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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2006, 1:05 am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,363
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: If You Could, Would You Go Back Home?

Thanks for sharing the link to the Herald news paper. Certainly lets you know what is going on over there and good for looking at jobs to suit the Wife !
That will annoy her, thought she would get a...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2006, 12:55 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

Thank you all for your kind words. If we end up staying here I think we will both be on anti depressants for a few months. so am not giving up yet. There has to be a way just need to think of it I am...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2006, 12:42 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

If I could I would delay it for 6 months or so and save like mad but unfortunately the latest I can start the job is January 2007. Not long to save a few grand is it ?
Also with me gone my Wife will...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2006, 12:38 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

That is exactly how I feel. Had enough of everything in this country and Mentally prepared but having received quotes for many of the costs today my heart sank.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2006, 12:36 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

I am 100% sure it's what I want to do for me and my Family but don't want to take too many risks. If it were just me then I would say to hell with it and go but it is very different when you have...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2006, 12:26 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

Unfortunately not. My Mother is in her eighties and poor and my Wife's parents are far from rich either so we are scuppered so to speak.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2006, 12:19 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

Ok. Not taken as a criticism. We didn't intend to go on a wing and a prayer. In our naivety we thought we would be Ok. £6000 in the bank, thought it would set us up ok until I found out the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2006, 8:25 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

Hi. yes I have a job offer so a reasonable income (NZ$ 45000 PA) from the start. I intend to go over 3 months before my Family join me to make sure it is the life for us. I have also been offered...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2006, 7:39 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,128
Posted By Stevie1963

Has anyone moved to NZ with no money ?

HI, has anyone emigrated to NZ without any financial backing and if so, how have you fared ?
The reason I ask this is my Wife and I have a small amount of savings but didn't realise the costs...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2006, 6:21 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,363
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: If You Could, Would You Go Back Home?

I have to admit, you do have a point. My Wife and I haven't been married very long and we both inherited large debts from our previous marriages which we have only just managed to clear so we don't...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2006, 4:05 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,363
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: If You Could, Would You Go Back Home?

What difference does it make if Randysue has or hasn't been to New Zealand. She is describing the UK and doing a damned fine job of it too. The working person in the UK is penalised left right and...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2006, 1:49 am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,363
Posted By Stevie1963

Smile Re: If You Could, Would You Go Back Home?

Ok, I can accept that if they are doing their job in other areas. I don't blame the Police as such. I understand that they can spend hours, days even months trying to build a case against a criminal...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2006, 1:34 am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,363
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: If You Could, Would You Go Back Home?

I couldn't agree more. As you say, if you are born and bred here, honest and try to pay your way in this country then you are penalised in every direction. What incentive do we ever get in the Uk to...
Oct 21st 2006, 10:53 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Police Clearance Certificate

HI there, I just received my completed form back from the Police. I only completed the National Computer form which is adequate for the visa application.
The details you receive back are just a list...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2006, 10:43 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,526
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Taking everything with you ?!

Hi there, I received the quote from First move http://www.shipit.co.uk/
The actual total was £2161.50 for 10.5 cubic meters. They have a clever estimating feature on their site that provides a...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2006, 8:15 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,526
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Taking everything with you ?!

Hi there, We are going through the same here. I have been given a quote for £1063 for the bear essentials and personal effects or £2360 for just about everything except our three piece suite. Just...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2006, 9:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Can anyone recommend a decent airline

I am waiting with baited breath. Go on, show me the itinary please. The lowest I calculated was £540 so anything cheaper would be a bonus.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2006, 9:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Can anyone recommend a decent airline

Hon, if the price is right I will consider any thing :p ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2006, 9:38 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: How much should I expect to earn ?

Hi again. Now I over my panic jitters I am back on line and can't wait to get over there. I am due to start my new job Nov/Dec so will keep you informed of how I get on.
Bye for now
Steve
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2006, 9:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: How much should I expect to earn ?

That's great Batty, Thanks for the links. They will come in very handy and have given me some idea already.
Steve
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2006, 9:34 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: How much should I expect to earn ?

Hi Don, Thanks for the info. I am due to come over Nov/Dec to start my new job and can't wait now I am over my jitters. Will be in touch when I do and will take you up on the offer of going for a...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2006, 12:25 am
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: Less than you might think

Hi Lardy, Ok Ok I am an old worry nut I admit it. Guess you are right, to live in a beautiful country like NZ is worth a little personal sacrifice. Just had a long chat with the Wife and I am back on...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2006, 11:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: How much should I expect to earn ?

Hi there, Thank you very much for sharing that research with me. Sounds like $ 45000 is a good wage for a technician then. I was just worried that I wouldn't be able to support my family and we would...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2006, 11:20 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Stevie1963

Re: How much should I expect to earn ?

Hi there Apple12. Thanks for your comments. You have certainly put things into perspective for me. I hope you can understand my concerns regarding money. Never having lived anywhere other than the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2006, 10:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Stevie1963

How much should I expect to earn ?

Hi all, apologise to anyone who replied to the similar question I asked a couple of days ago but unfortunately the discussion became a bit of a free for all and I didn't really get a straight answer....
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