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Jan 21st 2010, 4:06 am
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By petsar68

Re: Continued residency.

Yes we do have indefinate returning residents visa's which as the name suggests would lead me to believe this 90 day rule is incorrect but it would be nice to know for certain.

Citizenship would...
Jan 19th 2010, 2:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By petsar68

Continued residency.

Hi - we have been living in NZ for 4 years and have permanent residency however i now work overseas that means i only get home for about 75 days per year. Friends have advised me that if i spend less...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2010, 5:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By petsar68

Re: skiers and snowboarders... opinions please!

We are a family of 4 that prior to moving to NZ used to ski the states, Canada and Europe. As you are aware the skiing in NZ cant be compared with what your used to but we didnt move to NZ for the...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 29th 2009, 12:46 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By petsar68

Re: Queenstown bound!

Sorry i dont mean to mislead and Fenhill is a great spot but for Queenstown it's quite affordable, therefore a large portion of the transient community live there. Some of these are only here short...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2009, 3:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By petsar68

Re: Queenstown bound!

Check Ray Whites Real Estate Arrowtown as they have a rentals page but your right there doesnt seem to be much about at the moment. Work is mostly in tourism or construction.
Dalefield is between QT...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2009, 12:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By petsar68

Re: Queenstown bound!

We have lived in Arrowtown for nearly 4 years now which is just outside Queenstown and stunning, i would strongly recommend you look here before you make your choice. If you live in QT avoid...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 30th 2008, 10:21 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,253
Posted By petsar68

Re: What Makes You An Honoury Kiwi?

I 'flick' people emails and have the attitude " she'll be alright, give her a nudge" !!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2008, 5:05 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,549
Posted By petsar68

Re: UK Recruitment - NZ Police

I transferred across in 2006 and was lucky enough to get Queenstown, so my perspective is different from others. Auckland, which is where most people end up is another big city with all the 'big city...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2008, 7:08 am
Replies: 14
Views: 11,237
Posted By petsar68

Re: Importing a caravan

Now i can only speak from experience of what i have seen on the roads and at campsites on the South Island but the caravans here are very very old. Of course there are some more modern ones about but...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2008, 3:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By petsar68

Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2008, 4:06 am
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By petsar68

Re: NZ Police Pensions

I will try my best to answer what i can. The age of retirement is pretty similar to the UK although i do see more older looking coppers here.
Your UK Police pension will be transferred across with a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2008, 3:21 am
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By petsar68

Re: Gold Coast holiday advice....

Annie thankyou.
We had heard Broadbeach was a good spot. We intend to arrive on Oct 28th - 29th for a 7 night stay. Any reccommended apartments would be appreciated or if you consider another area...
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2008, 11:43 am
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By petsar68

Re: Gold Coast holiday advice....

Maybe not so bad then as i was thinking of heading over on the 28th.
Thanks for your help :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2008, 7:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By petsar68

Re: Gold Coast holiday advice....

Bugger !! We were planning on end of Oct !!
Budget wise we would like min of 4 star.
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2008, 4:45 am
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By petsar68

Gold Coast holiday advice....

Hi,

No better reccommend than that of a local !
Can somebody please give me some advise on the best place/area to stay for a family holiday on the Gold Coast.
Our kids are 9 & 11 and we would...
Forum: Canada
Jun 14th 2008, 7:49 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,365
Posted By petsar68

Re: Australia or Canada

I am staggered by the above quote. We ended up in NZ even though we had our Visas for Canada.
If you fly out to Auz on a recce i'd advise popping down to NZ as its wonderful. On a personal note i...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2008, 4:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By petsar68

Re: Anyone settled in Wanaka?

We have been living in Arrowtown for the last 2 yrs, its about a 30-40 minute drive from Wanaka if you go over the Crown Range.
It may be worth you having a look here before you decide on Wanaka....
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2006, 2:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By petsar68

Re: perth to queenstown

Hi,

We moved out here 7 months ago from the UK as i had a job offer in Queenstown. We are a family of 4 with 2 kids that are 7 & 9. Personally i wouldnt and dont live in QT as its to Holiday...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2006, 2:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By petsar68

Re: Helpful hints on building your own home

We are building on the South Island with a company called David Reid & we are having Vulcan heating, which is warm air or a/con in the winter.
Regards
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