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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2010, 9:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Renting with Cats

Hi Gizmo27
We stayed in a motel with our 2 cats for 10 days when we first arrived in Christchurch 18 months ago. We found a pet friendly one on the internet; the owners were lovely and fussed over...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 16th 2010, 8:18 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,937
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Transporting a cat from UK to NZ. Any stories?

We brought our 2 cats aged 12 and 10 in Oct 2008, used Airpets at Heathrow and the cats were just fine and LOVE their new life here. We met them at Air NZ cargo at Christchurch Airport and they let...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 13th 2010, 10:58 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,214
Posted By EmandKen

Re: From Scotland to New zealand!!

Bring the cats and the car I say!! We did and are soooo glad we did, made us feel like we were at home straight away. We couldn't consider leaving our cats and brought our 2 cars over too, drove them...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2010, 7:10 am
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Moving house within Chch

Great stuff, thanks so much for all your replies.

Our first house in NZ-woo hoo!! :D
Mar 3rd 2010, 11:39 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By EmandKen

Re: APPROVED

Wonderful news - CONGRATS!!!! :thumbup:

I remember our PR moment and we have never looked back. We LOVE it here!

Where you heading?
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 3rd 2010, 11:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Moving house within Chch

Thanks for your replies, have done diy many times and would like a hand this time from the pros! Will look into Crown :)
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2010, 3:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By EmandKen

Moving house within Chch

Hi guys
Has anyone used a removal company in Christchurch that they can recommend?

We're moving house from Burwood to Parklands so only 5 mins or so, and have willing friends to help but we think...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 4th 2009, 9:13 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Hello to all!

Hey Treyarna

You will LOVE CHCH! We've been here for a year nearly and hadn't been here before when we moved, just took a gamble. It's paid off big time, we are constantly talking about how lovely...
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2009, 4:36 am
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Advice on the dogs passport

We used Aipets based at Heathrow to fly our 2 cats over last October and would highly recommend them. Cats came out happy and fussy!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2009, 11:20 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,506
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Meeting for drinks CHCH

Sounds good, looking forward to it:D
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2009, 6:59 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,506
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Meeting for drinks CHCH

Great we shall be there:) Have walked past Le Plonk a million times and it looks very cool indeed! What kind of time?
Emma
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 21st 2009, 7:30 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,506
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Meeting for drinks CHCH

Ken and I would love to come along but can't make Fri 8th, how about sat 9th May?
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 21st 2009, 7:26 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,918
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Heating solutions: What would you do?

Hi Wiz n Ton
There's an advert in today's 'Press' on page A8 about grants that give you a third off the cost of installing insulation up to $1125. Have a look at www.energywise.govt.nz

Your...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 21st 2009, 5:18 am
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Mum, 2 kids and possible move to Palmerston North...am I crazy??

Hi again Rosalyn
I was a secondary teacher in the UK but now teach ESOL here in a private language school so I'm sorry I can't helo you with your question, I'm afraid. Maybe post a separate question...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2009, 10:03 am
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Mum, 2 kids and possible move to Palmerston North...am I crazy??

Hi Rosalyn
I'm an ex Cov girl (left when I was 18 and moved to lots of different places) and now live wth hubby and our 2 cats in Christchurch. We don't have any kids so I can't advise on that one,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2009, 8:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,554
Posted By EmandKen

Re: need a decent womens' hairdresser's in Christchurch!

Thanks guys for the recommendations. Will check out the New Brighton one as it's in our neck of the woods. $125 is a bit steep for me unfortunately. A girl I work with has told me about her sister...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2009, 7:22 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,554
Posted By EmandKen

need a decent womens' hairdresser's in Christchurch!

I had my first NZ hairdressing experience today and it wasn't great. Can anyone in Christchurch recommend a decent women's hairdresser? I love the whole girly salon experience thing - mags, cup or...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2009, 3:01 am
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By EmandKen

Re: White & Co - Removals

We used them too and found them professional and efficient to deal with, only a couple of broken wine glasses this end.

I agree with wattsnz about the labelling though - took us ages to find our...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2009, 7:56 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,605
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Christchurch to Hanmer Camping!

Hi guys
yep we're coming up on Saturday and looking forward to it. We might be a bit later, maybe teatime, as our lovely cars are arriving from the UK and we have to sort out stuff with the AA on...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2008, 2:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By EmandKen

Re: New Years Eve in Halswell, ChCh - Party at mine!

Hi Belinda
Thanks ever so much for the invite but we can't make it either, I'm afraid. Hope to see you soon and Happy New:D Year!
Emma
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2008, 11:35 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,605
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Christchurch to Hanmer Camping!

Hi Vicky
Could you just confirm that it's the Top Ten site we're going to?
Ta
Em
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2008, 7:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Coldplay come to Auckland

We saw them at the Bolton Stadium in the UK a few years back and they were amazing, they put on a great show. Wish they were coming to Christchurch as I'd definitely go again.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2008, 2:51 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Hi Moving to Christchurch NZ. Help with schools, areas etc please

We're in Christchurch, have been here 5 weeks and absolutely love the place.

We don't have kids so can't help with schools I'm afraid, but there are a few primaries near us here in Burwood and...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 7th 2008, 5:04 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,605
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Christchurch to Hanmer Camping!

Count me and Ken in for the Sat night and we'll tent it:)
Thanks for organising it
Emma
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 7th 2008, 5:02 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By EmandKen

Re: Wiz 'n' Ton's House warming

Yes thanks guys - we had a lovely time, your house is just amazing and it was great to meet you all.
Balloon flight was cancelled due to bad weather over Canterbury Plains - aaarghh! And we got up...
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