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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2014, 6:13 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,605
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Police report requirement - is that a DBS/CRB?

Just a wee tip!
Make sure you read every word on the applications. And get someone else to check. I missed things which has made my start here truly frustrating!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2014, 6:07 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,169
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Furniture etc - to buy or to bring?

We shipped a 4 bed house and car in a 40ft container. Arrives mid march.
We have an unfurnished house.
Had to buy fridge/freezer, iron, Hoover, microwave = $2200.
Friends loaned us a sofa after...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2014, 8:09 am
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Luggage problem

Flew qantas but hand luggage=
3 laptops
2 iPads 2 wii
3 iPods
2 iPhones and 3 lumina phones
Had to unpack at at every flight change
I was checked and patted down at every stop but all fine
Our...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2014, 8:01 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,308
Posted By Lb welly

Re: January 2014 Arrivals and Departures

We arrived 2 was ago and boy it has been a rocky start. Our house rented out for 4 yrs is not in great nick and we were in shock. Had to delay moving in to clean it first!
Problems with TV aerial...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2014, 6:08 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 23,471
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Cost of (and experiences) shipping UK to NZ.

We used copsey (Romford) and they did excellent packing. Just over 5K. 4 bed house. No wardrobes but all other furniture. 40ft container including car and insurance 3%. Due to arrive in March. So...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2014, 5:53 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By Lb welly

Re: NZ heating options - Advice/opinons needed pls

Is it cheaper to heat via gas than electric? I'm in an old villa 2 storey. It's cold in summer!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2014, 5:44 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Advice for a nurse please?

Hi
I am in the process of registration. I have completed IELTS sucessful on first go. Was stressy and a whole day to complete.
I sent my application in by registered post from thr UK in January...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2014, 4:53 am
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 7th 2014, 10:00 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,861
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Parcels to UK

I got done in the UK for £25. An estate agent sent us a blanket when we bought a house through them in NZ. The value was $250. I was not impressed cos I didn't want it but I was curious!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 7th 2014, 9:52 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,675
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Do your research!!!

A disabled child born in Australia to an Australian mother? Well I would think that the child is an Australian citizen.
Better go of and do my research. All my kids born in the UK to a kiwi Dad and...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 25th 2013, 12:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,911
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Is it only me and 'im....

I love Christmas. Have no idea how I will get my head round a warm one but I'm up for trying!
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY

XX
Dec 25th 2013, 12:52 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,496
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Hoping to move in 4 months?

Hi. I hve to had my visa approved - partnership. 10yrs married. Gave letters dating back 5 yrs. photos of family events. Kids birth cert. marriage cert
I applied 14/11/13 - my letter said 10-12wks....
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 19th 2013, 11:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By Lb welly

My journey

Hi
I finally got visa approval by email today :D
so thought I would update my story.
I am married to a kiwi and we hve 3 boys 6,9, 13.
Our plan was always to move to NZ. I was a nurse and...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 19th 2013, 11:27 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 9,677
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Christmas makes me sad

This is my last Xmas in the UK. I love it. Not sure how I will adapt to a NZ one. Only ever had 2 summer xmases and don't remember thinking Great! Only that a turkey roast dinner and wrapping up to...
Dec 8th 2013, 8:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By Lb welly

Re: How long to get my passport back from an application

Notary public is needed for visa.
Mine cost £70 for first document then £15 for every subsequent!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 29th 2013, 9:06 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,308
Posted By Lb welly

Re: January 2014 Arrivals and Departures

Once you have an address - the school zoned has to provide a place.
We have a house that will be taking over (currently rented out) a week before school starts. I would advise the school of your...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 28th 2013, 10:44 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By Lb welly

Re: It's the simple things in life!

Time out is up!
I find my wee suburb in Essex/london border friendly enough but prob due to school run (dog walking may do the same!)
However having lived in walthamstow for a few years- I never...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2013, 7:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 10,348
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Uk nurse moving to new zealand

Hi Toni
I am applying for nurse registration too. Slightly dif for me as I am an adult ICU nurse and married to a kiwi so am applying for residency and based in Wellington
It costs $485. There are...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2013, 9:24 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,308
Posted By Lb welly

Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2013, 8:10 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,308
Posted By Lb welly

Re: January 2014 Arrivals and Departures

And hubby is my toyboy too!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2013, 8:09 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,308
Posted By Lb welly

Re: January 2014 Arrivals and Departures

Leave Essex 19/01/2014
Arrive Welly (Kelburn) 21/01/2014
Sons 6, 9, 13 myself and hubby.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 16th 2013, 8:07 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By Lb welly

Re: PACKING-AAAAARRRHHH

Quotes coming next week. Packers will only insure what they pack. Getting butterflies just thinking about it. Thank you everyone.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 10th 2013, 6:45 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By Lb welly

PACKING-AAAAARRRHHH

Packing is becoming a mountain of 'where do I start?'!
Still going through the 'clear out the clutter stage!' I seem incapable of organising myself at the mo..

Any tips would be very welcome..
...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 23rd 2013, 9:03 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By Lb welly

Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2013, 9:52 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,182
Posted By Lb welly

Re: Advice for a nurse please?

I was told to sit the IELTS which I did.. Cost £135 in west London. Results tomorrow I found it hard and was there at the test centre 8.30-16.00!
Once I have passed then I will apply to register. ...
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