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Old Mar 9th 2015, 5:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Pulaski View Post
Unless you have a private jet or live in a multidimensional universe I am not sure that it is possible to live "within an hour of thousands of kilometres of beaches".
A thousand.

Got excited 😄
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Old Mar 10th 2015, 11:08 am
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Originally Posted by TommyLuck View Post
A thousand.

Got excited 😄


Clearly maths was not one of your best subjects - take yourself 250kms north or south of Auckland on either the east or west coast and you would find yourself well outside of Auckland.

It would also take considerably longer than one hour to go 250kms unless you have access to a helicopter, tardis or lear jet.
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Old Mar 11th 2015, 3:02 am
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Originally Posted by Vitalstatistix View Post
I was thinking about this earlier today and thought what are people on about .There are loads of regional parks to visit, with places to walk, tramp, swim, kayak etc. Head to the Waitakeres for tramping, plenty of surfing to be had on the west coast of Auckland. Kite surfing at Orewa and other beaches. Skate board parks, tennis courts, and so on. There's loads of outdoor stuff to do if you're so inclined.

What I will agree on is that house prices are stupidly expensive and that traffic can be a pain in the bum.
I completely agree on all counts. Loads of outdoor things to do in Auckland but house prices are crazy and traffic getting worse.
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Old Mar 12th 2015, 9:04 pm
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I believe you should think very carefully about the move. NZ is one of the most expensive places to live in and prices just keep rising. Frankly, it simply doesn't live up to the hype which you read about.

Over the years we have lived here I have seen things simply get worse and every time we go overseas and return here we notice how much worse it has become. Things like the over-priced housing market, huge traffic problems and diabolical shops, and a general lack of cultural awareness are things which simply cannot be ignored or smoothed over.

Frankly, it's not worth giving up what you may have in the UK to take a risk coming out here.
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