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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2008, 2:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Happy Burns Night!!!

I hope you all enjoyed a wee dram last night, in the UK we've still got it to look forward to tonight.

OH went to a Burn's Night supper with the Manawatu Scottish Society. He reckons it's the 2nd...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2008, 2:24 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,698
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: New Zealand Salaries

Is it fairly straight forward to start a business in NZ?

I intend to start an Interior Design business when I get there. Do you think there's a market for it?

I have been doing this in the UK...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 16th 2008, 8:34 pm
Replies: 278
Views: 12,593
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Thread Killers

Just when we all thought it had died a peaceful death.... :eek::eek: It's back!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 16th 2008, 11:24 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: MY LIFE IS ON HOLD

Hi Jill

I hope you have 'turned the corner' but if not please think on the words my mother gave me recently. "Carry you dreams in your head and people in your heart".

She said this in response...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2008, 8:36 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 926
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Little kiwi spotted in Marlborough!

Congratulations!!! - now that really IS something to celebrate.

I send a wish of health, wealth and happiness to the new kiwi. :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2008, 8:31 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: got our visa's today!

Well done Stas!

Enjoy the vino collapso this evening! ;)
Jan 15th 2008, 8:22 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Bugger!

Congrats Ned.

Time to start the real work! :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2008, 8:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Wellington Accomodation Recommendation

Thanks for your recommendations everyone. Especially Irnbru as I've booked OH into Quest for a few days.

I managed to find a lovely little place in Waikanae after that so we can test the commute...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2008, 8:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Apple computers

Sorry Maz, it's not wrong. Just a different opinion on what's beautiful. ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 10th 2008, 8:29 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: if you could turn back time would you do it all again

So what is it that you would do differently??

(we are not there yet and would love to learn from your experiences). :blink:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2008, 9:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Apple computers

Hi Karen

I'm not sure about compatibility of games.... I'll leave that to someone who knows that stuff.

However you can always partition the hard disk and run Windows from the same machine if...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2008, 9:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Wellington Accomodation Recommendation

Thanks Irnbru - quest seems to be fairly well booked (and expensive for the options left).

If it's going to be hard to get somewhere in walking distance, a train ride would be OK.

Any more...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2008, 9:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Apple computers

I've got a Mac mini and a new iMac and they are fantastic!!!

The iMac is a beautiful piece of kit, I could stroke it all day (but OH is getting jealous) :p It does everything you want and more...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2008, 7:22 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Sold on it........

Hope all our visitors don't wish to move to NZ too :ohmy:

Think we might slow down on the "yes we'd love to see you, come and visit us in NZ".....
Jan 9th 2008, 7:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: decision successful

Well done Dusty :thumbsup::thumbsup: .....

and good luck with the paper mountain!
Jan 9th 2008, 7:09 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,767
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: The phone rang this morning and.....

Thanks everyone for your good wishes. We have now got over the Champagne flow and are facing reality.

Managed to get hubby a flight next week but I can't go until mid Feb (flights seem to be...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2008, 6:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Wellington Accomodation Recommendation

Hi folks

Can any of the Welly lot please suggest a place to stay for my husband.

He'll be arriving next week (1 month before me) and needs a place to stay during the week (he'll spend weekends...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2008, 4:43 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: advice on commuting in wellington

Hi Donna

Although we've not arrived yet for real, we have done this journey many times in the past whilst on hols, reccies and interview trips, so hopefully this will help you.

The unit...
Jan 4th 2008, 1:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,767
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: The phone rang this morning and.....

Many thanks Animal Crackers.

It's very mixed emotions at the moment. Elation at getting the visa, concern for the people we will be leaving behind, scared of all the things we need to do in the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2008, 12:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Furniture rental??

Hi folks - I could do with some help.

We've just found out that we have PR and need to be in Welly next week. Everything is a whirl at the moment. :confused:

Our UK property is not sold so...
Jan 4th 2008, 12:12 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,767
Posted By Izzy and Ian

The phone rang this morning and.....

... we have approval in principle, they are taking the Migrant Levy Fee today and our passports with visas will be in the post this afternoon!!!!!

Whahay!!! :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

At long...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 30th 2007, 7:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Big thanks to all - confirmation of emigration

Congratulations on sewing it all up into a confirmed plan. It's no small achievement to get through all the immigrations processes and stresses.

Good luck for your new life starting in March....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 30th 2007, 7:42 pm
Replies: 278
Views: 12,593
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: Thread Killers

If everyone just goes shhhhhhhhhhh

I can quietly kill this thing.....
Dec 27th 2007, 12:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By Izzy and Ian

Re: I don't belieeeeeve it!!!

Thanks everyone for your solid support. None of our friends or rellies understands what it is like putting your life on hold for so long whilst you wait for an invisible process to work it's magic....
Dec 21st 2007, 11:55 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By Izzy and Ian

I don't belieeeeeve it!!!

I need to rant and here I might get some sympathy :(:(:(

I've just got off the phone with our CO and she tells me that our file has been sat on a colleagues desk for a month because he was off...
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