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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2019, 10:08 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,454
Posted By Thorners

Re: The way forward for grandparent?

On the immigration website the criteria under tier two states - "any other adult children you have must live in a different country from you."
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2019, 1:10 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,454
Posted By Thorners

Re: The way forward for grandparent?

I was so excited to read this. Imminent move to NZ (husband is Kiwi) and leaving my mum is my biggest worry. However I noticed the criteria says you can't have another adult child in the same...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2019, 8:34 am
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Thorners

Re: It’s happening - reporting mid-move

Oh my gosh I've been wondering how your move is going. This sounds utterly exhausting, I imagine ours will be the same.

With all the logistics and tearful goodbyes it will probably be a relief to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2019, 5:43 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By Thorners

Re: Lead time for residency visa

Wow that's super quick! Thanks for the info
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2019, 10:18 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By Thorners

Lead time for residency visa

Hi
If our house sale in London goes through I will soon be applying for a residency visa (husband is kiwi). The website says up to 11 months to get the visa. Anyone have recent experience of...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 17th 2019, 4:11 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By Thorners

Re: Auckland house prices

Congrats on getting an offer you felt you could accept! Hope everything goes well with the move.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 9th 2019, 12:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By Thorners

Re: Auckland house prices

Again we're in exactly the same boat! Did our place up to sell not rent. We had one ridiculous offer of 100k under the asking price. We're in South East London. Anecdotely I've hard activity has...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 7th 2019, 12:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By Thorners

Re: Auckland house prices

We're in the exact same position. Tried to sell our London place for a year. We took it off the market but hope to put it back on soon for another go. Valuation has dropped by at least £50k. We...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 10th 2018, 11:30 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By Thorners

Re: Learning to drive in NZ

Thanks for all your responses, very helpful!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2018, 11:56 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By Thorners

Learning to drive in NZ

Hi all

A quick question. I live in London and have never learned to drive (aged almost 40, whoops). I realise I will need to in NZ.

We're trying to sell our flat, once that happens we'll...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 25th 2018, 6:44 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Thorners

Re: Relocating to NZ - have I missed anything?

Thank you. We are keen on the rural option so I'll look at those other areas. We were thinking Featherston in the Wairarapa to reduce the commute as much as possible but I hear what you're saying...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2018, 2:13 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Thorners

Re: Relocating to NZ - have I missed anything?

Partnership it is. Just got to sell the flat now and we can get moving! Heading to Wellington initially, will see how we cope with the winter/wind and get to know surrounding areas a bit before...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2018, 11:20 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Thorners

Re: Relocating to NZ - have I missed anything?

Thanks for your replies.

Partnership visa looks good. My husband and I have been together 11 years and married for 7. I believe that once you get that visa there is a time limit for moving to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 20th 2018, 12:35 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Thorners

Relocating to NZ - have I missed anything?

Hi

I'm hoping I have a pretty straight forward situation here re visas etc but wanted to run it by you all to see if I've missed any potential hiccups. I'm married to a Kiwi, we've lived in the...
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