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Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2014, 8:05 am
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By sirplug

Re: Automotive employment NZ agency

Depends where they are based but an automotive tech (cars will earn between $54000 to $65000, depending on whether its a dealership or independent. A diesel tech, working on heavies and buses will...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2014, 6:12 am
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By sirplug

Re: Automotive employment NZ agency

Good luck with the move, the one thing NZ is short of (at least around Auckland) are good automotive techs. One thing to be aware of, though, is the age of the stock he'll be looking after. Don't...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2013, 12:11 am
Replies: 136
Views: 9,597
Posted By sirplug

Re: Who's already clutched their hotties - 'fess up!

Still in T Shirt and shorts......although, not the same ones as before! :)
Haven't felt the need to put footwear on, yet, ground still warm enough....
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2013, 6:43 am
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By sirplug

Re: Car insurance recommendations

If you're an IAM member, from the UK, mention it. It can get you a discount with the right person....
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 4th 2013, 8:00 am
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By sirplug

Re: Car insurance recommendations

Was with AMI, now with Westpac.....
Forum: NZ Update
Mar 17th 2013, 11:36 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By sirplug

Wink 3 Years and Counting!

Well, it's been a fairly easy 3 years, actually. This isn't my first move abroad and we had planned to do another move, years ago, so think we may be mentally more prepared than most (?) We first...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2013, 11:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By sirplug

Re: Have you lost equity in NZ housing market?

No. Bought it cheap and had it valued last month. So far, $100k up on the buy price. Houses where we are seem to be selling quickly and for a lot more than CV
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2013, 4:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,379
Posted By sirplug

Re: Mums and Dads - are UK baby car seats compatible with NZ cars?

If a car doesn't have Isofix, the conversion kit can (generally) be fitted. We fitted one to our courtesy car, at work, without too much hassle
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2013, 8:27 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By sirplug

Re: Exporting a car to NZ

You won't buy a Jag, here, for the same price you sell yours for in the UK. Cars are expensive here. There is a trader in Glenfield, around the corner from where I work, who imports all his stock...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2013, 10:29 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 5,552
Posted By sirplug

Re: Why are/did you choose NZ vs OZ or anywhere else?

Applies to us too, just thought, 'why not?'

Been happy here ever since.....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2013, 10:12 pm
Replies: 9
diy
Views: 952
Posted By sirplug

Re: diy

Central heating...........can't remember what that is!! We don't have any heating in winter and are still warm enough....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 10th 2013, 5:28 am
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By sirplug

Re: How was your visit home?

We have just arrived back from the UK, literally 12 hours ago! We flew back for Xmas and New Year with family and friends and having been back, realise we made the right decision moving over here....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2012, 11:36 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2012, 4:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,457
Posted By sirplug

Re: transferring uk stakeholder pension

I know a man that can. I'll get you his phone number, tomorrow and PM you with it. He's a Brit over here that does this kind of thing for a job.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2012, 12:00 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By sirplug

Re: Quake

Have I seen your house for sale?? Off topic, I know but I'm nosey!! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2012, 12:00 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By sirplug

Re: First car in NZ but where to go in it?

Good luck. The moral is, buy an MX5, next time.....British cars aren't very well liked or cared for, here.....

http://www.mta.org.nz/mediationassistance
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 6th 2012, 7:05 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By sirplug

Re: Last posting day for Europe today!

Can do, let me know....

Edit: Although I do arrive on 22nd.....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 4th 2012, 4:39 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By sirplug

Re: Last posting day for Europe today!

I shall be hand delivering mine, this year.....
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2012, 4:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By sirplug

Re: Why is everyone trying to move to Christchurch..

Stop it!! You can't ridicule a 'Bottle of Dog!'
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 23rd 2012, 5:53 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,463
Posted By sirplug

Re: The C Word - Firmly in Denial!!!!

We normally do Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve and spend Christmas day on the beach, with friends and a BBQ......complete with Santa hats! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2012, 6:18 am
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By sirplug

Re: Any use for NZIS login after PR?

Do you have up to date passports??

We need to get our permanent residency updated, as we are about to head to the UK for Xmas. You may not need to do this, as you have the new and improved PR!!...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 8:02 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By sirplug

Re: Scarey news.

having been affected by Cancer, previously, I wish you all the best.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 7:43 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,533
Posted By sirplug

Re: good post site, bad post site

Sorry, don't agree. We need the happy clappers as well as the doom merchants. It all helps with the balance of life. Those that are serious about the move south will know which posts apply to them....
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 6:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By sirplug

Re: First car in NZ but where to go in it?

Sorry, couldn't resist. Hope you get it sorted, though :fingerscrossed:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 6:28 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By sirplug

Re: First car in NZ but where to go in it?

Welcome to MG Rover ownership........:lol:
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