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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2010, 7:45 am
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: Tax refund scam....beware.

I had one too recently. Realised they wouldn't have emailed me about a refund so deleted it :sneaky::sneaky:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 7th 2010, 7:03 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,916
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: Emotional at leaving the Uk. Why !!!

I agree with this too. I went to the airport when my sister emigrated because I wouldn't have been able to live with myself if I hadn't. Then when it was our turn, I didn't want anyone there. It...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2010, 8:26 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,301
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: dog walking

We brought our dog with us and have since added another. It is quite restricting and my UK dog has more on lead exercise than he was used to in the UK. I'm near a beach which is designated a dog...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2010, 7:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: A wee tip

We used HiFX and they don't charge any fees and you can do it yourself online. They also get a good rate if you exchange a decent amount. I've used them for both.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2010, 7:19 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,681
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: furniture help

There are places you can hire furniture/whiteware from whilst you await the arrival of your container. We hired a washing machine from Mr Rental until we had our stuff which, BTW, took 12 weeks to...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2010, 7:10 am
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: phone & internet

Hi, we're with Orcon and have 5G wireless broadband and phone line with them (all local calls are free) this costs $85 a month. If you go over the 5G you are charged $2 per 1G and obviously national...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2010, 7:04 am
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2010, 10:15 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: You pay for their quick minds!

:rofl::rofl::rofl::lol::lol:

I can't type for laughing ...

Thank you
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2010, 10:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: For Parents with children on school/scout/guide trips

I don't know whether to laugh or cry ....

My son will be on his first school camping trip at the end of this year and I'm c****ing myself already. Sure to say I won't be showing this to his...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2010, 9:56 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2010, 7:58 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By Soppydot4

Boarding Kennels on the North Shore AKL

Anyone used a good boarding kennel on the Shore? We are looking to go away for a few days around Easter time but don't know of any good kennels that we could board our two dogs at whilst we are away.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2009, 10:19 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,261
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: Bread

I read in my booklet which came with my bread maker that there were optimum temperatures for the use of my bread maker it stated (from memory) the temperature in the room the bread maker was in to be...
Jul 14th 2009, 8:08 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,869
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: EOI and EWRB Registration

There are jobs advertised, check out www.seek.co.nz.

He did the safety course in London, cost a bomb compared to here in NZ but if you have any chance of getting a provisional licence before...
Jul 13th 2009, 11:36 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,869
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: EOI and EWRB Registration

We put our house on the market before we knew we had any type of visa. The difference I suppose is that we were going to make a move whether it was to NZ or not. If you have no plans to go anywhere...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2009, 2:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 9,044
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: John Mason - good, bad or plain ugly?!

I found John Mason to be ok and The Moving Company shocking. When I rang them asking when we could expect our belongings, I was told they couldn't tell me where it was or when it would arrive. It...
Apr 15th 2009, 1:20 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,869
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: EOI and EWRB Registration

The work reference has to be very in depth down to cable sizes used. My OH's reference was 5 A4 pages long!!!! Just put down everything and anything he's done in the last 4 years. Good Luck.
Apr 9th 2009, 12:43 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,869
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: EOI and EWRB Registration

The website you need is www.EWRB.govt.nz. I'll post a link to a page which explains what you need to do know including having qualifications assessed.

Hope it helps. If you need anything else. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2009, 10:08 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,578
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: Best and worst areas on the Northshore

We live on the Shore, Chatswood to be precise and we really like it.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2009, 10:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: Agencies

It's easy to go it alone, lots of people do and you can ask questions on here.

You will still have to find the information and paperwork the agency need anyway so I think you would be using them...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2009, 9:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: Tea!!!

I wasn't really struck on Twinings breakfast either. I plumped for Bells Finest Ceylon teabags which I really quite like. I too was a big fan of Tetley and might have to ask the in-laws to bring...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2009, 9:55 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: info on MAF needed

I think we were definitely done over not by MAF but by the shipping company here in NZ. We were charged the usual MAF charge for checking stuff around $200 but were charged $500 for handling and...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 4th 2009, 9:30 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,840
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: dogs

We brought our springer spaniel with us. We used Air Supply Shipping. They were great, kept us up to date with everything going on. Others have used Golden Arrow and there are more but I can't...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 4th 2009, 12:35 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,101
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: EWRB

You may be able to hold a provisional licence. This entitles you to do electricial work but under supervision. In order to get your provisional licence you'll need:-

1. Qualifications EWRB deem...
Apr 2nd 2009, 9:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: travel insurance

I didn't get travel insurance for our one way trip. Mind you, this wasn't intentional in any way it was just something I'd not thought about as it wasn't a holiday:blink::o:o

Really though it is...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 2nd 2009, 9:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,101
Posted By Soppydot4

Re: EWRB

The only course you can do in the UK, as Alchris has said, is the Health and Safety course. From memory its $80 to do it in NZ and £300 in the UK.

The other courses which you will need to do can...
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