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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2014, 11:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By JPA

Re: NZ Medicals - Where is best in the Midlands

The is a list of approved panel doctors and radiologists on the immigration website. Chek that out and give few closest to you a call for pricing....
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2014, 10:53 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 6,983
Posted By JPA

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

Air NZ have special arrangements with LAX for NZ1 / NZ2 only whereby you don't have to collect your bags as described. More recently you are now allowed out of the gate holding area into the terminal...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2014, 11:55 pm
Replies: 14
LAX
Views: 1,212
Posted By JPA

Re: LAX

I did this return trip twice in the last 6 months. The trick is to ensure you are booked onto NZ02 from Auckland all the way to London and NZ01 on the return. This is the only flight where the...
Nov 26th 2013, 7:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By JPA

Re: Resident Visa- work options

We started with a work visa that restricted me to a specific job and the conditions of that stipulated that if I lost or wanted to change jobs then I would need to apply to change that visa. This...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2013, 7:02 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,182
Posted By JPA

Re: What's everyone doing on New Year's Eve?!

With zero availability on the Cook Strait ferries (thanks to that pesky propeller) we will not be camping on the South Island. So plan B, camping somewhere north.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2013, 6:16 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By JPA

Re: civil servants/Govt employees?

Yes I am and No They funded nothing.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 25th 2013, 6:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By JPA

Re: Unaccompanied/excess baggage?

Thailand will be very nice and warm in December and it will just about be summer here. Wear your bulky winter clothes to fly in and out of Thailand and stuff your cases. Carry your winter coat with...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 25th 2013, 5:54 am
Replies: 54
Views: 6,027
Posted By JPA

Re: Are Kiwi employers 'rude'?

Ditto to that. And my manager is a micro manager!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 18th 2013, 1:23 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By JPA

Re: Spring is here!

Mmmmm to all of the above. We are siting in Heathrow Terminal 1 waiting for the boarding call and cant wait to get back home. Looking forward to all the new seasonal produce starting to appear.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2013, 7:31 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By JPA

Re: Open-return flights?

Most Air NZ long-haul fares can be changed for an administration fee per passenger on the booking + the fare difference (if any).

I have done this previously and had this confirmed this lunchtime...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2013, 4:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By JPA

Re: Residency

Thanks.

To add to the excitement, the ship with our container just docked into Wellington. Cant wait for our sofa.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 30th 2013, 10:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By JPA

Residency

We came over in June on a work visa following a job offer, which followed an extended trip out to NZ. We also applied for residency under Skilled migrant category at the same time as the work visa....
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 29th 2013, 6:46 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,237
Posted By JPA

Re: A move to NZ

In defence of Wellington and earthquakes.

Whilst there has been some recent activity in the Wellington region, lets be clear that much of new Zealand straddles the Pacific / Australian plate...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2013, 7:48 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,118
Posted By JPA

Re: UK Dualit Toaster and Kettle

Plugs and sockets are rated for 10amps in NZ. This means your appliances need to consume under 2300 watts (230 volts x 10amps) to be used safely.

You can change the plugs no problem.

If you...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2013, 9:15 am
Replies: 83
Views: 5,275
Posted By JPA

Re: Earthquake....again!

This one (http://www.geonet.org.nz/quakes/region/newzealand/2013p617227).
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2013, 7:29 am
Replies: 83
Views: 5,275
Posted By JPA

Re: Earthquake....again!

Not exactly peer reviewed science though. Take what you read on sources like the Herald and Stuff with a pinch of salt.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2013, 6:58 am
Replies: 83
Views: 5,275
Posted By JPA

Re: Earthquake....again!

Wow can I borrow your crystal ball so I can predict next weeks Lotto. Then I could afford to base Isolate my house.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2013, 5:47 am
Replies: 83
Views: 5,275
Posted By JPA

Re: Earthquake....again!

I hear ya Bevs! A couple of stronger ones again. We just went out for a walk over the nearby ridge to de-stress a bit. That helped.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2013, 3:48 am
Replies: 83
Views: 5,275
Posted By JPA

Re: Earthquake....again!

Yes. Geonet locates the majority in the same location, so likely related.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2013, 3:28 am
Replies: 83
Views: 5,275
Posted By JPA

Re: Earthquake....again!

I'm gonna need to put a spare pare of pants in my emergency kit under my desk if this keeps up.

I just bailed from work, the CBD is going nuts again with people everywhere, sirens going. Oh well...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2013, 6:03 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,585
Posted By JPA

Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2013, 9:56 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,621
Posted By JPA

Re: Container delivered without MAF or Custom inspections

Oh yes. one of my new hobbies. Ours is currently in Sydney. Two weeks before it gets here as it just missed its connection.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2013, 6:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By JPA

Re: immigration help!!! what too do????

Be weary of this sort of offer from agents. For a work visa you will need a job offer to apply, but I would advise that you don't part with money for the purposes of trusting an agent to find you a...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2013, 6:12 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,621
Posted By JPA

Re: Container delivered without MAF or Custom inspections

Yes. We went back to the UK in May for 4 weeks to sell up and pack. We came back to Lambton quay for a few weeks in mid June, but we now rented a house up in Wadestown ready for our stuff.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2013, 7:22 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,621
Posted By JPA

Re: Container delivered without MAF or Custom inspections

Busiest of all I guess. Still - at least its onshore now and can't be too much longer.
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