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Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2010, 1:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By milligano

Re: Getting legally qualified in NZ

Good for you and I hope it all works out for you. Seize the day etc.

I moved to NZ in 2003 having had my law degrees (both scottish and english qualified) assessed by NZLS and paid them the fees...
Aug 18th 2008, 1:38 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,474
Posted By milligano

Re: What made up your mind

My main reasons included:

1. Mum ill. My mum has been out visiting us and felt a bit unwell. I went back with her with my new baby to show my family and when I was returning she had to start...
Aug 18th 2008, 1:21 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,182
Posted By milligano

Re: NZ any better than OZ?

If I had to tot up (which I have done mentally - too scared to write it down) what we lost financially in
a)moving to NZ;
b) living and working there and
c) returning to the Uk and living and...
Jul 4th 2008, 9:04 am
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By milligano

Re: Need advice

thanks Jerseygirl. I will try and pm you fulwood.
Jul 3rd 2008, 2:46 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By milligano

Re: HELP who are the best shippers NZ to UK?

We used Crown relocations - but whoever you choose drive them down with alternative quote from another company and also refer to what you paid when you went out. We paid $11,300 plus insurance for...
Jul 3rd 2008, 2:43 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By milligano

Re: Need advice

Hi, I shall assume that your mum left no Will, lived and died in England, your father has also died and that you and your brother were the only children of your late mum.

Do you know who is...
Jan 24th 2008, 9:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,427
Posted By milligano

Re: Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test - QLTT

The college of law of England & wales - that was who I used.Here's theri website link

www.college-of-law.co.uk
Jan 21st 2008, 12:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,427
Posted By milligano

Re: Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test - QLTT

Hi

I did the QLLT back in 1998 (Scotland - England) but it depends where you are coming from as to which exams you have to do. You will have to check that out.

It was an open book exam although...
Jul 30th 2007, 12:07 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,750
Posted By milligano

Re: How are recent returnees

We have been back for 7 months to the day. Unsure if I love being back or not. I certainly like being back but it is only now that I am realising that I won't be going back to NZ.

Miss my job,...
Dec 19th 2006, 1:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By milligano

Re: Back to Blighty in the new year

We're in NZ and our quote for a 20ft container from Crown is around NZ$12000 plus insurance and with NZ Van Lines $11,100 plus insurance.

We used Crown coming here - fab can't fault them. Will...
Dec 4th 2006, 12:38 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,115
Posted By milligano

Re: Decision Made??

Empathise completely with you. We are doing the same thing and mostly for the same reasons as you. We've been here 3.5years and live in Taupo and although we love it too my OH's job changed 6months...
Dec 3rd 2006, 8:05 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 12,421
Posted By milligano

Re: Returning from New Zealand

Great News Mandy! It's all coming together for you guys. What a relief about the house and good news too on the job front. I wish you well in your new venture.

I'm a big believer in things happen...
Dec 2nd 2006, 9:32 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 12,421
Posted By milligano

Re: Returning from New Zealand

Hi Mandy

Any update on your move?

We've made the decision to go back too from NZ and are aiming to be back just after Christmas - in time for the sales!

We've told our nearest and dearest...
Nov 13th 2006, 2:36 am
Replies: 120
Views: 12,421
Posted By milligano

Re: Returning from New Zealand

Fantastic news!

Keep us posted on how he got on and when are for the off!

Also goodnews your parents have seen things first hand and will now be more supportive of your decision.

Good luck...
Nov 8th 2006, 11:06 pm
Replies: 375
Views: 21,249
Posted By milligano

Re: What was the final straw for you?

Final straw? Reading this website! I can't believe how many of us are unhappy about where we live. Life is too short. Certainly helped us make up our minds. We're looking to book any day to be back...
Nov 8th 2006, 11:03 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,497
Posted By milligano

Re: Well Uk beckons and its goodbye time

Lucky lucky.... person!

Good on you for reporting back all is well and looking up for you. Should put many an undecided mind at ease.

We're coming back too - won't allow this indecision to...
Nov 1st 2006, 11:14 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 4,239
Posted By milligano

Re: Scotland

So now you're a "brit"? You were defender of the english in your retort to me. And I see someone else has already corrected your inaccurate references in your comments. And eh, I'm sure you're right...
Nov 1st 2006, 1:37 am
Replies: 84
Views: 4,239
Posted By milligano

Re: Scotland

Give yourself an upper cut. Have you heard yourself lately? Woe is me. Boo-hoo.
Oct 24th 2006, 9:13 am
Replies: 84
Views: 4,239
Posted By milligano

Re: Scotland

Hi

I am from Scotland and never ever thought I'd hear myself saying this but I love the place! I miss it like mad and am thinking of going back.

I've lived and worked in both Glasgow and...
Oct 24th 2006, 4:29 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,642
Posted By milligano

Re: Excess Baggage going back

It depends who and the route you fly. If you can go through US then you are on the "piece" system - 2 pieces at 23kgs each. Much better than going East where you are only allowed 20kg on an economy...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 9th 2006, 2:47 am
Replies: 64
Views: 2,506
Posted By milligano

Re: Taking everything with you ?!

We brought everything too as so glad we did. Furniture is expensive here especiallyas you are buying witht eh NZ dollar unless you have a heap of dosh then who cares. I also think it depends on the...
Sep 25th 2006, 12:02 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,028
Posted By milligano

Re: How to valuate a house??

sounds like you might need to get a registered valuer out to do the necessary here also he will tell you any issues with the property or at least he should do which may also help you with your...
Sep 24th 2006, 2:23 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,620
Posted By milligano

Re: Been back 8 weeks

Hi if we go back it will be to Scotland located either near Edinburgh or Glasgow - probably somewhere in between so hubby can commute for work & also be in the countryside rather than city living.
...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 24th 2006, 2:16 am
Replies: 2,081
Views: 96,938
Posted By milligano

Re: 5 Reasons why you want to come back to the UK

ps NETBALL! I mean who plays that other than primary school kids and girl guides?
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 24th 2006, 2:09 am
Replies: 2,081
Views: 96,938
Posted By milligano

Re: 5 Reasons why you want to come back to the UK

Here's my 5 reasons to move from NZ:

1. Rugby! Bores the knickers off you.
2. Lack of Ozone today especially.
3. Very little coverage of Ryder Cup (except on Sky)
4. People are as tight as a...
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