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Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by Kongi123: 4:38pm On Aug 30
Last year I got New Zealand tourist visa although I base in Abu Dhabi UAE but I afraid to embark on the journey because i don't know anybody in new Zealand and also I don't have any hand work to rely on because any time i check it on their website I do see it like is not possible to change from tourist visa to working visa I still have interest in going to new Zealand if atleast I can see someone to coach on how to survive
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by NONNYG: 5:45pm On Aug 30
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Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by Kongi123: 12:08am On Aug 31
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Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by klbakare(m): 7:05pm On Aug 31
@ Femijck please how much do you think will be OK to keep in my account for proof of funds? Thanks in anticipation for prompt response.
P.S : the INZ said a thousand NZD is required for travellers who have not secured accommodation before travelling. Cheapest return ticket from naija to new Zealand is about 850k in naira. Then I need health insurance. Do I need to put all this money in my account before submitting statement? The total sum of the said money is going to around 2m ooo assuming am travelling for 3 months.
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by Princepitbull(m): 4:26am On Sep 01
ikelords:
Its a 2 yrs work permit to new Zealand, and the processing time is 3 to 4 months.. After that duration and your visa doesn't come out a refund will be done... Like I said, I won't wanna involve anyone until mine is out, so its gonna be something that was taste and confirmed by me.. Won't want my name to be associated with fraud .. Thanks

For some of us that might be interested in this by His grace when all things come correct for you. Like how much Approx.... Not exactly..... should we budget for the agency, medicals etc?
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 12:30am On Sep 02
Please what is the total amount in your statement of account that you used as proof of fund?
Kongi123:
Last year I got New Zealand tourist visa although I base in Abu Dhabi UAE but I afraid to embark on the journey because i don't know anybody in new Zealand and also I don't have any hand work to rely on because any time i check it on their website I do see it like is not possible to change from tourist visa to working visa I still have interest in going to new Zealand if atleast I can see someone to coach on how to survive
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by Kongi123: 7:06am On Sep 02
3m is enough for you
solin:
Please what is the total amount in your statement of account that you used as proof of fund?
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 7:53pm On Sep 02
Thank you.
Have you applied and have you gotten a feedback?
Kongi123:
3m is enough for you
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by ikelords(m): 12:19pm On Sep 03
Princepitbull:


For some of us that might be interested in this by His grace when all things come correct for you. Like how much Approx.... Not exactly..... should we budget for the agency, medicals etc?

Everything spent is not up to 250k.. Medicals insurance and visa fee.. Where the agent makes his money is from the agreement u sign to remit 20% of your salary to them every month... You won't be paid anything less than 3k USD every month .. U agreement of 20% ends after one year..
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by Princepitbull(m): 11:10pm On Sep 03
ikelords:
Everything spent is not up to 250k.. Medicals insurance and visa fee.. Where the agent makes his money is from the agreement u sign to remit 20% of your salary to them every month... You won't be paid anything less than 3k USD every month .. U agreement of 20% ends after one year..

Let's keep close contact for easier updates........ mail me princeadeakanni@gmail.com

Thanks
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by femijck(m): 1:08pm On Sep 10
can't believe u guys kept this thread alive... im sorry I had even forgotten about this account but I will try and respond to some of ur question

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Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by femijck(m): 1:18pm On Sep 10
Mosesoly:
Egbon FM, i stumbled across your thread, thanks for the expose, i am still interested in knowing one or two things, it's your boy Yinka that we lived in the same hoste
l back then in school... Thanks for the tips, may God continue to bless your hustle

Yinka u crazy..... how do u know it's me......by the way text ur contact to my Nigeria number if u still have it or drop ur email and I will get back to u.

how have u been??
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by femijck(m): 1:28pm On Sep 10
ikelords:
Everything spent is not up to 250k.. Medicals insurance and visa fee.. Where the agent makes his money is from the agreement u sign to remit 20% of your salary to them every month... You won't be paid anything less than 3k USD every month .. U agreement of 20% ends after one year..
becareful with d information u share bro.... what kind of job do u intend to do to get 3k USD as a JJC??
whats your profession. 3k USD is equal about. 5k NZD at the moment. I dont think u can make that doing menial job after tax....dont be sold a false dream. NZ is great with grest life style but it comes with a price

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Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by Mosesoly(m): 2:02pm On Sep 10
femijck:


Yinka u crazy..... how do u know it's me......by the way text ur contact to my Nigeria number if u still have it or drop ur email and I will get back to u.

how have u been??


Mosesvilla1@gmail.com, i don't have your number again o..... I will be waiting to hear from you
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 1:42am On Sep 11
Thank God you are back. We have so many questions to ask. Please make yourself available so you can help with the questions.
Welcome back bro
femijck:
can't believe u guys kept this thread alive... im sorry I had even forgotten about this account but I will try and respond to some of ur question
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 1:50am On Sep 11
My question is in terms of getting an affordable accommodation upon arrival NZ.

