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Forum: Job Offers
Jun 8th 2010, 3:58 am
Replies: 0
Views: 714
Posted By waynepfry

Recruitment Consultants - New Zealand

We are a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions.

We are well-established in the UK, Europe, The Americas, Asia...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 25th 2009, 4:42 am
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2008, 3:36 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,829
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Kiwi-lingo

Now that looks like a new, improved version of what I'm used to!

Got to say NZ has just about everything here but a desert! I could be wrong but can't think of anywhere else where you've got so...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2008, 3:23 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,829
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Kiwi-lingo

Very true. I've not been to South Island but understand it's similar to Scotland.

Some of the countryside around Auckland often reminds me of back home in North Yorkshire - rolling hills and lots...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2008, 1:37 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,829
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Kiwi-lingo

I have and it is pretty strange - but it is the only place in Scotland to have them. The hills are hardly cloaked in swathes of palm trees. It's a bit like saying England's full of tigers because one...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 10th 2008, 10:12 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,829
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Kiwi-lingo

Yes, it's exactly like Scotland. Full of ferns, pohutakau trees, palm trees etc. Just like Scotland.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2008, 2:23 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,525
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Poll: NZ Ideal Place to Live

Can't disagree with you at all there.

I have seen legitimate and non-contentious posts get shot down in flames for stating something postive or negative. It's fine if the replies or constructive...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2008, 1:48 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,525
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Poll: NZ Ideal Place to Live

That is so true :thumbsup: and I've met people who fall into this category. As one of my friend's said to me when I moved here 'Brand new country, same old sh*t'.

I complain a lot about things but...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2008, 3:11 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,525
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Poll: NZ Ideal Place to Live

Careful - Lardyl - if you keep putting in your two cents worth you'll have nothing left out of your Kiwi $ after tax. ;)

Just to balance things out a bit though - some people are so anti-NZ it's...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 20th 2008, 2:59 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,525
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Poll: NZ Ideal Place to Live

Lardyl - weblinks work fine for me but I only cut and pasted so not sure why they didn't work for you?

I've not said that I agree 100% with the report (because I don't) - just that it was food...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2008, 10:41 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,525
Posted By waynepfry

Poll: NZ Ideal Place to Live

Recent poll on best places to live.

Food for thought:

Weblink
http://www.alliance-leicester-group.co.uk/html/media/non-indexed/release.aspx?txtcode=PR0310081

Word doc...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 13th 2008, 3:37 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,096
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Job Application's

[QUOTE=Cowtipper;6853080]From the sounds of the thoroughness of the NZ agent they are a cut above the UK dross that I normally have to deal with which can only be a good.
and yes i can appreciate...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2008, 4:26 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,096
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Job Application's

When I first came to NZ I did my level best trying to help UK-based job applicants move out to NZ. Not anymore. After putting in many hours work I constantly had responses such as: 'I've split up...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2008, 1:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,725
Posted By waynepfry

Re: move to Auckland

The idea of living in the CBD (as suggested previously in the thread) is absurd if you have children.

There are lots of areas all over Auckland that are family-friendly with good schools. There's...
Jul 28th 2008, 5:16 am
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Can you ask for Update

You can ask for updates but these are the kind of responses I've been getting. I've been working in NZ for 22 months. Been five months now since I applied and I was told would be completed in six -...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2008, 10:07 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By waynepfry

Auckland/Wellington cost of living article

Makes for interesting reading:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10523211

Seems 'officially' not as bad as some think. (Perhaps).
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 17th 2008, 12:46 am
Replies: 15
Views: 23,343
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Auckland - best schools and suburbs?

It's good to get some advice but always check out the areas yourself before committing.

Everything's relative - the North Shore to CBD commute is a nightmare for some people - but for others it's...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 9th 2008, 6:45 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Auckland here we come

Loads of ops for drivers - Fulton Hogan as already mentioned. Thre's also Smith and Davies and Neville Bros on The Shore/Silverdale.

Takapuna's a good place to live - pretty built up but loads of...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 4th 2008, 6:46 am
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By waynepfry

Re: help with the points indicator form and other things!

Try this link -

http://www.immigration.govt.nz/nzis/operations_manual/8831.htm

Seems like you should get 50 points by the look of things - huzzah!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 3rd 2008, 5:46 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By waynepfry

Re: 2 faces of Expats

Pretty accurate categories if you ask me. Like you say nothing's ever black and white but I can see elements of that in a lot of people I know (including myself).

I think there's actually a 3rd...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 3rd 2008, 5:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Travel insurance one way

Try Southern Cross - specialise in one way travel insurance, expats insurance etc. Plus if you need to claim when you're in NZ they're actually open when you're awake (rather than a UK insurance...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2008, 1:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By waynepfry

Re: NZ Payroll jobs

The comparable package is MYOB though Comacc and PeopleSoft are widely used.
Typical salary for a Payroll Administrator in Auckland is $45000 - $52000 dependent on experience
Sage is accepted...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 13th 2008, 12:59 am
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By waynepfry

Re: help required

Try Siemens Energy Services - www.siemens.co.nz/ses

I don't know much about your industry but I do know they have a Gas Division so would prob recruit engineers. They're based in Albany on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2008, 5:40 am
Replies: 79
Views: 6,333
Posted By waynepfry

Exclamation Re: Beware of recruitment agencies, namely.....

I know it's not much help now but I would never pay any money to a recruitment agency. I work for a large multi-national agency and I've loads of friends across NZ, Oz and the UK who do - and not one...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2008, 6:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By waynepfry

Re: Ideas on what to do for a weekend in Wellington

Great - thanks for the advice guys.
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