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Jun 8th 2019, 7:17 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,992
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Overwhelmed and just want to go home

I'm overwhelmed too, moving to the UK after a long time away is daunting and I'm only single and bringing back a few boxes of stuff. My plan is around $20,000 NZD by October next year, but I wish I...
Jun 7th 2019, 10:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,897
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: After many, many false starts, I'm finally on track for moving home

Cheers! My auntie recommended 5k and a job before I moved, so I figure 10k without a job is do-able, and 10k with a job really good.
Jun 7th 2019, 7:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,897
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: After many, many false starts, I'm finally on track for moving home

I opted out of Kiwisaver, because even after getting cold feet after my last failed attempt, I always sort of had it in my mind that I wasn't going to be retiring in New Zealand. I can't say for...
Jun 2nd 2019, 12:20 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,897
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: After many, many false starts, I'm finally on track for moving home

Thanks! This time I think I've given myself a more reasonable time frame in which to save enough to survive on if I can't get a job there from NZ, and to organise everything.
Jun 1st 2019, 9:53 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,897
Posted By Celticprince_86

After many, many false starts, I'm finally on track for moving home

I have made a couple of threads about moving back to the UK. In 2017, I thought I was finally going to make my dream a reality, only to be let down at the last minute. As of today I have $3,007.17 in...
May 11th 2019, 7:43 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Small scale moving costs. Air cargo?

I'm in a similar position to OP, and they look like a good solution for those with small amounts to ship back. Thanks for the suggestion.
Nov 12th 2017, 3:01 pm
Replies: 935
Views: 147,612
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: The 'Bon Voyage' Thread! - Flight Tracker!

Well, the time has just flown by and it's just a week and a half before I leave New Zealand!
Nov 7th 2017, 4:47 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

I think our ideas about what constitutes a positive development are rather different. I've always hated the days getting longer. :lol:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2017, 3:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,069
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: November Arrivals & Departure 2017

Not sure if this is allowed, but I am currently living in NZ, and am leaving this month.
Who: Andrew
Where from: Hamilton, NZ
leaving Date: 23/11/17
Where to: Chester, UK
Arrival Date:23/11/2017
Nov 5th 2017, 9:19 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Thank you! I've been keeping an eye on the weather for Chester and the temps right now are what we had here in winter, but seem to be rapidly cooling. Sunset is already 4:33 as of today. I expect in...
Nov 5th 2017, 12:50 am
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Well, it is now two weeks until I fly, and I'm well on track. I finished work last Thursday, My room is looking almost as bare as it was when I first moved in. (though less clean) and I've basically...
Oct 7th 2017, 7:57 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Thanks guys! I'll be posting more updates up until I fly, and I'll start a thread letting you all know how I'm settling in.
Oct 7th 2017, 4:29 am
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Time for another update! I've been working full-time since June 15 and have already paid for all other transport costs (train + 1 night hotel stay in London) as well as some winter clothes. I've...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 25th 2017, 8:00 am
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: "Heatwave"! Is scorchio back?

Thankfully I'm escaping to somewhere nice and cold in a months time! Enjoy the mozzies, sandflies and sunburn chaps & chapettes!
Jun 1st 2017, 7:43 am
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Well, today is my last birthday in New Zealand! It feels so weird to type that! I also may have a job by the end of next week, here in New Zealand, so I know I'll have plenty of money saved by...
May 25th 2017, 1:18 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,658
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Traveling Back to the UK after so many years

Moving to the other side of the world is a tough thing. NZ is nice enough I suppose, but it just isn't home. Yeah, London is a really expensive city & very crowded. It's a shame your family aren't...
May 24th 2017, 11:34 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,658
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Traveling Back to the UK after so many years

Well, there you go, definitely a must then! :p
May 24th 2017, 10:57 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,658
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Traveling Back to the UK after so many years

Congrats on getting into Uni! I also moved from the UK when I was seven - to NZ in my case, and I fully understand what you mean about wanting to go "home". It's a shame that your family havent been...
May 24th 2017, 10:42 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

At the momment I'm in casual on-call employment as a a relief staff -mainly cleaning/room servicing at a hostel. I plan on moving to the Chester area and want to get a job in tourism/hospitality.
May 24th 2017, 10:40 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Nah, only twenties, I don't think they're likely to have any of the new fivers, and probably wouldn't give anyone the old ones.
May 24th 2017, 4:59 am
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Well revatively speaking of course -compared to a tenner and some change.


Nope, one way, NZ-UK. My plan is to have a job and accommodation sorted between now & Nov 23rd.


Thanks, that's what...
May 24th 2017, 12:21 am
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Huh, what a marvellously complicated money system Britain has! No notes are legal tender, yet they are usually accepted as payment.:lol:

I got my notes from a money exchange place, so with 1-2...
Forum: New Zealand
May 20th 2017, 4:56 am
Replies: 225
Views: 23,057
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: 'Fess up . Who has relit their fires this evening.

Well, it's nice and cold here today! last week of Autumn has brought a taste of winter!
May 19th 2017, 8:48 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 18,885
Posted By Celticprince_86

Re: Settling back in the UK after spending most of your life abroad

Aye, and I'll get one if I ever go to Scotland, but I meant there's no 100 pound note that is legal tender throughout the UK.

Speaking of money, what's the best way to get notes that are in good...
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