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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2010, 6:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: Help....Furnished Rental Accommodation Christchurch

Hi, try some of these holiday home sites.
http://www.bookabach.co.nz
http://www.holidayhomes.co.nz/
http://www.holidayhouses.co.nz/
http://www.bluecastle.co.nz/
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2010, 11:42 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 17,928
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: Wanted Down Under - NZ

Hi all, must be careful how I word this post without breaking the rules, but just had an enquiry today and it turns out that the BBC are filming Wanted Down Under in the Christchurch area at the end...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2010, 11:25 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Where's good to live in Christchurch?

We would defiantly recommend Halswell, Prebbleton, Lincoln Tai Tapu and Rolleston which are on the south west of Christchurch and not too far from the slopes….. and the fact that so many New migrants...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2010, 7:00 am
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Electricians want a change!

Hi George, sorry unable to help with your question but wanted to give a tip to Neil and other brits about asking for prices and quotes with a UK accent as we also found would be inflated. By using...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 28th 2009, 5:12 am
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: newbie : engineer

Hi Chris, I was in a similar situation to you apart from the food side of things.
I found that most jobs here in Christchurch were either listed as mechanical or electrical with the electricians...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2009, 7:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: flying to Christchurch on 24th! scouting trip!

Hi, we live in Lincoln and always recommend the Selwyn area which we and the children love so much. Great people, and wonderful place. By the way, good luck with the scouting trip.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2009, 9:52 am
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: Hello from the land of song

Hi all, also from South Wales. Now living near the stunning township of Lincoln, Christchurch.
This is a great site with so much useful information which we still use even after four years here.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2009, 8:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: finding the best utility provider???

Have you tried www.powershop.co.nz
We are changing over with a big saving on our monthly bill
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2009, 8:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Where to live in Christchurch?

Hi, have you looked at Lincoln situated in a countryside location with stunning scenery and wonderful views of the Southern Alps and Port hills and only 20 mins from Hagley Park and Canterbury...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2009, 7:24 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Opening a NZ bank account

Hi, we used Westpac who provided us with our own migrant banking manager whose name is Richie Owen and has been a fantastic help ever since we arrived here. Just e-mail him and he can answer most of...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2009, 9:06 am
Replies: 117
Views: 11,036
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: We are land owners!!

House design looks fantastic especially with the outdoor living area giving you excellent protection from those summer winds.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2009, 8:44 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Wales to NZ?

Best of luck and it will be worth it when those blue stickers are in your passports
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2009, 10:25 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: 10 weeks til we head to Christchurch! Whoop!

Hi Gemma & Andy, just wanted to say hi from Christchurch and say welcome to this great helpful and informative site. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2009, 5:12 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Wales to NZ?

Just wanted to say hi as we moved from Sunny South Wales four years ago to Lincoln Christchurch and still love it here.
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2009, 8:11 am
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: Ok building question again...

Hi Tee, we built with Fowler homes whose spec was far above most other builders as standard. The owner’s name of the Christchurch Branch is Ivan and is very approachable with no pressure selling and...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2009, 6:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: opening a bank account

Hi we used Westpac who have their own Migrant bank manager who sorted out everything for our arrival. I have listed his details below.
Westpac Bank New Zealand migrant banking manager Richie Owen...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2009, 6:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Christchurch bound.....hopefully!!

Hi Nicola, We live in Lincoln and moved here 4 years ago with 3 children also. Christchurch has many nice areas and our favorites are on the South West side of the city which are Cashmere, Halswell,...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 26th 2009, 7:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: Any cheap phone calls from NZ to UK?

We use a phone card called talk and save http://www.talknsave.co.nz/
Which you can pick up at most dairies (local shops) and load with as much money that suits you. To call the UK it costs 2.3 cents...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 26th 2009, 6:55 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: Moving and Children

Hi, the school process is very easy here; all you need is proof of address in the catchment area where you are living and also copies of your residence visas. Schools are rated on a decile rating...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 24th 2009, 7:04 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: Moving and Children

Hi, we moved to Christchurch 4 years ago without visiting first with three children ages were 5, 8 and 11 at the time. The kids have had the most wonderful time since, with so many experiences and...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 17th 2009, 9:07 am
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Jobs for Welders

Hi, we are down here in Christchurch and there are a couple of companies that are busy here at the moment and they are David Brown http://www.davidbrowne.co.nz/, Chubb Contracting Christchurch and...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2009, 8:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: house building

Hi, we have built two houses here in the last 4 years with the first one being a spec home at a budget price similar to golden homes with basic fittings. On the second house we built with Fowler...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2009, 7:11 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,287
Posted By nzfarmers

Smile Re: MOVING TO CHRISTCHURCH

Hi Killercat, what are the main preferences for your 15 year old in the music and drama subjects? We also have a 15 year old heavy into her music and drama here in Christchurch.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2009, 8:17 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,650
Posted By nzfarmers

Re: Question for recent arrrivals

We also arrived here with 3 kids and our suitcases without stepping foot in the place prior. It was 4 years ago, but we have met quite a few new arrivals since who did the same and have the same...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2009, 6:22 am
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By nzfarmers

Electricians Jobs in Christchurch

Hi all, just to let any Electricians know that there are two job vacancies at Canterbury University Christchurch.
http://vacancies.canterbury.ac.nz/?s=home

Jules
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