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Aug 15th 2019, 7:04 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By zoexr

Re: Just back! Help with Car Insurance please

I got back on Sunday, bought a car Monday and just got insurance by calling them and telling them my situation. It seems that by having driven here before I left and learning in the uk I was classed...
Jul 10th 2019, 12:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By zoexr

Re: Probably daft questions

Thank you!
New Zealand is very strict about rust, so I was a bit worried.
Jul 8th 2019, 7:18 am
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By zoexr

Probably daft questions

Me, my husband and 4 year old are moving back from NZ to the UK (we are both British).
I have a few basic questions...
On the ToR it asks for a UK address. I’ve got no idea where we will live, we...
Jun 3rd 2019, 5:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By zoexr

Re: How Did You Know?

My decision did come a little out of the blue. We were back in the UK to visit my parents and sort out various medical things (my mum is very ill and elderly). I had to discuss funeral wishes with...
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2019, 2:51 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By zoexr

Re: Is Zealandia worth it? Is the Weta Cave tours worth it?

I went to Zealandia as part of my 30th birthday trip down to Welly and loved it!
Apr 30th 2019, 7:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By zoexr

Re: Driving License problem on moving back to UK

Renting a car on your overseas license isn’t a problem 😊 just like a loooooong holiday!
Apr 24th 2019, 2:13 am
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By zoexr

York bound!

Hi everyone,
We are due to move back to the uk in June, heading for York. We are very excited but having a few hiccups regarding schools.
Our daughter needs to start reception class in September...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 12th 2019, 7:49 am
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By zoexr

Re: Where to get baby stuff in NZ?

I got my buggy from baby city and cot from Mocka. Farmers might be ok for a cot too?
congratulations!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2019, 9:03 am
Replies: 60
Views: 7,177
Posted By zoexr

re: North and South islands - Climate Advice & wher to live for lifestyle

Hawkes Bay is very hot in Summer! It was 24 degrees here today and that is not considered warm. In January it got up to 36 degrees.

Like Bevs said, unless you have guaranteed work in an area then...
Feb 24th 2019, 8:24 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,922
Posted By zoexr

Re: Thinking of moving back to the u.k

I’m in the same boat! My daughter is 4 and a complete Kiwi. She’s happiest barefoot and in the sunshine. Meanwhile I’m in the shade trying not to get sunstroke!
We are going to move back as soon as...
Feb 24th 2019, 7:35 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,551
Posted By zoexr

Confused emotions

After 8 years of living in Napier NZ, we went back to the UK to visit my ill mum. After a few days there, my husband and I looked at each other and admitted we wanted to move back. We've been back a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 18th 2012, 9:11 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,878
Posted By zoexr

Re: Cardiac physiologist jobs

Good memory Lisa, I am a cardiac physiologist! Gary here posting on Zoe's login as I dont have one. We don't really come on here so much anymore but if you want to have any questions please ask away....
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 17th 2011, 10:32 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,892
Posted By zoexr

Re: Napier anyone??!! Would even travel...

Trust you two to go straight for the beer!!!:p
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 26th 2010, 9:52 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,176
Posted By zoexr

Re: What'ca get??

I got mine early...my OH took me to Wellington for the weekend to see Bon Jovi :thumbsup:
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 14th 2010, 8:41 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,923
Posted By zoexr

Re: Second Thoughts 2 Months In...

For me it goes in peaks and troughs. I still don't have a job, but I am starting to get a social circle. I find that I'll now chat to anyone, cos at this point beggars can't be choosers!!! (I've been...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 6th 2010, 5:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By zoexr

Re: Three week update,

ERRRMM, why didn't I get a mention??!! :rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 5th 2010, 7:59 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,892
Posted By zoexr

Re: Napier anyone??!! Would even travel...

I would love to!!
Not sure who Joanne is though...:o
I'll message you my number.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 23rd 2010, 12:39 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,921
Posted By zoexr

Re: What do you do when you get homesick?

Not yet!! I've ony been here 3 months and knew it would come. I know talking to my family would make me worse, so i avoid that in sad times! Its not that I want to go back, I think I just want my...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 22nd 2010, 8:10 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,921
Posted By zoexr

What do you do when you get homesick?

Fighting homesickness a bit at the moment. A few tears in countdown car park :unsure:(and not because of their low prices!!) and just wondered what everyone else did in teary times?
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 16th 2010, 4:57 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,142
Posted By zoexr

Re: Calling all teachers! Please help, I'm going mad...

I'm so glad that it's not just me to be waiting for someone to die!!!:o
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2010, 7:53 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,142
Posted By zoexr

Re: Calling all teachers! Please help, I'm going mad...

Yeah, Napier/Hawkes Bay is pretty small! Unfortunately, moving is not an option, we got PR due to my OH's job, which is pretty specialised.
I'm sure something will turn up.

Bo-jangles, I am...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2010, 2:45 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,142
Posted By zoexr

Re: Calling all teachers! Please help, I'm going mad...

It seems as though I have offended people in my rant, I don't mind starting at the bottom, I've been volunteering as a TA since I got here, so I don't feel that I'm going to walk straight into...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 9th 2010, 7:29 am
Replies: 137
Views: 11,638
Posted By zoexr

Re: New Zealand is really, really cool because...

I was worried about my card not being accepted when I bought my car and when I told the salesman about it, he said 'well if not, you can take the car and pay me later'
Then he phoned his wife to...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 8th 2010, 9:52 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,142
Posted By zoexr

Calling all teachers! Please help, I'm going mad...

After completing my PGCE and teaching for 2 years in the UK, passing my induction with flying colours etc... I thought I would be ok to teach over here. Turns out that I'm not... NZ teaching council...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2010, 11:15 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,076
Posted By zoexr

Re: Heres some NZ electrical appliance prices

I couldn't be bothered to change all the plugs to the TV, DVD player, Xbox etc.... So I left them all plugged in a UK extension and just changed the plug for that!
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