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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2019, 4:57 am
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By cym

Re: First Impressioins

i'll back everyone else who's don't buy a house just yet.....best advice by a long mile
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2019, 6:14 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,456
Posted By cym

Re: Giving Blood

This is interesting as I used to donate blood back home twice if not three times a year ever since I was 18 and I asked back then why can't you screen for vCJD. I was told that there wasn't a screen...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2019, 6:05 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,990
Posted By cym

Re: Auckland to Wellington

if you have the time to drive slowly, ie 2 days I'd take the road south out of Auckland, turn east on to SH2, at Mangatarata follow the SH27 towards Matamata (hobbit land).
From there take the 24...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2019, 7:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,990
Posted By cym

Re: Auckland to Wellington

what's your time span, days / hours ?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2019, 6:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By cym

Re: electrician moving to NZ

i gave them a dossier of what I'd done in the 17 years I was self employed, backed up with references from some of my major clients. Pages and pages of "and then I took my screwdriver, Red and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2019, 8:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By cym

Re: electrician moving to NZ

Ah, got it. I had to do the same when I came because I'd been self employed for 17 years. I rang the EWRB and they had no idea what I was on about - so nothing new there then!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 9th 2019, 8:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By cym

Re: electrician moving to NZ

i've not heard of a Self Statutory Declaration, any chance of loading it to the site so we can see what you're on about?
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2019, 9:19 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,309
Posted By cym

Re: Is Zealandia worth it? Is the Weta Cave tours worth it?

gosh, you're a hard woman to please:rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2019, 4:25 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,309
Posted By cym

Re: Is Zealandia worth it? Is the Weta Cave tours worth it?

Hey Bevs
Not sure If I'm too late but depending on your likes
Free tour of the beehive
Botanic garden
Wellington museum (no not TePapa, the much better museum no-one seems to go to)
Cable car...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 30th 2019, 8:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By cym

Forum: New Zealand
Mar 30th 2019, 8:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By cym

Re: Job offer in Wellington

Hell yeah......
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 29th 2019, 4:56 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,708
Posted By cym

Re: Personal wills

I think we're all in that boat!
we're nil kids, and 'family' that aren't that interested in keeping in touch now....should imagine that will change if we ever look like we're at death's door.
We've...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 27th 2019, 11:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By cym

Re: Working Holiday taking car

I'd agree, brought a motorbike.......nothing but drama's from Go, to whoa
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 27th 2019, 11:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,708
Posted By cym

Re: Personal wills

we have a deal at work where our kiwisaver company do wills for FREE!!! and when I was doing mine, relatively simple - It's all going to the crazy cat woman - the bloke writing it up said a lot of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 26th 2019, 7:34 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By cym

Re: Complete Junk We Buy

what i will admit to is a pasta maker......really does make wonderful pasta but in the end it gets dumped in boiling water and smothered in tomato sauce.....so what the heck!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 26th 2019, 7:32 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By cym

Re: Complete Junk We Buy

OOOOOH no no no Bev
love my salad spinner, especially when I've had a hard day at work......boy are those lettuce leaves spin within an ounce of their pathetic lives:eek:
I've almost spun them...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 23rd 2019, 12:44 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,430
Posted By cym

re: North and South islands - Climate Advice & wher to live for lifestyle

Hey Guys,
I've sent you a private message - rather than clog up the board with the ramblings of a deranged ex valley, trog. lol
Sweaty Bettys, off of Taff Street, the place to go after a great...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2019, 8:36 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,430
Posted By cym

re: North and South islands - Climate Advice & wher to live for lifestyle

Rainbow
easy answer first, came here in Sept 05 and been here since. Only been back once to 'ome and it was a big struggle to get back on the plane to come back to NZ....not because I dislike...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2019, 8:07 am
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2019, 2:54 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,430
Posted By cym

re: North and South islands - Climate Advice & wher to live for lifestyle

horray for another taffy, and one from the valleys as well (ex Ponty me - House of Pain Ponty, not that other one - lol)
Good win on saturday :thumbsup:
Nowhere here is like the valleys except...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 1st 2019, 7:31 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,312
Posted By cym

Re: Ridiculous NZ Motorhome / Campervan hire costs

we've got a house sitter coming to look after our place for a month and they are over here doing house sitting stints for various people such as us. Their original plan was to hire a motorhome for...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 22nd 2019, 11:05 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,728
Posted By cym

Re: Missing UK Telly choices!

we missed the telly choices when we came over as well, but have adjusted to what's on offer now - just. But still miss the radio stations. I listen in to Radio 2 via the play again facility on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 17th 2019, 4:20 am
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By cym

Re: [NZ] strictness of authorities re minor Rust on import tools

it's more to do with insects and the like than rust. just make sure you have no spider webs......that's like opening up your wallet and saying help yourselves!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2019, 8:49 am
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By cym

Re: Travel insurance

TINZ
reasonable fees and when we had to make a claim they were helpful and paid out within 28 days
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2019, 6:44 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,018
Posted By cym

Re: Electricians in NZ

I'm a little out of date with the costs, but in all honesty ring the EWRB and they can answer those questions. It's a bit like swimming in treacle - none of us like them - but it's a must do over...
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