Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

56 posts

Master Geek

# 100627 15-Apr-2012 11:54
Send private message

Ok guys,

Coming to nz from the uk in early august, really into the satellite hobbie up here in uk I have many linux boxs and beta test a number of single and twin tuner boxs.  I have many dish but just got to wittle down the ones coming with me.  Qualified tv/radio engineer E224 city and guilds but now spending more time in engineering ie. welding mig welding part one.  The family and I, other half is a kiwi are coming to live around kerikeri or russell bay of island but not sure on employment opportunities as I work as a hire controller for one of the uk's biggest tool hire companies in a regional distribution centre, one fo the busiest outside of london.


Create new topic
3539 posts

Uber Geek


  # 609542 15-Apr-2012 12:39
Send private message

Welcome to the Far North!

We live near Russell and go to Kerikeri often for shopping.  Both are really nice places, but for ease of transportation, Kerikeri is better.  We use the Fullers vehicle ferry whenever we go to Kerikeri, on average once or twice per month, but if you were doing this every day, the costs would add up.

So far as employment prospects go: Cowley's Hire Centre has a depot near Kerikeri so you may be able to find work there.  If you are into farming or horticulture, there are plenty of job opportunities, but otherwise it's pretty limited, so I hope you have some contacts or someone in your wife's family who can help with this.  Otherwise, you could end up sitting on the dole for a prolonged period.


5595 posts

Uber Geek

  # 609597 15-Apr-2012 15:08
Send private message


Create new topic

Twitter and LinkedIn »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00

Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08

Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55

Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19

Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48

CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42

Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41

Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30

BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14

Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24

2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35

New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13

OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32

Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27

D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.