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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2011, 9:32 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,391
Posted By MandyB

Re: It's not a nice feeling

Good advice, thats what i did, told all my family NOT to come to the airport, more so because my son was only 7 at the time and didn't want to come - so i didn't want him getting upset by seeing...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2011, 9:03 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 8,718
Posted By MandyB

Re: Why is rent so high??

Hi Margaret, if you don't mind me asking, what jobs do you and your other half have? I only ask because you say its a financial struggle - my husband and I have been researching moving to oz -...
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2011, 11:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By MandyB

Bricklayers/Stonemasons in Adelaide?

Hi there, i was wondering if any bricklayers and/or stonemasons in Adelaide would be able to give us an idea of what you are earning over there - plus is there a good amount of work available?
...
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2011, 2:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By MandyB

Re: Adelaide......

Wow, can't believe that about the Roos - never thought you would see them unless you were way out :eek:
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2011, 2:30 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,712
Posted By MandyB

Re: Moving from NZ to Australia

Ah thats OK then. Husband is bricklayer/stonemason and last time i checked these were on the skills shortage list (also comes well within the age limit). We will come over as NZ citizens but if we...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2011, 2:13 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By MandyB

Re: citizenship

Hi Genesis, first of all i have to say i'm relieved to hear that we don't have to memorise the oath - our ceremony is next week.

For us the main reason to get citizenship is because one of our...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2011, 11:47 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By MandyB

Re: Adelaide......

Thanks Mr C - we've only just started to consider Adelaide so know absolutely nothing about anything there. Hubby is bricklayer/stonemason so would move around for work, i am Legal Secretary so...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2011, 4:27 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,712
Posted By MandyB

Re: Moving from NZ to Australia

Hi Buzzy Bee, why do yo say they will never be able to be permanent residents in Australia? Is this because of their age (they say they're middle aged)? I have just read the link posted by JAJ and...
Forum: Australia
Jul 2nd 2011, 6:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By MandyB

Re: Adelaide......

Excellent, thanks Delboy1:thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2011, 9:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By MandyB

Adelaide......

Hi folk, i would be very interested to hear from people who moved to Adelaide, whats it like to live there - good and bad - good areas (suburbs) to live in that are child friendly. We were...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2011, 1:54 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By MandyB

Re: help with first mortgage for kiwi citizens....

Thanks everyone. We will almost definitely be applying for PR if we decide to stay in Australia. Can't wait to be settled SOMEWHERE!!!! Hubby is bricklayer by trade so there shouldn't be any...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2011, 1:52 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Thanks:thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2011, 1:51 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Brilliant thanks. Really looking forward to coming over and having a look around:D
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2011, 1:50 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Ha ha, i love that saying, don't here it much over here:p
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2011, 1:49 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Mmmmmm this area sounds nice, will look it up. Thanks
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2011, 1:48 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

I think we will DEFINITELY give Croydon and wide berth. Thanks:thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Apr 9th 2011, 11:31 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Hi, thanks for those Links. Unfortunately only got to look at a couple of those houses because i was too late and they are no longer listed. I will check out Watsonia, hadn't heard of that one...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2011, 3:44 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By MandyB

Re: help with first mortgage for kiwi citizens....

Brilliant, thanks for all your help everyone.:thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2011, 3:40 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Thanks, i've got the map. I've just been looking at Croydon, any opinions on there? I initially wanted to be closer to the city centre but am finding the prices too expensive. We have heard some...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2011, 3:03 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Still struggling with these suburbs, looked at lots and lots but can't seem to get a feel for any of them. :(
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2011, 2:57 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By MandyB

help with first mortgage for kiwi citizens....

Hi everyone, I have been told that when living in Australia you are entitled to some kind of help from the government when buying your first home. I was given the figure $10,000 but don't know how...
Forum: Australia
Mar 14th 2011, 5:06 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Thanks for all these links. I will use them wisely:thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Mar 14th 2011, 5:05 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Cheers Buzzy-Bee, i'll check out your area. Just found a great website called Cityhobo (I think) giving good advice about suburbs but didn't have Mordialloc, or I couldn't find it. My eldest is a...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2011, 11:20 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Re: Melbourne.......

Hi Mike

I guess for a rental we would be looking to pay around $350 - $400 per week (similar to what we pay here in NZ). As for buying I couldn't really say until we are earning over there and...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2011, 9:55 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,931
Posted By MandyB

Melbourne.......

Hi, I have decided to move my family from New Zealand to Melbourne and would really appreciate some advice regarding suburbs. I would most likely need to work in the city centre and don't mind some...
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