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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2010, 7:57 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By Flatcap

Re: short-term renting for new arrivals

Thanks for supporting my thread Linda.
Your website's great -a brilliant idea... Yorkshire minds obviously think alike!! (hehehe :rofl:)
Well done on your enterprise - I wish you all the best of...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 17th 2010, 11:42 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Update on Shipping Agents, please

:zzz:

I agree with you about Crown Jennifer.
We used the Leeds depot for the outward journey, and I have to say, the team we had were brilliant - really carefull with everything. It was the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2010, 9:33 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By Flatcap

Re: short-term renting for new arrivals

We obviously live in a different worlds Whitesand.

When you think your furniture is only going to be another couple of weeks behind you, you don't really want to waste yet more money on crappy...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2010, 1:09 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By Flatcap

Re: short-term renting for new arrivals

Hi Mudblood,

You'll be currently experiencing what I'm talking about then :)
What a dilemma eh!
What to do for the best :confused: it fair does your head in trying to think everything through...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2010, 11:16 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By Flatcap

Re: short-term renting for new arrivals

No but having somewhere that feels like home, rather than a motel or holiday park does help you feel settled alot quicker. Emigrating is a huge life change - especially for families with children,...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 7th 2010, 11:54 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By Flatcap

Re: short-term renting for new arrivals

Hi Shirl, Stoof and Zoglet,
Sounds like you three were the lucky ones finding something decent!
I s'pose arriving in winter does has it's advantages -there's a lot more choice and the rates are so...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 6th 2010, 3:28 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,596
Posted By Flatcap

short-term renting for new arrivals

Hi Everyone,

Ive been doing lotsa thinking this week (the Hubby's away and the daughter has Finally started school :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:!). I'm looking into new business ideas, which...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 31st 2010, 4:20 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,855
Posted By Flatcap

Re: What do you wish you'd brought with you?

I totally agree with you Cate. If you have a fairly decent car, AND it's paid for, there's no point getting buttons for it in the UK, as the same car over here will cost four times as much.
If you...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2010, 11:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,370
Posted By Flatcap

Re: TEXTING FROM NZ TO UK (SIM CARD)

Just give them a call and ask them if they do a similar package for International calls, I'm sure they will ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2010, 11:09 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,855
Posted By Flatcap

Re: What do you wish you'd brought with you?

If I had a second chance I'd have definately have brought my car.

If you've had yours over a year and it's decent - BRING IT!!!

Made a BIG, BIG mistake not bringing mine - got a terrible second...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2010, 7:57 am
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Energy Efficient Homes

Hey, have you seen this on Trademe: :thumbup:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Trade-me-jobs/Sales/Business-development-manager/listing-268420480.htm?key=931323
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2010, 7:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Grape Ride 2010

OOh...er looks a bit serious for us :p

Good luck though :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2010, 7:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 4,370
Posted By Flatcap

Re: TEXTING FROM NZ TO UK (SIM CARD)

Hi Imz

When I was still in the UK I asked Vodaphone to put me on a pay as you go 'Camel' plan. I told them I'd only be using my mobile for the next two months to call my OH in NZ. After that,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 12:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Course fees for international students

Hi Dave,

Just thought it might help to let you know that we arrived in November on two year work to residency visas and our daughter starts school next week, (classed as a resident for education...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 12:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Grape Ride 2010

What is it ????:confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 12:05 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,236
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

So you're not really a Harrogate Girl then??
I'm from good old Ripon :thumbsup: (LOVE that place, but I know you Harrogate lot like to take the mick, cos we're not quite so posh!).

How does...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 12:00 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,236
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

Hi Clare and Jim,
Sounds like you arrived the week after me.... and yes - it was dreadful weather, especially when all your winter shoes and wellies are still on the container...LOL
We're a fair...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2010, 9:26 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,236
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

Hi Lindsay,

Gosh, I don't think I'll ever forget those last couple of days. It's awfull. :wink_smile::cry_smile:

Good luck with everything and give me a call after you've settled in with your...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2010, 9:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Hi and happy New Year!

I'm an Interior Designer - but works seems on the very thin side at the mo and having the summer off is just awful! :rofl:

Sunday's good with me too - shall I meet you there (with a yellow ribbon...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2010, 8:12 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,236
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

Lindsay...... You've arrived!!!!

Yay!!!....:thumbsup: :thumbup: :thumbsup: :rofl: :D :thumbsup:

Welcome to New Zealand :D

Hopefully, it's a lovely sunny day today (am writing this on...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2010, 12:10 am
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Hi and happy New Year!

Hi Michelle,

The hubby flies off next Friday night, then I'm young free and single till the
9th :thumbsup:
Are you doing anything on Sunday 31st ? - there's one of those Music in the Park...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 9:15 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,464
Posted By Flatcap

Re: jets4pets

Sorry I can't remember now, but i remember thinking that it might be cheaper to send her off locally rather than driving down South - but had to sit down when the quotes for this came back ...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 8:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,464
Posted By Flatcap

Re: jets4pets

p.s I forgot to mention that when I asked for quotes for sending her from Manchester it was WAAAAAY more than for Heathrow - (they use Air New Zealand, so you add on the price of a BMI connection to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 8:21 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,464
Posted By Flatcap

Re: jets4pets

Hi Strawbie,

I think you'll definately be looking at around two and a half grand for a lab with Golden Arrow.

Don't fret about the time scale - though you do need to allow at least five weeks...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 7:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Flatcap

Re: Hi and happy New Year!

Hi Michelle,

I understand how you're feeling at the mo - I felt very similar when I arrived, knowing all my maties were back in the UK and I was all alone. I cried for weeks. You must be a very...
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