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Old Nov 3rd 2009, 8:29 am
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is there any plumbers, from uk that have moved to nz , wouild you know if you can use kerosene in nz with a boiler from uk or just gas oil
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you can get diesel, and diesel/kerosene delivered....
http://www.shf.co.nz/domestic.htm

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http://www.flbone-kitchener.co.nz/
may be able to help on straight kerosene as they are the AGA distributors for NZ
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Old Nov 4th 2009, 12:27 am
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don't use kerosene in your "diesel" boiler though as kerosene is more "searching" and may leak from unions/joints - I know of cases where this has caused a fire.
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don't use kerosene in your "diesel" boiler though as kerosene is more "searching" and may leak from unions/joints - I know of cases where this has caused a fire.
hi thanks , i emailed a fuel suppier in tauranga and he said the same they do use a diesel mix with kerosene, and its alright for boilers from uk
as they run on kerosene any way
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Won't the people taking over your place in the UK notice the boilers missing?
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Won't the people taking over your place in the UK notice the boilers missing?
ha ha very good , if we go i will buy a new one as ours is five years old now
four bed house we only use it for heating use avg winter 1200 liters if its a bit colder 1800 so not to bad
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Ah.... so you will buy new UK and transport to NZ? Choice, savings?
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Ah.... so you will buy new UK and transport to NZ? Choice, savings?

just think i would get a better deal , can buy job lot ie rads pipe fittings ect
for about £2,000, would buy tank in nz more room in container
but might be just as well have a log burner with a back boiler, my mate has a farm, and he,s got plenty of trees
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Thanks CP will have a think about that one....
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