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Feb 1st 2009, 5:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,801
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: Do you need City and Guilds???

Hi All !

My hubby is also a joiner. He completed his City & Guilds quals in 1987.(after a 3year apprenticeship)

We have submitted our EOI & been selected from the pool.(So far so good - so we...
Jan 20th 2009, 7:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By alice goodwin

Smile Re: Working Holiday Visa ?

Thanks for your replies !

We were planning getting him 2yr WHV , Then him moving at the same time as us.

Hoping after 6 months or so he could apply for PR , (extra points already working in NZ...
Jan 19th 2009, 9:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By alice goodwin

Smile Working Holiday Visa ?

My eldest son (who's nearly 21) is a qualified electrical engineer.:thumbup:

He earns too much money to be classed as our dependent!:huh:

He's only got 95 points - without a job offer - (tried...
Jan 19th 2009, 11:16 am
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: EOI selected !

Hi there!

We sent EOI on 4th Jan - with 150 points.

We found out we had been selected by going to the site we applied for EOI
(NZIS) - GOOD LUCK!!!!! Love Alice xxxxxx
Jan 15th 2009, 10:30 am
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By alice goodwin

EOI selected !

Hi everyone!

WE submitted EOI 4th Jan - "selected for consideration" 14th Jan!

What happens now? Do we wait for them to contact us?
Will ITA automatically come through the post?

At what...
Jan 4th 2009, 3:35 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By alice goodwin

Red face Anyone Self-Employed ?

We're trying to complete EOI. My hubby has been self-employed for the last 12 years.

Is it OK to put his own name & details for "EMPLOYER " ?

Even though we can get refferences from 2 different...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2008, 1:28 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,405
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: Chch October picnic?

Cheers for that ! we'll look into those campsites nearer.
Really want to meet up with you all, but don't want to drive !!
(will want to participate in alcohol consumption :thumbup: )

See you...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 15th 2008, 2:22 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,405
Posted By alice goodwin

Smile Re: Chch October picnic?

Hi everybody!
Is Halswell quarry near Linwood? :confused::confused:
Sorry, We've never been to NZ before. We land in Christchurch Sat.25th
collect camper van Sunday morning. We plan on staying at...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2008, 9:17 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,405
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: Chch October picnic?

Hi Lou ! We are landing in Christchurch on 25th oct. We will be traveling around NZ on holiday ( with the view to moving there) Because my hubby is toooo sensible to up sticks to a country he's never...
Jul 23rd 2008, 6:46 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 15,168
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: Medical Declined!!!

Hi Pauline !
i just wanted to say - what a positive response to this thread ! It's easy to say "Don't eat crap + exercise 5 times a week" But most people struggle to stay thin + healthy.

Good...
May 27th 2008, 7:50 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By alice goodwin

Smile Re: leaving NZ rules re teenagers?

Hi - I must say - My heart goes out to you.
What an awful situation - I've got 3 teenage boys - so I know what hard work they can be !
Good luck - I'll be thinking of you !! love Alice xxx

(...
May 27th 2008, 7:13 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,245
Posted By alice goodwin

Smile Re: medicals next tuesday

Hi !!! I know kids have to have a medical - I'm worried about my 14 year old - Does their BMI need to be a certain level ? I don't know how much he weighs ( I don't want to give him a complex! )...
Forum: New Zealand
May 27th 2008, 6:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By alice goodwin

Smile Re: Thumbs up - the system works

hi suzbits
My son has just qualified as an electrical engineer - will he have to go through this process before applying for a job or EOI ?
cheers :thumbup: love Alice xxxxx
May 6th 2008, 7:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: HELP! anyone got teenagers?

Hi Gail - Good to know someone in the same situation !!

We didn't really have to persuade him - he's up for the challenge! He 's very much like me - jumps in feet first !

I thought we'd have...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 23rd 2008, 9:58 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,995
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: Jokes

An Eskimo breaks down in New Zealand

A Kiwi stops to help - He looks under the bonnet & says "LOOKS LIKE YOU'VE BLOWN A SEAL"

Eskimo replies " YOU'VE GOT NO NEED TO TALK - YOU SHAG SHEEP "
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 23rd 2008, 9:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: Newby Alert

Hi Shell !!

I'm feeling the same at the moment ! Should we ? Or shouldn't we ?

Up until now it was me who wanted to go so much - now I'm thinking WHY?
We've got a good standard of living at...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2008, 9:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By alice goodwin

Red face Re: Newby Alert

Hi Shell :thumbup:

I'm pretty new to this too , So can't offer much advise :confused:

But I know what you mean about uprooting your kids :eek:

I've got 4 of them - The 2 youngest are fine...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2008, 8:35 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,995
Posted By alice goodwin

Red face Re: Jokes

2 blokes are in a pub - 3rd bloke walks in with his son

" This is George - We called him George because he was born on St.Georges Day "

2nd bloke says " well , we've got a son called Patrick -...
Apr 22nd 2008, 7:54 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,505
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: Who is classed as a dependant and who is not please.

Hi newkiwi
Thanks for that info !! It's a great help !

My sons earns nearly as much as my hubby - so even if they say he's NOT financially dependent on us - We won't have to start again ?
Would...
Apr 21st 2008, 1:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,505
Posted By alice goodwin

Who is classed as a dependant and who is not please.

Hi Bev ! that was a really useful link.

We've got 4 kids. The 2 youngest (14 & 9) i know can come over on our visa.
I've been told ( by other parents of teenagers) that my 17 yr old can do the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 2:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: ANY SOULIES OUT THERE ?

Hi Bev !
Ignore that message about sound - My 14 yr old has got the volume done for me !!!!

Love Alice xxxxxxx
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 18th 2008, 4:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: ANY SOULIES OUT THERE ?

Hi Bev !
i know I risk sounding stupid - But I can't get any sound on the videos you've posted - i'm not very good with a computer !
Do you know what I'm doing wrong or what do I press to get sound...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 18th 2008, 9:30 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: ANY SOULIES OUT THERE ?

Hi Bev ! They were brilliant ! cheers !!
My OH dancers like that - It's so sexy!
I just shuffle along when I'm a bit tipsy - But I draw the line at talc!
I hate it when they sprinkle it all over...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2008, 7:26 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By alice goodwin

Re: ANY SOULIES OUT THERE ?

Hi Stef & Paul :thumbup:
We're from Rotherham ! not far from Chesterfield :cool:
I bet your dad's been to Samantha's at Sheffield ! We went to the last one at xmas.

We go to 3 regular venues a...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2008, 7:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By alice goodwin

Smile Re: Hi to all new here

Hi heavenljm :thumbup:

I'm a newbie too ! Been using this site about 2 weeks - got lots of info. everyone's friendly & helpful. Soon you'll feel you're not so alone :thumbsup:

I'll warn you...
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