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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2020, 11:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Genesis

Re: U.K. Passport renewal

I rang NZ post after being in the shop..same quote...... 94 bucks!! Can really have gone up that much??
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2020, 2:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Genesis

Re: U.K. Passport renewal

Just checked..out of interest. To send a ‘signed for’ delivery within the U.K. is $9. Even if you double this for the airmail involved to the U.K. for the passport from NZ what a huge rip off NZ...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2020, 1:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Genesis

U.K. Passport renewal

As part of the new online U.K. passport procedure...which is wonderful I might add, you have to send your old passport back to the U.K.

NZ Post charges $94 odd for this, as it is a ‘prohibited...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2019, 1:50 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

Hi there, thank you for your kind words Mish, no, not leaving Aotearoa, I just need to move within NZ. Been here in Palmy 15 years and I fancy the Mainland. One of my girls is going to Otago Uni. Feb...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2019, 6:46 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,843
Posted By Genesis

Re: Converting UK driving license to NZ

Indeed, very valid point. But even median strips get taken out in some high impact collisions where they are present. Shit happens. The real problem in this country is the aggressive, uncourteous and...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2019, 3:04 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,843
Posted By Genesis

Re: Converting UK driving license to NZ

NZ roads are not dangerous, alas many of the drivers and riders are. Admittedly some very precipitous roads have no barriers, that could be deemed ‘a danger’. But generally a road will never kill...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2019, 10:18 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

HHello, I have lived in Palmy for 15 years now. I came with twin two year olds and a four year old. I was the stay at home dad. Please feel free to ask me any questions. I am moving away next...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 10:32 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,175
Posted By Genesis

Re: Introduction & Concerns From A Potential Immigrant

PS you are on my ignore list now, I think it is best that way eh??
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 5:26 am
Replies: 49
Views: 10,831
Posted By Genesis

Re: Should we move to NZ?

All good thanks. Enjoying my retirement from all things work! Just avoid the bad drivers and the bullies and she’ll be right! Sweet as bro!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 3:53 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,175
Posted By Genesis

Re: Introduction & Concerns From A Potential Immigrant

It is what he does. I am very surprised he has not been thrown off the site TBH. Strange behaviour for someone in a profession that is caring for others eh?
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 2:13 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,582
Posted By Genesis

Re: Learning to drive in NZ

Whatever you do, wrap your self and your loved ones in the biggest, safest, 5 star safety rating car you can afford, it may save your live. Seriously. The driving here is beyond awful. And 13 years...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 12:40 am
Replies: 49
Views: 10,831
Posted By Genesis

Re: Should we move to NZ?

Canada, have a look at Canada. Closer to the UK. If I had my time again it would be my preferred choice.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2018, 12:33 am
Replies: 49
Views: 10,831
Posted By Genesis

Re: Should we move to NZ?

Alas re the bullying aspect the poster speaks of, I have found that to be very true. NZ is riven through with bullying, at all levels, at school at work and at home. I have experienced it first hand...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2017, 8:34 am
Replies: 83
Views: 8,128
Posted By Genesis

Re: Questions, questions, questions!!!

NZ is nice. Been here 12 years. But I think Melbourne is the better choice IMO. Auckland is 100% grid locked.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 2nd 2017, 12:41 am
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Genesis

Re: New route to remaining in NZ

Its a bloody joke! For me the drink drive is enough to throw him out of the country!! BUT RAPE???? WTF?????? And passport fraud?

I have ALWAYS believed that him, like me, an invited 'guest' in...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 25th 2017, 8:47 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By Genesis

Re: Life in NZ

Hi, in terms of beauty the South Island is way superior IMO. I am in the North Island. I am told Auckland is utter gridlock, best avoided...median house price is around $1 million. Obviously you will...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2017, 2:11 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,875
Posted By Genesis

Re: Would this work?

Why? Cos being 'near everything' is NOT important to some. The way the world is going its currently a HUGE boon to be so isolated!! The fact that is is unpopulous is the MAIN reason I am here! I do...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2017, 9:15 am
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Genesis

Re: Getting a Job in NZ from India

Hi, I think you probably need to expand on what SAP ABAP is. Then look on the NZ immigration website to see if it is on the skills shortage list, which is apparently the easiest route to get into NZ....
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2017, 6:09 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

It is open HURRAH!!! I have yet to visit it but it certainly is a VERY impressive looking establishment. Which is nice.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2017, 6:08 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

Hey...are we mates? Don't think we have met, not yet anyway and indeed we should!! I have been here for 12 years!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2017, 6:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

Property Brokers is probably the best.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 11th 2017, 10:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By Genesis

Re: What surprises did you have in the last weeks before/first weeks after your arriv

it was 12 years ago, so memory is vague. Leaving the UK was SO, SO easy. Arriving in NZ was really easy too. Felt I had 'come home'. I love so much about NZ, don't really get on too well with NZ born...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 10th 2017, 10:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,052
Posted By Genesis

Re: Heading Home!

All those returning could not have chosen a better time. Which is nice. Great NZ house prices and the pound's pretty much never been weaker. Only downside is that there has been a bit of surge in UK...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2017, 5:16 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

She who dares wins!!! You will not miss the traffic and the droves of crowds. You will love the affordability of Palmy, skiing is only 2 hours away, the capital ditto, even quicker now that the...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2017, 2:13 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Genesis

Re: Moving to Palmy

Keep in touch eh? If you want a drive around recce when you get here more than happy to do that with you your husband and the dogs!! Did you know we have more eateries here in Palmy, per capita than...
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