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Forum: Middle East
Dec 19th 2007, 6:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By aarcc

Abu Dhabi - SIM Cards & Maps

Coming to AD for a recce end of Jan 08.

Can anyone recommend shops in AD that will:

1. Sell me a SIM Card for a local AD network & post it to me in the UK with the instructions.

2. Sell me a...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 6th 2007, 7:39 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 8,251
Posted By aarcc

Re: Anyone from Abu Dhabi

Thanks that would be great.

Do they also have a web-site?

aarcc
Forum: Middle East
Dec 5th 2007, 5:55 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 8,251
Posted By aarcc

Smile Re: Anyone from Abu Dhabi

I'm coming out for a recce to AD in Feb 08.

Just wondered if there are any agengies that let apartments/houses on short term basis that you may know of?

Bringing my wife a 3 little ones for 2...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2006, 8:15 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By aarcc

Question Cell/Mobile Phones

What are they called in NZ?

If I ask for just a SIM Card on a pay-as-you-go contract, would I be using the correct terminology? Would this be available?

Is the Cell/Mobile Phone market as...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2006, 8:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By aarcc

Wink Re: Car Insurance

It's either:

The Schedule

or

The Renewal Notice

THX
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2006, 8:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By aarcc

Exclamation Re: Driving Licence

"You get a another license that looks a bit like the UK one."

So if you get pulled for speeding can you just show your UK one?

Do they have static speed/traffic light/bus lane cameras like in...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2006, 7:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By aarcc

Driving Licence

Is it best to exchange your UK Licence for a NZ one?
And how is this done?
Does this involve doing a written and/or a practical driving test?

Can this be done prior to arrival in NZ?

Can you...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2006, 6:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By aarcc

Question Car Insurance

When insuring a car in NZ can you get the benefit of No Claims Bonus gained in the UK.

If so what evidence will the insurance company require to see.

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2006, 10:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By aarcc

World Cup 2006 - Just over 1 month to go

Not coming over to NZ until 2007.

But if I were there in June would I be able to easily watch England on the road to glory / oblivion?
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2006, 9:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By aarcc

Re: christchurch schools?

I'm want to move to Chrishchurch too!

Just wondered what docs etc do the school require you to show them to enrole a child at a local state school?

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2006, 9:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By aarcc

Question Car Questions

Is it worth importing a car from the UK?

When insuring a car in NZ can you use a No Claims Bonus earned in the UK?
If so what proof does the NZ insurance company need?

Do I have to surrender...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2006, 11:19 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By aarcc

Re: Dog's life in NZ!!

"Where are dogs supposed to crap?"

In/on the dog owners property prior to being walked.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2006, 11:07 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,942
Posted By aarcc

Question Groceries

Having travelled in the USA I know how difficult certain items are to get.

Here's a few I'd miss. Can you get them easily & inexpensively in NZ?

Wholemeal Bread
Twinnings Tea
Coleman's...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2006, 8:40 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By aarcc

Question State primary education fees

We have been advised by the Ministry of Education in Auckland that we would have to pay a fee for our children to attend state primary school whilst we are in the country on a student visa. Has...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2005, 6:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By aarcc

Lightbulb Re: Human Resources

I'm trying to gauge whether I should try and get a job 1st then apply for the visas.

But I should pull my finger out and finish my MSc HRM to get that extra 5 points.

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 22nd 2005, 7:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By aarcc

Re: Human Resources

Have you checked out the Human Resource Institute of NZ:

http://www.hrinz.org.nz/

I e-mailed them with this very question and they said that although UK CIPD quals are not formally recognised...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2005, 10:58 am
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By aarcc

Question Skilled Migrant - Valid Occupations

I'm an HR manager & my wife is a PA/Administrator.

Are these accepted occupations under the skilled migrant category?

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2005, 9:39 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By aarcc

Re: Rugby NO Footie YES!!!

Oh yeah. But as an immigant I'll just do a Manuel.

"Rugby. Sorry does not compute."

"Oh no not in the part of North Wales I come from it's too near to Liverpool & Manchester"

"Uh...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2005, 9:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By aarcc

Thumbs up NZ Expo's London & Manchester

http://www.smallworldmedia.co.nz/expo/london/ (http://)

Thought this might be of use.

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2005, 9:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By aarcc

Smile Re: Goodbye Swindon, hello Christchurch !

Hoping to be in Christchurch NLT 2006. Got 3 kids so I think I'll stopover in LA & Fiji.

All the very best,
But I am a bit green,

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2005, 9:12 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By aarcc

Question Rugby NO Footie YES!!!

Looking to leave Wales for NZ leaving nationalism and the cult of the oval ball behind. Can't wait.

Hope when I get to NZ I'll be able to find a bar to watch the important UK & World Footie games,...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2005, 9:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By aarcc

Question Re: 95 Points Looking for 5 More

Don't you only get these points for having a job offer that is not in the Auckland area?

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2005, 6:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By aarcc

Question 95 Points Looking for 5 More

If I could say I've got 10 years work experience I'm there?

But, I've got 8 years solid with one employer and 3 working more but on contact for several different companies (some that no longer...
Sep 7th 2005, 6:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By aarcc

Re: Skilled Migrant Processing Times?

How quick to process if you already have a job offer?

aarcc
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 6th 2005, 5:29 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By aarcc

Question Police Checks

I'm looking to get a job 1st then apply for my work permit.

But I was wondering how long Police Checks take to process & how long are they valid for?

Don't want any silly delays awaiting such...
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