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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2006, 9:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Where to settle in Auckland?

Morning!

I should imagine our place will be too big for you - it has four bedrooms and another couple of rooms downstairs! - Great for a family and fantastic spot by the beach and within walking...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2006, 7:44 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Where to settle in Auckland?

What sort of place are you looking for - we are renting a fab place and our rental finishes in April. We are at the beach at Waiake. PM me if you want any more details.........
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 27th 2006, 7:38 am
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Gulp - is it possible to go in 3 months

No problem at all - did the same and OH started work as required. Visa arrived the morning he flew out but NZ Immigration turned it around in less than a week.

Bit stressul to say the least and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2006, 8:28 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,257
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Need some upto date info on move to NZ ASAP

The second (or maybe 4th) cuppa seems to have given me a headache - or could that be the stress of selling a business, emigrating, summer holidays with two children and mad dog......

My OH...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2006, 7:29 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,257
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Need some upto date info on move to NZ ASAP

Sorry - must be my early morning thinking....didn't mean to give any wrong info!

I'll consider myself silenced!!! and have another cup of tea....
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2006, 6:18 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,257
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Need some upto date info on move to NZ ASAP

Just remember if you do not have Permanent Residency then your children will have to pay international school fees!

We submitted our paperwork for Residency with Job Offer and everything was back...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2006, 7:39 am
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By Lisa T

Re: We're coming!

Good luck with the move - don't stand still for too long or the shippers will have you wrapped and packed.

Where in NZ are you going? - noticed you are from Wakefield, we're just down the road.
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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2006, 11:50 am
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Taking our dog

Somewhere around 2K GBP but it depends on size of dog so in the end it may be a little cheaper. I was recommended to use a shipper as it is quite complicated (this wasn't said to me by a shipper). ...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2006, 10:03 am
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Taking our dog

We have been recommended Golden Arrow, based somewhere around Staffordshire. The man from Crown recommended them.

Golden Arrow - Chris Sorrenson 051 886 80240.

We will be travelling with our...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2006, 5:02 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Public Schools

If I can remember:

North Shore: Kirsten School
Remuera way: Dilworth
South Auckland: St Kentigerns

I think they all take boys from young, but sorry if I've got anything wrong. They all...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2006, 5:58 am
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Lisa T

Re: still waiting

Morning!

My children are 9, nearly 10 and 7 nearly 8. They are really missing their Dad but we try to webcm every night. We've had Crown in to declutter the house and they have been great and...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 27th 2006, 6:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Lisa T

Re: still waiting

Know how you feel. My OH over in Auckland since last October and me and the children in the UK waiting for the house to sell.

Agents say our end of the market is stagnent...you don't say......but...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2006, 12:12 pm
Replies: 154
Views: 18,896
Posted By Lisa T

Re: meeeeeeeowwwwwwww NZ dollar in freefall predictions of where it will hit the ground!!

Good heavens Dave,

I feel so inadequate now, knowing that someone there are people on this forum who understand money......I shall say thankyou for the advice and for making at lease some...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2006, 3:10 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,275
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Singapore airlines baggage allowance

Just returned from NZ. We flew Leeds - Heathrow-LA-Fiji, stopped for 10 days and then Fiji-AKL, returning 6 weeks later AKL-LA-LHR-LBA

We flew Air New Zealand with 64 Kg each, no bag being bigger...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2006, 5:57 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Shipping

We're using Crown. They have been brilliatnt so far. Around £3.5K for 20 Ft and £6.5 for 40 ft and they are happy to store things at any end.

Good luck in Auckland. My OH already living there...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2006, 1:18 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Flying with babies

I have done the flight to NZ quite a few times, always with 2 children and sometimes on my own with children. I buy some spray from Origins which is called "Perchance to dream" and the minute we...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 23rd 2005, 10:08 am
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Tips for the first weeks in Auckland (and in NZ)

My husband has been in Auckland for about a month. He is working in Ponsonby but currently staying with my family.

Renting is very expensive (we have budgeted around 450 NZ$ per week for a two...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2005, 8:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Lisa T

Re: quilting and patchwork

Devonport village, North Shore Auckland. Really big shop and very helpful people. Can't remember the names but it's close to the top of the main street near the old cinema.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2005, 7:10 am
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By Lisa T

Re: EOI to PR, how long?

From submitting complated ITA paperwork we were around 2 days - maybe a bit less.

Then again my OH had to fly the following day to start work so they did pull out all the stops!

Good luck and...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 11th 2005, 7:03 am
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Lisa T

Re: storage

We are using Crown and they are storing in the UK so that we can have a nice clutter free house for selling and they are happy to store in NZ if we need it.

Regards
Lisa.....
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2005, 12:40 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By Lisa T

British Medics in NZ

Can anyone please supply some info?

What are the pros and cons of living and working in NZ for a British Consultant, in particular in A&E.

Any info would be great so that a more informed...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2005, 7:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Singapore hotels

We stayed at Raffles the Plaza. It was excellent and lots cheaper because it was one of the only hotels that allowed us to have two children in the room and therefore didn't have to pay for a second...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 21st 2005, 3:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Shipping a car over

Are you saying that it is better to bring in Mercs etc as it was a Merc dealer who gave me the info? (Sorry to appear thick but am in middle of packing things up for storage before shipping so have...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2005, 7:13 am
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Lisa T

Re: Shipping a car over

We have been given prices from both Crown and PSS. Very similar from both companies. We are intending to pack up a 3 bed house and bring the majority of things. We were then told that we were just...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2005, 7:12 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lisa T

Re: English Chippy

Try the chippy on the front at Mission Bay - not quite sure whether the chips were fresh or not but they were fab and sitting on the beach eating them was even better.........
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