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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2014, 6:46 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: sold property prices

https://www.reinz.co.nz/reinz/

The stats included in this link may be helpful
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2014, 11:47 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 96,377
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: 20% deposit needed to buy a house from oct

Police crime stats FYI

Crime Statistics for the fiscal year ending 30 June 2013 | New Zealand Police...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2014, 12:00 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 9,580
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Reverse Racism from Maori

You are responding to my statement that when dealing with govt depts in NZ everyone is entitled to assistance from their own culture. It is about communication to ensure informed choices not about...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2014, 3:53 am
Replies: 83
Views: 9,580
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Reverse Racism from Maori

:blink: there is always one.

If you look at field staff at most govt depts you will see a varied range of cultures in the staff for that reason, but common sense suggests it is not possible to...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2014, 3:35 am
Replies: 83
Views: 9,580
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Reverse Racism from Maori

In this country everyone has the right to speak to someone of their own race when dealing with govt. depts.

It happens every day, even to me and my Father was Maori.

In this case the message...
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2014, 6:14 am
Replies: 83
Views: 9,580
Posted By Bellasmum

Forum: New Zealand
Feb 12th 2014, 4:04 am
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: First time NZ buyers in AKL - worth getting in now or bubble about to burst?

Important reading if buying

http://www.consumerbuild.org.nz/publish/leaky/leaky-background.php
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 6th 2014, 11:49 am
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Auckland - some home truths

If you are going to quote me please do so accurately. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2014, 10:27 am
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: First time NZ buyers in AKL - worth getting in now or bubble about to burst?

No cat fight from me. There is nothing wrong with a debate but this is not up for debate I see. The pack is howling loud and clear.

It is amazing how some people can conveniently misuse the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2014, 5:11 am
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: First time NZ buyers in AKL - worth getting in now or bubble about to burst?

:rofl: And you know that because you found some stats. Good for you.

My facts are we returned from the UK in 1974 and bought a house in Auckland for $27000. Interest was 5% for a govt loan and...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2014, 4:57 am
Replies: 108
Views: 7,968
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Work/ life balance?

I know that, I have been there and done that more than once. The only difference is NZ is where we prefer to live which meant we had one less option than you it seems.

It takes a lot of patience...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2014, 4:40 am
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: First time NZ buyers in AKL - worth getting in now or bubble about to burst?

Settle down petal. There is no need to get nasty, my comments were nothing more than a sharing of situations our family have been in and certainly wasn't aimed at you or anyone else for that matter....
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2014, 4:33 am
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: First time NZ buyers in AKL - worth getting in now or bubble about to burst?

My son and daughter in law worked their buts off to pay for their first house just like the rest of us. And yes patience and hard work are required to get anywhere in life. Not too sure where the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2014, 2:13 am
Replies: 108
Views: 7,968
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Work/ life balance?

With respect Davros your view represents many in your generation. I see it in my own family from those around your age. Getting ahead means working hard and being patient, something that has to be...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2014, 2:06 am
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: First time NZ buyers in AKL - worth getting in now or bubble about to burst?

I hear you. But some of us actually love our life style in and around Auckland and we are really quite nice people. One of my sons built his house during the 80's when interest rates were 20 % and...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2014, 10:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Police, Stop, 1,2,3,4,5.

:ohmy:I feel left out. I have never been stopped in over 50 years of driving. I have been waved on twice but I guess that doesn't count.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2014, 3:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,067
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Scotswoman looking for a drop from back home!

We had friends visiting and Mr B brought a case from here........

http://www.blendwinestore.co.nz/shop/wine/french-wine/buckfast-tonic-wine750ml

........but I see they are currently out of...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2014, 1:45 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,067
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Scotswoman looking for a drop from back home!

http://unionjacks.co.nz/products/buckfast-tonic-wine-750ml

HTH :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 31st 2014, 11:45 pm
Replies: 246
Views: 17,195
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: First time NZ buyers in AKL - worth getting in now or bubble about to burst?

Thanks' EL. I am sure the Wallabies will get their hands on the cup, but this Kiwi hopes it wont be anytime soon.

:fingerscrossed:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2014, 12:58 am
Replies: 484
Views: 96,377
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: 20% deposit needed to buy a house from oct

:blink: There is no need to be rude. Posting something of substance to back your "observation" would have done.

My OH works for B and T so call me biased but I much prefer his facts to your...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2014, 8:12 am
Replies: 484
Views: 96,377
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: 20% deposit needed to buy a house from oct

:D That'a bit misleading Davros. The article only relates to one real estate company in Auckland. B and T tend to deal in high end properties.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2014, 5:01 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,651
Posted By Bellasmum

Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2014, 9:56 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,651
Posted By Bellasmum

Re: Do your research!!!

Yes from what I have read both you and Tommy would make great Aussie's ;)
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