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Who likes this 'dump'..NZ that is?

Old May 21st 2008, 1:26 am
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Default Who likes this 'dump'..NZ that is?

By popular demand here's a thread to find out who likes NZ.

Another one of our BE members (still perchance in a developmental stage of knowing if NZ is right for them!!!) described it as a 'dump' and he is keen to see how many will put their hands up and say......



I DO!!! I love NZ...totally and utterly for everything it has bought to my life. Warts and all...cos we all know it ain't perfect!!!!!


As a very 'happy clapper' I am always keen to help even some of the less positive members of our happy little forum.

Any more takers?

Thus far NZ is one nil to the happy crew.
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Old May 21st 2008, 1:48 am
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Me....

It has its bad bits but I think the good outweighs the bad for us anyways..
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Old May 21st 2008, 1:57 am
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Popular demand? where?

Yes, it's a dump in that it's a dumping ground for many things and people, it also seems to do stange things to people's personalities. We didn't like it there so we left.
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Old May 21st 2008, 1:59 am
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Me....

It has its bad bits but I think the good outweighs the bad for us anyways..
Ditto
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Old May 21st 2008, 2:09 am
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Dump??

You mean the rubbish dump called 'Mnt Cleese' in Palmerston North, so called because the locals threw a hissy fit when John Cleese called their town "The best place to commit suicide"????

That dump???
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Old May 21st 2008, 2:17 am
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I love it here, despite the negatives.
Life is what you make it.
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Originally Posted by RobClubley View Post
I love it here, despite the negatives.
Life is what you make it.
So far. Out of six posts 4 like it..one thought NZ was crap and Avid stayed on the fence.


Sorry Pascalr the poll so far shows NZ to be a firm winner for happy emigrees..time will tell if that holds fast.


Cheer up buddy..one day you will get up and go to pastures new.
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I didn't say that New Zealand was crap, please do not put words into my mouth I said it was a dumping ground for many things and people.
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Old May 21st 2008, 3:27 am
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I love it. Lived here for 9 years and 2.5 years with 22 yrs in UK and lots of traveling (courtesy of HM MOD) in between. Can't think of anywhere else I'd rather live
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I love it too! Sure, it has it's faults but nothing that really bothers us too much. Just had my interview for Uni to do Diploma of Teaching and am really looking forward to doing it.

Lapsed Kiwi - I'm in Orewa too Been here for 8 months and can't see us moving - love it, love it, love it

Edited to say - been in Orewa for 8 months, NZ for 11 months
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Totally agree.
Despite a few issues I believe that NZ is the place for us.
We love it.
clappy clappy clappy happy
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We're here to stay too! ( Clap! Clap! Clap!)

Going back for the first time in two years for daughters graduation in July....just two weeks to say "Hi" to famil then it's back on the plane as fast as possible
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Default Re: Who likes this 'dump'..NZ that is?

Love it, love it, love it.
We are happy clappers!!!
We have had our problems here, but we never thought life would be trouble free - and our problems (in general) would have happened wherever we were - they are not NZ related.
Even the days we were down to $10 to last 2 days, we wouldn't have changed a thing!
Although I must say life has got easier since we were both promoted....

Genesis, I will be in touch with the mrs - I don't know where time has gone but thanks for the contact details.
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Originally Posted by donnaf View Post
Love it, love it, love it.
We are happy clappers!!!
We have had our problems here, but we never thought life would be trouble free - and our problems (in general) would have happened wherever we were - they are not NZ related.
Even the days we were down to $10 to last 2 days, we wouldn't have changed a thing!
Although I must say life has got easier since we were both promoted....

Genesis, I will be in touch with the mrs - I don't know where time has gone but thanks for the contact details.
Congratulations on the promos!!!!!!!! Well done the F's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old May 21st 2008, 8:23 am
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Nearly 3 years in and still love it!

Can I join the happy clappy gang? I don't think being here that long has affected my personality much. Wibble.
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