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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2011, 5:18 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By Mgee

Re: Quake warning for the north island?

AFAIK, there's currently no way of predicting an earthquake so as Persephone said, the best we all can do is to be prepared and continue living . Hubby's involved in USAR and I'm involved in civil...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 9:07 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,893
Posted By Mgee

Re: Missing friends.

So sorry to hear that, WP. :( Kia kaha!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 11th 2011, 6:02 am
Replies: 66
Views: 8,985
Posted By Mgee

Re: 6.3 quake reported in Christchurch?

I struggle to find words to say how sorry I am. My deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you as with others similarly touched by the tragedy.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 9th 2011, 8:47 am
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By Mgee

Re: CHRISTCHURCH QUAKE Toilet Humour

:rofl::rofl: The TURDIS!!! :rofl::rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 24th 2011, 7:34 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mgee

Re: Dog - Germany - UK - NZ

OK, then I won't be able to help, sorry. But I know there are rules how long the animals must have been in one country before it can be exported using that country's rules, i.e. any animal exported...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 24th 2011, 7:21 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mgee

Re: Dog - Germany - UK - NZ

Hi,
I'm a bit confused by the topic of your thread: are you moving from the UK after having lived in Germany OR are you moving directly from Germany to NZ? If the latter, I might be able to answer...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 23rd 2011, 10:43 am
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 22nd 2011, 1:00 am
Replies: 194
Views: 19,259
Posted By Mgee

Re: 6.3 quake reported in Christchurch?

Stay safe!!! Kia Kaha!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2011, 11:28 pm
Replies: 194
Views: 19,259
Posted By Mgee

Re: 6.3 quake reported in Christchurch?

There was just an extra newsflash on TV and the breaking news banner says all phone lines in CHCH are down. Magniture confirmed to be 6.3, 10 km from ChCh, depth only 5 km. Apparently the cathedral...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2011, 7:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By Mgee

Re: Just a little heads up for the unaware..

Yeah, the quarantine for UK animals is a bit strange, but as the proposal says that they're pretty much giving up any rabies -based quarantine period (or at least that's how I understand it), I guess...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 19th 2011, 11:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By Mgee

Re: Just a little heads up for the unaware..

Thanks for the info, Stacey! As someone who imported pets from outside the UK and had to jump through numerous hoops to get them here (and then have them quarantined for a month), a more streamlined...
Feb 12th 2011, 11:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,387
Posted By Mgee

Re: very confused and down :( eoi, work exp

AFAIK: IELTS is only required for people who are not native speakers of English or if they work in certain professions (healthcare etc). Since Miss Marple is from the UK and works in procurement, I...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2011, 10:13 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,680
Posted By Mgee

Re: Flights to UK

As someone posted in another thread, Jetstar is currently selling tickets really cheaply. I took a look at the offers, and for example for July, it seems to be possible to get return tickets from...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2011, 10:06 am
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Mgee

Re: Cheap flights to OZ...

I checked the Jetstar sale offers, and found that for example for in July, it's possible to get a return flight from Wellington to Singapore via Auckland for about 850 NZD (seat, cabin luggage +20 kg...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 8th 2011, 12:37 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mgee

Re: Can I apply...for skilled migrataion in NZ ..Please give sugession

AFAIK, the forum in question didn't charge any money towards the advice, so free/fee wasn't an issue. Nor did the blog. It was precisely the nature of the advice, i.e. direct, detailed advice aimed...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 7th 2011, 10:23 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mgee

Re: Can I apply...for skilled migrataion in NZ ..Please give sugession

Informal/general yes, specific, no. :) If you read my second sentence, you see that I was referring to the OP's question of whether he should apply or not and to his requests of giving specific...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 7th 2011, 9:19 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mgee

Re: Can I apply...for skilled migrataion in NZ ..Please give sugession

Ishshor: It is against NZ law to offer any specific immigration advice for anyone else without being a qualified and registered immigration agent/lawyer. Nobody here can say you whether you should...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 6th 2011, 9:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mgee

Re: Heading back to the uk with the dog?! Help!

Well, that's actually Britain's own rule... ;) Almost anywhere else in the EU a pet coming from NZ would only need a rabies vaccination to be done 21 days before leaving -no test, no waiting period...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2010, 9:32 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,126
Posted By Mgee

Re: Decile school ratings

My friend is a teacher in a fairly affluent suburb, (decile 9), and she's strogly against using the decile system as a basis for classing schools into "good" and "bad" schools as it's no guarantee...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 16th 2010, 5:19 am
Replies: 59
Views: 13,446
Posted By Mgee

Exclamation Re: Ikea in NZ at last, well nearly?

Same here! I ordered some bedroom furniture in July as I wanted all our bedroom furniture to be of the same Ikea series that we already had. I also ordered some more stuff, and I've so far received...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2010, 12:05 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,559
Posted By Mgee

Re: For an apparently westernised country - how can this be acceptable?

I have not claimed that in any of my posts. Please read my posts again. I have requested respect towards other people's beliefs and culture, whether it involves religion -or not. A belief is anything...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2010, 8:46 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,559
Posted By Mgee

Re: For an apparently westernised country - how can this be acceptable?

We are still talking about sacred objects used in sacred ceremonies -not about teacups and saucers. I'm fairly sure that most religions have rules on how such objects should be handled, and...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2010, 8:07 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,559
Posted By Mgee

Re: For an apparently westernised country - how can this be acceptable?

Ultimately all religions and belief systems are just beliefs. This doesn't mean that they're not real for those people involved, and thus I very strongly feel that their beliefs should be respected,...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2010, 7:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By Mgee

Re: Earthquake / Tremour

That was some mighty cardio you were doing cos we felt it in Welly -and you managed to scare our dog too!:rofl:
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