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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2012, 7:23 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,447
Posted By jjsebba

Exclamation Re: Ordering from UK

Does anyone know if there are any issues ordering with a UK bank card that's registered to a kiwi address but getting it delivered to somewhere in the UK? I just put an order through with tesco but...
Forum: NZ Update
Jul 25th 2012, 9:32 am
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By jjsebba

Talking 2.5 weeks in...

So in summary;

it's cold, dark really quite windy and been raining on and off for a few days here in Palmy...

I've fought with estate agents who just don't seem to realise that people actually...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 25th 2012, 9:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By jjsebba

Re: LAX transfer

I used LAX (LHR-NZ) 2 weeks ago but since I was changing planes (a bit of a pain in the middle of the night UK time!) I had to disembark, collect my luggage and then re-check in all over again and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 25th 2012, 8:52 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Meet in Levin for coffee or lunch ?

I would love to join you for a lunch/coffee to put faces to the BE names, but I work...all day, M-F :(
Maybe we could do a weekend day at some point? ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2012, 5:30 am
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By jjsebba

Cool I'm here!!!

Hi all

I arrived Monday am, rather a little worse for the 26 hours of travelling, but survived.
Sorry I haven't been online, I don't have any net access here and I'm not falling into the 6...
Jul 5th 2012, 11:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Residency Approved!!

CONGRATULATIONS! It must feel wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

see you on the other side!!!!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 3rd 2012, 10:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,284
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Fridge/freezer & washing machine dilemma

Thanks Chippy64. I have a Kiwi colleague at work who suggested centralrentals. Will probably go with them.
I think we will end up buying a fridge here and hire one in the mean time. I think they...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2012, 9:08 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Buying a UK IP address to have access to the Beeb

Love30stm, it is a concern that it will take up some download bytes..we'll look out for a generous package and hopefully balance everything, cost and download limit.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2012, 9:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Buying a UK IP address to have access to the Beeb

Thanks. I do miss 'just' having the tv on in the background, but i don't miss just watching stuff/trash for the sake of it.
It's lovely to say, there's nothing I want to watch and turn off and read...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2012, 8:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By jjsebba

Arrow Buying a UK IP address to have access to the Beeb

Hi
I am NOT a big tv watcher, in fact, we don't have a tv with conventional reception in our house. We only watch 'on demand'
I am going through a bit of a panic as to what I'm going to do without...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2012, 12:51 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,284
Posted By jjsebba

Red face Fridge/freezer & washing machine dilemma

Hi all

Quick question for advice on what you lovely lot have done in what's likely to be a common situation.
I leave on sat. Hubby leaves mid August. I'm hoping to find a rental property by...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2012, 11:04 am
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By jjsebba

3 way camping fridge?

Hi all

We're big campers (will be sadly selling our camper in the uk) and have traded in/up for a lovely poly-cotton tent. We are hoping to camp a lot once we've settled in a bit.

Just...
Jun 28th 2012, 4:48 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,252
Posted By jjsebba

Re: MA Referral :(

Hey HeatherGirl
That's awesome news!!!!!
At least when we apply for PR, I won't be surprised if my X-rays get sent to the MA and won't have to worry about the delays as much as we have 5 year work...
Jun 28th 2012, 11:17 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,252
Posted By jjsebba

Re: MA Referral :(

Any news HeatherGirl?????

Come on INZ.....:blink:
Jun 28th 2012, 11:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By jjsebba

Re: one way or return tickets??

We've both got 5 year work visas and our 2 year old has a 2 year visitors visa purely because she's only got 2 years left on her current passport. We've all got one way tickets as i will be...
Jun 25th 2012, 6:15 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,252
Posted By jjsebba

Exclamation Re: MA Referral :(

Hi HeatherGirl

Yes, better out than in!
Id be interested in what others say, because, yes, I do agree that it should've come back by now. When did you last email CO?
I got a bit of an earful...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2012, 6:52 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By jjsebba

Talking Ski trip?

Hi all
I'll be arriving in Palmy in 2 weeks time and was wondering if it was worth my bringing my ski gear along and try and get in a few trips before I have the husband and baby back in mid August....
Jun 23rd 2012, 6:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By jjsebba

Red face Re: A huge thank you to everyone

Good luck skends!

Sure you'll be fine!

Medicals are easy just expensive!
Jun 23rd 2012, 8:04 am
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Logging in to check status

No. The only thing I get when I log in is my unsubmitted EOI!
I'm not sure what to make of the details they sent me along with the INZ link. Oh well.
At least I know it will work for my EOI.
Jun 22nd 2012, 11:14 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,419
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Flight or visa first??????????????

Thanks BEVS. You and the other mods have all been super helpful all along and of course all the other forumers too! Thanks!
Yes, me, Clair, Deley and HeatherGirl have had fun chatting on here.
I...
Jun 22nd 2012, 8:39 am
Jun 21st 2012, 6:30 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By jjsebba

Wink A huge thank you to everyone

Hi all
Just a very sincere thank you to everyone that helped me with our visa applications, major panic with my medical referral and everything else in between.
If anyone is ever in Palmy, please...
Jun 21st 2012, 6:03 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By jjsebba

Red face Logging in to check status

Hi all
I know my work visa has been approved, but just intrigued to know how to login...does one use the details they emailed me which are just your name and a number?
Not registered on the INZ...
Jun 21st 2012, 6:00 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,419
Posted By jjsebba

Wink Re: Flight or visa first??????????????

Hey HeatherGirl!
I forgot about you! :o
Thanks. Yes, worried sick. I hope this doesn't happen again when we go the PR route next month!
Got my GP letter so everything will be fine! :thumbsup:...
Jun 21st 2012, 5:32 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,419
Posted By jjsebba

Re: Flight or visa first??????????????

Clair and Deley...WE HAVE OUR VISAS!!!! Somehow, I got though the MA unscathed. Had nightmares of having to go through TB tests which take 6-8 weeks!!!! NOT ANY MORE!!!!
Thanks for all the support...
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