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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2015, 5:58 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,677
Posted By desperateBrit

how do i settle in nz??!!

Hi all! long time since my last moany post! lol! hope you are all well.

im looking for some advice about settling in. we arrived here in oct and im struggling to settle in. my husband works away...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2014, 3:40 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: visa approved

which company did u go with if u dont mind me asking? good luck with ur move, i really hope it goes smoothly for u :) x
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2014, 3:37 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: visa approved

wow! excellent! are u shipping ur things? where abouts in nz are u off too?x
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2014, 3:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: visa approved

congratulations! what visas did you go for?

x
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2014, 3:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: well, he has gone :(

hi guys! so i had my first skype chat with him this morning. he was at my brothers house with all my family there! to say i was emotional as an understatement! i had a little tantrum and cried for...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2014, 10:37 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: well, he has gone :(

i remember you saying u had to be away from him. how long was it for again? fed up already! its only been 6 hours lol! i will do that tomorrow, my daughter was beyond upset! bless her! card and...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2014, 10:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: well, he has gone :(

Thank you mrs fychan. You always know what to say! fed up already! I think it might just be a case of trying to break the habit of being with each other a lot. bless him, messy sod that he is, i'm...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2014, 10:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By desperateBrit

well, he has gone :(

hi guys,

bit of a crappy post here! my husband left this afternoon and is currently on a flight to thailand then on to aucks then on to tauranga. :( feeling like iv had my right arm cut off! the...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2014, 9:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: Hello! Just introducing myself.

Hello!!! Just thought I'd introduce myself to you!

Welcome to this wonderful group! You will love it here. I do!

Congratulations on your impending graduation, such a huge achievement! I hope...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2014, 2:18 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: Exhausted

im feeling awful today :( extreme exhaustion, i almost fell asleep eating my lunch at pizza express earlier. im finding this whole thing very very stressful. i hope it goes when we arrive but by the...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2014, 9:05 am
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: we got our visa!!!!

my brother says that we have to just slog it out and its not the end of our fighting for what we want, nothing in life that is worth while is never easy, so stuck it up princess! thanks so much! we...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 10:58 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By desperateBrit

this forum is an absolute pleasure

:thumbsup: i just wanted to say, i think this is the nicest websites iv ever visited. friendly, lovely people on here, so helpful and kind. im so scared and excited for my new adventure and it really...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 10:52 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,792
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: Scottish Couple - 18 months in Auckland

this is such a sad post. im so sorry your not happy in NZ, i hope that where ever you go after you leave, u find some happiness. fingers crossed for.:fingerscrossed: i would have been your friend :) x
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 10:44 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: we got our visa!!!!

im moving to tauranga, around my mum, dad and brothers and there families. but my poor husband has to rent a room in aucks for at least a year to work up there. :( makes me feel terribly sad. i know...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 10:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: husband going first :(((

every time i go on holiday i end up in my mums toilet crying for half an hour because i realise looking at all the young fit ladys on the beach, how awful i actually look! its easy to cover up...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 10:38 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: how long does it take to build credit??

oh wowsa! this is so complicated! im hoping it wont be too expensive, trouble is we arent residence so im wondering if that makes a difference. thanks again, you have been really really helpful :)xx
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 10:30 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: how long does it take to build credit??

do we need to have some sort of medical insurance? my mum said something like acc? very sorry if this is wrong, i tend to drift off after the 3rd hour on the phone to my mum with a sweating achey...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 10:20 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: how long does it take to build credit??

and to just pick your brain further, whats it like without the NHS? im starting to worry a little. we are not sick people but my daughter does have fairly bad eczema. do u have to pay each time you...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 9:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: husband going first :(((

i really must get fit after having my baby 4 months ago, so getting my tubby bottom up the mount again will be a huge achievement! i was married on mount beach so it has very special in my heart....
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 9:41 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: how long does it take to build credit??

wow thats tricky! ok thank you. when u spend £118 do u get charged for that? im so happy to hear that next deliver, i dont shop there for me but for my kids i do! my mum says the shops in nz arent...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 8:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: how long does it take to build credit??

hehehe! il keep them secret! il find a little pot to stash away my rainy day clothes fund! have you shopped from the uk to nz? i kno u said about m&s on the other thread, and was wondering about GST...
Sep 23rd 2014, 8:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: essential skills work visa HELP!

thats interesting to know, thanks for the tip mrsfychan! hope ur ok today :)

whiteress, when do you leave the uk?
xx
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 8:54 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: how long does it take to build credit??

il not be working by hubs will be. would it be beneficial to set up a joint account?
iv not held one with him before, i like to stash money where he doesnt know! hehehe! xx
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2014, 2:04 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By desperateBrit

how long does it take to build credit??

haha me again!

just a quick question for all you lovely brits in nz, how long does it take to build credit? i will need to get a mobile phone, but i really really dont want to buy a pay as you...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 22nd 2014, 10:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By desperateBrit

Re: we got our visa!!!!

wowza $90k! my husband is on literally half that! hence why we cannot afford to buy in aucks and get a mortgage! i need to buy a house in tauranga where its cheaper. im so scared about how we will...
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