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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2016, 1:28 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,996
Posted By janeyk

Re: A UK state pension to NZ super question.

Hi
This is what i know from a friend of mine who is a pensioner
UK pension can still be received but no inflation, they have a 4 year tax break like everyone else from day have PR then taxed at the...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2015, 9:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By janeyk

Re: Shops-u-like

Ezy buy excellent, aqua it ions and I have grown to like pay and save Albany is good and I take my Tesco and sanisburys reusable bags which staff pack for me lasted longer than nz reusable ones
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2015, 8:43 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,969
Posted By janeyk

Re: Cicadas!

heard one thought it was strange but plenty of flies this year more than normal
Dec 11th 2014, 12:32 am
Replies: 85
Views: 8,138
Posted By janeyk

Re: HOW can we rent in the UK?!?!

having gone back to the UK twice in the last five years after living abroad the first time we did pay 6 months as we had no work, the second not as I showed them my work contract and HR gave a...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2014, 12:14 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,681
Posted By janeyk

Re: £ v NZ$

petrol is 1.88 in Torbay and Oteha valley one of cheapest north of bridge and 12p a litre cheaper than Mairangi bay!
Nov 30th 2014, 3:20 am
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By janeyk

UK plugs

I have a bag full 8 uk plugs an multi boards free Iif anyone wants them i live North ShoreAuckland nz
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 30th 2014, 3:18 am
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By janeyk

UK plugs

I have a bag full of uk plugs and multi boards if any wants them i am on the north shore Aucklanf
Nov 5th 2014, 11:12 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,871
Posted By janeyk

Re: Moving home to the UK after 26 years

enjoy Cornwall it has a special place in my heart, you will have fun getting used to the lanes! and the A30 in the summer with the emits (tourists) we lived for 6 years in a small village Bathpool...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2014, 10:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By janeyk

Re: question re banks

depending upon your employer you may get a discount with one of the banks for accounts, mortgages etc.
Banking here is far better than in the UK when I left internet banking is big and transactions...
Forum: NZ Update
Oct 31st 2014, 6:02 am
Replies: 46
Views: 9,197
Posted By janeyk

Re: 9 Years...

lovely post I often thought of you when I drove through Tawa to and from Porirua. Talking of your tires if you visit the little railway in the Coromandel the guy that built it made retaining walls...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2014, 10:41 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,429
Posted By janeyk

Re: A dog's life in New Zealand - (posts moved from an Immy query to keep that on tra

no problem here we came from rural cornwall to wellingtona little more restrictive but hey its a city! now in Auckland there are so many places none beach to go and no where near playgrounds our only...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2014, 12:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By janeyk

Re: Help moving home

can not recommend energy online enough no deposit, 20% off if you pay before a set date, bills always read
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2014, 12:46 am
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By janeyk

Re: Best farmers market

Hobsonville, Auckland small but good both Saturday and Sunday on the wharf 9-1pm
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 20th 2014, 3:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By janeyk

Re: NHS Pensions

Thanks for this I did here once transferred to Nz you will not be able to trnasfer it back to UK or anywhere else I am still 25 yrs off retirement and have at leasrt 20 years in NHS pension I have no...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2014, 7:52 am
Replies: 23
Views: 6,312
Posted By janeyk

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

Yes you do have to do what air NZ says we booked this way when we came so we did not have to be licked in the room however our flight was delayed they let nz5 go and we had to collect our luggage re...
Jul 9th 2014, 9:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By janeyk

Re: Paying for a rental property

Just a word of warning we had big issues with HSBC depending where you live the smaller branches have no idea how it wiorks and we struggled to open an account upon return to UK
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2014, 12:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By janeyk

Re: GST On Imported Goods

Hi
I have moved to NZ twice and never been charged you don't on personal affects as long as they are over 12months old? as you have residency this should be ok
Jun 17th 2014, 3:33 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,158
Posted By janeyk

Re: Gulp!

HI Genie
I feel for you I have been there the first time I returned we were in the UK for 7 Months and struggled to find work and we could not survive on OH salary which was temporary, DS was...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2014, 9:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 11,931
Posted By janeyk

Re: What can I send my brother in New Zealand? :)

jaffa cakes, any m&s or waitrose food or local food to you
Forum: NZ Update
May 26th 2014, 8:13 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,437
Posted By janeyk

Re: Where have I been?

Sorry you have been ill glad to hear you on the mend, incidently New World here locally in Albany is now selling double cream and clotted cream you may find it in the one in Welly cbd.
take care...
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2014, 9:47 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 94,667
Posted By janeyk

Re: 20% deposit needed to buy a house from oct

Wow Davros I did not know you were from Cornwall if there is anywhere we call home its there we moved there in 2003 to 2008 also work in nhs in finance lack of jobs drove us away to Wellington oh...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2014, 8:25 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,557
Posted By janeyk

Re: Dog despair!

We live in Torbay this area is major dog friendly so many dogs its untrue we found a rental easy enough my advice is wait to you get here your dogs are coming after you and also need to go into...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2014, 4:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,961
Posted By janeyk

Re: Tassimo T Discs in NZ?

I struggled really hard a few years ago when I bought my Tassimo over tried every site possible but no one would post these disks so ending up ditching my machine sob sob, I have since become a...
Mar 24th 2014, 11:51 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,227
Posted By janeyk

Re: Moving back to the UK from NZ... Help!!

and the fact that you need to pay higher university fees if you have not been resident in UK for 3 years
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2014, 9:29 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By janeyk

Re: Stupid question about passports

its $110 for sticker in passport
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