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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2019, 11:43 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By DavenHelen

UK Tax advice

Hi all not been on the forum for over 6 years as settled in NZ. I just want to know if anyone could recommend a Tax adviser who specialises in UK Tax. I may in future be liable for a sizable Capital...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2014, 2:14 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,097
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: Television online...

I see Slingshot have now opened up 'Global Mode' to all customers which allows us to watch BBC Iplayer without having to set up VPN etc.
I have a 3 year old Sony Bravia what's the best way of...
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2012, 10:10 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By DavenHelen

NHS cover for NZ Residents visiting the UK

We are now Permanent NZ residents & are returning to the UK for a 3 week holiday after nearly 2 fantastic years in New Zealand. Can someone confirm that we would still get free NHS cover or should...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 30th 2011, 9:24 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: Looking for IT job in NZ

fychan66 well done I think meeting people in person is so important in the market here.

kinza send me a PM (Private message) & I can see what I can do, I have only been here 10 months but can...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2011, 9:14 am
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: Marine insurance or no insurance??

WE are pleased we took ours out with Letton Percival & Co Ltd as we had several items broken/ swashed & they settled the claim (over £1000) very quickly and efficiently.
It's all about risk and if...
Sep 15th 2011, 7:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: IT Contractor EOI work expereince question

Not sure why this a special case as I was in the the same situation (as were several other former UK based IT consultants who now have PR). The EOI is fairly straight forward as I stated above at...
Sep 12th 2011, 9:37 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: IT Contractor EOI work expereince question

DelJo I'm permie here though contracting does pay better here & you also tend to get less other benefits included in your permie package (No pension & limited health cover) but it is a very small...
Sep 11th 2011, 12:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: IT Contractor EOI work expereince question

I was in the same situation as yourself (NZIS used to this way of working so no problems) & think I did your option 3
'I fill in my own company's details, adding my clients details in the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2011, 9:28 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: Looking for IT job in NZ

Hi LeaveUK, I'm not sure I have a ' wealth of IT immigration knowledge' just really knowledge of our EOI application. Have you check the NZ immigration website to work out how many points you have &...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2011, 2:23 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: Looking for IT job in NZ

Sam I work in Auckland for an IT consultancy company, I work in Data Warehousing & BI what is your area of expertise? (we always seem to be recruiting).

I spoke agencies before I got here (SKYPE)...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2011, 11:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: Where do you put it?

Depends when you need it We managed to get 3 % in the UK and had it in account that we could quickly move out of when the rates improve.

Remember under the FSCS you are covered upto £85,000 per...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2011, 10:47 am
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: How bad is the Harbour Bridge on a morning?

Hi we live in Rothesay Bay (great area) & I commute into CBD by bus, yes the bridge can be busy & know a lot of people who leave home before 6:30 to avoid the worst of the traffic.
86 express takes...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2011, 9:13 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,423
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: FA cup tickets

Have a great time at Wembley & good luck. We went last may to see Blackpool get promoted in playoff final!

Glad your sorted out:thumbup:
May 8th 2011, 9:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: IT Jobs

Agree with all above, speak with agents rather than just email and when you arrive go and see them if you not fixed up. Skype is great for international calls and good luck with your job hunting ,...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2011, 8:07 am
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By DavenHelen

Auckland shippers

Can anyone reccomend a moving company in Auckland as we have just bought a house near Murrays Bay and move in in 5 weeks!
Buyers market & exchange rate at best level for 12 months too:thumbsup:
...
Jan 23rd 2011, 10:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,753
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: EOI without a job offer

Hi we got selected & PR without a job offer on 125 points.
I too am an IT software developer and once we got here I secured a permanent job offer as that was what I was first offered. Plan to get...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2011, 10:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By DavenHelen

Energy Prices - energyonline.co.nz

About to move into our new rental in Long Bay in a couple of weeks & looking at http://www.switchme.co.nz/ as have used uswitch in uk to keep our cheapest electric & gas prices.
The company called...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2010, 8:56 am
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: IT Jobs - Best Location(s) Auck Vs Welly

Davros I will be working for a smallish Datawarehousing company as a consultant starting in mid january quite specialised, but whole project lifecycle including onsite customer contact too.
We got...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2010, 12:10 am
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: IT Jobs - Best Location(s) Auck Vs Welly

Hi Davros as an earlier reply stated check Seek or even tradme, I work in Data Warehousing consultancy & got a job in Auckland quite quickly, it is now going to be quiet until early February as...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 19th 2010, 8:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,455
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: Calling UK from a Mobile phone in NZ

Cheers started using Skype to call after crediting our account this morning and will buy a card for calling from our 2degrees mobile when out and about.

Thanks
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2010, 6:03 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,008
Posted By DavenHelen

Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2010, 9:18 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,455
Posted By DavenHelen

Calling UK from a Mobile phone in NZ

We have now been here 3 weeks & life is getting sorted, longer term rental in Long Bay, School, car & D have got a job too!
Only question is we have a 2Degrees mobile & no landline as our internet...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2010, 10:37 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By DavenHelen

12 months ago today.

We have just realised 12 months ago today we submitted our EOI!
A week tomorrow we fly out to start our new life in Auckland and can't wait!

Hope to meet up with some of you in NZ.
Nov 17th 2010, 10:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: The PR journey starts again

hi not been on for a while....
just wanted to say good luck
we are now on a week countdown to our arrival in NZ, this yr since we first put our EOI in has flown by!! really glad to hear you have...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 3rd 2010, 3:40 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,333
Posted By DavenHelen

Re: New UK - NZ departure Tax

Agreed a tax on arrivals may be more appropriate.

Emirates have confirmed that as we booked in august these additional tax charges do not apply to us.
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