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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 8:14 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By faye_h

Re: Scarey news.

Hi Mrs2spoons, I'm so sorry to hear your news.

I work for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation; if you need any information or have any questions we have some great ladies who are on the end of the...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 12:57 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By faye_h

Re: Relocation relocation relocation...(Dosh that is!)

Hi Paddy,

My OH got a relocation package for coming over. It was $10k plus visa costs and we were told we could spend the money on whatever we wanted and were given a migration consultant who...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2012, 10:22 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By faye_h

Re: Getting married in UK

Thanks for all the feedback. I've since spoken with the British Consulate 3 times, Internal Affairs twice and even called the local Registry Office in UK.

Finally found out that I can give notice...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2012, 11:47 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,820
Posted By faye_h

Re: Flights to the UK best options - first trip back to the old "home"

If you have no problem going via Germany try Lufthansa.

We flew back last Christmas with them for $2250 each, which at Xmas is a bargain! They have an option where you can pick each leg of the...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2012, 9:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By faye_h

Getting married in UK

Hi there,

Not posted for a while but am after some advice if anyone can help???

Having recently got engaged we're looking at heading home to England to get married because all our family are...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2012, 4:04 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,758
Posted By faye_h

Re: We're going home (UK) for a visit later this year

Flight Centre will guarantee to beat any flight price and if they can't they will book you on the flight and knock $1 off. When they do that they also give you a $50 voucher for each person...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2011, 8:05 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By faye_h

Re: Car Finance

Hi Adamski,
Like you, we got a car on finance when we first moved over so that we could save the money for other things that came up. However my OH had a job and if I remember correctly there were...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 16th 2011, 9:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By faye_h

Re: Temp furniture until ours arrives??

The Warehouse - they are all over the place and will have everything you need at a cheap price. We did exactly the same when we arrived - we lived with just 2 bean bags, air-matress, cheap plates and...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 15th 2011, 9:01 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By faye_h

Re: Has anyone flown with

A few people who have been to visit us have flown with Korean Air and all said they would fly with them again.

Just be aware with the overnight stop - make sure you check at the airport when...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 3rd 2011, 11:24 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,000
Posted By faye_h

Re: Moving to Auckland NZ

Hi louiebluey,

Welcome! We also used Crown to ship our stuff over to Auckland and can't rate them enough. They weren't the cheapest shippers but we did manage to haggle down the price by a few...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2011, 9:37 pm
Replies: 306
Views: 23,348
Posted By faye_h

Re: NZ is so expensive

Completely agree with this. We could only afford a one bed flat in the outer suburbs of London. In Auckland (and in a suburb much better than the one we lived in London) we could easily afford a...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2011, 4:08 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,291
Posted By faye_h

Re: UK Friends

I've had exactly the same experience with my 'best friend'. We would see each other at least once a week, more most weeks. She was even the first person to come out and visit us when we moved out...
Oct 17th 2011, 5:23 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,247
Posted By faye_h

Re: :) received email from case officer....

We've just had ours approved!! :D

Haven't received the letter in the post but have looked online and our status now says approved. Can't wait to get those little blue stickers now :thumbsup:
Oct 12th 2011, 10:21 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,247
Posted By faye_h

Re: :) received email from case officer....

Congratulations Keeny! Would be keen to know what you get in terms of conditions once you find out.

We are still waiting to hear about being assigned a case officer. The 6 weeks they stated...
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 9th 2011, 4:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,255
Posted By faye_h

2 years in Auckland!!

It's 2 years today since I landed on the sunny Auckland shores! I can't believe how quickly it has flown past.

There have certainly been ups and downs but on the whole I have loved the last 2...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2011, 10:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By faye_h

Re: Packing day.

John - be very wary of BA and the claim to take a second 23kg bag cheap. Unless you are flying with BA all the way (which I don't think you can to NZ) you will not get that deal - they won't tell you...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 30th 2011, 3:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By faye_h

Re: phone & broadband

Don't go with Telecom! We were originally with them when we moved out here 2 years ago and they were awful. It was slow, unreliable and customer services were awful. We managed to get out of the...
Aug 29th 2011, 5:45 am
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By faye_h

Re: about to submit Residency From Work application...but...

Submitted our application today!! :fingerscrossed:

Keeny - let me know when you hear anything about your application and hopefully we won't be too far behind! :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2011, 11:51 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,813
Posted By faye_h

Re: Don't Dump you Animals to Emmigrate

Wow - 22lbs!! One of our cats weighs around 14lbs and I thought she was heavy! Yours is gorgeous though.

We had 2 bunnies back in the UK and if they were allowed to come to NZ I would have paid...
Aug 12th 2011, 10:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By faye_h

Re: about to submit Residency From Work application...but...

Great to hear. We got our police certificates back this week. Just need to get the statement of earnings and we can send ours off! Hoping to submit within the next 2 weeks :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2011, 8:50 am
Replies: 183
Views: 13,470
Posted By faye_h

Re: Things that annoy you about NZ but aren't really that important!

Yep I'm in NZ and this is correct so driving on the motorway is crazy and you can have cars passing you on both sides at once if you're in the middle lane!! And lorry's can use any lane they like...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2011, 8:45 am
Replies: 183
Views: 13,470
Posted By faye_h

Re: Things that annoy you about NZ but aren't really that important!

Unfortunately it's allowed over here - if you are on a dual carriageway or motorway you can pass on the left!
Jul 30th 2011, 1:18 am
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By faye_h

Re: about to submit Residency From Work application...but...

Good Luck! We are just waiting on our police certificates to come through and will sorting out the statement of earnings now and then we can submit ours!

Do you know how long Residence from Work...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2011, 11:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By faye_h

Re: Bear trimmers lol

I think there is a kids place on the second level near JB Hi-Fi. Not sure what ages it caters for though. They have a few fun bits in the centre court during the school holidays such as trampolines...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2011, 10:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By faye_h

Re: Bear trimmers lol

Yes Westfield is an Aus company that owns lots of the malls in NZ. They even have a few in London now!

Sylvia Park isn't a Westfield and has a Hoyts cinema. Sounds like you may have gone to St...
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