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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 6th 2007, 8:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By spatch

Re: Help with schools

Thanks HTH

That would make my daughter in her second year at Intermediate school next Feb 2008. Any idea what year that is? Is that year 8 like our Secondary schools?:confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 6th 2007, 7:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By spatch

Lightbulb Help with schools

Anyone out there can you help me get around what year my daughter would be in at school. She is in Year 7 over here, age 11 at present and will be 12 on July 19th. Any idea? Once I have sussed this...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2007, 7:58 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By spatch

Thumbs up Just a little question.......

I didn't know if anyone could help me on this one. We have applied as a Skilled Immigrant and sent all the paperwork off, without a job offer. If they say YES:thumbsup:, after they stamp our...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 2nd 2007, 11:56 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,371
Posted By spatch

Re: Who has or has not been...

I agree with Danny. You are all an amazing bunch of people and if everyone out in NZ is as friendly as you lot then NZ is the place to be. You all sound like you are having one hell of a party!!!...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 1st 2007, 4:33 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,856
Posted By spatch

Re: Introductions - please post here

First Names

Christine and Mick (or anything else you would like to call him!):D

Your Current Location

Sunny Brighton - well actually it's raining at the moment!!

Where you would like to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 1st 2007, 4:07 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By spatch

Re: Cost of living research

Visited Vancouver in August last year as hubby's cousin has just emigrated out there (well Hope actually - Rambo country), and friends of mine emigrated out there 2 years ago. Lovely place - but...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2006, 5:05 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By spatch

Re: New Year messages! (drunken posts a must)

What is it we are drinking? What ever it is I have two.............:D
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2006, 5:03 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By spatch

Re: New Year messages! (drunken posts a must)

I'll drink to that!!!:beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE IN NEW ZEALAND AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF US THAT HOPE TO BE THERE FOR NEXT YEARS CELEBRATIONS!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2006, 4:54 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By spatch

Re: Cost of living research

With all these job offers Owen - what is it you do? Maybe we are in the wrong profession!! Best of luck with deciding where to go. Have you visited all the places?

:rolleyes:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2006, 6:55 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By spatch

Cool Re: Enjoying Life in Tauranga

It's good to read something positive.......after reading the thread on "Work Experiences" - nearly put me off. Coming out at Easter to check out work. I think Tauranga is a must. And then I read the...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2006, 11:13 am
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By spatch

Any good pubs out there?

Just wondering...... do you have pubs in New Zealand and were are the best ones?

Just visited Canada and they definately lack pubs......but then you couldn't go on a pub crawl there as you have to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2006, 9:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,594
Posted By spatch

Re: Do you have central heating?

How cold was that winter? :rolleyes:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2006, 9:04 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,594
Posted By spatch

Do you have central heating?

Just been on the Canadian wed site and they are saying that there is no central heating in NZ? Does this apply to most houses? Do we need to bring those extra blankets or do those Canadians not know...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2006, 3:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By spatch

Re: Is there a time limit?

Sounds good to me, thanks Nicola :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2006, 3:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By spatch

Is there a time limit?

Thanks for all your help out there. Another silly question - is there a time limit on when you get accepted for residence to when you have to go over to New Zealand? Just thinking about selling or...
Jul 23rd 2006, 9:09 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By spatch

Help on Invitation to Apply

Just reading through the wodge of paper work we received with our Invitation to Apply. Just a quick question our 19year does not want to come with us (her loss). We had to include her on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 22nd 2006, 6:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By spatch

Re: Anyone need a mechanic?

Sounds great Thanks for the info Vicki and Apple12. I'll have to e-mail some garages direct with my details.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 21st 2006, 7:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By spatch

Re: Anyone need a mechanic?

Thanks Vicki

Whats it like in Christchurch? Any BMW Garages? How many weeks holiday do you get per year? When we looked into Canada they only had 2 paid weeks holiday per year? What's the usual in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2006, 9:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By spatch

Re: Anyone need a mechanic?

Thanks rickandkara - I need all the help I can get. I'd like to get a job sorted before I come over. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2006, 9:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By spatch

Anyone need a mechanic?

We are looking into emigrating and have just been selected from the pool. Any ideas on where the best mechanic jobs are and do you know what the rough rate of pay would be? I am BMW trained but I...
Forum: Canada
May 1st 2004, 10:55 am
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By spatch

Try contacting Shadi Norman she is an employment...

Try contacting Shadi Norman she is an employment counsellor. I know of 2 people recently who are plumbers that she has just got job offers for in BC.

She works for Tricontinental Global Services....
Forum: Canada
Apr 30th 2004, 12:51 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By spatch

Question Investing our equity?

Any ideas on investment rates?

We are thinking of investing some of our equity from our house sale in England and wondered if anyone knew of the interest rates at all in Canada?

Or would we be...
Forum: Canada
Apr 28th 2004, 9:45 am
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By spatch

Thumbs up What about outgoings? Elec?Gas?

I have been reading all the excellent postings on tax etc and realise that we cannot compare our English salary to our salary offer from Canada.

It was recommended to take the Canadian salary eg...
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