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Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2019, 1:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Esme61

Re: Importing a VW Camper van into NZ from UK catch 22

We imported our T5 Combi van that we converted to a camper and fitted a remio roof so because of cutting the hole we needed a Low volume certificate before getting compliance done. We are in New...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2018, 2:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By Esme61

Re: Christmas arrived last Monday

Yes- I noticed Countdown had mince pies and last week the artificial Xmas trees arrived!
Aug 5th 2018, 11:18 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Esme61

Re: EWBR work references templates

We are in the process of registration, although my husband has been out of the workforce in the UK since 2009 and done some self employment since then his Qualifications make him exempt from certain...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2018, 6:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Esme61

Re: UK Mothers day 11th March 2018

Didn’t realise it was Mother’s Day when I booked trip to UK, now I get to spend it with my UK part of the family. Not enjoying the past few days of snow. They called it “The beast from the East” - it...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 5th 2017, 7:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By Esme61

Re: Utilities etc

No we are staying with our daughter who is “rural”
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 5th 2017, 5:45 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By Esme61

Utilities etc

We have just purchased a house in New Plymouth, fibre broadband available- where do I start? Any suggestions who to go to for electric/Internet/insurance. Thanks
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2017, 10:56 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,810
Posted By Esme61

Re: September Arrivals & Departures 2017

Welcome - hope it doesn't take long for the jet lag to wear off. When did your container leave? Ours left U.K. 25/8 estimated to arrive in Wellington 23/10 then to transport up to New Plymouth
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2017, 6:30 am
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Esme61

Re: No travel insurance if it's one-way?!

We used STA travel insurance for one way, was reasonable and piece of mind UK - NZ.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 9th 2017, 8:52 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,810
Posted By Esme61

Re: September Arrivals & Departures 2017

We have arrived safely, it's not just cardigans we need it's full waterproofs, not stopped raining since we arrived. Went to see the All Blacks last night- again the rain came from every direction...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2017, 1:04 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,810
Posted By Esme61

Re: September Arrivals & Departures 2017

We love Taranaki - spent 7 weeks there last November - January, then 3 weeks in March, just hoping the rain stops and we get a better summer. Just need a house - looking for one within 30 mins NP
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2017, 9:13 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,810
Posted By Esme61

Re: September Arrivals & Departures 2017

Finally!

Who: Jan & Richard Whiteley
Where from: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
leaving date: 5/9/17
Where to: New Plymouth from Manchester via Dubai and Auckland with Emirates
Arrival date:...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2017, 6:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Esme61

Re: Shipping a car and which company

I'm no expert but other half says if you've had the car from new he would consider it but then we only shipped our camper because there was nothing in NZ anything like it and we had it over 4 years...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2017, 12:44 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Esme61

Re: Shipping a car and which company

We used Anglo Pacific to ship our VW T5 camper, no problems as we had checked with AA and knew we needed a Low Volume certificate due to modifications - that delayed compliance and with Xmas shut...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2017, 9:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By Esme61

Re: August Arrivals and Departures 2017

Waiting patiently for September arrivals to appear ✈️✈️
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2017, 4:16 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By Esme61

Re: Shipping a motorhome from UK to NZ

Right we have finally got to the end- Low volume certificate which we need as we had converted ourselves involved showing the pictures taken when we put the Remio roof on, removing the rear seatbelts...
Jan 4th 2017, 7:36 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,059
Posted By Esme61

Re: Chest X-Ray required???

We had our full medicals sept 15 in Manchester and we had X-rays done too - cost us £310 each. applied on the Parent Catagory.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 28th 2016, 9:04 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Esme61

Re: Wellington Container Port Closed

Our 20ft container was due in Wellington around 6/12 with our camper inside - got delayed and then offloaded in Napier on the 14/12, it took until the 20/12 to be transferred to New Plymouth by rail....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2016, 9:11 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By Esme61

Re: Shipping a motorhome from UK to NZ

We now wish we had put more inside the vehicle, main stuff was the camper contents, awning and tools, we had been told that as soon as they see camping on the inventory then you get fumigated, we...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 22nd 2016, 12:01 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By Esme61

Re: Shipping a motorhome from UK to NZ

Finally off loaded in Napier and has taken over a week by rail to get to New Plymouth. arrived in NP on Tuesday and today it was handed over to NZVanlines who have been great with their...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 6th 2016, 7:10 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Esme61

Re: Flying Auckland to Dubai, 20hrs on a A380

We fly back 14/1 so we might not be as lucky this time.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 6th 2016, 6:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Esme61

Re: Flying Auckland to Dubai, 20hrs on a A380

We flew over last week, Emirates all way, 7hrs Manchester to Dubai then straight onto the 16.5hrs Auckland flight, luckily the plane had empty seats and we had 3 seats for 2 of us. Food and...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2016, 8:14 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By Esme61

Re: Shipping a motorhome from UK to NZ

Update - was coming into Wellington but closed due to Earthquake we are still waiting to hear where it will dock - Napier has been mentioned
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2016, 7:45 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Esme61

Re: MAF and Customs declarations - not sure PSS are advising us correctly!

We are just importing our camper and a few boxes, Anglo Pacific sent us all the forms required but we have just been sent new forms by NZ Vanlines as the ones we filled in were outdated and would not...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 23rd 2016, 7:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,267
Posted By Esme61

Re: Shipping a motorhome from UK to NZ

Our VW T5 is on route at present, should arrive 1/12, will let the forum know how we get on with customs etc shortly
Oct 13th 2016, 9:30 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 7,763
Posted By Esme61

Re: Sponsorship by resident child - anyone here?

Just had this sent by my daughter
Migrants' parents cost NZ 'tens of millions' | Radio New Zealand News (http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/315435/migrants'-parents-cost-nz-'tens-of-millions)'
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