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Forum: New Zealand
May 9th 2018, 8:46 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By doyley

Re: May Arrivals & Departure 2018

Who: doyley
Where from: Solihull
leaving Date: 1st May
Where to: Henderson then moving to Riverhead area when wife and kids get here
Arrival Date: 3rd may
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2018, 10:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By doyley

Re: really important issues

Oh and we will be in Auckland, Henderson or hobsonville are 2 places we're looking at...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2018, 10:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By doyley

Re: really important issues

We use apple tv here and amazon, but then just have a digibox...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 9th 2018, 1:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By doyley

really important issues

Tv etc, whats sky like is there other options down there?
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 9th 2018, 11:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By doyley

Re: transferring money to a UK account

Oh good that's great thanks for the help again, i'll keep the account here open then.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 9th 2018, 10:45 am
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By doyley

transferring money to a UK account

Is it easy to transfer money from a NZ account to UK?

I'll have few things still going out here after we leave, so intend to keep uk account open for a while.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 4th 2018, 8:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By doyley

Re: Health care

Thank you that's exactly the info I needed.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2018, 12:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By doyley

Health care

How does the healthcare system work over there for us immigrants?

I'll be on a 2 year work visa, with 1 wife (that's plenty of wives for me) and 2 kids age 8 and 5.

My job covers my healthcare...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2018, 10:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By doyley

Re: Motor bike riders

Crash bungs?
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2018, 11:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By doyley

Re: UK driving licence

Thanks everyone
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2018, 11:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By doyley

UK driving licence

Any idea how long I can drive on a UK licence? Is it easy enough to swap etc?

I googled it and just got loads of info about gap year driving.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 16th 2018, 9:37 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

It'll just be a holiday, same as if we went to America or somewhere else long haul, the only difference is the length of the flight.

And finance wise it's a holiday we only have to pay flights...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 15th 2018, 11:21 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

nicely put, we like an adventure wherever we live we will enjoy it, we have 1 weekend per month where we go somewhere nice for a day trip, we have nation trust membership so we're never short of...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 15th 2018, 10:03 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

I do like reading some of these posts, I reckon we will be able to do 4 weeks a year back over here for Christmas etc, I have family in Ireland, Spain and Australia, so generally we will all meet up...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2018, 1:25 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

Not focusing on why other people moved, more a general interest, i.e. we saw it as an adventure for sure, got some nice replies, it was general conversation with people who have done it.
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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2018, 11:44 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

My work limitations are mostly down to the fact that during my 25 year working life I have only ever done demolition, I wouldn't know how to do anything regardless of a visa lol:rofl:
Feb 14th 2018, 11:19 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By doyley

Re: Qualification list - Demolition

Ok to be clear as I appreciate I dip in and out, I have a job offer this has been shown to my migration agent, he has contacted myself and employer to gain a full contract, along with all the...
Feb 14th 2018, 11:06 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By doyley

Feb 14th 2018, 11:05 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By doyley

Re: Qualification list - Demolition

Operations/project manager.

Thanks to your input I spoke with the the company doing the visas etrc yesterday, they have it all in hand and my employer is sending the contract of employment etc...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2018, 10:56 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

Thats what we keep calling it, our adventure. :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2018, 1:00 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By doyley

Re: Golfing Auckland area

You could start one, if you could have it up and running before I get there that would be great.....
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2018, 12:15 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

I'm not comparing the 2 countries i'm looking for something new, and that's what we will get.

After all the sun always shines there and the beach is just a 5 in drive away isn't it? lol
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2018, 10:05 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

We might face the same issues, but then again it may be the best thing we ever did, there's only one way to find out.

What I do mean I wil always work in a major city, but I will not have commute...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2018, 9:23 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Re: Why did you move?

Auckland is where the company is based so until we're settled it seemed like the obvious choice, the company I'm going to suggested hobsonville.

I know what you mean about the grass being...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2018, 9:06 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,578
Posted By doyley

Why did you move?

We decided we wanted out of our current lifestyle, we wanted our kids to grow up somewhere safer, less time commuting and more time as a family.

I've been offered work there a few times this time...
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