How to secure a job in NZ.

Considering that the person entered NZ with a Visit Visa.

Many thanks.
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by femijck(m): 7:15am On Sep 11
solin:
My question is in terms of getting an affordable accommodation upon arrival NZ.

How to secure a job in NZ.

Considering that the person entered NZ with a Visit Visa.

Many thanks.
firstly, which city are u looking to come to. I need to know this as accomodation and job differs.

About getting a job while on a visit visa , it’s not impossible as I believe not everybody in NZ have the right visa to be here or work legally... but u have to sort that out yourself...... but if u are very lucky to get a company that can sponsor u on an essential work visa. Which means ur visa depends on d job. And u can only work with that company.

Have in mind, that no agency will sponsor u. So it has to be directly with the company.... which is not impossible but might be difficult.... but everything is networking.

But I will advise u to rather come on a student visa, as this will allow u to work 20hrs a week and also give u a couple of post study work visa and u can go from there.
Visit or tourist visa is d worst anybody can travel with if u looking to settle down. Except u have someone on ground to help u

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Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by femijck(m): 7:30am On Sep 11
klbakare:
@ Femijck please how much do you think will be OK to keep in my account for proof of funds? Thanks in anticipation for prompt response.
P.S : the INZ said a thousand NZD is required for travellers who have not secured accommodation before travelling. Cheapest return ticket from naija to new Zealand is about 850k in naira. Then I need health insurance. Do I need to put all this money in my account before submitting statement? The total sum of the said money is going to around 2m ooo assuming am travelling for 3 months.
that’s enough as long as u can prove that d fund is available for ur use.... but if u can build it higher to be on d safer side....

Better to have it in ur account but not deposited in a lump sum..... u can read about this on other thread
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by klbakare(m): 10:26am On Sep 11
femijck:
that’s enough as long as u can prove that d fund is available for ur use.... but if u can build it higher to be on d safer side....

Better to have it in ur account but not deposited in a lump sum..... u can read about this on other thread
thanks bruv
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 11:07pm On Sep 11
Thank you for your assistance.

The city is Auckland.

Coming with a student visa could be expensive.

However, I have been able to read through inz web that one could look for job on a visit visa just like you pointed out. Though getting an employer might be difficult and is also possible with the right CV and skill set.

Your encouragement would also go a long way in helping would be immigrants like us here in Nigeria.

Though I made some research about that such as the chambers of commerce, CBD etc, but you're there to guide us on how to get job quickly on a visit visa. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
femijck:
firstly, which city are u looking to come to. I need to know this as accomodation and job differs.

About getting a job while on a visit visa , it’s not impossible as I believe not everybody in NZ have the right visa to be here or work legally... but u have to sort that out yourself...... but if u are very lucky to get a company that can sponsor u on an essential work visa. Which means ur visa depends on d job. And u can only work with that company.

Have in mind, that no agency will sponsor u. So it has to be directly with the company.... which is not impossible but might be difficult.... but everything is networking.

But I will advise u to rather come on a student visa, as this will allow u to work 20hrs a week and also give u a couple of post study work visa and u can go from there.
Visit or tourist visa is d worst anybody can travel with if u looking to settle down. Except u have someone on ground to help u
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by femijck(m): 9:11am On Sep 12
solin:
Thank you for your assistance.

The city is Auckland.

Coming with a student visa could be expensive.

However, I have been able to read through inz web that one could look for job on a visit visa just like you pointed out. Though getting an employer might be difficult and is also possible with the right CV and skill set.


Your encouragement would also go a long way in helping would be immigrants like us here in Nigeria.

Though I made some research about that such as the chambers of commerce, CBD etc, but you're there to guide us on how to get job quickly on a visit visa. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.


CBD is good but I don’t know much about accomodation as most peeps around are student sharing flat. It’s more of a business and office area. And d common jobs around there is sales and construction as a lot of construction is going on there... U might be lucky to find something around there. Factories are more to the south and west of Auckland to my best of knowledge. And accomodation is a bit easier and cheaper in d suburb than in d city...u can easily connect CBD by train and buses...usually 5-6$.

How many months is ur visa?
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 10:07am On Sep 12
Thanks for your time.

Visa still in progress.

