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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 10:26 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,311
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HOUSE RENTALS IN AUCKLAND

I am in agreement with Happynz if your finding fault with new zealand already and talking of moving to Australia then you will have great difficulty fitting into New Zealand.

I am sorry if you...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 8:54 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: Whats the weather like where you are?..

You dont like the weather just drive an hour or two you may find what you like better.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 8:52 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

They already do! they put tarseal on the roads replacing the mainly gravel roads that existed throughout NZ up until a few years ago. Was not more than 15 years ago the main Napier Taupo highway...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 6:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: importing cars

Before you even think of talking to a shippling company you should ensure your cars are going to be allowed into the country.

There is a thing called a Frontal Impact standard that all imported...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 9:10 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,366
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: the best place to live

I love the way you put that.......not.

Tell you what if you call walking around in Shorts in Taupo in August a cold winter then your in then you must have come when a southerly was blowing.:rofl:...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 8:55 am
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

Rose tinted glasses? And now we resort to insults as well :mad: My god one person is missing from this thread and most likely using an alias <snipped>

I am starting to wonder if this Tanya who...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 8:10 am
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

Spot on!

I read somewhere back along a person on this forum admitting how bad a driver they were and where were they from? Oh yes the UK :rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 8:05 am
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: New Zealand Dollar Update

As long as it stays strong against the greenback then it should help keep the Petrol Price down against the effects of the increasing Oil Price.

If the US$ starts getting stronger against the Kiwi...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 7:42 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: Whats the weather like where you are?..

Dunno about you but it was lovely warm and sunny where I was today :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2007, 7:38 am
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

Blow me its turned into a Auckalnd versus the rest of New Zealand thread.

Its simple Auckland drivers are the worst offenders, they are used to driving around the city on clogged up 3 lane highway...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2007, 9:21 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

I would rather drive in the South Island less traffic :p
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2007, 9:20 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

Not around my neck of the woods there is hardly any coverage ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2007, 9:19 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

So what do you propose to do with the roads in New Zealand given the population we have? Straighten them and make them into Dual carriegeways?
Everyone likes to blame the bends for the accidents...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2007, 7:20 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

Whitesand where do you live to think you can make that comment?

If as I assume you have never been outside of Auckland let alone been to the South Island then your statements of Road conditions is...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2007, 5:49 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

When you read a post like that it is so refreshing to remeber what you forgot about and left behind many years previous.

Think we all can agree those that have made it south of the Bombays that...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2007, 8:18 am
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

Only one road I can think of that I hate to drive because its so damn unpridictable as to what bit is still there has got to be SH4 between Wanganui and Raetihi over the paras.
They spend...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2007, 6:59 am
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

I am confused by this statement:confused: Having lived in Rural England I have found few if any roads that compare to a country lane in Southwest England :p As for amount of Traffic :confused: I am...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 7:59 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

I thought Christchurch was street racers paradise or is that just at the weekends :p
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 7:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: Mobile phone for recce

If it was anything else in New Zealand it would be within 12 months but this is Telecom we are talking about so could be a long time yet :rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 7:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: Whats the weather like where you are?..

Its spring! Still unstable weather patterns around got some snow to 600m down in the South Island and pretty sweet with the nice heavy warm rains last night.
Who cares about the weather just enjoy...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 7:51 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,938
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: How much does it cost to Live?

Simple answer is that if you moved to New Zealand for money then your in the wrong country. If you moved to New Zealand to have a better quality of life with money your still in the wrong country...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 4:47 am
Replies: 163
Views: 5,983
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: HELP are New Zealand roads like this all the time ?

Heya Tanya

Ok lets put this in perspective and that the problem IS in ISOLATED pockets.

I have said this a million times before if you expect utopia then dont come to New Zealand better still...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 4:19 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,938
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: How much does it cost to Live?

Was not going to say that but you missed the last part of the post that said you probably be working 100 hours plus per week to live on that budget.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 2:59 am
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: Mobile phone for recce

:thumbsup::eek:thats cheap
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2007, 2:58 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,938
Posted By Pete n Shell

Re: How much does it cost to Live?

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:Your kidding right:confused:

On that budget my wife and I would be working over 50 hours each per week each and asking the kids for pocket money :rofl:
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