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Offline Nolan

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Re: Our time has finally come! WE ARE HERE!!!
« Reply #270 on: July 17, 2009, 04:22:11 am »
Wow, really cool update, thanks Saturn :)

It is great seeing you guys all upbeat again, it was a loooong stretch, but as you say : all good things come to those who wait and never give up. O0

The PR will be following sooner than you think and all the stress of the move will become a distant memory

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Re: Our time has finally come! WE ARE HERE!!!
« Reply #271 on: July 17, 2009, 11:33:31 am »
Very encouraging update Saturn.  Its so good to hear couples sticking to it - immigration is very hard on marriages so well done on making sure you do so much together! 
Life is too short for regrets.

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Re: Our time has finally come! WE ARE HERE!!!
« Reply #272 on: July 22, 2009, 04:43:22 am »
Here are two of my most favourite p-ictures I would like to share with all of you. They were taken by me of course. The first one with my cellphone camera (can you believe it) and the second using a proper digital camera with a huge lense...  :idiot2:


 (1) This was taken from Princes Wharf (just near the Ferry Terminal building in Auckland Central) with the Harbour Bridge in the background. Date taken - 14 June 2009.





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« Reply #273 on: July 22, 2009, 04:45:26 am »
 (2) This stunning sunset was taken from St John's Park, a suburb 25 minutes SE from Auckland Central. Date taken - 27 May 2009.


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Re: Our time has finally come! WE ARE HERE!!!
« Reply #274 on: July 22, 2009, 04:59:12 am »
I love the boat one O0



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« Reply #275 on: July 22, 2009, 02:20:00 pm »
Wow great pics Saturn_Moon!
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« Reply #276 on: July 22, 2009, 07:06:12 pm »
need to send the boat one to cell phone manufacturer to use in add campaing yes?
Lovies
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EOI submitted   13-01-09
EOI selected     28-01-09
ITA recieved     09-02-09
ITA submitted   24-06-09
ITA lodged       26-06-09
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Re: Our time has finally come! WE ARE HERE!!!
« Reply #276 on: July 22, 2009, 07:06:12 pm »

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« Reply #277 on: July 22, 2009, 07:34:17 pm »
Wow thanks for the pics!!

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« Reply #278 on: July 22, 2009, 10:24:03 pm »
Thanks for the pics Saturn  O0

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« Reply #279 on: July 22, 2009, 11:54:01 pm »
Absoluut pragtig!!!!!!

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« Reply #280 on: August 22, 2009, 11:12:01 am »
See ticker below...

 :heeha:

Unfortunately we waited almost 3 weeks from the ITA being issued to actually receiving the docs and almost 3 months from when we were drawn from the EOI pool... so we have to redo our medicals and we will only be doing that in 1 month's time and will then submit our ITA...

Still a long road but we are getting there slowing but surely. Will give a better update in a month or so's time once a bit more has happened that is more newsworthy.


Thanks to everyone on this site for all your wonderful help, we would never have made it so far without it.

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Re: Our time has finally come! WE ARE HERE!!!
« Reply #281 on: August 22, 2009, 07:56:29 pm »
Saturn Moon -Wow what a photo of Auckland with a sunset - we spent some 4 months in Auckland and never saw a sunset!!
We are back in SA and live in Mouille Point and have a different dramatic susnset almost everyday- we often than say to ourselves how different - your photo aside.
I read of your journey with interest - you were strong.
You in one post made some reference to Law - is that your field?
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« Reply #282 on: August 22, 2009, 08:27:17 pm »
Both stunning pictures....

You have some talent.
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« Reply #283 on: August 22, 2009, 10:05:53 pm »
I read of your journey with interest - you were strong.
Thank you expat - it was difficult but so, so worth it!  :)

You in one post made some reference to Law - is that your field?

Not exactly, I just worked for a law firm (for 3 years) and started studying a bit towards an LLB, but not sure if or when I will be able to pick that up again - not sure if NZ does correspondence studying (still need to do more research) and not sure if I can afford it either at this stage...




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Re: Our time has finally come! WE ARE HERE!!!
« Reply #284 on: October 01, 2009, 05:38:15 am »
A little bit more progress on our side...

Today we finally submitted our ITA by overnight courier so Immigration should hopefully receive it tomorrow. :heeha:

And so now, let the very long wait begin. Will be great once that money has been taken off our account and we can keep an eye on the application progress online and hopefully by next year May (at the latest) we will have PR!!!