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Kiwis in London hope for "Snogfest" at Christmas

Thursday, 11 December 2003, 1:32 pm | 1st Contact

Kiwis in London hope for "Snogfest" at Christmas A traditional white Christmas seems to be the furthest thing from the minds of many New Zealanders working in London; what they really want is a steamy time at the office party. When a hundred New Zealanders ... More >>

Kiwis Forced To Delay Travel Due To Cost Of OE

Tuesday, 9 December 2003, 11:19 am | 1st Contact

Additional charges set to be imposed by the British Government will further delay young kiwis' travel plans as they struggle to save the amount required to make the trip says UK-based traveller services company 1st Contact. More >>

UK Snaps up Social Workers

Monday, 8 December 2003, 1:57 pm | 1st Contact

Six experienced New Zealand social workers have been recruited to start work next year in an inner city London Borough. More >>

London Based Kiwis Back England In World Cup Final

Thursday, 20 November 2003, 11:02 am | 1st Contact

A quarter of New Zealanders living in London will be backing England, not Australia, in the final of the Rugby World Cup according to a survey of rugby supporters. More >>

UK to snap up Kiwi Social workers

Thursday, 4 September 2003, 3:57 pm | 1st Contact

Social Workers looking to gain overseas experience will be the target of a recruitment drive being launched this weekend by leading UK recruitment and traveller services company,1st Contact. More >>

Kiwi brain gain wins over brain drain

Monday, 25 August 2003, 9:10 am | 1st Contact

Monday 25 August. Most Kiwis intend to return to New Zealand to live permanently after doing their big OE in the United Kingdom, according to a recent survey carried out by 1stContact, a major UK recruitment and traveller services company. "Contrary ... More >>

The Big OE Grows Up

Tuesday, 15 July 2003, 11:18 am | 1st Contact

Following recent changes to the UK Working Holiday Makers Scheme, New Zealander Mike Kaye, Managing Director of leading UK based recruitment and traveller services company 1st Contact, reflects on the coming of age of the Big OE. More >>

Bright future for the Kiwi ‘Big OE'

Monday, 23 June 2003, 9:49 am | 1st Contact

The British Government has just announced it will be opening up the Working Holiday Maker Scheme for New Zealanders in the UK, in a move to encourage young people from Commonwealth countries to live and work in the UK. More >>

Cash Incentive Tempts 78% of Kiwi Teachers in UK

Monday, 24 March 2003, 5:08 pm | 1st Contact

The New Zealand Government's latest $5,000 initiative to lure Kiwi teachers back from British schools is tempting our teachers, reveals a 1st Contact Education survey just released. More >>




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