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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 9th 2010, 1:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Serviced Apartments in Wellington

I have one in Eastbourne but you may prefer to be closer to the city check out www.holidayhouses.co.nz there is lots on here

Good luck
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2010, 9:20 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,135
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Weather??

I originate from Manchester which is supposed to be the British capital of rain and I think Wellington is wetter, it rains lots. On sunny days which, are not that plentiful even in the summer, its...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 15th 2010, 9:46 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,174
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: what's it REALLY like in NZ?

Genesis,

Boring I know but the stats on NZ housing clearly show that a significant number have little or no insulation and are badlly constructed.

Most of the housing stock here simply would...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2010, 9:47 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,174
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: what's it REALLY like in NZ?

"How can you say this? We are much, much better off here in NZ than we were in the UK. You have no idea what these people might have to bring moneywise or what their salary is."

I agree I have...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2010, 2:43 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,174
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: what's it REALLY like in NZ?

Hi there

We have been in NZ for just over 3 long years and we are now finally heading back home.

Several reasons for this move back to sunny UK some are related to the NZ life style, culture...
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2010, 8:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Getting legally qualified in NZ

Hi Assanah

Basically I find it all a bit tame I do not get the same calibre of work and I am just not impressed really. That said its all about your own personal experience/opinion some British...
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2010, 2:04 am
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Getting legally qualified in NZ

I would not bother doing your LPC in the Uk as you will basically just have to do it again when you get here so there is no point. If you want to be a Lawyer in NZ and are not qualified elsewhere,...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2009, 6:22 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,081
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Brit ex pats-40+(young minded-Children gone-living in Pukekohe-looking for friend

Yes the one on Flixton road is the Deccan and it was still there when we left we were told by the owner that it has been there for 40 yrs? The Standard is on Higher Rd good memory.

We have...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2009, 6:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,081
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Brit ex pats-40+(young minded-Children gone-living in Pukekohe-looking for friend

Yes we have been to the life boat lots only "bar in town" it must be us looking desperate but the only people, apart from the bar staff who speak to us are the estate agents we bought the house from....
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2009, 2:29 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,081
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Brit ex pats-40+(young minded-Children gone-living in Pukekohe-looking for friend

He makes anything you want (within reason) he was known locally as Tom Cruise. There the resemblance ends he is taller and has a significantly smaller bank account. Ah Urmston did you ever go to the...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2009, 1:13 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,081
Posted By debsnotdebbie

Re: Brit ex pats-40+(young minded-Children gone-living in Pukekohe-looking for friend

Hi there

We are in pretty much a similar situation arrived here in late 2007 and have been unable to make any real friends of our own age 40+. We are fairly normalish people from Manchester where...
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