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15/1/2014 Volunteering for an organisation in a building that’s supposedly haunted. How cool is that? For the first three months while living in Wellington, I volunteered for the SPCA, which was based in Newtown. During my time there, I heard that they were going to be moving to a new building on top of Mt…. Read more »

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20/12/2013 (My Mission To Find A Job In New Zealand & Get A Work Visa) Various people told me that this work visa process was going to be a frustrating experience. For me, the process hasn’t been all that bad, up until now. Ok it’s taken a bit of time to get the first stage… Read more »

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28/11/2013 I have a real soft spot for Christchurch, as I think a lot of my readers might know. It broke my heart to hear about the damage and loss of life caused by the earthquakes there in 2010 and 2011. I’m happy to say now though, that to me, the city centre looks like… Read more »

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21/11/2013 (My Mission To Find A Job In New Zealand & Get A Work Visa) I’m in the process of applying for a New Zealand Essential Skills Work Visa. Along with the work visa application form and medical forms there is also a list of documents that I need from the employer, such as: the… Read more »

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21/11/2013 (My Mission To Find A Job In New Zealand & Get A Work Visa) When I first saw the amount of forms, documents and list of requirements needed for the work visa application, it felt like I had a mountain to climb. I made a list though of everything I had to do and… Read more »

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21/11/2013 I found accommodation after looking at four different places, in various locations around Wellington. I must admit that because of the house-hunting, I’ve seen a lot more areas of the city that I wouldn’t have have seen otherwise. So it was a good thing. I went to look at a place in Upper Hutt, near… Read more »

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5/11/2013 (My Mission To Find A Job In New Zealand & Get A Work Visa) I’m very pleased to say that I’m a step closer to achieving my mission. I had a job interview last week and it went pretty well. The company is called Earth & Sky and it’s an astronomy/tourism business. They provide… Read more »

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12/10/2013 (My Mission To Find A Job In New Zealand & Get A Work Visa) Gosh, where do I start? From the beginning I suppose. For the last three weeks I’ve been working as an intern on a project for Toi Maori, the National Maori Arts Organisation. They see a lot of possibilities in developing,… Read more »