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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 15th 2017, 4:32 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By Cate135

Re: Insurance

1cover, we use them when we go back to UK for holidays but they also do one way.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 15th 2017, 4:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Cate135

Re: Daughter in NZ - Xmas hamper

Hi,I live in Auckland and my parents & in laws order from Scotland gifts hampers from here https://www.aboutgiving.co.nz, they're not Brit hampers but you can pick and chose and personalise, ours...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2014, 1:49 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,747
Posted By Cate135

Re: Royal New Zealand Navy Transfer

Hi, can't really advice from military side but both my husband and I live in Devonport and work at the naval yard on the civvy side and are in our mid 30s, we've been here 9 months.

Devonport is a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2014, 7:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Cate135

Re: transferring to NZ mobile from UK

Just try PAYG sim in it, we were both told to request and I had to pay £20.40 for mine from Orange and hubby's was free but can take up to 90 days depending on phone.

We both requested just in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2014, 7:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Cate135

Re: transferring to NZ mobile from UK

Just try PAYG sim in it, we were both told to request and I had to pay £20.40 for mine from Orange and hubby's was free but can take up to 90 days depending on phone.

We both requested just in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2014, 3:56 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By Cate135

Re: electricity, white ware, furniture cost in NZ

Electricity- just got our first bill and it was $125, we are two adults in a two bedroom house.

White Goods - expensive although the house we are in now came with oven/hob, fridge freezer, washing...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2014, 3:03 am
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Cate135

Re: transferring to NZ mobile from UK

I was an Orange customer before we left UK on Feb '14 , had a year left on contract and was paying a wee bit more than you. I phoned Orange beginning of January, explained situation, she cancelled...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 21st 2014, 7:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Cate135

Re: Canon apple airprint

Thanks for replies, still no luck yet, have emailed customer service. The warehouse stationery sell printer one up from us but we were advised by them that the ink will not be accepted as the printer...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2014, 11:15 am
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Cate135

Re: Canon apple airprint

Thanks, I did have a look but will look at the ones to send to UK, hubby has account so will get him to check and try and order, thank you.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2014, 10:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Cate135

Canon apple airprint

Hi, just wondering if anyone can advice, we have a Canon wireless MG3550 all in one inkjet printer with apple airprint that we bought when in UK last year(before we know we were coming out), we were...
Forum: NZ Update
Apr 12th 2014, 6:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,495
Posted By Cate135

Re: Hello from Auckland

Devonport is good, Narrow Neck & Cheltenham beaches are on doorstep, we have just moved right next to shops/cafes in Devonport so rarely use the car now. Downsides are it is a bit quiet, getting in...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2014, 9:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,675
Posted By Cate135

Re: Panel Doctors - Edinburgh

Hubby and I got the medicals done at Leven Medical Tollcross, Health centre Edinburgh and then popped to Spire for X-rays on the same day, as we were from Fife it worked out the easiest and cheapest...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2014, 6:07 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By Cate135

Re: Car needed n sim card

Hubby and I went with Vodaphone, he got the Data package $20 (a bit low I think 250, but use wifi at home, I got the talk for $20 when we first arrived mainly because we can phone the UK for $2 for...
Forum: NZ Update
Apr 7th 2014, 5:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,495
Posted By Cate135

Hello from Auckland

We arrived 6 weeks ago and starting to settle in. The removal company were great (Sterling Relocation), packing was brilliant, very informative re paperwork, custom etc. The containers going to be a...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2014, 4:31 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,895
Posted By Cate135

Re: Tassimo T Discs in NZ?

We left our machine back home as it wasn't really worth paying shipping for the pods. The British Grocery shop in Devonport did have the Kenco ones the other day, I think they were $14-17 for 16,...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2014, 10:56 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Cate135

Re: Luggage problem

Hi, just off the phone to employer and it has all been sorted, the relocation company will take most of the equipment and some documents, but the rest due to OH job for security reasons will come...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2014, 4:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Cate135

Re: Luggage problem

Hi, thanks for the replies, looks like we may just have to pay the excess as we will be over the 14kg combined.

Just annoyed as we were assured that as the removal company wouldn't take it, our...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2014, 11:40 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Cate135

Luggage problem

Hi,

Looking for some help, we were advised by the relocation company that we have to take 1x laptop, 1x camera, 2x iPads and documents on flight with us (have done this before so not a problem)...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2014, 10:38 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,037
Posted By Cate135

Re: February 2014 Arrivals and Departures

Me and OH arriving 23/2 will be living in Devonport.
Jan 8th 2014, 9:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Cate135

Hello - possible Feb arrival

Hi, Husband and I received visas today so should be arriving Devonport mid February, his employer arranging shipping, flights and accomodation so just waiting to hear from them, then we can get...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2014, 3:23 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,018
Posted By Cate135

Moving soon can believe it

Just got our visas today after only putting in paperwork on the 27th December to London office, valid for three year's which is what we hoped for and look like hoping to be in Auckland by mid...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2013, 2:15 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,018
Posted By Cate135

Re: New-job offer salary concern

Hi, thanks for all your replies, we have decided just to go for it and have accepted the contract.

We will start the application process next week when husband returns from offshore and see what...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2013, 12:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,018
Posted By Cate135

New-job offer salary concern

Hi, new here apologises if posting in wrong section.

Husband has been offered a job with NZ government in Devonport Auckland starting in January 2014, he received his contract this morning as...
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