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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2014, 4:25 am
Replies: 50
Views: 3,283
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: A few questions about moving

Look,,, I think we can all agree and advise the OP that $50,000 is definately not enough for a family whom are coming to Auckland from the UK to live without having finacial problems .
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2014, 12:15 am
Replies: 50
Views: 3,283
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: A few questions about moving

Hi
This is my personal opinion and drawn from my own experiance. But we are a family of 4 living in Christchurch for 3 and a half years now .
Our first year I was offered a job of $65,000 a...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 14th 2013, 7:08 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,776
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Prejudice

I agree , I ve never had a detremental comment about my nationality .I have been the but of jokes at work with how I prounounce my H s .
But I just retaliate in a jovial way about how they...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 14th 2013, 5:28 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Posts moved from the Ruined thread

Well said Bev


As you know I have not been on this site for some time .
Although I have found some very good information and support from fellow ex pats on this site , before and after...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2013, 9:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: First thread-looking to move to NZ next year

Hi .
Contact BUPA or Oceania ,, They are looking for people whom have experiance and not on work visas . The reason being that it causes them too many problems with immigration as they have to...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2013, 9:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Reg Sparky in Christchurch looking for work

Thanks for the support . He actually secured a job the next day . He ended with 3 companys offering him jobs from $30 up to $48 an hr .

He did not take the highest paid TBH, as he just wanted the...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2013, 2:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By yjx1nt7

Reg Sparky in Christchurch looking for work

Hi .
I wondered if any of you would know of any good companys in Christchurch looking for reg sparkys ?
I know their are lots of jobs on Seek and Trade me . But my OH has been made redundant...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2013, 5:50 am
Replies: 52
Views: 34,769
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Electrician looking to move to New Zealand -

Thanks Bev and Tom
The only move we will be making is back to UK .. If OH does not get a secured job . He is at an all time low , two redundancys in a year has hit him hard .
But I do think Tom...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 7th 2013, 10:16 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 34,769
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Electrician looking to move to New Zealand -

Hi
My husband is a reg sparky in NZ ( Christchurch) . Unfortunately he has had a rough time with two companys taking him on . Then laying him off because of promised contracts not coming ...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2013, 8:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: hi any help with training

Hi .
Welcome,
Im a reg nurse and my partner is a sparky . We ve been here for just over 2 years , Its been far from easy . But we are both registered here now and settled
PM me and I ll give...
Aug 19th 2012, 9:22 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,788
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Moving from NZ back home to the UK

It seems a few of us our feeling this way
I ve never cried as much since coming here, I ve even been on anti depressants which did not help.
I am not going to blame or trash New Zealand as it...
Aug 19th 2012, 8:33 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,788
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Moving from NZ back home to the UK

Hi ,
We are coming up to 2 years here in NZ ,,, When they say its a roller coaster of emotions emigrating they are so rite ..
For us its been tough trying to find good jobs , earthquakes the...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2012, 4:52 am
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Hello Possums!

What else are they teaching are children ,, If they think this is a bit of fun ????? Kiwi humour or not,, I think it is totally unacceptable
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2012, 12:30 am
Replies: 57
Views: 6,927
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Straw/break/camel.......

Good luck,, don t think we will be too long behind you
Well my account of nursing in NZ.. makes an interesting storey However UK standards in best practice and quality care is far superior to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2012, 8:40 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,584
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Those with PR - were you sure you were going for good?

Sutton Coldfield but lived in Coventry when I was very young,,
:thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2012, 7:50 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,584
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Those with PR - were you sure you were going for good?

We intended it to be a move forever so we applied for PR ,, BUT now I m sorry to say I just want to return ,,,
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2012, 7:18 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,425
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: How many of you have declared your UK pension plans on an NZ tax return?

Hi
I have an NHS pension whish is frozen in the UK .. Yes its over $100 ,,I also have not declared it (not aware I should of done ) I ve been here since 2010What does that mean for me??
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2012, 10:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,239
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Does it get better???

Hi
The roads are certainly not paved with gold in New Zealand ,, And believe me I ve had a rough 18 mths here ,,, But with time and adjustment in the way of life and culture I do feel more...
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2012, 10:18 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,549
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Meet up in Christchurch

Hi
Would be interested toooo ,, Im in North Canterbury
Still here as well,,, Adjustment and time is a wonderful thing :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2011, 12:35 am
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Crown damaged my floor - advice needed please

Yes ,,They did !!!.
But we told them no way we were going to do that,, As I said we had a few heated conversations with them and refused to pay the final payment until it was resolved, They did...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2011, 11:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Crown damaged my floor - advice needed please

We used the moving company,,
When they delivered our fridge they tipped it the wrong way and scraped and damaged our laminated flooring in the kitchen,They also slashed our 3 piece suite when...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 17th 2011, 3:26 am
Replies: 79
Views: 10,551
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: The worst 9 months of my life in NZ

Well personally speaking ,, I m a brummie ,,
One of the reasons I left the UK was because I worked at City Hospital , On a daily basis nurses were assaulted , I was fed up of telling parents that...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2011, 9:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: Sick leave entitlement - help please!

Yes ,, I have 8 days left before I leave and intend to come down with a touch of scivititis !!!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2011, 6:53 am
Replies: 79
Views: 10,551
Posted By yjx1nt7

Re: The worst 9 months of my life in NZ

Thanks Kevin ,, Could nt of put it better myself
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