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Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2017, 4:55 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: 12 years on

Wow you're a blast from the past, but good to hear you're still here in the land of the long white cloud , sorry to hear about your house, lots of my colleagues lost theirs to.

Well,done on your...
Forum: NZ Update
May 24th 2017, 11:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 4,256
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: 12 year update

Wow same amount of nz time as us, I remember you guys, I think we all arrived same year?

We were about to move to northland , had a house lined up in the umawera area , I was going to work at the...
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2017, 9:38 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By Fooferfish

12 years on

Blimey , not been on here for a few years, just been living an awesome life in New Zealand, into our 12th year.

Flew out from Poole Dorset may 21st landed in Dunedin and stayed in a rental in a...
Forum: NZ Update
May 14th 2015, 10:09 am
Replies: 46
Views: 9,655
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: 9 Years...

Always good to hear from an old member , congrats on surviving 😜 nice post me old mate.
Forum: NZ Update
May 10th 2015, 10:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,254
Posted By Fooferfish

10 years today.

Yes it has come around again , mad how to goes by , and before you know it , another mile stone has come around.

Well this day in 2005 we landed in Dunedin and haven't looked back,

Still...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2014, 9:02 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,123
Posted By Fooferfish

Do you feel valued in your nz job ?

What job do you do and do you feel valued ? Does your company let Brits get promotion ?

Seen and heard of so many Brits getting held back , tall poppy syndrome in nz ?

What's your views of...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 28th 2014, 5:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Elderly parent travelling to nz ?

Yes, it's bloody awesome ay , after my trip back in April I never though after my dad's death , any of them would come here , we have been here over 9 years and only wife's side been out , all wife's...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 28th 2014, 5:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Elderly parent travelling to nz ?

Woohoo , just found out today my mum and sister are coming out in January for 3 weeks woohoo , both have never been to nz omg so excited.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 10th 2014, 6:41 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 14,021
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: BuckBoys NZ observations - moved from - Emigrating from Kent to Auckland

So, why did we all come to nz for ?

What where your reasons for leaving uk ?


I work in A nz prison and see all the dregs of society , have lived in an ex state house to start off with , but...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 10th 2014, 9:22 am
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2014, 5:48 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Elderly parent travelling to nz ?

I agree with Singapore airlines , best I've travelled on ay?

We were looking at sending our daughter back , but might look at using the money for treats and excursions in nz , so want to do a...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2014, 8:24 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Elderly parent travelling to nz ?

Thanks , for the replies.

I think we will have to call airline direct and see what's what ? Mums still quite mobile so should be ok and those A380 planes are huge , so she can move about a bit to...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2014, 8:43 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By Fooferfish

Elderly parent travelling to nz ?

We have been in nz over 9 years and in that time I have been back to Poole 3 times to see family , and since my father passed away in April this year me old mum who is 79 has decided she wants to...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 19th 2014, 3:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Unsettled. What's Nelson like ?

Had a holiday one Christmas in nelson , beautiful area , especially kaiteriteri , the town seemed larger than dunedin , the wharf area for fish nd chips was awesome, does help with sunshine, but they...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 19th 2014, 2:23 am
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Unsettled. What's Nelson like ?

Move down the Coast a bit , Brighton or go the other way , kAritane , change of job ? Ex military we take easily in the prison service .
Forum: NZ Update
Aug 16th 2014, 12:22 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: 7 years and counting

Congrats on 7 years , yes agree big roller coaster ride ay ? Nz is not for everyone ? But for some of us , we now call it home .
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2014, 8:41 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,166
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Advice on what to bring in luggage allowance

Just remember that amount of luggage kg is for international only ,if your going internal it's mainly 22 kg , we were lucky when we landed at chch , we told them we were emigrating , and they let us...
Forum: NZ Update
May 20th 2014, 10:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By Fooferfish

Arrived today , now into the 10th year we go

Well here we are again ? Another year gone and today is the day we arrived in New Zealand dunedin 2005 .

I have not long returned from a trip back to Poole , Dorset to see my folks and especially...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 30th 2014, 11:59 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Precious time back in uk .

The distance does make it harder and that flight to and from never gets any easier ?

I have decided not to go back and my mum says the same , I have planted a seed I their minds that they can now...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 30th 2014, 11:00 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By Fooferfish

Precious time back in uk .

Well I did my trip back to Poole to catch up with my dad and family , he had not been in good health for many a year and my mum said " I think you should come back " and how right she was ? I was in...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2014, 3:00 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By Fooferfish

Back in uk again

Argh to many people , to much traffic , no views of mountains , lots of chavs , argh I want to come home to nz lol

Well back in sunny Poole not been back for 3 years , mainly here to see my dad...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 31st 2014, 12:53 am
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Prison officers

Sorry , not yet
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 31st 2014, 12:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Fooferfish

Prison officers

On the gov web site prison officers wanted all over nz ?

So for those wishing to start a new career in nz and for those officers in uk , this may be time to put an application in .

Bit of a...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 27th 2014, 8:18 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,720
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Dads 80 th , but it's in the uk ?

Totally agree with you BEVS .

When I was taking to me mum she said something that made the decision for me , she said " it's not do you want to come back, you should come back " and with that I...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 27th 2014, 8:02 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,529
Posted By Fooferfish

Re: Cost of flights for a break back in the UK?

Just booked mine flying with Singapore as I know the route and the stops are minimal , like changi airport and can get a shower there for $9 , my return flight was over $3.4 return with travel...
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