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Forum: New Zealand
May 12th 2015, 3:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Job prospects in NZ for psychology degree?

They do indeed :p

Six/seven years of study/supervised practice is usually enough to determine if we're safe/sane enough to practice.

Immigration issues aside, there is generally a shortage of...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2014, 3:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Working for families tax credits

Thanks folks. He popped in down to IRD office today and it's looking promising :D
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2014, 5:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Tan0410

Re: UK Pension Transfers

Yep. We're Cambridge

Post, email, ...and with conversations on Skype :)


Again, just to let you know that this is new to us so my recommend is based purely on discussions to-date. We have no...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2014, 5:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Working for families tax credits

Hi Bevs,

Yeah that's what I thought but the wording on the IRD web page is very confusing (only two glasses of red wine involved at the time) with what constitutes residency (and eligibility) in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2014, 7:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Tan0410

Working for families tax credits

Hi peeps,

Has anyone applied for working for families tax credits during their first two years here?

Trying to help a mate - and trying to make sense of the IRD's eligibility criteria now that...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2014, 5:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Tan0410

Re: UK Pension Transfers

I have to support this post. We are currently working with chc4me to actually transfer our UK pensions. He has been incredibly helpful to help us through what is a mind boggling process. I can...
Nov 28th 2013, 4:12 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,669
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Application under the Parent Category.

Here is what I have from scraping together bits of info:

15 May 2012 - Logged original application just in time for cutoff for applications to be submitted under old system. We did this as he had...
Nov 27th 2013, 4:12 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,669
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Application under the Parent Category.

...oh and there was also an unexplained random request for a dementia test. Nowt to do with his medical results at all but we did it anyway and all was fine. Obviously age is a consideration here...
Nov 27th 2013, 4:05 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,669
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Application under the Parent Category.

Hi wendyhinde,

My Dad recently got his blue stickers in the passport :)
We were in the original parent category pool but transferred over to the Tier one pool when the rules changed. You have to...
Apr 1st 2013, 6:37 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Parent visa

I don't think that all tier 1's will always get accepted straight after submission. Think this is happening at the moment purely because the system is new and there is not a back-log of tier 1...
Mar 13th 2013, 7:29 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Parent visa

http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/live/parent/eoi/

Just checking that you realise you only need one of the tier one financial requirements?

Don't give up hope. You still have a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2013, 2:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Finding a justice of the peace in Auckland

Doesn't have to be a JP. Ring around your local solicitors. Ours did it for free.
Dec 5th 2012, 2:42 am
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Parents Category Update

Not quite! I rang Auckland immigration in the end.

My father has an existing application in and then rushed to get his EOI in for the Nov draw. It appears they entered the date that the post was...
Dec 4th 2012, 3:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Parents Category Update

Draw confirmed:

http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/live/parent/eoi/draw.htm

My father's was accepted on the 16th November (we like to cut things fine!) but no change to status on...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2012, 7:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,058
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Educational psychologists moved from UK to NZ?

Saltypop, when I was liaising with psych recruit it felt like a very personal service. The chap I dealt with, in the main, was called Doug McCall. It may be worth asking him if he has assisted any...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2012, 7:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,058
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Educational psychologists moved from UK to NZ?

Absolutely. I work as a Psych for Corrections in the city and live in Cambridge. I Recently returned to this site as my father is going though the sponsorship process.

This site is invaluable for...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2012, 7:14 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,058
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Educational psychologists moved from UK to NZ?

Psych Recruit also responsible for husband and I having jobs here. Was five years ago but can't recommend them enough :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2012, 5:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,945
Posted By Tan0410

Re: British Vs NZ passport

Came across this when I was looking at the new immigration fees (as of 2nd July). Thinking that this may mean stickers not needed (assuming you wanted to keep using a UK passport and/or instead of a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2012, 5:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,274
Posted By Tan0410

Re: bringing out an elderly parent

also...

My father is currently going through the process (although got his application in just before the date things shut down) and had to complete the same medical process as anyone applying for...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2012, 5:33 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,274
Posted By Tan0410

Re: bringing out an elderly parent

Taken from immigration website today (with reference to the new tier system):

Requirements for both tiers

To help them settle in New Zealand, all applicants must meet a minimum standard of...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2012, 7:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Should I Stay or Go?

Hi there guys,

Been some time since I've posted. Have been nipping on due to a current sponsorship application that we have in and needed to check something out. Then got sucked in:blink:

I am...
Aug 19th 2010, 7:40 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Hi there - a few questions

Another after thought . . .

There are no costs associated with the company that I gave the link for. They get their commission from the employer if you are successful in securing a post :D
Aug 13th 2010, 6:54 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Hi there - a few questions

Hi Al..

Sharkuk - I should add that I have absolutely no regrets whatsoever with respect to leaving the UK system and joining NZ Corrections.

Here they actually give some proper attention to...
Aug 12th 2010, 5:46 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Hi there - a few questions

http://www.psych-recruitment.com/default.aspx

Am an ex UK Forensic Psych (was a trainee in UK) now working as a Psych for NZ Corrections (just about to finish supervised practice).


Check out...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 15th 2010, 5:17 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By Tan0410

Re: Travelling with a baby

We too let the kids roam relatively free and it wasn't a problem.

One of the Singapore Airline stewards sang to our children when one of them got restless :thumbsup:
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