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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:55 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 5:09 pm 
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RTE encouraging people to leave
Looking at the people who have had enough of the country, instead looking to Hong Kong as a place to build a new life.. RTE1 television 9.30pm
http://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/betteroffabroad.html

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:20 pm 
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I am out of here on Tuesday all going well.


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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:24 pm 
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Calina wrote:
I am out of here on Tuesday all going well.

Somewhere sunny ?

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:39 pm 
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mikewest wrote:
Calina wrote:
I am out of here on Tuesday all going well.

Somewhere sunny ?



The weather forecast says I can look forward to -7.


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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:51 pm 
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Calina wrote:
mikewest wrote:
Calina wrote:
I am out of here on Tuesday all going well.

Somewhere sunny ?



The weather forecast says I can look forward to -7.

Apologies for not replying sooner.

Brrr...... I don't like the cold

Best wishes on your travels and here's hoping you can make a cleaner break of leaving than I have achieved with one foot away and one foot in Ireland.
Travel broadens the mind (and the pocket as well).

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:11 am 
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Calina wrote:
I am out of here on Tuesday all going well.

Best of luck with whatever you are doing.

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:35 am 
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Calina wrote:
mikewest wrote:
Calina wrote:
I am out of here on Tuesday all going well.

Somewhere sunny ?



The weather forecast says I can look forward to -7.



What made you make the jump?


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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:30 am 
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5 years in Kiwiland today! 8DD XD

My only regret is that I didn't do it a decade earlier :nin

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 6:00 am 
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Blindjustice BATONEFFECT wrote:
Calina wrote:
mikewest wrote:
Calina wrote:
I am out of here on Tuesday all going well.

Somewhere sunny ?



The weather forecast says I can look forward to -7.



What made you make the jump?


Bunch of stuff really. Better job and salary. Had grown to despise Dublin; the traffic and the rental market just got unworkable. I keep seeing these reports about how highly it rated as a place to live and wondered if I was living in the same city at all. I'll be dead by the time they build a public transport system that works. I got sick of sitting in traffic and I couldn't afford to pay ever increasing rents in a profoundly unprofessional rental market.


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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 6:22 pm 
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so where is this promise land ?

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:38 pm 
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mightyz wrote:
so where is this promise land ?

Well having travelled around a good bit I'd say anywhere where tap water won't kill you, there's basic levels of nutrition, healthcare and education and the law is broadly accountable.

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:03 pm 
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Sidewinder wrote:
5 years in Kiwiland today! 8DD XD

My only regret is that I didn't do it a decade earlier :nin


How was it getting a visa? What area is your employment in if you do not mind sharing


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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:35 am 
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satechi wrote:
Sidewinder wrote:
5 years in Kiwiland today! 8DD XD

My only regret is that I didn't do it a decade earlier :nin


How was it getting a visa? What area is your employment in if you do not mind sharing


IT though anything on the skill shortage lists is the same basic procedure.

Getting a one-year work visa was pretty trivial, approved within a couple of weeks. Getting ordinary residency is a lot of paperwork but again if you do your homework and bring most of what you need with you it's just form-filling bureaucracy. Usually takes about 6 months for that to be approved. Then all you have to do is turn up for work and not get arrested for two years to get Permanent Residency, then there's another three years of trying not to get arrested to get citizenship...

https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zea ... ermanently

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 Post subject: Re: The Emigration Thread.
PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:45 pm 
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mightyz wrote:
so where is this promise land ?

Well having travelled around a good bit I'd say anywhere where tap water won't kill you, there's basic levels of nutrition, healthcare and education and the law is broadly accountable.


I moved to Luxembourg. Currently apartment hunting although I started work last week.


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