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Jun 10th 2015, 2:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,747
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: NZQA IQA taking too much time

I worked in regulatory compliance in UK and have transferred those skills to my new job in Wellington.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 9th 2014, 11:18 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,539
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: All possible costs for relocating/emigrating to New Zealand

Thanks Bev's
I was shocked when I researched the cost of mobile phone contracts in NZ! So thought it was worth adding!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 9th 2014, 8:59 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,539
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: All possible costs for relocating/emigrating to New Zealand

Selling house or organising to rent it
Selling car(s)
Passports

Eoi £250
Visa (depends which visa)
Police check
Nzqa ita (difference between stsndard and fast track)

Medical £300 ish
Nov 9th 2014, 8:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,747
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: NZQA IQA taking too much time

Guideline is 35 working days .... So you are looking at 6-7 weeks ish if you change to fastrack service I think time period starts again so you are best leaving it and waiting. You could send an...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2014, 9:52 am
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: Renting in Wellington

Thanks for the responses! Unfortunately on previous visits to Wellington we stayed in cbd and only stayed a few nights. So its becoming quite an education! Escapedtonz good luck in your move!...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2014, 12:49 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,476
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: PSS for partial container? Also shipping tools

Hi we've got a box which are going to put into a container - we reckon we won't need much space just 1/3. We are getting container weighed this week so will let you know what costs are (we are taking...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2014, 12:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: Renting in Wellington

I enjoy running and play hockey and recently learnt how to row. My OH plays golf and likes cycling. My job is in cbd.
I've never lived in an apartment before! I will have a Google of Papakowhai ...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2014, 12:34 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: December Arrivals and Departures 2014

Never know - prob see you in Wellington! Good luck!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2014, 7:41 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By WhiteRees

Renting in Wellington

Hi - my boyfriend and I arrive in Wellington on 11 Dec - we are staying a week before going to south island for Xmas with family and fly back to Welly on 16 Jan. Is it reasonable that we could get...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2014, 7:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: December Arrivals and Departures 2014

Ahhhhh! Cant believe I finally get to write in this section!
My partner and I leave UK on 7th Dec - going via San Fran for a couple of nights before arriving into Wellington on 11th December!
Sep 24th 2014, 1:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: New Zealand Application Process ...so far...

Hi Dougaldon - nz immigration will tell you what medical you will need but I would imagine both you and your partner will need full medicals.

Panel Doctors...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2014, 8:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: After arrival at the airport in NZ...

Thanks for help everyone! Really appreciate the response!
I will make sure I wear my running trainers just in case I have to make mad dash!
Sep 24th 2014, 7:51 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,218
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: essential skills work visa HELP!

We leave 7th December! My job is in Wellington! I finish work 10 weeks today - doesn't seem real! Had awesome deal on flights!

I hadn't heard about the bed sheets / beds being different sizes! I...
Sep 23rd 2014, 5:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,218
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: essential skills work visa HELP!

hi desperateBrit - my partner and I are taking pretty much everything! (except the kitchen sink).

We are taking our bed, mattrass, sofas, rugs, coffee table etc etc - the only things we arent...
Sep 23rd 2014, 4:54 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: New Zealand Application Process ...so far...

*made!

Its been a long weekend!

#exhausted
Sep 23rd 2014, 4:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: New Zealand Application Process ...so far...

Also - we are shipping everything ourselves. We had a crate maid with waterproof lining depth 1.6m X 2m high X 2.4m wide cost £275
We hired a huge van for a weekend and moved everything!

Just...
Sep 23rd 2014, 4:50 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: New Zealand Application Process ...so far...

Another update! Email from immigration NZ - our passports will arrive back Friday!

That was a lot quicker than I thought - as I only sent off migrant levy and further forms last monday!

Fly...
Sep 23rd 2014, 4:16 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By WhiteRees

Extra Baggage Allowance

Does anyone know if I can get extra baggage allowance with Air New Zealand?

I am aware of other people who have been granted extra bags at no cost however I dont seem to be getting a positive...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2014, 4:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: After arrival at the airport in NZ...

apologies if the above is a stupid question!

Also - we have booked flights that go straight to Wellington. We land at Auckland and then transfer to Wellington - however there is only an hour and...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2014, 4:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By WhiteRees

After arrival at the airport in NZ...

..which queue do we go to? Do we head for the NZ / Australia section or the 'other arrivals' part?
Does it matter?

We applied for residency visa - so passports will be stamped.

After the...
Sep 16th 2014, 3:46 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: Are there any criteria on the start date if we get job offer

A job offer for March 2015 is great. you shouldnt have a problem - as Persephone said - you have to have started your job within 3 months of entering NZ and be in that job for at least 3 months.
Sep 16th 2014, 3:35 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: New Zealand Application Process ...so far...

Hello All - a further update... sice my last post things got a little hectic. I ended up applying for a job in New Zealand and I was successful. I received an email on friday last week from my...
Jul 9th 2014, 3:58 pm
Replies: 7
EOI
Views: 416
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: EOI

I said my UK qualification was not assessed. As part of my application I had to submit my qualification to NZQA.
Jul 9th 2014, 3:54 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By WhiteRees

Re: Advice on Skilled Migrants moving to NZ

Hi Max
My boyfriend and I are similar ages to your and your partner. We dont have a job offer and we got 140 points on the EOI. I have just done a post separately - on whats happened so far (weve...
Jul 9th 2014, 3:36 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By WhiteRees

New Zealand Application Process ...so far...

Hi All – we thought we would try and introduce ourselves properly! Also update you on where we are at with our application so far – it may help those earlier in the process and hopefully those that...
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