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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2018, 4:24 am
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By mickey_d

Re: The Weetabix War of 2018

Clearance Shed, or Crackerjack as it's now known $3 a box a couple of weeks ago :cool:
They had Heinz Tomato Soup as well for 75c a can:cool:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2018, 1:20 am
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By mickey_d

Re: The Weetabix War of 2018

While all this crap was going on Uncle Bill's were selling pallet loads of Weetabix, in hawkes bay anyway :sneaky:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2017, 4:34 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,257
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Sick of the weather / alleged "summer"

Had a great summer in Hawkes Bay:cool:
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 24th 2017, 6:31 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Swearing in the workplace

The words P*ss and B*llocks were used on TV1 news progs between 6 & 7.30pm:lol:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 3rd 2017, 11:11 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,451
Posted By mickey_d

Re: terrible road toll this year/this christmas

My son has seen 3 of his friends buried in the last 4 years, 1 was racing, 1 was texting and 1 had been drinking, all under 21. A pretty bad stat for a fairly small circle of friends.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 25th 2016, 10:15 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Is cannabis on the menu

I was saying you were right, I attached a picture:sneaky:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 25th 2016, 9:36 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By mickey_d

Forum: New Zealand
Nov 13th 2016, 12:46 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 16,904
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Bad long quake.

So, amid the Tsunami warnings, the Sky News reporter in Wellington has moved down to the waterfront. Idiot :thumbdown:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 13th 2016, 10:59 am
Replies: 244
Views: 16,904
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Bad long quake.

They're happening all over the country.
http://www.geonet.org.nz/quakes/region/newzealand/all
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2016, 5:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Relocation Package

He was the most miserable taxi driver I've ever come across though:sneaky:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2016, 9:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Relocation Package

We'd have snapped their hands off for any 1 of those in your list, our relocation package was $45, taxi from airport to apartment;)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 23rd 2016, 7:21 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,254
Posted By mickey_d

Re: New Zealand School System Comparison?

We had the same problem with our daughter at Takapuna Grammar. They were very keen to help when we enrolled her, but no help whatsoever after she started. Not until year 12, after we had moved to...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2016, 9:06 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,755
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Emigrating to NZ - Honest Views?

Has this changed? A neighbour of ours joined the police a couple of years ago & he was only a permanent resident, not Citizen.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 13th 2016, 11:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Electronics

We still use 3 adapters & they are fine, after nearly 11 years;)
I got a bag full of old plugs from a second hand shop for a dollar, better than the bendy monkey metal pinned ones they sell...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2016, 5:59 am
Replies: 61
Views: 9,492
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Well that's that...

Good luck, hope all goes well :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 18th 2016, 3:44 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Christmas Decorations...

Ours was opened and inspected, all fine as we knew it was. We never bothered checking when it arrived, but come December we found half of them were missing!!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2016, 4:18 am
Replies: 20
Views: 6,787
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Bring a static caravan to NZ - too good to be true?

Cosalt Rimini 35ft Static Caravan - UK-Caravans.co.nz (http://uk-caravans.co.nz/product/cosalt-rimini-35ft-static-caravan/)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 30th 2016, 1:43 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Car advice

I always wonder if we should have brought our Toyota with us. We sold it in 2006 for what would be around $5500 now. To get same model/year here now 10 years on seems to be between $6.5 - 8K :blink:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2016, 10:35 am
Replies: 29
Tv
Views: 2,464
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Tv

We also have Netflix ($6.50 shared with daughter) & Lightbox (free) & just sky basic ($50) But this Expat vision looks great if its any good, all Sky UK for less than $60:unsure:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2016, 8:50 am
Replies: 29
Tv
Views: 2,464
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Tv

Anyone got this?
https://www.expatvision.tv/#top
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2016, 2:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,168
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Honest opinions please...two nurses

She did 10 years Neonates!!:thumbup: Then 7 years Paediatric intensive care including 1st year here. Then complete change to ED (to get away from Auckland!!). Misses Paediatrics though.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2016, 1:08 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,168
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Honest opinions please...two nurses

You must be a newbie then, back to the bottom rung again, as my OH was 10 years ago?
What field of nursing are you in?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2016, 12:07 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,168
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Honest opinions please...two nurses

Really, just with my 'poor' wife nurses salary doesn't look to bad.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2016, 11:37 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,168
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Honest opinions please...two nurses

Compared to what/where?
Forum: New Zealand
May 11th 2016, 9:59 am
Replies: 29
Tv
Views: 2,464
Posted By mickey_d

Re: Tv

The whole lot is available "On demand" on Sky.
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