Mount Maunganui- There’s No Place Like Home

   I have always believed that New Zealand is PARADISE.  Waking up in a picture-perfect view and living with the warmest and kindest people is absolutely amazing! Bay of Plenty is the region closest to my heart because it has become home for the past 5 years.  Particularly, the breath taking beauty of Mount Maunganui.  To… Continue reading Mount Maunganui- There’s No Place Like Home

OPSHOP: Fashion at a Friendly Price

Op Shop (Opportunity Shop) in New Zealand translates to ‘Charity Shop’ or ‘Thrift Store’ in US or Canada.  Or in a broader more generic language, many consumers will understand: Bargain. Op Shops are retail facilities manageed by charitable groups to raise money.  It is a type of social enterprise.  The staff in-charge of these shops… Continue reading OPSHOP: Fashion at a Friendly Price

How to Convert Your Overseas License to a NZ Driver License

Here’s how: Submit your application at a specialist overseas conversion site.  To do this, you will be asked to fill up an application form, present evidence of your identity, prove your eyesight meet the required standard, may require a medical certificate and your overseas driver license (and translation if not in English).  The agent will then take… Continue reading How to Convert Your Overseas License to a NZ Driver License

How to Write a Winning CV & Cover Letter (NZ Style)

Overview What is a CV? In New Zealand, most employers and recruiters prefer to see a CV (curriculum vitae or resumé) that is 5 pages or less.   You need to make your CV as memorable and easy to follow as possible – the person reading it is likely to be busy and could take less than… Continue reading How to Write a Winning CV & Cover Letter (NZ Style)

Career: District Health Board Website

==Dedicated for anyone eyeing at a DHB job! :)== District Health Boards (DHBs) in New Zealand are organisations established by the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000, responsible for ensuring the provision of health and disability services to populations within a defined geographical area. They have existed since 1 January 2001 when the… Continue reading Career: District Health Board Website