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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2014, 7:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Mag 6.3 Earthquake hits Wellington, how was it for you darling ?

Was standing at the base of Mount Ngauruhoe, an active volcano and it was very easily felt. No one was particularly disturbed but there was some consideration given to the relationship between...
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 9th 2013, 9:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Landed and 1mth in update

We should do that, maybe sometime over the next week!? I dont have any interesting Hutt questions though. ;)



I'd definitely attend, but Im nearly sure I have a company offsite on the 21 and...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2013, 2:26 am
Replies: 35
Views: 6,549
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Raising kids in New Zealand

Purely to play devils advocate for a moment, isnt anyone else concerned the very pro-sport culture has the issue that these arent jobs, they are past times. They dont produce wealth/national product,...
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 6th 2013, 5:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Landed and 1mth in update

Yeah definitely (and I already replied there :p), was just about to post now that I have the basics setup, need to start thinking about the human/personal stuff as I like know absolutely no one here!
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 5th 2013, 11:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Landed and 1mth in update

Maungaraki, Lower Hutt.
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 5th 2013, 9:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By kodachrome

Landed and 1mth in update

As requested in the Arrivals thread. ;)

Spent just over a week in Auckland, then nearly 2wks in a Serviced Apartment in Wellington (Southern Cross on Abel Smith) which was fine but very much not...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2013, 9:14 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Question about Importation Restrictions

I told them I had powered coffee in my bag and they told me it was fine and put it through the scanner, never even opened it. I had two pairs of cleaned boots in there too, which I presume they saw...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2013, 12:21 am
Replies: 35
Views: 6,549
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Raising kids in New Zealand

Ive been told here in NZ I need to swear more and dress less formal or people wont trust me. :eek:
Oct 27th 2013, 9:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,897
Posted By kodachrome

Re: If you wish to use your UK ( overseas) passport after becoming an NZ citizen.

But the subject line says "If you wish to use your UK ( overseas) passport after becoming an NZ citizen."... there is no problem doing that, the quirk is only "If as new NZ Citizen you travel out of...
Oct 26th 2013, 8:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,897
Posted By kodachrome

Re: If you wish to use your UK ( overseas) passport after becoming an NZ citizen.

Is the body text the correct block of text for your subject line, seems to be different things? Why would you want to transfer a [Work/Visitor/Temp] Visa over to a NZ Passport anyway? It serves no...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2013, 11:16 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Wellington

Ill put my name down for this too..
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 22nd 2013, 11:13 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,277
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Better late than never!

Arriving in October myself, all by my lonesome.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 21st 2013, 1:59 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Schools in Wellington

Wouldnt Chinese be a much more useful language to be offering over French and Japanese?
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 17th 2013, 9:44 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,064
Posted By kodachrome

Re: October 2013 Arrivals and Departures

Actually departure is 2nd and arrival is effectively the 4th (or midnight on the 3rd).
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2013, 1:15 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By kodachrome

Re: recieving regular funds from GBP to NZ bank...

I used TransferMate and they were fine.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2013, 8:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By kodachrome

Re: NZ Salary - Young & Single

Id avail of your service, Im 10years older but just as single. :D
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 29th 2013, 10:25 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,742
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Thinking of upping and moving to New Zealand

Which I have! Its also not just available to UK passport holders. :p
Given its a limited allocation per year however I wouldnt recommend planning around it, especially not years in advance (also it...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 28th 2013, 3:27 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,742
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Thinking of upping and moving to New Zealand

Given you are in some sort of school before 20 and too "old" after 30, its not that being in ones 20s is a great time to do the WHV Visa thing, its the only time to do the WHV thing. Getting...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 26th 2013, 9:34 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,064
Posted By kodachrome

Re: October 2013 Arrivals and Departures

I'm planning on taking that long, scenic train route from Auckland on the Monday morning. Gives me time to see the country and decompress etc. I like trains, though have never been on one for so...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 20th 2013, 11:12 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,064
Posted By kodachrome

Re: October 2013 Arrivals and Departures

Arriving in Auckland October 2nd, heading to Wellington.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2013, 3:50 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,814
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Realistically what wages can you survive on in Nz(rural)south island - Methven ar

Thanks and updated, added Conditional formatting (3 colour, per line), added Tesco IE prices and converted back to GBP baseline. Made best guess per your notes on the product type (ie not Tesco Value...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2013, 1:20 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,814
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Realistically what wages can you survive on in Nz(rural)south island - Methven ar

Good idea (and surprising result), but probably easier to view if you equalise the currency used in both columns (ie all item prices converted to either GBP or NZD), its hard to do direct comparisons...
Jul 31st 2013, 9:24 am
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By kodachrome

Re: Working Holiday BUNAC visa

Weirdly it does say that ("Return/Onward ticket not required") even though Bunac say you need to show $1500 dollars or a return ticket. Its also not referred to as a Work Holiday Visa, but as a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2013, 11:28 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 9,303
Posted By kodachrome

Re: what makes you stay in NZ

I'm wondering now was this the intent of this thread... A consensus based on this thread paints an incredibly bleak view of immigration to NZ..
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 22nd 2013, 8:28 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 9,303
Posted By kodachrome

Re: what makes you stay in NZ

Choccie, Im interested in learning more about your issues with the place, can I pick your brains? :D


Hunting Mentality? What do you mean and how has that sucked life out of you?

Isnt that...
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