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Forum: New Zealand
May 13th 2013, 11:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Contract Employment Question

I suspect the 6 month contract could be a fixed term position i.e. you would be an employee (not a contractor) but the job would end after 6 months - could be maternity cover etc. There are strict...
Apr 21st 2012, 7:22 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: OH NO!!!

Totally agree with mrs pointers posting.....my husbands profession wasn't on the shortage list, but applied for endless jobs whilst in UK and although we had moments when we thought nothing was going...
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2009, 7:35 am
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Live in Whangarei or work at Selwyn Park?

Life in Whangarei.........well here it goes.....

It is often stereotyped as a relaxed, laid-back and easygoing kind of a place and it is certainly living up to the reputation rather well. It has...
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2009, 7:00 am
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Advice on the dogs passport

We used Golden Arrow for 2 cats last year - also highly recommended!
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2009, 6:50 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,587
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Can't get a Mortgage Arrrrrrh

Was a year ago (i.e. before full impact of current world financial crisis) but we got a mortgage at normal rates through Westpac no problems on a WTR Visa - went through the Migrant Banking Team in...
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2009, 6:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Question about the car and packing container!

Hi

We came out from the UK last year and brought our car with us - all the advice was don't bother but I did anyway (sounds like numptyheads OH and I have something in common). On reflection,...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2009, 4:16 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,510
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Removal Companies

We used Removal Group which were the cheapest and were fab.....they couldn't do enough for us and were alot cheaper then most of them......

Proves that expensive is not always the best.......
Forum: New Zealand
May 18th 2009, 9:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Info on Whangarei please

Well we have been hear only for a short period (just over a year).

For a small city Whangarei has lots to offer with museums, cafes and restaurants, I have seen numerous pubs etc.....
But you...
Forum: New Zealand
May 18th 2009, 5:28 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Info on Whangarei please

Oh my god!!!!!! Was she ever convicted of anything???? Didn't watch all the TV series to find out..,,,,,

I wonder where she lives now.....ummmmm
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2009, 6:09 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Weekend away!

Hi

I don't know if you have used this aa website before, but it looks fab and you can tick what kind of a weekend you would like to experience and..... hey presto!! unfortunately we never seem to...
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2009, 5:32 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Info on Whangarei please

You probably know this anyway.....but Kamo is a small township north of Whangarei, approximately five minutes drive from the Whangarei CBD. Otangarei looks more south east of Kamo. You have Kamo...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2009, 5:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Info on Whangarei please

apologies 3 Mile Bush Road not 5!!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2009, 11:43 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Info on Whangarei please

We moved to Whangarei a year ago and love it - the 'city' has got almost everything you would need but 10 minutes drive and you are in the country. The Hospital is on state highway 14 heading west...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2008, 5:38 am
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Anyone from Whangarei?

Hi

We emigrated to Whangarei around 8 months ago and love it.......fab beaches, great countryside and all near town which has everything we need.
Not a big horse fan myself .....but everyone I...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 17th 2008, 4:06 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Put an offer in on a house today....but..

You would think that the agents would be working with you, to try and get the best price for all, to secure the deal, as I get the impression that there is not many confident buyers around at the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 4th 2008, 6:19 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,322
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Yummy NZ foods?

Well I am sitting in the garden with a nice glass of "Passion Pop"....not sure if it is a New Zealand thing....but wow....$5.99 a bottle of sparkling wine flavoured with Passion Fruit or if wild...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 5:25 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Arrived 3 weeks ago!!!!!!

yes - us too......we have had our cheeky offer accepted, as it is a buyers market at the moment, so there are deals to be had, which you can calculate as best you can the recent fall in prices. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 3:59 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Arrived 3 weeks ago!!!!!!

Thanks.....that what I am worried about, being early days, I hope I don't have a slump, once all the excitement wears off!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 2:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Arrived 3 weeks ago!!!!!!

ta very much for your welcome:)
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 2nd 2008, 9:40 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Arrived 3 weeks ago!!!!!!

Thanks Lardyl for your welcome and YES!!!!!..........I can now change my location, thought I would never be in the position to do so!:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 2nd 2008, 8:39 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Arrived 3 weeks ago!!!!!!

We are renting at the moment on the outskirts of Whangarei in Maungatapere, which is a good 20 minutes into town. Which is the reason we are pushing to move where we will be 5 minutes into the town...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 2nd 2008, 8:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By DTHarrop

Arrived 3 weeks ago!!!!!!

I haven't place that many posts, but thought I would share our news!!

Husbands job offer arrived September 2006, applied for work to residency visa which arrive October, House sold December, ...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 12th 2008, 4:51 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Taking pets with you

I am shipping 2 cats in about six weeks time. After doing research on practically all the animal shippers, I have settled with Golden Arrow, who will do most of the medical checks and board them...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 3rd 2008, 9:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,344
Posted By DTHarrop

Re: Can we bring antihistamines and steriod cream?

Thanks for that...........

We have built a little bit of stock with regards to steroid cream and inhalers in order to give us some time before having to register with doctors etc......We were...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 3rd 2008, 3:18 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,344
Posted By DTHarrop

Can we bring antihistamines and steriod cream?

Hope someone can help.......

My daughter has eczema and mild asthma which is triggered by certain allergies, for which, she is prescribed an antihistamine and a steroid cream.

I am sure that...
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