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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 23rd 2010, 5:25 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,516
Posted By bro69

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

Actually you have to be slightly happier to commit suicide they say you need to be wary of the smiling depressive.

It seems to me there were lots of people on this forum who were forced at...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2010, 4:14 am
Replies: 298
Views: 39,805
Posted By bro69

Re: Is New Zealand a 3rd World Country

Totally agree although Great Britain is a bit arrogant, bit late to change it now though I suppose, similarly New Zealand is not so new any more (even for a 3rd world country).

I think we could...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2010, 5:54 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,451
Posted By bro69

Re: NZ Health Care

All I ever hear about is how poor the level of care here is and that you must go private and the waiting lists are terrible so nice to hear more good stories.
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2010, 3:24 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,451
Posted By bro69

NZ Health Care

I have recently been looked after by Wellington hospital I had eye surgery all happened very quickly taken in a day after being seen by the specialist and I'm on the mend.

I wanted to say how...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 30th 2010, 6:17 am
Replies: 298
Views: 39,805
Posted By bro69

Re: Is New Zealand a 3rd World Country

Yes there is poverty in New Zealand that does not make it a third world country. The Government does a lot to provide for families they give lots of money to help people. The real problem is the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 30th 2010, 1:39 am
Replies: 298
Views: 39,805
Posted By bro69

Re: Is New Zealand a 3rd World Country

The grass definitely isn't greener in Australia, they don't have much and it's full of spiders and snakes.

Give me clean green NZ any day of the week!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 29th 2010, 11:37 pm
Replies: 298
Views: 39,805
Posted By bro69

Re: Is New Zealand a 3rd World Country

I think the real key is people are never happy, people always find the negative in everything.

This is not everyone obviously but it is human nature to find the worst of things, we get it from the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 29th 2010, 9:27 pm
Replies: 298
Views: 39,805
Posted By bro69

Re: Is New Zealand a 3rd World Country

Rugby is so overated in NZ and so boring I think everyone is bored of it. But if you took rugby away from New Zealand a lot of people would lose any identity that they have.

Still NZ is NOT a...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 29th 2010, 4:37 am
Replies: 298
Views: 39,805
Posted By bro69

Re: Is New Zealand a 3rd World Country

Not sure where you live but Wellington is great for me, I have Broadband and it works, I have an insulated house and central heating.

I think the problem is I need to find other things to complain...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2010, 1:18 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,692
Posted By bro69

Re: Winter

My location does say Chch I haven't changed it in the past 3 years I've been in Wellington. Wiz n Ton have a shed full of wood I'm sure they'll give you a fair price.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2010, 12:58 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,692
Posted By bro69

Re: Winter

We got ours from the firewood guys they seem ok pine is cheap but a quick burner get a mix of slow and quick burning, depending on how much you have the fire one one or two cords should do you.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2010, 8:30 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,692
Posted By bro69

Winter

Woke up in Wellington to rain and wind and it is pretty cold.

I have my wood coming on Saturday and I have been chopping the rest over the last few weeks making the most of the long evenings.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2010, 4:37 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By bro69

World Cup 2011

Anyone got any plans to move out and rent their house for a stupid amount of money?

I see the Hotels are doing it, I must admit I'm tempted but I want to be here for the World Cup and I'll go...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2010, 3:42 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By bro69

Re: Plumber advice

One thing to consider is you will need to get NZ qualifications too. There are lots of UK plumbers I deal with who not not have their NZ qualifications which for some silly reason is different to the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2010, 3:31 am
Replies: 80
Views: 11,022
Posted By bro69

Re: This puts me right off New Zealand!

If Earthquakes worry you don't put NZ boy racers into You Tube, you'll need new undies.:scaredhair:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2010, 1:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By bro69

Re: Mechanic work in Wellington?

I would go directly to the garages it is a very closed job area and all the garages seem to know each other. If you go to Midas in Porirua the guy there knows lots of the garages and he would be able...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2010, 12:19 am
Replies: 39
Views: 13,062
Posted By bro69

Re: Auckland is a dump!

I second that Wellington is great although my first choice would be to stay here I would not mind living in Auckland one bit.

It says a lot I feel that we can sit back and call Auckland a dump, I...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2009, 8:36 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,431
Posted By bro69

Re: Does it feel like Christmas to you?

Glad others feel the same.

We were in England last Christmas and it felt like Christmas plus we were on holiday eating and drinking too much.

I do like the Kiwi christmas day we usually have...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2009, 8:12 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,431
Posted By bro69

Does it feel like Christmas to you?

Not sure if I'm getting older or there is some other reason behind it but this is the least Christmassy Christmas I have experienced.

I have a tree, I have presents there are Christmas songs this...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2009, 1:02 am
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By bro69

Re: Car rentals...

Apex rentals!

Cheap, friendly and kiwi as!

Sweet as!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 23rd 2009, 3:53 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By bro69

Re: NZ- The least corrupt country in the world

Kiwi's tend to be very sceptical and like to analyse things a bit more than some I have found, perhaps this has stopped them being caught up in scams.

Being miles away from everything must help...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2009, 1:33 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By bro69

Re: freeloaders

[QUOTE=Persephone;8108889]I would be furious if a member of my family expected me to put up people I didn't know whilst they were here without checking with me first [debatable whether anyone would...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2009, 6:32 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By bro69

Re: freeloaders

I had a friend want to stay for "a while" ended up being a month, I asked him for a contribution to bills and he felt he didn't need to as he made us dinner once.

But my partner is a kiwi and we...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 13th 2009, 1:01 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,953
Posted By bro69

Re: All Whites

Be interesting to see how a team called The All Whites gets along in South Africa if they make it.

Hone won't be behind them i'm sure.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2009, 12:11 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,953
Posted By bro69

All Whites

Off to watch The All Whites vs Bahrain on Saturday, cannot wait should be a great game.

Al the better if the NZ qualify seeing as I am watching the game with a few Scottish friends and they...
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