Do you have website link for agents that can help with accommodation?
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by iwanvisityankee: 10:22am On Sep 12
@OP, i have a kiwi friend who is helping me to look for job over there, i met her online few months ago and we have been good friends, though she old enough to be my mamagrin, we are just good friends (nothing attached), accommodation wont be a problem cos her family knows me. i am thinking if it will be ok to go on a visit visa and search for job myself, though my current job i earn nothing less than 300k (outside naija). i need your advise @OP
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 12:18pm On Sep 12
Yes, it's okay to go on a visit visa. Research shows that 70% of jobs are awarded to potential employees in NZ. Give it a shot bro since you know someone who can provide you with an accommodation and can put you through on how to get top jobs quickly.
Get your statement of account and file your application as soon as possible.
iwanvisityankee:
@OP, i have a kiwi friend who is helping me to look for job over there, i met her online few months ago and we have been good friends, though she old enough to be my mamagrin, we are just good friends (nothing attached), accommodation wont be a problem cos her family knows me. i am thinking if it will be ok to go on a visit visa and search for job myself, though my current job i earn nothing less than 300k (outside naija). i need your advise @OP
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by femijck(m): 9:40pm On Sep 12
solin:
Yes, it's okay to go on a visit visa. Research shows that 70% of jobs are awarded to potential employees in NZ. Give it a shot bro since you know someone who can provide you with an accommodation and can put you through on how to get top jobs quickly.
Get your statement of account and file your application as soon as possible.
When I came to NZ on a 9 month partnership visa, while I was waiting to get my work visa. I tried my best possible to get an under table job but couldn’t. The African community in my area tried their best too but nobody listened because it’s illegsl and dangerous for them too.... only an accredited employer can sponsor a potential employee on an essential skill. But before then, they have to prove to INZ that they have advertised the position severally and couldn’t find a local for the position.

If I wasn’t in Auckland, maybe I would have find a fruit picking job on the farms Even though they will pay u less and sometimes don’t pay u as they believe h can’t report them

Anyway I finally met a local business owner who was ready to sponsor after I worked for 10hrs without pay to prove myself. But luckily for me, my long awaited work permit came two days later. And I never return to him because it was a very hard landscaping job.

So what I’m trying to say is that the duration of ur visit visa also matters because they can only sponsor u while u have a valid visa.
It’s all depends on how much people u can connect with especially locals and willing to tell somebody that knows somebody.

African don’t own a lot of businesses here so it’s not as easy for blacks to connect with a potential employer as it may be for Indians and Asians that had flooded the country and businesses.

But since accomodation is sure from a friend, then u are safe on that side as u will have to cough out at least $180 weekly on rent and bills as a flat mate.

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Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by solin: 10:55pm On Sep 12
Interesting!!!
Now you're giving out classified information.

My next questions are
How did you process your work permit? Yourself or through agent?
What are the documents/requirements involved?

How long does it take to get it?

Thanks in advance.
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by shakol91(m): 12:32am On Sep 13
ikelords:
Its a 2 yrs work permit to new Zealand, and the processing time is 3 to 4 months.. After that duration and your visa doesn't come out a refund will be done... Like I said, I won't wanna involve anyone until mine is out, so its gonna be something that was taste and confirmed by me.. Won't want my name to be associated with fraud .. Thanks
I've sent you pm. I'm interested in your link
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by ikelords(m): 2:09am On Sep 13
OK bro. But I am not willing to release the link until mine is confirmed. Won't wanna hear funny stories..
shakol91:
I've sent you pm. I'm interested in your link
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by iwanvisityankee: 4:56am On Sep 13
femijck:
When I came to NZ on a 9 month partnership visa, while I was waiting to get my work visa. I tried my best possible to get an under table job but couldn’t. The African community in my area tried their best too but nobody listened because it’s illegsl and dangerous for them too.... only an accredited employer can sponsor a potential employee on an essential skill. But before then, they have to prove to INZ that they have advertised the position severally and couldn’t find a local for the position.

If I wasn’t in Auckland, maybe I would have find a fruit picking job on the farms Even though they will pay u less and sometimes don’t pay u as they believe h can’t report them

Anyway I finally met a local business owner who was ready to sponsor after I worked for 10hrs without pay to prove myself. But luckily for me, my long awaited work permit came two days later. And I never return to him because it was a very hard landscaping job.

So what I’m trying to say is that the duration of ur visit visa also matters because they can only sponsor u while u have a valid visa.
It’s all depends on how much people u can connect with especially locals and willing to tell somebody that knows somebody.

African don’t own a lot of businesses here so it’s not as easy for blacks to connect with a potential employer as it may be for Indians and Asians that had flooded the country and businesses.

But since accomodation is sure from a friend, then u are safe on that side as u will have to cough out at least $180 weekly on rent and bills as a flat mate.
Thanks bro, I do appreciate the detailed explanation. The person helping me to look for job also lives in AUCK, can we connect via email, pls check your pm, thanks
Re: 8 Things You Need To Know About New Zealand by shakol91(m): 10:01am On Sep 13
ikelords:
OK bro. But I am not willing to release the link until mine is confirmed. Won't wanna hear funny stories..
you can still hold on to the link for now till you have result, but I will like to ask you some questions in order to get myself prepared. Pls reply my pm

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