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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2012, 8:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Little Change in Income Since June 2011

It's worse in UK. Pay freezes or salary cuts with inflation being higher.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 21st 2012, 3:44 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,642
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: NZ Police Harassment in Palmy

Loved that Police response - fantastic!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 18th 2012, 4:54 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: NZ Police/Teaching Change in career

Good luck with your plans.

Re the eye test 6/12 is the metric equivalent of 10/20. 20/20 vision means at 20 feet (6 metres), a human eye with nominal performance is able to separate lines that are...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2012, 6:44 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Interview for consultant post

Psycho19, you don't have to bargain for your pay as this is governed by the MECA collective agreement (national terms and conditions), however, you may be able to negotiate on your relocation costs....
Sep 5th 2012, 8:01 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Skilled Migrant = PR?

Yes I am. Skilled migrant is one of the categories towards permanent residency. Silly me!
Sep 5th 2012, 4:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Pushkinias

Skilled Migrant = PR?

Dear Friends,

Forgive me asking what may seem a stupid question...

Is a skilled migrant visa the same as permanent residency?

I have a job offer and am about to start the visa process. I...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 29th 2012, 4:40 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Teaching in NZ

Hi there,

I've just sent you a PM but am laughing at how similar our situations are - my husband is also a teacher (not NQT though) and specialises in SEN too. How funny! Amanda
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 28th 2012, 12:05 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Interview for consultant post

Well the interview (a full-on panel thing) went well but they said they have two other people to see and won't be able to tell me anything until the end of next week. Aaargh, I hate all the waiting!
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 26th 2012, 10:08 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Interview for consultant post

Thank you everyone. I'll let you know how it goes!

Amanda
Aug 25th 2012, 6:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: GP records/ immigration medical

That's great, it's just a question of remembering the dates of things!
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2012, 5:31 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By Pushkinias

Interview for consultant post

Hi everyone,

Just freaking out a little and want to share my nerves with people who understand!

As you may have read elsewhere, I am a psychiatrist hoping to move over next year. I'm delighted...
Aug 25th 2012, 4:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By Pushkinias

GP records/ immigration medical

Just wondering...

When you go for your immigration medical, do they have or request your GP records or is it up to you to remember and disclose the relevant things from your medical history?
...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 22nd 2012, 2:17 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,634
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Charge for cleaning the container -outside!

I've also read quite a few bad reviews on PSS as they seem to use a subcontractor to deliver (NZ Van Line or something) which many have said leads to hidden extra charges despite a so called door to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 20th 2012, 6:12 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 4,792
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Do I accept the offer???

I guess only you will know what is 'enough' to make your sums work. Painful though it may be, it might be better to draw a line and disentangle yourself from all the hassle of selling from abroad and...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 18th 2012, 9:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Silly stopover question?

Thought not. Thanks for the quick response!
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 18th 2012, 9:25 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pushkinias

Silly stopover question?

Sorry for a silly question...
When you fly out one way from UK to NZ and break the journey with a night or two stopover, can you send most of your luggage ahead or would you have to unload it and...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2012, 9:10 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,047
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Any other Cornish Kiwis out there?

Hello - Brad and I (Amanda) live halfway between Truro and Redruth in Cornwall. I'm working in Penzance and am fed up getting stuck in traffic every day near Hayle due to all the bloody emits! We are...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 12th 2012, 9:07 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 19,597
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Maori Culture and Taboos

Thanks for that, I've seen the careers site before and it is indeed very helpful. The other one is new to me so I'll have a good look when I have time. Best wishes, Amanda
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2012, 4:11 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 19,597
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Maori Culture and Taboos

Tomsk, thanks so much for your comprehensive response to my query. I love learning about new cultures and am aware the best place to pick things up is when I am there. You're right, I'm a...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2012, 8:52 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 19,597
Posted By Pushkinias

Maori Culture and Taboos

Im preparing for interviews at the moment and am enjoying reading about Maori culture. I still feel very ignorant about the do's and don'ts of what is polite or offensive to people from the Maori...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2012, 5:42 pm
Replies: 178
Views: 17,392
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: New tax rules for NZ residents that have transferred UK pensions to NZ

Thank you very much for highlighting this - it completely terrifies me and I don't really understand it - but thanks! I must get myself some good financial advice as soon as I'm ready to decide what...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2012, 5:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Hi Everyone. Moving out to NI next year

I know what you mean about Palmy - it really seems to split people. I think my preference is going to be for either Rotorua or Tauranga. I'm afraid, due to current finances (I'm not on the big bucks...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2012, 4:39 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Pushkinias

Hi Everyone. Moving out to NI next year

Hi to everyone.

I just wanted to introduce myself (Amanda) and my husband (Brad). I have spent many hours reading these forums in anticipation of taking the plunge and planning our emigration to...
Forum: The Sheep Dip
Aug 3rd 2012, 4:01 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 75,426
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: UK Shops Delivering To NZ

Women's clothing shop East do NZ deliveries
Aug 3rd 2012, 3:43 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Pushkinias

Re: Doctor and teacher moving to NZ next year

Thank you very much. I've been lurking for a while and think the forums are excellent.
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