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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 26th 2018, 2:00 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Staff Meetings

Many thanks for your kind words of support in my times of impending doom.
It's now approaching the hour where I must continue my penance and flail myself again.
My wife, who is disgusted by my...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 26th 2018, 1:00 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Staff Meetings

100% agree with you.
As the terrible employee that I am, I must take full responsibility for the lack of work completed in the past few weeks, my main effort now will be to concentrate on the job in...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 25th 2018, 10:29 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By sparkytoad

Staff Meetings

Having lived and worked here for over 6 years, I've now been informed that staff meetings, in front of all members of staff, is not the place to out another staff member for doing below par work on...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 14th 2018, 12:11 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,389
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Electricity

The rain will have washed all the solar panels in the solar farms too, oh hang on that's straya, apparently they don't work here :sarcasm:
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2018, 11:17 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Electricians-Work

Cheers Bevs.

Another guy worth getting in touch with would be Lewis Jones, you could find him on Linkedin, deals mainly with industrial electricians and trades, doing shut down works and the like.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2018, 7:07 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Missing UK Telly choices!

Get a VPN and download movies from yts.am send em through bit torrent...bingo.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2018, 9:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Electrician

Hi
Im a JIB Approved spark, the guys here are shit, been here 6 years now in Napier Hawkes Bay.
Is it just yourself, what kind of electrical work do you do?
Avoid the agencies like the plague,...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2018, 4:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By sparkytoad

Smile Electricians-Work

Hi, I'm a qualified electrician, been living and working here in NZ for the past 6+ years, currently in Napier Hawkes Bay.
Just noticed that tradestaff are having an employment run over in the uk,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2014, 7:00 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,759
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: EWRB employer work experience reference

Hi
If you draft up your own letter detailing all the electrical work you have done, tools used, types of cables, containment, installation methods, qualifications, courses attended etc. You can do...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 11th 2013, 8:21 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 19,001
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: How to watch UK TV in NZ

Tunnel bear, not had any problems.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 4th 2013, 9:07 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,252
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: White goods and 10 amp domestic supply

Bring em, don't worry a out it. Sockets are on 20A radial circuits, or should be with the cable supplying the circuit being 2.5mm rated at 25A.

But without larding on about it like a wise possum,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 1st 2013, 9:38 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Washing machines!!

Miele or Bosch. Buy in England, cost a bomb here. Most here use a top loader & drag all the hot water from the cylinder, buggers you up when you want a shower.
Also bring solar panels, central...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2012, 6:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Advise needed - Shipping Car and Caravan

Please don't bring a caravan, please.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2012, 1:27 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 6,900
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Straw/break/camel.......

I concur,
Public servant:rofl:
What do I know I just do wires.........
Also, fair comment justcol
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2012, 7:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,602
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: buying starting a business in new zealand

No upper age limit if you start your own business, hmm where do I find out more about this???
I'm thinking about the parent side of things, would this be an "easier" way of coming over, could they...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2012, 2:59 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: electrician in nz??

Bishman have a lot of work on, downer, Caldwell & levesque, Cablenet few others depends on what type of work you're after, tbh there are heaps of jobs floating around at the moment in Auckland, I've...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 6th 2012, 12:21 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: electrician in nz??

Stacks of work over here, honest, don't be put off by the negatives.also the people here will help you along 110%, have done for me, love the place, can't fault anything, so glad I came.
:0)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2012, 9:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: electrician in nz??

Go to the Ewrb website, you will need to send details of work quals etc to them.
Once you come over you'll get a limited licence, have to do the regs & stage 3 practical, pass those & get your...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2012, 3:29 pm
Replies: 606
Views: 52,861
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Wain !

Keeping me awake, plus much wain going down the toilet
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2012, 3:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Taking Tools and Power Tools in Luggage

Have been quizzled about pyro, said you need some fancy tool to peel it then have to megger the two cores??
I agreed humbly but pointed out that failing use of said fancy tool you can use snips,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2012, 4:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Taking Tools and Power Tools in Luggage

Should be no problems with the hand tools at customs, just declare on the forms, should sail through customs no problem.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2012, 4:37 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Taking Tools and Power Tools in Luggage

Bring a pipe vice with you, the kiwi sparks will shiver with fear at the mere sight of it, your hubby will then be regarded as a Demi God.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 10th 2012, 9:29 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,146
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: Flight suggestions please....

Like Singapore, choose your seats before you book, Singapore to nz usually pretty empty so you can dart about. Plus they are great with kids,
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2012, 10:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,291
Posted By sparkytoad

Re: My first post.. Do we make the move to NZ.. Help!?

Go for it, I will help all I can sent you a pm.
Ignore the negs.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2012, 8:33 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,226
Posted By sparkytoad

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