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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2014, 9:25 am
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Steve88

Re: Sparkys... any advice on courses/tests/firms in chch area

Thanks for that.... there's some really helpful posts on this thread.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 16th 2014, 7:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Steve88

Sparkys... any advice on courses/tests/firms in chch area

Hi,

We are hoping to move to chch this year and were hoping to get some info on electrical training/tests e.t.c. I've got an offer of provisional license from EWRB but was wondering how long...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2014, 8:54 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

UPDATE : Was a busy year last year - We sold our house in October, got married in November and moved into a 1 bed temp holiday home (which shall we say is ....COSY!) We began the new year by...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 6th 2013, 9:07 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Can't believe EWRB registration has gone up from NZ$70 to $350 in just 6 months!! Oh well, better not leave it any longer....sending documents in to EWRB this weekend. House is very nearly sold.......
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2013, 7:53 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Thanks for your help everyone :) It's really reassuring knowing there's others that have been through the emigration process and can share advice.... There's so much to do - it's a bit daunting tbh...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2013, 1:19 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

I remember reading somewhere it needs to be very detailed..... are you a sparky out there and gone through the EWRB process? I'm just worried that they come back to us saying there's not enough...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2013, 1:03 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Thanks for the advice..... we pretty much have our hearts set on emigrating to nz after a lot of research and decision making...... and have come to the conclusion that it may work/may not work for...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2013, 10:40 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Thanks, we've got all his certificates copied and certified, but were wondering how detailed his evidence of work experience has to be.... any idea?
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2013, 10:01 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

UPDATE: We have been busy getting the house ready to put on the market..... getting it valued next week!! We are also in the process of getting all paperwork ready to send to EWRB.... if anyone has...
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2013, 8:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Steve88

Re: Primary education

Hi, it's Steve's OH Becky here! My son is in a similar situation - he is 6 and has a ? over whether to be assessed yet..... the SENCO lady said they won't assess him until they have tried other...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2013, 11:38 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

....Still unsure if we need to get electrical qualifications assessed by nzqa AND ewrb.... seems strange to have to do it twice.... if anyone has been through the process and knows what's required...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2013, 7:22 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Hi, Sorry I've just realised that EWRB will do assessment of qualifications so no need to contact NZQA is there? and yes we will get onto them first before going any further as it can take a while...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2013, 9:42 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Sorry I'm confused again :confused:!! A few more questions I'm afraid if you can help.....

We do not have job offer so wouldn't we have to wait til we get there (once done h&s course and found an...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2013, 11:31 am
Replies: 541
Views: 62,530
Posted By Steve88

Re: The Christchurch thread

Thanks, yes, you're right...... think I need to keep focussed on the bigger picure! :)
Forum: NZ Update
Mar 1st 2013, 6:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By Steve88

Forum: New Zealand
Mar 1st 2013, 6:17 pm
Replies: 541
Views: 62,530
Posted By Steve88

Re: The Christchurch thread

Thanks for the update :) !The Chch quake was such a tragic event and our hearts still go out to all those affected..... our friend was lucky to escape with only minor injuries so am counting his...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2013, 9:18 pm
Replies: 541
Views: 62,530
Posted By Steve88

Re: The Christchurch thread

Not looking that good at the moment then? What about work for sparkys? Our friend said a few companies were taking blokes on.... hopefully will be more work in the coming months....?
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2013, 9:01 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 23,677
Posted By Steve88

Re: Currency

Hi, Becky here - we are in a position now where we have made equity on our house by doing it up and we have more money than we have ever had.... :) (although compared to some it's still not much!) -...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 19th 2013, 7:53 am
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Thanks, yes when reading it again sounds like it's just for the main applicant...... will check to make sure though. Think it would be wise to go separately anyway to get job and accommodation sorted...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 18th 2013, 4:27 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Thanks, yeh, lots to think about and get sorted..... Do you know if the work search visa would be for the whole family and would we need to prove we have enough funds to support ourselves for 9 mths?...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 17th 2013, 11:23 am
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Thanks, you too! I (Becky) don't think it's a bad thing to be concerned about certain issues.... (if you asked Steve he'd tell you I am the worst for worrying!) It's better to be in the know as much...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 16th 2013, 8:49 am
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Whatever we do will not be without it's risks...... but the way we see it is it will an adventure full of new experiences and challenges.....even if it doesn't work out! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2013, 12:01 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

It's a minefield this immigration lark isn't it!!? I thought I read somewhere that if your profession is on the Long term shortage list you may not need to be issued with a job search visa.........
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2013, 3:23 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

Thanks for the insight, it always helps to have a realistic idea of what's what!! ;) It may take me (Becky) a longer to find work initially so just trying to find out as much as possible to make sure...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 8th 2013, 9:21 am
Replies: 100
Views: 26,129
Posted By Steve88

Re: Should we emigrate to NZ? Looking at Christchurch.

.....140 :thumbsup:

We feel very lucky that we have this opportunity to "give it a go" although we still have a few concerns.... i.e. will we be able to survive on our income considering the cost...
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