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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 25th 2013, 9:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Advice please - What to take/pack?

Bring anything old or that looks French.... you will make a fortune. Wish I'd brought antiques.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 7th 2012, 1:58 am
Replies: 22
Views: 14,029
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Good suburbs to live in Auckland?

Howick - Cockle Bay. Expensive but lots of decile 10 schools and children mix with awesome children.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 24th 2012, 5:13 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,191
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Ditching SKY and using Freeview/Internet

We have Tivo - fab. Pretty sure prime is getting better too. Find friends with sky for the rugby though ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 24th 2012, 5:09 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,558
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Credit in NZ

I think that they can't access your UK credit rating due to the DPA. As long as you have a job out here then a mortgage will be fine. I took out a credit card, spent $250 and paid it back slowly to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2012, 9:15 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,253
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Advice please on what to do about my house!

Is there anywhere to advertise to expats? I made the mistake of renting out to friends.... never again!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2011, 6:46 am
Replies: 20
Views: 7,600
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Bringing tools to NZ

Cleaned everything and sprayed with wd40. Maff didnt look! took a Christmas bauble tho!
Forum: New Zealand
May 8th 2011, 6:00 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,260
Posted By C4udynz

Re: New to Cockle Bay/Howick

Enrolled girls,just Hannah to sort outnow. Amelia even going to camp next week!
We'll be getting the keys to Uxbridge Road tomorrow eve (Mon), can't wait! Bought an iron too, only $17! I have...
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2011, 10:34 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,285
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Thinking of moving back to UK!

Education - Pisa report from Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/dec/07/uk-schools-slip-world-rankings

The UK is slipping down world education rankings in maths, reading and...
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2011, 10:20 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Meet up in Howick area

Just realised I'm talking to you on two threads! Been here 2 weeks. We are both teachers. We thought we'd move before the eldest moved to comp. Also my school is merging so it was a chance to get out...
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2011, 10:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,260
Posted By C4udynz

Re: New to Cockle Bay/Howick

Going to see the school tomorrow, can't wait for them to start. Think Amelia needs some older company now! Do you know anything about preschool in the area? There are four garage sales in beachlands...
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2011, 10:08 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By C4udynz

Re: when to buy flights??

We booked Singapore airlines 6 months in advance but prices stayed the same. Immigration always tell you not to book flights before your visa comes through. We had booked one way but when our visa...
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2011, 9:54 am
Replies: 13
Views: 24,134
Posted By C4udynz

Re: container fees from uk to nz

We also used Masons - hust waiting for container to arrive. It cost us £3250 for 20ft sole use door to door. Very polite hard working men.
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2011, 2:57 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,260
Posted By C4udynz

Re: New to Cockle Bay/Howick

We have 3 girls - 10, 6 and 3 . In the catchment for Mellons Bay but I'm thinking cockle bay as we are more likely to buy here. Renting Uxbridge property as we have not sold ours in the UK yet, but...
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2011, 2:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Meet up in Howick area

Moving to the area on 10th May, I'm from llanelli, Hubby, Bridgend and we were living in Penclawdd before we moved!
Forum: New Zealand
May 3rd 2011, 8:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Can anyone lend us a bed?!!

wow, they are, just looked at website! thanks for the tip... :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2011, 8:01 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,260
Posted By C4udynz

Re: New to Cockle Bay/Howick

We are moving to Uxbridge Road on 10th May. Hope to meet up. Similar situation.... hubby in work, need to put Children in school but not sure if Cockle Bay or Mellons Bay - any advice?
Hope to hear...
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2011, 7:58 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Meet up in Howick area

Will Welsh ones do?!
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2011, 10:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By C4udynz

Can anyone lend us a bed?!!

Thought that I'd got my timings correct in renting a house and our container arriving, however the container will be a week late and then have to clear customs!! Does anyone have a couple of...
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2011, 10:07 am
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2011, 10:05 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,285
Posted By C4udynz

Re: Thinking of moving back to UK!

We have just moved here from the UK due to higher taxes and cut of child benifit, also the major cut of jobs in the public sector :(
Apr 12th 2011, 9:24 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By C4udynz

Can I visit if PR pending?

Did the silly thing of booking flights before getting visa. PR will hopefully come through in about 5weeks, under estimated the time it would take. I asked immigration if we could still go to NZ as...
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