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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2019, 9:28 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

Go on Trademe and type in bricklayer or blocklayer.
Email the companies get rough idea of the hours available and rates and work out costs living.
Give you an idea in comparison to your costs back...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 5:40 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

No I don't have kids.
How old are your kids.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 5:20 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

Yeah I work outdoors and its not cold in winter.
The lifestyle and culture is completely different in NZ too. You don't feel out place its not like a fashion parade. but then look in people's...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 4:33 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

Like I said in my first post its very very hard to compare stuff as there so much variables involved with everything. Everyone's lifestyles are different in the UK and NZ and work in different...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 4:03 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

I don't really drink much either.
Been to the local pub about twice. Dont really like the pubs here. You don't get pubs out here like back home. It's like 10 or 12 dollars for a pint. The pints are...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 3:17 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

As I said I moved out here after living in Essex for 4 or 5 years before moving here. my wages are slightly more out here and costs living are about the same.
There pluses and negatives to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 3:03 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

Yeah Auckland skyline has a crazy amount of tower cranes for a small city.
Only problem is there won't be many blocks getting laid in the structures.
It will be all concrete pannels and steel....
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 2:44 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

Its really hard to compare stuff in NZ to UK money wise.
There so much variables it will make u ill trying to compare it.
I pay the same for rent in Auckland for a 3 bed detached house as I was...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2019, 2:29 am
Replies: 82
Views: 17,389
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Anyone moved back from NZ to the Lake District UK?

I think the difference in high streets in NZ and Britian. Is Tesco and Asda.
If you wanna buy something in NZ you have to go a certain shop. Such as electric items, Kids toys, Books games dvds,...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2019, 5:38 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

Yeah he maybe struggle to find work like he does back home. Everything construction out here is on alot smaller scale. you dont see big new towns getting built like back home where everything is...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2019, 5:48 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,307
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Bricklayer & Nurse emigrating to NZ, where pays better?

there won't be much bricklaying for your hubby out here. Dont see anything brick here.
There won't be anywhere near the work he be used to back home.
Does your hubby know anything about concrete?...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 6th 2019, 6:27 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,893
Posted By jarv5116

Re: new zealand scenery

I think I took alot for granted in the places I have lived and was brought up in as a kid over the years.
I was brought up in Scotland gazing at the ochil hills everyday with snow on them most of...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2019, 6:15 am
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Football (Soccer) friendly kick about in Tauranga

That is one thing i would like todo around the Auckland area.
I say this to my wife the one and only thing I miss from back home is football.
Even just watching it is a nightmare it's on at silly...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2019, 7:32 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,104
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Job offer for Christchurch, should we stay or go??

I don't know about you and your wife.
I think it would be really hard for your wife coming over here and staying at home all day with a baby with no family and friends.
It would be really hard to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2019, 9:17 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,104
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Job offer for Christchurch, should we stay or go??

Yeah true.
I eat the same as what I did back home.
I used to spend about 80 on a weekly shop and spend about 160 in NZ. That's for two of us aswell.
Of course you end up popping to shops in uk...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2019, 9:14 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,104
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Job offer for Christchurch, should we stay or go??

Yeah that's my point I just made about no lidl or aldi prices. It's same as Tesco roughly. Plus out off season food is very expensive in NZ.
I used to spend about 80 in Tesco a week and spend about...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2019, 6:22 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,104
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Job offer for Christchurch, should we stay or go??

You can't spend 400 dollars a week. that's a hell of alot of food.
The food prices aren't that much different from Tesco or Morrisons. They ain't no aldi or Lidl.
Only thing that I find alot more...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 23rd 2019, 8:23 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,289
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Accredited trucking companies

Most of the trucks are manuals out here aswell with high and low ration with split gears. I don't know if thats same as American ones. All the axle combos are different out here, very rare you see a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2019, 6:35 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,435
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Freezies. Bbrrr.

Iv never used a hot water bottle or electric blanket in my life till last week.
Went bought a hot water bottle god dam it's cold in the evenings and mornings.
Got heat pump in lounge but doesn't...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2019, 7:18 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,067
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Location to move to??

It depends where your work is will determine roughly where you want to live.
If your working north I would stay north.
If I was working south I would stay somewhere south.
The housing prices will...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2019, 7:39 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,289
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Accredited trucking companies

Your just repeating exactly what I says.
26.50 x 40 x 52 is 55,120
if your on a work to residence visa you have to get paid it for visa requirements. If your on a work visa it's different like I...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2019, 9:50 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,289
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Accredited trucking companies

Also trucks are completely different in NZ so be prepared. there mostly still manual and completely different combos and axles ect. You will see what I mean if you come out here. It's very rare you...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2019, 9:13 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,289
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Accredited trucking companies

it doesnt matter.
If trucking company is an accredited employer and want to import foreign drivers or workforce they need to pay them 26.50 a hour to satisfy visa requirements for a work to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2019, 6:16 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,289
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Accredited trucking companies

All the accredited employers will pay 26.50 a hour.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2019, 10:52 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,289
Posted By jarv5116

Re: Accredited trucking companies

Hi,

Go on Google and search accredited employers list NZ. Go on transport and there is a list of companies that can employ workers from overseas.
If you get a job offer you will get a work to...
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