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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2017, 7:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Tauranga - Short Term Accommodation on arrival

There's a lot of short term holiday type accommodation in the Tauranga area - it's a popular holiday destination especially around Mount Maunganui, & May is heading into the quiet season so you...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 2nd 2017, 5:15 am
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By Tomsk

Re: The Buckle Brigade are coming to North Shore!!

I'm inclined to agree with all the other advice to bring pretty much everything over, it may be that ultimately it's not right for your new home, but then you can generally sell it on on TradeMe &...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 1st 2017, 7:40 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Newbie..new ideas..need advice!

I wish you luck & happiness wherever you choose to move too - or indeed if you decide to stay put. But please don't base your decision purely on the opinions of a few random strangers on the other...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 23rd 2016, 9:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Treaty of Waitangi

I'd suggest thinking about equity rather than equality when you're applying Treaty of Waitangi to nursing, it's about making sure all clients/ families are able to access & make use of healthcare...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2016, 6:23 am
Replies: 160
Views: 15,639
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Job offer Wellington but wife concerned

I'm an infrequent visitor here these days, but it's been a bit of a gloomy, lazy late Autumn Saturday afternoon here so I'm busy wasting time and idly surfing the net. Like I haven't actually got...
Forum: New Zealand
May 13th 2016, 7:50 am
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Advice on Nursing Jobs and Health Visitor roles

Hi, the Health Visitor equivalent service here is Plunket (google it). Plunket provides a universal well child service very similar to UK HV's. Plunket nurses are registered nurses who then undertake...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2016, 7:32 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Short Term / Long Term Rental Sept - Oct

Good luck with all the preparations for the move - exciting, stressful, busy, busy time! I'd recommend looking at bookabach & holiday houses NZ for the short term furnished rental property- sometimes...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 28th 2015, 10:00 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,263
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Any positive stories?

Each to their own & everyone's experience is valid, whether positive or negative. But, for myself NZ's been great. Loving life here, & sure there's ups & downs but I don't regret a minute. We've been...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2015, 8:04 am
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Tomsk

Re: New to Taupo

Hi, I'm not in Taupo although work brings me that way occasionally. But I did want to say hello & welcome. If you ever fancy a day trip over to Rotorua give me a shout, happy to meet up for a coffee...
Mar 21st 2015, 5:14 am
Replies: 0
Views: 8,096
Posted By Tomsk

Free understanding IELTS course

I've recently got interested in doing some study on a range of subjects that interest me, all free of charge on the FutureLearn site. These are courses usually run by reputable universities...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 27th 2014, 5:08 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,874
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Nurse

Do you have any evidence to support that statement re nurses being able to pass / practice regardless of competence? Only I know of a couple of nursing students who have failed either uni or state...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2014, 7:15 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all. I have my (young adult) children home this Christmas, plus an old UK friend who has broken off his round the world motorcycle trip to spend a couple of nights with us here in...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 19th 2014, 8:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Place your Christmas Avatar here please.

Not at all sure how this has worked out but it's the angel off the top of my Christmas tree. Who has, since adopting her tree top perch, developed a slight list to starboard. So a bit of a fallen...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2014, 4:58 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,327
Posted By Tomsk

Re: emergency flights

Oh, no, I'm so sorry to read this. Thinking of you. I hope you have a safe flight & manage to get back in time.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2014, 4:53 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Christchurch property query

Thank you. We do plan that she should get an inspection report, we've agreed to pay for that for her, I think they're essential - especially in Christchurch. I think they're sort of hoping to manage...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2014, 4:43 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,535
Posted By Tomsk

Re: advice from those who are in the know..... Please

I have to say that I agree with BB's comments above - & would also add that Rotorua's only an hour from the east coast beaches of Papamoa & the Mount for surfing/ swimming/ fishing etc, and approx 2...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 8th 2014, 3:47 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Christchurch property query

Thanks for that. Definitely worth investigating.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2014, 8:42 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Christchurch property query

Thanks for the response Tom.
I don't actually know the answers to all your questions, but, to the best of my knowledge they can currently afford a deposit in the region of $30,000. They have saved...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2014, 8:20 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,535
Posted By Tomsk

Re: advice from those who are in the know..... Please

Hi, welcome.
Sorry, but being just a little bit boring and practical I can't help feeling that maybe you'd be better looking at visas & work opportunities before getting too hung up on areas. Once...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2014, 6:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Christchurch property query

Thanks for your responses, & your generosity in taking the time to reply to me. Some great info there to help us research further in helping with this process.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2014, 1:35 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tomsk

Christchurch property query

Hi, just wondering if anyone out there could give me some advice re Christchurch properties/ areas to buy in. Or avoid like the plague:eek:

My daughter & her partner are considering buying their...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2014, 1:11 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,137
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Do you feel valued in your nz job ?

Yes, I reckon I feel pretty valued most of the time. I'm in health care again, but a small team (within a much larger organization). My managers are Kiwi & I think that's true pretty much all the way...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2014, 7:36 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,571
Posted By Tomsk

Re: A dog's life in New Zealand - (posts moved from an Immy query to keep that on tra

Have to say I'm in agreement with JustCol on this one. We have 2 dogs currently, & have a good selection of places to walk them in the Rotorua area. Including around some of the lakes, in the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2014, 7:04 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,930
Posted By Tomsk

Re: Christmas

I had cause to visit a client at home today (work stuff of course). To my shock/ horror they already had a Christmas tree up!!! Sparsely decorated thus far, it was explained to me that they're still...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 20th 2014, 10:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Tomsk

Re: New here with small child

Plunket nurses are much the same as health visitors in the UK & visit mums & children up to age 5 to carry out growth & developmental checks as well as making sure that parents have all the support &...
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