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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2018, 5:01 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By Matelot

Re: Quick 2 liner jokes

When I told them I was training to be a comedian they all laughed. They are not laughing now! Bob Monkhouse.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2017, 7:43 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By Matelot

Re: Guardian: Nelson in the Spotlight

I stopped reading the article when the author described Nelson as "Britain's naval poster boy" :thumbdown:
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2017, 9:48 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 4,878
Posted By Matelot

Re: General Election UK

Funny I though DA was Lib/Dem :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2017, 12:38 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By Matelot

Re: Anyone use Solar power?

escapedtonz, it might be worth getting solar thermal instead, the heat could flow straight from the roof to the hot water tank without the need to convert it twice, I suppose it depends on the cost...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 6th 2017, 8:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By Matelot

Re: Anyone use Solar power?

Paddy234 do you mean the Republic or the UK? To my knowledge there aren't any grants available to install the equipment in the UK, just the Feed In Tariff once the kWhrs have been generated.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2016, 10:03 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Matelot

Re: Air New Zealand - Lightening Strike

snaps, I'm not sure what happens in NZ regarding "tactical" cancelling of flights, I can't say it's been an issue with my employer (a major uk international airline). I would agree with sinonsi about...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2016, 9:26 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By Matelot

Re: BREXIT from UEFA Euro 2016 too

This thread has gone a bit quiet! :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2016, 9:06 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By Matelot

Re: BREXIT from UEFA Euro 2016 too

...or even
" the hand of frog" :lol:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2016, 6:57 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By Matelot

Re: BREXIT from UEFA Euro 2016 too

Best of luck to Wales! But don't forget they were beaten in the group stages by England! ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2016, 9:25 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 6,615
Posted By Matelot

Re: This refugee thing.

The OP was taking about Refugees! I do remember how remote NZ feels when you are there. But with a million refugees and economic migrants here in Europe already and another million on the way, I ask...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2015, 12:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By Matelot

Re: Gas & Electric

I was just curious how bills in NZ are structured. Is there a day/night rate and is there a standing charge? Prices here in UK for me are £0.1337 plus 5% vat for day rates and a standing charge of...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 24th 2015, 10:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Matelot

Re: Well...that was a little shake.

This one? GeoNet - Quakes (http://www.geonet.org.nz/quakes/region/newzealand/2015p305812)
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2014, 7:26 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By Matelot

Re: scenic drive from Christchurch

Two wheels are faster than four perhaps? :lol:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 15th 2014, 11:46 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By Matelot

Re: scenic drive from Christchurch

Arthurs Pass plus a few Kias https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=arthurs+pass&biw=1280&bih=833&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=z2sXVL2kHMHTaNLKgfgK&sqi=2&ved=0CFMQ7Ak#imgdii=_
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2014, 6:10 am
Replies: 133
Views: 10,942
Posted By Matelot

Re: things you notice

Sand flies!:eek:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2014, 1:27 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 10,942
Posted By Matelot

Re: things you notice

That Hansen fellow, is he the pundit on MOTD? :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2014, 11:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Matelot

Re: What is there to see / do in Canterbury

Not that much to add! Only extras I could suggest are Mona Vale, Halswell Quarry and perhaps a jaunt along the summit road. If your brother likes wilderness a trip through Molesworth Station...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2014, 9:49 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,526
Posted By Matelot

Re: Rangiora and kaiapoi......any advice?

All the traffic comming into CHC from the north has to cross the Waimak on the SH1. The only alternative is via the SH72 & 73 but it's a big diversion!:ohmy:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2014, 9:42 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,763
Posted By Matelot

Re: Alternatives to flying ??

I travelled to Auckland from Europe via the Panama canal in 2004 and back again in 2005. The people I used were http://www.strandtravelltd.co.uk/
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 23rd 2013, 9:57 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,128
Posted By Matelot

Re: Should NZ copy Britain in immigration rules ?

Tehori hasn't been back to elaborate on his statement. He's just trolling I suspect. :yawn:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2013, 10:44 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,854
Posted By Matelot

Re: The B****y wind in Wellington

Latest report from Chimet. (weather station around a mile south of the eastern tip of Hayling Island.) http://www.chimet.co.uk/%28S%2841wb3ozqujzdkkrgra2u3m45%29%29/wind.aspx :ohmy:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2013, 7:49 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,305
Posted By Matelot

Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2013, 6:10 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 5,292
Posted By Matelot

Re: Earthquake....again!

To all affected http://pad3.whstatic.com/images/thumb/5/51/Hug-a-Girl-Who-Is-Shorter-Than-You-Intro.jpg/550px-Hug-a-Girl-Who-Is-Shorter-Than-You-Intro.jpg
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2013, 10:35 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Matelot

Re: Duchess of Cambridge is in labour.....

Do you mean that the Celts don't have any celebrities Storms? ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2013, 11:27 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,367
Posted By Matelot

Re: Decent areas in christchurch

And you would be neighbours with Shania Twain! :thumbup:
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