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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2019, 8:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By janiejones

Re: Advice on seeking work from the UK

Hi,
my DH was in a similar situation to yours, he was the policy manager for a national charity. He found that there was fewer choice of organisations, so he took a role in the public sector. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2019, 9:47 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,886
Posted By janiejones

re: North and South islands - Climate Advice & wher to live for lifestyle

Gurnos is a somewhat *special* place in South Wales. Comparing it to Hamilton cracked me right up!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2019, 8:59 am
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By janiejones

Re: Job Hunting from UK or in NZ

Which institute are you qualified with? I'm CIMA qualified.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 9th 2019, 6:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By janiejones

Re: UK shops delivering to NZ - 2019

My favourite pastime...
Debenhams (https://www.debenhams.com/en-nz)
The White Stuff (https://www.whitestuff.com)
Amazon.co.uk a lot of vendors will ship to NZ
I haven't tried, but believe...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2019, 6:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By janiejones

Re: Mathematics related jobs

These guys have analytical roles: https://treasury.govt.nz/about-treasury/careers/working-treasury
as do these:...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 19th 2019, 6:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By janiejones

Re: Coming Home..excited and scared with lots of questions

I did CIMA through distance learning, there's no tuition providers here. I work for a government agency, quite a few recruit from overseas, it depends on the job.
I looked at jobs on Seek, and...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 16th 2019, 6:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By janiejones

Re: Coming Home..excited and scared with lots of questions

I was an AAT when I came over. It wasn't widely recognised, so be prepared to explain that it's equivalent to Level 5 Diploma, and CAANZ's Accounting Technician qual. I upgraded in the end, I'm...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2019, 7:54 am
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By janiejones

Re: Travel insurance

Southern Cross have always worked out cost effective for us, and they're reasonable about pre existing conditions .
Do you have a credit card? Sometimes they come with travel insurance. Ours does, ...
Jan 31st 2019, 7:37 am
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By janiejones

Re: Early Apply for NZ Citizenship

We had a few overseas trips in the five years, and met the criteria by four years and nine months. I'm sure your "friend's" shopping trips won't be a problem. Can you your friend recommend some good...
Jan 26th 2019, 4:01 am
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By janiejones

Re: Early Apply for NZ Citizenship

I don't think it's mandatory, but we were able to get to the DIA offices pretty easily (I worked five minutes down the road at time), so they offered us an interview. The case officer said that they...
Jan 25th 2019, 7:25 am
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By janiejones

Re: Early Apply for NZ Citizenship

Yes, your friend is right, you can apply in advance. Our five year anniversary was in the February, we used the calculator on the DIA website to figure out when to submit, arranged our interview for...
Dec 25th 2018, 9:11 am
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By janiejones

Re: Health care

There is subsidised health, but not as much is covered as is by the NHS. It does depend on the District Health Board, mine (Hutt Valley) is pretty good, but more rural ones, not so much. Some...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2018, 7:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By janiejones

Re: help! market premium allowance

There used to be something similar where my husband works. It was to recognise that it was a competitive job market, and candidates could command good salaries elsewhere, so a market adjustment was...
Jun 5th 2018, 9:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By janiejones

Re: Citizenship Tomorrow 😃

Glad to see you back on BE Tommy. Hope your ceremony went well, I've just got back from my friend's ceremony in Wellington tonight. He came to mine a few years ago, so invited me to his :-)
Forum: New Zealand
May 26th 2018, 9:05 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By janiejones

Re: Salary equivalents between UK and NZ

I used to work somewhere that used SAP ERP (I worked predominately with SAP BW). Deloittes have a subsidiary called Tango that specialise in SAP, might be worth flicking them a CV.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2018, 6:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By janiejones

Re: Insurance for 85 year old traveller

Don't have any personal experience, but maybe start with Age Concern in the UK (or whatever they're called now). From memory they were really useful with finding age specific products.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2018, 7:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By janiejones

Re: Motor bike riders

Check out Global Culture, they've got one in Lower Cuba Street. I get a lot of gifts for family there, they usually have deals on the t-shirts, they've got some funky merino tops as well. Their...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2018, 8:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By janiejones

Re: Entrepeneur Residence Catagory Visa anyone?

The business plan needs to be realistic and achievable as well, this couple didn't meet the business growth targets they forecast:...
Feb 3rd 2018, 4:37 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,869
Posted By janiejones

Re: Skilled Migrant Visa Cost?

In seven years, I've only come across two "Bush Accountants" (qualified by experience), and both of those had been in the same organisation for a long time. I also saw one of them lose their job...
Forum: NZ Update
Feb 2nd 2018, 8:48 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,079
Posted By janiejones

Re: 5th Anniversary

Lovely to hear from you! We started our journey about the same time, so I like seeing your updates.
Feb 2nd 2018, 8:46 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,869
Posted By janiejones

Re: Skilled Migrant Visa Cost?

The OP doesn't have the full CIMA qualification, and has another eight papers to take, plus needs to submit a work experience log which needs to be signed off by three referees and a CIMA moderating...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2017, 7:35 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By janiejones

Re: Utilities etc

This has got a comparison of broadband providers: https://www.broadbandcompare.co.nz/

We're with 2degrees, haven't had any issues.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2017, 7:32 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By janiejones

Re: So it us now official

Yay! You're a great help to lots of people on this board, so I'm really happy for you. Hope you celebrated in style!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2017, 5:57 am
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By janiejones

Re: Wide fitting shoes - where to buy in Welly?

Gubbs in Wakefield Street (opposite the Michael Fowler Centre) have a wide range of shoes that take orthotics, so might be able to help you on that. They don't have a website so give them a ring.
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