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Aug 11th 2011, 12:07 am
Replies: 21
Views: 9,445
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: ?move back the UK from NZ

hi all

would just like to say that we are also going back to the uk we fly back on the 12th september and we carnt wait. :D
we have only been living in nz for 2 years but we are both home sick...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 11th 2010, 12:27 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Finding Work in Welly??

hi there

i would say to start looking on www.trademe.co.nz and www.seek.co.nz.
i started applying for jobs around march time and i got a job 3 weeks ago.

good luck with the job hunting

Amy...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2010, 4:19 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Transiting through LAX

hi
we went through lax last october we have a 2 year old and had a moutain of "hand luggage" we had laptop, 2 big bags a small suitcase (full of toys and things to entertain our daughter) handbag,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2010, 6:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Baby sitters and Nurseries

hi there

Private nurseries do have waiting lists i was still waiting after 7 months so in the end i have taken my daughter to a porse registed childminder she charges $5.50 an hour and only lives...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2010, 5:48 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,901
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Bergy's Moving List - Help/Advice Much Appreciated!

hi there
we moved here 9 months ago so will help if i can
you dont need medical/dental records
take a few inhalers it might take a while to get into a doctors we were on a waiting list for 3...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2010, 5:11 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,406
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Featherston.

hi there

i have to agree with what others have said, i love greytown its got the best ice cream parlour a few shops and a great pub/hotel/restaurant we go there loads in the summer for some reason...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2010, 2:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,919
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Construction Jobs in America or New Zealand

hi there

my hubby is a QS and works for Naylor Love wellington (there are other divisions throughout nz) i dont really have that much info for you but i do know that there is a shortage of qs's in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2010, 2:20 am
Replies: 97
Views: 11,598
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: looking for friends in Wellington!!

hi everyone

we are in upper hutt and also looking for friends we are in our mid-late 20's and have a 2 and half year old girl, so if anyone would like to meet up for a cuppa then let us know. we...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2010, 6:04 am
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Anyone struggling to find work????

hi i know how you feel i have been here since october started looking for a full time/ part time job in january been for interviews but had no look.:sneaky: havent got any friends or family to moan...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2010, 7:11 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Wellington- where to live

hi just thought i would tell you a bit about upper hutt, we are about 30min drive from wellington city but there is a train and bus station whitch are very good. the shopping isnt to bad we have a...
Forum: New Zealand
May 18th 2010, 3:13 am
Replies: 71
Views: 13,533
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Liver function tests

hi i wouldnt worry to much, husband had extra blood tests and then a ultra sound turned out he had a fatty liver, doctor sent the results to nz imm and that was it.
well hope everything works out...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 18th 2010, 10:52 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,129
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: The perfect location ?????

hi, we live in upper hutt it is 30-45 minutes from wellington centre, has good schools plenty of outdoor space and has a decent mall for shopping.there is also a couple of pubs/restaurants.house...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2010, 11:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By kiwi_allens

clothes

hi can anyone tell me of any cheap clothes shops for kids. i have a 2 year old girl who goes to playgroup and is always covered in paint whitch never seems to come off. im in the wellington area....
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 23rd 2010, 1:21 am
Replies: 140
Views: 13,831
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Homesickness

we are in the hutt valley have asked around all the shops, super markets and pubs(did a bit of everything in the uk) got application forms but was told they werent looking for staff at the minute....
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 23rd 2010, 12:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: renting

if you go with a rental agency then they wont allow pets or smokers. it would probably be best if you got a private rental,(but again a few people wont allow pets) private rentals also tend to be...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2010, 5:59 am
Replies: 140
Views: 13,831
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Homesickness

i know how you feel im at home 24/7 with our 2 year old while my hubby is at work. been looking for a part time job i dont have a car so limited to where i can work. we dont get to go out on our own...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2010, 1:11 am
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By kiwi_allens

health insurance

hi might sound like a silly question but will ask anyway (dont have a clue how the healthcare works here)

we have health insurance with southern cross i asked them what we had to do if we needed...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2010, 9:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Job offer & wages advice

hi we live in upper hutt (elderslea) is a very nice place and rentals are not bad either we are renting at the moment 3 bed $350 a week. you can get cheaper depends how many bedrooms you want or...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2010, 12:29 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Baby sitting!!

hi we pay our babysitter $40 usually from 7-11ish and we also give her a lift home. we also make sure we have chocolate crisps and pop in, thought it was a bit expensive but looking on here it seems...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 23rd 2010, 9:14 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By kiwi_allens

meet up upper hutt

hi my husband (james) our 2 year old (holly) and i(amy) moved here in october we are looking to meet up with people and hopefully make friends.we are in our mid 20's and have a 2 year old daughter....
Forum: NZ Update
Feb 17th 2010, 4:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: 4 months

we are in upper hutt about half an hour from wellington city centre. there seems to be quite a few british expats in our area. was told there was somewhere in wellington where BE meet but not to...
Forum: NZ Update
Feb 16th 2010, 5:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By kiwi_allens

4 months

well we have been here 4 months now and hubby is enjoying it im starting to miss family and friends, we have a 2 year old girl whitch i take to play group 2 days a week,hubby works mon-fri 7am-6pm...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 16th 2010, 3:49 am
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By kiwi_allens

Re: Has anyone made the trip to Cape Palliser?

we went last november was very windy took our 2 year old she kept getting knocked over by the wind and was very rocky where you have to walk to see most of the seals. didnt really notice anywhere to...
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