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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2006, 10:25 am
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Hostels

Thanks for your reply.

We aren't 100% sure where we will be visiting yet as we need to shorten the "short list" ! But I will let you know if any of those places are on it, I think Taupo and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 17th 2006, 9:22 am
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By RodandEm

Hostels

Hi,

Hope everyone weekend is going well.

We are planning on going out to NZ for a taster in October, either with a view to stay or some back and re-evaluate.

Are there any hostel websites...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2006, 2:10 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Renting UK Home

we would be looking at property in south wales as there is no way we could justify the house prices in the south east where we currently rent.

at the moment it is just something we have discussed...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2006, 11:42 am
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By RodandEm

Renting UK Home

Hi,

We are considering the option of delaying trying to move to NZ for a year and moving within the UK and getting on the property ladder.

It doesn't seem like many people choose to rent their...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2006, 1:15 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 28,859
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Please Tell Me The Best Place To Live In New Zealand

anyone else have any recommendations please ?

thanks

:)
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2006, 3:02 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,534
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Where to start?

"I also have bought a whole bunch of books on Amazon about working and living in NZ (a v. up-to-date one is just coming out - looks great)."

any recommendations ??! :)

have just finished the...
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2006, 4:46 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,444
Posted By RodandEm

Re: fighting depression

kept an eye on this thread as i have suffered with depression since last september (well "officially" shall we say !) and have only come out the other side very recently.

we have been thinking...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2006, 11:22 am
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Lost

well worth doing. you can get through episodes in about 45 minutes, so no 118 118 adverts !
Forum: New Zealand
May 18th 2006, 6:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Lost

we've now watched up to episode 19 of series 2 !!

episodes 3 to about 6 not much happens, but believe me after that it all kicks off !!

last 3 episodes we watched were fantastic.
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2006, 2:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Many Primary School Teachers here ?

thanks. think she has looked in to that. will remind her tho !
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2006, 12:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Many Primary School Teachers here ?

thanks, thats helped us a lot.

with me needing to seek a new career path, or any job at all for that matter, it was important we knew emma would hopefully be earning enough for us to survive if i...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2006, 1:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By RodandEm

Many Primary School Teachers here ?

Hi,

Emma is a (very good !) primary school teacher who is currently finishing off further qualifications and has recently started management roles which she hopes to continue in NZ.

We (or...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2006, 12:41 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,866
Posted By RodandEm

Re: I love NZ but why am I in a pickle!

damn, well if i wasn't pannicking a bit yesterday about whether we are making the right move after reading most of this thread i'm even worse !!!

i have no job skills as it were, but emma is a...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2006, 11:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Checklist

cheers southerner, didn't even think to do a search !!
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2006, 2:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By RodandEm

Checklist

For those who have already gone through the experience, what would your checklist be if you did it all over again ?

Be really helpful for us just starting to process !!
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2006, 12:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Fa Cup Final 2006

WHAT a final !!!!

Liverpool fan through and through, but i wish they'd stop doing that to me !!
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2006, 11:58 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By RodandEm

Re: The Cost Of Emigration

had images of having to pay for the police to stop and search you when you arrive or something !
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2006, 11:49 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By RodandEm

Re: The Cost Of Emigration

well thats given me a lot to think about !

we're getting closer to the time of getting our temp visa and putting our application in, but we seem to be just as clueless about it all as we were 6...
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2006, 11:42 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By RodandEm

Re: The Cost Of Emigration

:scared:

thats a lot more than we were expecting ! tho there is just two of us, and we don't have a house to sell as we rent.

how much of a difference would that make ?

we can only really...
Forum: New Zealand
May 10th 2006, 11:21 am
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By RodandEm

Re: To one end of NZ to the other!!

we were discussing this last night.

considering 4 weeks ourselves, a week in each place. now its just a matter of selecting the 4 places carefully !

there is only so much you can do on the...
Forum: New Zealand
May 9th 2006, 11:54 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,098
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Who wants to stay & Who wants to go back!

we haven't gone yet, in fact we haven't even put in our application !

but the reality of it is dawning on me. i've always been very lucky with the amount of friends i have here, but the area i...
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2006, 10:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Quit Job in UK

my advantage is that i have some savings so can survive the next few months without work.

just wasn't sure how they viewed that, especially as i had been signed off with depression for 7 months...
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2006, 1:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By RodandEm

Re: Quit Job in UK

i've just turned 25 and have been in Admin roles since I was 18, the best being as a Soul Admin/Office Manager of a small regional office with the Dep of Environment where I worked for 3 years.
...
May 5th 2006, 11:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By RodandEm

Re: processing time London Branch

Regarding medicals, I have a history of depression and my records also mention things I did when I was a little younger that wouldn't look that good.

Do they take much notice of that or will it...
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2006, 11:00 am
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By RodandEm

Quit Job in UK

Hi,

Have just quit my job in the UK for a number of reasons, the main being I'd gotten fed up with working in an office and wanted to see the summer this year before heading off to NZ.

What I'm...
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