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Forum: NZ Update
Jan 3rd 2017, 4:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,786
Posted By chippy64

Re: 5 Years in NZ

Thank you :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 1st 2017, 10:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By chippy64

Re: Pets!

Who would you leave her with?

We brought our GSD/Collie X over. Yes, it cost a lot but for us, he was part of the family so he had to come with us.

When we did it (5 years ago) there was quite...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 1st 2017, 10:10 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,786
Posted By chippy64

Smile 5 Years in NZ

Where has the time gone?

So, 7th December marked the 5th anniversary of my arrival in NZ, where I was reunited with my husband and 2 sons after 14 months apart, trying to sell our house in the UK....
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 6th 2016, 2:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By chippy64

Re: Arriving in Christchurch super soon!

Willowbank for an easy to walk around, looking at animals (including kiwi) or Orana Park, bigger and more exotic animals (lions, tigers etc) and kiwi. Still walkable but a way bigger area.
Air force...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 7th 2016, 9:01 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,995
Posted By chippy64

4 years in - busy busy!

So, been in NZ for four years now.
Still renting in ChCh (hoping to change that this year).
Still with my first employer - I'm Supervisor at a before/after/holiday programme.
Extra job - was...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 10th 2014, 11:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By chippy64

Re: 3 years today.

That all sounds awesome!
I will admit that Linwood/Bromley were not the places that sprung to mind when looking for a rental but with a dog - it came down to anywhere that wasn't a hovel. The rental...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 10th 2014, 12:17 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By chippy64

Re: 3 years today.

No, renting in Bromley/Linwood now and surprisingly nice here :).
Drove down Bower Ave last week and the whole Parklands end is a building site, lined with lorries. So much going on there. Will be...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 9th 2014, 10:00 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By chippy64

Re: 3 years today.

Thanks BEVS :thumbup:

Merry Christmas to all! :santa:
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 6th 2014, 7:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By chippy64

3 years today.

Still here, still in ChCh, still enjoying it :thumbsup:
Forum: NZ Update
Apr 12th 2014, 6:50 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,451
Posted By chippy64

Re: Hello from Christchurch

I have lived in ChCh since Dec 2011. Still loving it here. I enjoy wandering around the CBD at weekends and seeing what has changed - it's different every time! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2014, 4:37 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,029
Posted By chippy64

Re: Costs of Living - Christchurch suburbs area

The leg of lamb shown on Sainsburys is 11.99 per kilo, with a weight guide of 2.05kg, so actually would be more than 22 quid. The Countdown leg is 18.49 per kg with a weight guide of 2kg.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 26th 2014, 11:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By chippy64

Re: Unaccompanied Baggage ... Decisions, Decisions!

I shipped over around 12 boxes and a golf bag with http://www.sevenseasworldwide.com/home.
They delivered all packing materials to me, including bubble wrap, tape, boxes and a marker pen :).
When...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2014, 8:16 am
Replies: 69
Views: 4,364
Posted By chippy64

Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2014, 11:28 pm
Replies: 541
Views: 60,244
Posted By chippy64

Re: The Christchurch thread

Hi Emme and welcome to the forum :).

What are your concerns re earthquakes? If they are to do with them happening then all I can say is that they do! There is no warning and they can and do happen...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 8th 2014, 3:10 am
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By chippy64

Amazon.com

This may be of interest to some of you - free shipping from Amazon.com on orders over $125. Haven't looked into it yet so not sure on all the details....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2014, 8:00 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By chippy64

Re: christchurch nightlife??

There is also The Club on Thursday/Friday/Saturday nights. My 24 year old daughter went there on a visit from the UK. She said it was buzzing from around 10pm but very quiet before then. The music...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 28th 2013, 12:29 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,269
Posted By chippy64

Re: What are these plants?

:thumbsup: I'm all for that!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2013, 11:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,269
Posted By chippy64

Re: What are these plants?

Yep, they grow by the forest and by the sea here too.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2013, 11:17 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,269
Posted By chippy64

Re: What are these plants?

Probably broom, gorse or lupins.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2013, 4:52 am
Replies: 169
Views: 31,569
Posted By chippy64

Re: Canstaff

Use this to help find where things are - http://findchch.com/
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2013, 7:05 am
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2013, 9:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By chippy64

Re: Kmart in NZ

It's Primark :)
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2013, 8:37 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By chippy64

Re: Kmart in NZ

It depends what you want and what you want to pay. If you are looking for a set of cheap crockery, then it's ideal - the plates won't break any easier than if you pay a fortune! :) If you want Royal...
Nov 5th 2013, 4:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By chippy64

Re: SMC medical referral

Just get letters from GP/Consultant stating what condition is, treatment required and any prognosis. As much info as possible from the professionals!
My son got referred for Osgood Schlatters which...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 16th 2013, 11:00 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By chippy64

Heritage Weekend ChCH

This weekend, there is a chance to look round buildings etc. that have been inaccesible since the earthquakes or newly opened.
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