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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2010, 1:15 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,443
Posted By aalls73

Re: To those people missing Blighty or thinking of a return......

I'm with you on this one i think it's disgusting that they are allowed to charge gst on food items, i have found that in NZ although your bills are SLIGHTY cheaper you get stung in other areas!
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 19th 2010, 10:04 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,929
Posted By aalls73

Re: 3 months in and tickets are booked ........

OMG i know what you mean! all of it, we've been here 2 years now and there just seems to be something tugging me, i can't even put my finger on 1 thing but what keeps going around and around in my...
Sep 14th 2010, 12:49 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By aalls73

Re: Total Costs for the whole process

Hi There, it cost us around 10'000 pounds all told we found it easier to send our furniture 5 weeks before we left the UK and moved in with friends until our departure date, once in NZ we lived with...
Sep 14th 2010, 12:46 am
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By aalls73

Re: Partnership evidence for Work Permit

I think you have it covered...Can't see you having any problems we have been in NZ 2 years and have just have to prove our relationship! we have been married for 11years lol...
Maybe want to look at...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2010, 10:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By aalls73

Re: Looking for Friends in New Plymouth

Hi There Nicky, there are a few of us on here from NP, i'm sure their messages will follow, Just PM me an we can arrange a coffee or something it's always great to have an excuse for a natter. We've...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 26th 2010, 4:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By aalls73

Re: Hello from the Naki

Hi 2spoons we're also in NP been here 2 years and love it, your right when you say the streets aren't paved with gold but good things come to those who wait!!! eyyyyyyyyy
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2010, 10:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By aalls73

Re: Moving from NZ to OZ

the lack of creepy crawlies haha
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2010, 8:24 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By aalls73

Re: Moving from NZ to OZ

yeah unfortunately that is correct, but hey!!! life brought us here to NZ who's knows where it will take us next :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2010, 9:47 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By aalls73

Re: Moving from NZ to OZ

Hi we are resident here in Nz but not citizens so how does that work???? and melbourne is the area we have been looking at
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2010, 9:14 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By aalls73

Moving from NZ to OZ

Hi all, this is just a shot in the dark but could somebody tell me how easy (or difficult) it is to move from NZ to OZ, we've been in NZ from the UK for 2 years and the OH is an Electrician (NZ...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2010, 8:33 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By aalls73

Re: Good shopping websites

The thing you have to watch with the new up and running Next site is that all the prices are in US Dollars including the postage and packing which works out about $10.50 nz money (still cheap in my...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2010, 8:29 am
Replies: 20
Views: 6,399
Posted By aalls73

Re: Stock cubes declared in luggage.

Hi we recently arrived back from the UK and i bought back some cooking mixes by swartz they were pre-packed herbs and spices for casseroles and curries. we declared them and they didn't even want to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 9th 2010, 4:33 am
Replies: 77
Views: 7,789
Posted By aalls73

Re: After 5 years, i miss UK

i think you always have to follow your heart! what was good enough 5 years ago may not be what you want now, i agree with you in the sense that i think NZ is fantastic for retiring too
My friend has...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2010, 10:16 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By aalls73

Cool Re: New Plymouth

Hi there we currently live in Bell Block New Plymouth, we used to live in town but actuallt prfer living up here it only takes 15 minute at rush hour to get into town Bell Block is pretty...
Forum: NZ Update
Apr 26th 2010, 1:36 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,006
Posted By aalls73

Re: It's back on!

Personally we decided to go for it at the end of the day "Life is what you make it" and if you don't do it you'll only be sat there in 5 years time thinking what if!!!

Go for it it's a beautiful...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2010, 8:44 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By aalls73

Re: Destination: Confusion -

Funny that! meeting "Peter Tennent" the mayor of New Plymouth was what actually made us make the decision to come here, after getting home from the expo we went onto trade me and found a job applied,...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2010, 11:33 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By aalls73

Cool Re: Destination: Confusion -

I personally would say look around New Plymouth but then i'm bias because we live here but we wouldn't of chosen anywhere else. It is a bit far from everywhere else but thats nice as you can explore...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2010, 9:56 pm
Replies: 456
Views: 31,373
Posted By aalls73

Cool Re: Today's Weather ...

Another beautiful autumn day here in New Plymouth, clear blue skies & 18 degrees, and i have to go to work and spend the day looking at it through a shop window
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2010, 11:05 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,249
Posted By aalls73

Re: Heating.....

Same here Foxesecho, we moved to a house that is fully insulated and has a HRV system which is vented to every room of the house, personally i like sleeping in a cold bedroom it certainly beats...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2010, 8:17 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,249
Posted By aalls73

Re: Heating.....

May i suggest you move outside during the winter because if it was anything like our old rented house last winter it'll be warmer to sleep outside lol......
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 22nd 2010, 6:05 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,711
Posted By aalls73

Re: Next Shipping to New Zealand

i'm not sure about account yet as i haven't ordered, i'm back in UK on Fri so i'll get my NEXT!! fix then but i know you go to the bottom of the page and chose the NZ flag to see whats availiable for...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2010, 11:40 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,711
Posted By aalls73

Re: Next Shipping to New Zealand

and its only £10 delivery too soooo glad i kept my account open. :thumbsup:
the only thing that confuses me is that you can only buy the same stock that they have in their shops now, which is...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 18th 2010, 7:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By aalls73

Re: Cheap flights to UK... who is best?

We are flying into gatwick which worked out around £200 cheaper per person than flying into the nightmare of Heathrow :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 18th 2010, 6:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By aalls73

Re: Cheap flights to UK... who is best?

We booked through the flight centre going with emirates and paid $8000 for 2 adults and 2 children, just register your details with them ive found that they go out of their way to beat any price you...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 17th 2010, 10:54 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By aalls73

Travel/Flight Insurance from NZ to UK????

Hi there we are travelling back to the UK and were wondering if anyone can tell us where to get travel insurance from when we are not residents??? Would it be better to just get flight insurance? If...
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