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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 7th 2010, 4:30 am
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By maysie

importing a car from japan

Has anyone imported a car from japan as opposed to buying a japanese import from a car yard?? if so how have you found the experience? I have been told it is very easy and you can basically save...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 4th 2008, 7:48 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By maysie

Re: Did anyone immigrate without a job?

Arrived in tauranga in jan 2006 with PR and no jobs. We found that the best way to find work was to go and knock on a few doors and get the face to face contact. That way a lot of employers take you...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 19th 2008, 8:40 am
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By maysie

Re: Bay of Plenty, Tauranga area

ask any questions you like or e mail me. We have been here 2 years and just love it
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2007, 7:10 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By maysie

Re: Job Offers- Decision Time

just had my first relative die since we have lived in NZ (uncle) and have decided not to go back for funeral. This has been quite hard for us but we had discussed this sort of situation before we...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2007, 9:31 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By maysie

Re: Job Offers- Decision Time

If you give up your job in the UK and move to NZ what have you got to lose? a bit of money perhaps? Personally I gave up a job that was paying about 3 times what i currently earn here in tauranga....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 9th 2007, 7:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By maysie

Re: House Sale Hurray!

prepare yourself for all the essex girl jokes. I was amazed that when i moved from essex (harlow) just how many of the jokes had reached nz
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 9th 2007, 7:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By maysie

Re: Speedway Night Out

what a great night... and the bar was great, look underneath all the corporate boxes next time you go. Also they don't mind you going round the pits after to meet the drivers etc. We started going...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2007, 5:42 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,332
Posted By maysie

Re: bop booze up

where abouts and what time on the 16th?
Forum: Australia
Oct 24th 2007, 4:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By maysie

moving from NZ to Aus

Hi

This is my first time on this forum so please be gentle with me...

I emigrated to NZ in Jan 2006 with my wife and kids. My wife has now indicated that she would like to look at moving to Aus...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 15th 2007, 12:00 am
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By maysie

Cornerstone pub, tauranga for RWC 2007

Would recommend the Cornerstone pub down on the strand in Tauranga for watching the rugby world cup final next sunday. They do a great breakfast. doors open at 7am
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2007, 7:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By maysie

Re: STILL world champs!!!

bring it on... they might of the english rose has done me proud
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2007, 6:12 am
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By maysie

STILL world champs!!!

feeling just wonderful!!! 4 more years of bragging rights. go johnny
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2007, 2:15 am
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By maysie

summer is just around the corner

So whats a good activity to be doing this summer?

Our top three are:

1. beach
2. Camping
3. kayaking
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 4th 2007, 7:27 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By maysie

Re: lowdown Tauranga/Bay of Plenty area

If you are positive, enjoy meeting people and are open minded you will do well. There are so many things to do here and no boundaries. Having kids is a great way to get to know people in the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2007, 2:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By maysie

Re: ADVICE NEEDED

try to get in touch with NZQA and they will let you know
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2007, 1:20 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By maysie

Re: JOB!!!!!!!!!

foulton hogan do a lot of the road works here. You could also try a company called smithbridge. not sure if they are national but certainly seen them a lot in Tauranga
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 30th 2007, 8:30 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By maysie

Re: lowdown Tauranga/Bay of Plenty area

Hi

Hope you liked your trip to tauranga, where abouts have you secured a job? We moved here jan 2006 and have never looked back. We live in a peninsular called matua which is a 10 min drive to the...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2007, 5:02 am
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By maysie

Re: job or location

We chose the location which was Tauranga, found a house to rent, sorted the kids in school, spent about a month on the mount maunganui beach learning how to surf etc and then looked for work. All...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2007, 4:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By maysie

returning visa

Hi I wonder if anyone can help me please. I emigrated here last January with permenant residency but i have a returning visa stamp in my passport with an expiry date of 2 years. What do i need to do...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2007, 6:57 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,472
Posted By maysie

Re: FURNITURE DO WE TAKE OR LEAVE?

we regret not bringing sofas, beds, clothes, tools,dining table and chairs. glad we left wardrobes. its all very well starting over again but it is expensive i would say it probably has cost us $60k...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2007, 10:57 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,472
Posted By maysie

Re: FURNITURE DO WE TAKE OR LEAVE?

bring it all and then what you dont need or want sell here at a agarage sale
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2007, 4:19 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By maysie

Re: Who has had a career change since arriving?

was senior engineering manager for large pharmceutical company and now production supervisor for fertilizer company... looking to buy a flooring/carpet company though

camilla retrained in the uk...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 21st 2007, 3:15 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,405
Posted By maysie

Re: UK Child Tax Credits

We shifted to NZ Jan 2007 and told them that we were moving and that we wanted to cancel receiving family allowances or whatever you call it. Still to this day we are receiving payments into our UK...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2007, 9:03 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,260
Posted By maysie

Re: To move...or not to move...that is the question!!!

thank you happy wanderer enjoyed the newlivesnewzealand link. This is where we have settled and the info there is spot on
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 1st 2007, 9:22 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,923
Posted By maysie

Re: Build or Buy

I thought the prices ranged from $1000 - $2000 a square metre.

There are lots of land and buid packages available where buiding companies own the land and then give you a choice of house you may...
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