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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2008, 9:15 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,970
Posted By Dezza

Re: chch - july meet up - newbies / oldies / anyone!!

Great - look forward to meeting you tomorrow!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2008, 10:09 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,970
Posted By Dezza

Re: chch - july meet up - newbies / oldies / anyone!!

Hi
We have been in Christchurch for just over week and we are gradually finding our feet. Now we have sorted out a school and rental - we would love to meet some new peeps as we don't know a soul...
Jun 1st 2008, 10:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Dezza

Medical Insurance on 1 Year Work Permit

We are going to NZ on a 1 year work permit and therefore won't be entitled to any publicly-funded health care except in emergencies. Does anyone know of the best insurance to have - I don't think we...
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2008, 5:11 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,066
Posted By Dezza

Re: Where would you/wouldn't you live in ChCh?

Yes I agree that you shouldn't just go on the decile though must admit that is something that is a consideration. I was looking more at the results of the Girls School in particular as they are...
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2008, 7:51 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,066
Posted By Dezza

Re: Where would you/wouldn't you live in ChCh?

The schools in these areas have excellent reps and very sought after which I suppose is one reasons why the houses are so expensive. I liked the high street and the proximity to Hagley Park and the...
May 30th 2008, 7:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Dezza

Re: Work Visa question - same day?

ok thanks - did you wait until you had the visas until you booked the flights? I am tempted to book the flights before we get them as our timescales are very tight and flights are getting more...
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2008, 8:39 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,498
Posted By Dezza

Re: North Vs The South....

Newt - Great post - very entertaining :rofl::rofl:
May 29th 2008, 5:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By Dezza

Re: Job Search Problems

My OH has just received a job offer - he was first in contact with this company last September! Yes we have found they are very slow in getting back - we heard nothing for weeks at a time but...
May 29th 2008, 3:53 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Dezza

Re: Work Visa question - same day?

Thanks - I think I'll give them a ring
May 29th 2008, 11:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Dezza

Work Visa question - same day?

My OH has a job offer and needs to obtain a 12 month work visa.
Can you get them on the same day (obviously if there are no queries with app) if you use their counter service at the London office?...
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2008, 5:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,835
Posted By Dezza

Re: House prices NZ

I'd wait until the house sold until I made any predictions! You might be tempting fate :eek::eek:
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2008, 4:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Dezza

Re: Medical records

It's funny how these things can worry you and blow up out of proportion and when it comes to it it is nothing much really. I'll try not to worry about it any more - just have to make sure I am not...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2008, 10:20 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By Dezza

Re: What's the best property type to buy???

Yes not worth worrying about at all really didn't see many brick built houses when I was there at all - biggun not very likely to happen and very much like the terrorism situation in the UK. I lived...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2008, 8:39 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By Dezza

Re: What's the best property type to buy???

or roofing iron, or timber beams, or the stuff shoved in the loft... so what do you do? Wear a hard hat 24/7? :blink:[/QUOTE]

Obviously not but like I said you can bear in mind that you live in a...
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2008, 10:53 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By Dezza

Re: What's the best property type to buy???

Not me - I'll be too busy hiding under the table :D
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2008, 10:51 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Dezza

Re: Medical records

Thanks for your reply.
Why don't lie about anything - is this because I might get caught out or for moral reasons? :sneaky:
Cheers
Dezza
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2008, 4:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Dezza

Medical records

When you go for a medical will the doctor be able to get access to your medical records i.e. by requesting them from your GP?
How do they know if you are telling the truth or have given correct...
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2008, 2:54 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By Dezza

Re: What's the best property type to buy???

I'm sure a lot of those poor people in China hadn't felt one before either that doesn't mean it won't happen. I believe NZ has many fault lines - which is not the case in the UK - so in theory a...
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2008, 6:30 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By Dezza

Re: What's the best property type to buy???

What about earthquakes and the safety of the house if there is an earthquake? Surely bricks aren't a good idea?! :eek::eek:
Do NZ building regs take them into account?
Forum: New Zealand
May 9th 2008, 8:15 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Dezza

Re: Enough to drive you crazy!! MUST be entitled to work in NZ!!

Well he has held various mid management positions in various organisations mostly in utility and transport cos.
Know what you mean about who you know - the best lead he got was someone he bumped...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2008, 9:38 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Dezza

Re: Enough to drive you crazy!! MUST be entitled to work in NZ!!

We came over in April for a look around for 2 weeks - OH did get some interesting leads but nothing concrete. We are still waiting to hear about one possibility where visa situation hasn't been...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2008, 1:36 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Dezza

Re: Enough to drive you crazy!! MUST be entitled to work in NZ!!

Yes thank you - we have already looked into Oz and discounted it for that reason - there is no way we will get in. BUT fortunately for us and a lot of aspiring migrants NZ seems to be possibility...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2008, 12:56 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Dezza

Re: Enough to drive you crazy!! MUST be entitled to work in NZ!!

The one thing you can do with any potential employers is to be up front about your situation, and then offer a solution. The worst thing is to 'pretend' you are in NZ, or have a work permit for NZ,...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2008, 9:59 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Dezza

Re: Enough to drive you crazy!! MUST be entitled to work in NZ!!

I don't think it's that fact that we are here that is putting employers off I think it is the fact that my OH does not have a work visa. I suppose it would help show commitment if we were in NZ but...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2008, 3:35 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,854
Posted By Dezza

Re: AAAAAHHHH! Trying to stop smoking!!

I would recommend you read "The Easy Way to Stop Smoking" by Allen Carr. This method works as it changes the way you think about smoking. It is a revelation and I could become quite evangelical...
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