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Why would anyone want to move to Oz?

Old Jan 20th 2007, 4:42 pm
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6282075.stm
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Old Jan 20th 2007, 7:39 pm
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Snakes or New Zealand roads........Snakes or New Zealand roads?.....not sure which is more dangerous....mmm...would have to be the roads and they are harder to steer clear of.

http://www.socialreport.msd.govt.nz/...asualties.html
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Ooo goody! A links thread.

"Cruelty and xenophobia stir and shame the lucky country"
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisf...994045,00.html


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Ooo goody! A links thread.

"Cruelty and xenophobia stir and shame the lucky country"
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisf...994045,00.html


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LOL Kip... Now becareful hon... you'll have all those nastie right-wing anal tyrants stirring from their sleep
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Old Jan 20th 2007, 8:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Nerine View Post
Snakes or New Zealand roads........Snakes or New Zealand roads?.....not sure which is more dangerous....mmm...would have to be the roads and they are harder to steer clear of.

http://www.socialreport.msd.govt.nz/...asualties.html
Well I have to admit, letting a kid drive a car in this day and age at 15 is just folly in my opinon. I understand that getting a licence is somewhat diff nowadays though and involves a fair bit more. But 15 is still way too young.
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I've not seen any snakes, I'm living with a friend on 2 acres which is in the middle of the bush.

I have seen loads of different types of ants, they have one for each day of the month. Also seen loads of parots, the colourfull green ones land on his deck which is very cool

At the end of the day every place has its good and bad points and its up to the individual to decide whats best for him/her

I've mellowed in the 2 weeks I've been here

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Ooo goody! A links thread.

"Cruelty and xenophobia stir and shame the lucky country"
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisf...994045,00.html


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good link. thanks.
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Originally Posted by Ian & Sharon View Post
I've not seen any snakes, I'm living with a friend on 2 acres which is in the middle of the bush.
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No, that's because they've all be granted permanent residency visas and migrated to the cities

How lovely though to have the wild parrots flying around...i saw a robin in my garden this morning and i was really excited about it, can you imagine what i'd be like if a parrot came to my garden every morning...i'd be mesmerized
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I've not seen any snakes, I'm living with a friend on 2 acres which is in the middle of the bush.

I have seen loads of different types of ants, they have one for each day of the month. Also seen loads of parots, the colourfull green ones land on his deck which is very cool

At the end of the day every place has its good and bad points and its up to the individual to decide whats best for him/her

I've mellowed in the 2 weeks I've been here

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Are you liking it so far Ian?
I just love warm weather, I so crave it and I think that's the thing I have found the hardest to deal with over here this last three years .... the lack of it
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Old Jan 21st 2007, 6:12 am
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No, that's because they've all be granted permanent residency visas and migrated to the cities

How lovely though to have the wild parrots flying around...i saw a robin in my garden this morning and i was really excited about it, can you imagine what i'd be like if a parrot came to my garden every morning...i'd be mesmerized
I've got giant fruit bats in my garden.
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No, that's because they've all be granted permanent residency visas and migrated to the cities

How lovely though to have the wild parrots flying around...i saw a robin in my garden this morning and i was really excited about it, can you imagine what i'd be like if a parrot came to my garden every morning...i'd be mesmerized
I spent some time in Tamania and we had a flock of green rosella parrots in the garden. We use to through fruit through the windows (sitting room was upstairs) and watch the parrots catch it as they flew past.
Truly lovely sight.
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I've got giant fruit bats in my garden.
That's cool...when you say giant, How big are they?
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Originally Posted by Pollyana View Post
We use to through fruit through the windows (sitting room was upstairs) and watch the parrots catch it as they flew past.
Truly lovely sight.
I want a flock in my garden, although knowing me i'd hit the bird with the friut and knock it out
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