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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2006, 5:36 am
Replies: 148
Views: 14,907
Posted By nell m

Re: worst thing we have ever done!

Hi we live in Taranaki, it's out in the "sticks", few houses, yet only 35 minutes drive (you may see 3-4 other cars on the way) to the nearest city - New Plymouth, from my house I can see Mount...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 9:25 am
Replies: 58
Views: 2,078
Posted By nell m

Re: Organ donation

Just a thought, but can you not still donate organs to the UK from Aus/NZ? I know there is a time factor, but isn't it something like 72 hours? There's a chance some would still get back in time. I...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2004, 12:31 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By nell m

Smile Re: UP the DUFF!

Congrats Polly! Havent been on the site for ages so missed this news, hope you're not getting too sick. two friends of mine have just had their first babies this summer an one had the worst pregnancy...
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2004, 2:37 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,227
Posted By nell m

Re: Warning-read this before you rent.

Gawd! We rent our house in NZ out, through an agent, we've only had one lot of tenants in so far and as I had to come back to the uk before the house was transfered into our names, we couldnt inspect...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2004, 2:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By nell m

Re: Newbie Brit wants to move to New Zealand.

The Long Term Business Visa is a very lengthy and complicated route in. If you have a partner and they can get a job over there, you would get an open work visa allowing you to do any work including...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2004, 11:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By nell m

Re: Newbie Brit wants to move to New Zealand.

Hi, welcome to the forum! :) the best place to start is to look at the official immigration site:
www.immigration.govt.nz
The majority of posters on here are heading for/in Aus, but there are...
Aug 14th 2004, 11:59 am
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By nell m

Re: new zealand immigration

Yes you can put him on your application as your partner/spouse and he will get an open work visa. Uni Lectureres are now on the POL so as long as you have a masters or Phd. Try www.*****.co.uk for...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2004, 11:34 am
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By nell m

Re: What Pollster's been up to (subtitled: Anyone want a flat in Harrow?)

Hi Polly - god, I cant believe it's 6 months! We'll have had our house there for a year next week - it makes me feel old that time's going so quickly!

Congrats on the job - you get all the fun...
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2004, 9:34 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,395
Posted By nell m

Well done Polly! - I wish I had half your luck -...

Well done Polly! - I wish I had half your luck - Do you think there'd be any problems posting that CD to you, as I may not be there for a while?
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2004, 10:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By nell m

Hi I passed the theory test!:D We chose...

Hi I passed the theory test!:D

We chose Taranaki for a number of reasons - We didnt want to go to a busy city, we wanted somewhere more rural. The house prices were a big deciding factor along...
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2004, 8:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By nell m

Hi I looked into the same thing - I'd get it here...

Hi I looked into the same thing - I'd get it here - you have to hold your learners permit for six months before you can go onto a restricted licence where you can drive on your own except between 9pm...
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2004, 7:56 am
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By nell m

Glad to hear it all arrived safely! Will there be...

Glad to hear it all arrived safely! Will there be room for me? I'm coming in the next two weeks to join in with the espionage!:D
Forum: Australia
Apr 14th 2004, 8:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By nell m

Thanks again Don - is there a chance you may not...

Thanks again Don - is there a chance you may not go back then?

Incidentally - which bank did you use?
Forum: Australia
Apr 14th 2004, 9:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By nell m

Thanks Don - at least theres hope then! Were...

Thanks Don - at least theres hope then!

Were the banks over there ok with you leaving the country to sort your stuff out?
Forum: Australia
Apr 13th 2004, 8:00 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By nell m

Finance for a property in NZ

Hi - we have a property in NZ that we own outright, it's currently rented out and we intend to live in it when we move out there.

We've spotted an investment property that we'd like but would...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2004, 7:54 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By nell m

hi polly, hope you get better soon! I used to...

hi polly, hope you get better soon! I used to play neball but i always used to get stuck as goal keeper as I was always the tallest!
Forum: Australia
Mar 4th 2004, 6:42 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By nell m

I've carried on with the healthy eating, but...

I've carried on with the healthy eating, but since starting work 3 weeks ago, I havent had time to do my exercise video every day like I was at first, but I do have a 25 minute fast walk to & from...
Forum: Australia
Mar 3rd 2004, 8:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By nell m

'home executive' - :D Pity you dont get executive...

'home executive' - :D Pity you dont get executive pay for it!
Forum: Australia
Mar 2nd 2004, 7:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By nell m

Thanks. In return, I'll bring you something you...

Thanks. In return, I'll bring you something you miss from the UK when I come over!
Forum: Australia
Mar 1st 2004, 8:46 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By nell m

Hi Pollster, guess your lucky streak just goes on...

Hi Pollster, guess your lucky streak just goes on and on! how you settling in? I read in the paper there had been some flood damage in your new road - hope your place is ok! i've got to top up the NZ...
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2004, 7:55 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By nell m

Interviews in Nottingham for NZ mechanics

hi I just found an advert in the local paper, no good for me, but thought it may be useful to someone out there:

"Mechanics for New Zealand

Register now interviews in Nottingham

Top car and...
Forum: Australia
Feb 26th 2004, 6:34 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,174
Posted By nell m

well done! I think some of pollster's good luck...

well done! I think some of pollster's good luck has rubbed off.

At least getting a job so soon means you'll have the money to enjoy it when you do eventually get the time off, without having to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2004, 8:58 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By nell m

<Nell - it is in Huatoki Road in case you know...

<Nell - it is in Huatoki Road in case you know it.>

God, that's really handy for town!! you should buy a lottery ticket, youre on a winning streak!!:D

Did you go to TSB bank? if youre in town...
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2004, 8:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By nell m

Yay! I've lost another 3lb's this week! no...

Yay! I've lost another 3lb's this week! no dieting, just all the walking I've been doing with this new job - is no-one else bothering with the weight loss anymore? please keep me going - I feel if I...
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2004, 11:22 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,701
Posted By nell m

Wehey!! What a welcome! wouldn't it be great if...

Wehey!! What a welcome! wouldn't it be great if that was the standard for new immigrants! Its just what you need when you've just arrived and in a totally new situation (not to mention after the long...
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