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New members of the New Zealand forum, introduce yourself here – 2017

Hi all,

Newbie on the New Zealand forum? Don’t know how to start?

This thread is for you ;)

We invite you to introduce yourself on this topic, to share with us your expat story if you are already living in the country, or to tell us more on your expat projects in New Zealand if you are planning to move there.

It will enable us to help you better but above all to wish you a warm welcome.

Welcome on board!

PD : The thread New members of the New Zealand forum, introduce yourself here – 2016 continues below!

Hi! I'm new here. I'm a Filipino nationality presently working as IT Professional for 17 years in Saudi Arabia. Is there anyone who can help me apply to work and live in New Zealand. To live in NZ is my biggest dream. Hope through this site, someone can help me land a job. Thank you very much and god bless you all!

HI , im Teddy . 43 yr old. A filipino citizen. ive been working as engineer for 21 years.
im good in building construction and civil works. its been my dream to work and live in NZ . is there a way how to make this dream come to reality.Please help.Thank you.

Hi all
I am a civil engineer with masters in structural engineering. I have 4 years of wrking experience in construction industry. Presently I am working as revit modeller in singapore.
I am planning to move to nz. It would be better if I get a job over there before proceeding to EOI. Can anyone help/guide me in getting a job offer.

Thanks in advance
Shilpa sandeep

You need the visa first.
Visas are issued on a points system according to your educational and work qualifications along with experience.  or contact your nearest NZ Embassy for information.

Hi Everyone

My name is Sandra. My husband and I will be coming to live in Auckland. Nick will arrive at the end of March and I will follow with our fur babies in May

We are looking for a place to rent around Mount Eden, Ponsonby areas. Close to my husbands new work. I would appreciate any suggestions or recommendations.

many thanks

Hi, I'm an IT Specialist living in South Africa. I plan on immigrating to NZ within the year and have started the process. So far it's been tough. Couple of Skype interviews but mostly just promises.

Hello! I'm Jen. I'm moving to Auckland in April from the UK. I'm here to find out about everyone's experiences of moving abroad really :)


I'm Mark Olpindo, A CIVIL ENGINEER specialized on Quality Control for 10 years already.  I'm planning to move and work to NZ. Can anyone tell me a suggestion regarding these?

Hi, I'm a South African from Durban. I moved here for a Civil Engineering position, and am hoping to meet other South Africans who have moved here!  :)

Hi I'm all I'm Anil, My family and I moved out to Auckland over 9 Years ago from the UK.
I won't lie it's been hard work being out here with no family support but it's been a fantastic experience and both my wife and I feel we have grown exponentially as individuals compared to the people we were in the UK.

hi there , i m Malika from morocco, recently coming to Auckland, married to a NZ citizen.
i m on visitor visa and now applying for work visa.
still not satisfied about my English speaking and looking for free English courses or any groups or clubs that i can join to practice language, or even a volunteer job.

i v been in CAB (citizens advice bureau) asking about volunteering and local community classes, they said that i need to be in NZ for 18 months at least , they advised this web site, and some libraries events (conversations, book-club...) once a month, but any volunteer roles presently.

could you plz give me some recommendation.

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