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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2007, 10:04 am
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: MAF - dried flowers

Hi Kate

count us mad military Poms as friends or nutters - all the same to us!!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2007, 11:22 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,198
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: BA! Whyyyyyyyy! Why the 6th? Whyyyyy?

Just saw the news here that the strikes have been called off - yeeeeehaaaaay!!!! Look forward to meeting you both on the 8th
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2007, 6:33 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,821
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: British retirement pension

Tried all that and got absolutely nowhere!! The answer is to either not declare and run the risk of the NZ and UK tax departments talking to each other (which they are quite entitled to do under the...
Jan 17th 2007, 3:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Info for those going on WTR visas

Indeed you did get that right Mandie but, when you apply for PR after the two years spent in NZ under the WTR Visa scheme, you have to go through all the medicals, xrays and police checks again as...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 16th 2007, 8:21 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,821
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: British retirement pension

My military pension from the UK is taxed at 39% yet it is paid by the UK Govt for time served in the forces, but NZ take the tax from it. I spent 8 months fighting the IRD but at the end of the day,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2007, 12:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Cheap, cheerful flights back to UK

Given that travel insurance covers you for medical expenses overseas anyway it doesn't really matter I suppose. If the unthinkable should happen then at least you are covered. The credit card...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2007, 1:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Cheap, cheerful flights back to UK

I am heading to UK in June also to see family for the first time in 4 years! My daughter works with House of Travel and gets to see just about every deal going. Found one flight for $2099 but taxes...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 16th 2006, 10:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Extra baggage allowance?

Hi Am loolah

We flew with AIR NZ via LA on a one way ticket and had an allowance of 64kg each! The guideline was checking in two suitcases per person but we ended up taking 13 plus our cabin...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2006, 12:47 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: New member - Hello all xx

Thanks for the kind comment Am Loolah - glad you found it useful.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2006, 10:23 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: New member - Hello all xx

Hi Michelle and Carl - welcome!!

We came over on the Work to Residence Visa in 2003 so I know what you are going through. I left the RN and joined the RNZN and have never looked back. We had the...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 22nd 2006, 8:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Few questions for NZ

Hi Dutson

I know what you are going through and we were the same before I left the RN and joined the RNZN in October 2003. Because there was so much information to try and source, I ended up...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 19th 2006, 10:49 am
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: What to do and how to do it?

My advice is start looking into planning the whole thing now. I came out here having left the RN and joined the RNZN and it was a real rollercoaster of a ride! I know it sounds like trumpet...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 19th 2006, 10:42 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,924
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Boring question about suet

Try looking for 'Shreddo' in the baking section of the supermarkets. It 80% suet and works great for the dumplings in stew!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2006, 9:04 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Info-sharing & A couple of Questions...

Good for you!! As it says in the book, we have absolutely no regrets but our son is not finding what he wants from the country and is heading back to UK in Jan next year. He is a singer/songwriter...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2006, 9:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Hello X Brits

There is an on-line store at www.coolbritannia.co.nz that sells all the favourite stuff both in store and by mail order. It's not particularly cheap but if you are desperate...... They have a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2006, 9:48 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Info-sharing & A couple of Questions...

Glad it is going to be of use to you and thanks for the positive feedback. When are you hoping to emigrate??
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2006, 9:46 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Info-sharing & A couple of Questions...

Ooops - wrong spelling!! It should be spayed....
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2006, 9:17 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Info-sharing & A couple of Questions...

Hi Dawn

Your blueprint sounds great and it is exactly the sort of thing that we could not find in any book during our emigration experience. We arrived in NZ in Oct 2003 and I realised there was...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2006, 12:57 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Where to start?

Hi

Hope you enjoy the book!! Grateful for your feedback as to how useful it is to you - hope you succeed in your emigration plan; it is well worth the effort
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2006, 12:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Steve Horrell

Re: Car insurance

What you pay in pounds in the UK is very roughly what you will pay in dollars in NZ. With the exchange rate currently running at $3 to the pound, it is about a third of the price! Car insurance in...
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