, 8:05 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,057
Posted By kingacat

Re: Mental health nursing in New Zealand

Hi,
I'm a mental health nurse too!
I applied 5 years ago and the criteria has changed and got harder since I applied.
My understanding is you need a degree now rather than the diploma but having...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 30th 2015, 5:37 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,464
Posted By kingacat

Re: Moving to NZ - advice needed

Emigrating is incredibly stressful and testing on any relationship. Moving to another country and being rootless for a period of time is horrible. When we moved to NZ I had a job but that was it. We...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 28th 2015, 6:27 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,086
Posted By kingacat

Re: Salaries and Household bills

House prices in Tauranga have rocketed recently and most houses are advertised as auctions now.
Mar 15th 2015, 5:41 am
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By kingacat

Questions!

My son is currently here on a WHS visa. He has been working since he arrived as a chef in a cafe. He has worked for the same organisation the whole 9 months.
He would like to apply for a visa under...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 2nd 2015, 6:57 am
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By kingacat

Camper van hire and weather in Christchurch.

Sorry about asking this question again....

Can anyone recommend a good camper van company for pick up in Christchurch?
And is it too cold to sleep in a camper van on the West coast in May?
...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2014, 8:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,086
Posted By kingacat

Re: Hifx NZ money transfers

This morning I had a telephone call from HIFX to reassure me and then this evening my money arrived in my account.
Cannot recommend this company enough, incredible service and very understanding of...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 8:55 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By kingacat

Re: husband going first :(((

My husband went back to the UK earlier this year and then I joined him 3 months later. Our grown children were also in the UK. It was scary as we had come to NZ together and then I was on my own.
I...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 8:45 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,086
Posted By kingacat

Re: Hifx NZ money transfers

Thanks for the reply I think it is because we have never done this before, feel better now!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 8:25 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,086
Posted By kingacat

Hifx NZ money transfers

Has anyone used this company? I am in the process of doing a transaction with them and the money has left my UK account but my husband has scared me by saying it's a scam and I've lost our life...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 19th 2014, 1:36 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,578
Posted By kingacat

Re: Where to go

Have to confess I am not a fan of Hamilton, not even sure why!!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 19th 2014, 1:34 am
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By kingacat

Transfering money to NZ from UK

I am sure that this question has been asked many times but can anyone recommend a good way to transfer the proceeds of our house sale to NZ?

Many thanks
Jul 27th 2014, 6:56 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,850
Posted By kingacat

Re: EOI or nurse registration first?

I came with the nursing agency Accent and they were so fantastic. They set me up with the interview which I did on the telephone.
I work in the Bay of Plenty so not far away.
The IELTS exam is...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 21st 2014, 8:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By kingacat

Retired, claiming a pension and been offered a job.

Hoping someone will be able to help....

My husband moved to NZ at the age of 68 and officially retired. He has been claiming his UK pension. He is now 71.
He has residency and has just been...
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