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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 6:46 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

yeah and you're tarring everyone with the same brush. Again. Its no wonder you find living in a foreign country such an unnerving experience.
I wasn't on about branding; as i said previously the...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 7:49 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

The media is an interesting one; I can't say I come across the term 'kiwi' used by employees of National Radio, is it a term used by the Listener?
I don't bother with other stations/rags......I...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 7:33 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

wot? do you think they have all died and gone to heaven
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 7:06 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

well I lived in the East end of London for over 10 years and it certainly got easier the longer I was there, it was definitely a case of who you knew. Quite cosy really, but not a lot of merit...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 6:59 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

ok then, my lasting memory of living in Australia was in 1990; the first Gulf War
and I can assure that in Sydney there was a very considerable and vocal minority of people whom had no intention...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 6:07 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

same as the UK then or Australia for that matter
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 6:06 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2011, 6:03 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

More than 25% are born abroad.
I for one detest the term 'kiwi', if you want to annoy me start calling me one; mind that I might call you something in return though....
I find it a derogatory term...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2011, 6:01 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

Well quite.
Needless to say where most teenagers live it is boring, but that's the mentality of being a teenager, i can hardly remember.... :o there is of course no such thing as a boring place...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2011, 6:41 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

Well i think the OPs questions are very well thought out.
It sure beats the 'The price of food' or
'Blimey I didn't know there was no M & S' or 'I didn't realise I would miss my mum' threads...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2011, 6:29 am
Replies: 126
Views: 20,755
Posted By janek

Re: Why exactly do kiwis emigrate to Australia?

OK then I am a 'kiwi' who emigrated to Australia. Twice in fact, some of us are slow learners I guess.

firstly [ remember that I have to cast my memory back to 1980]
it was the cheapest place to...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2011, 3:10 am
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By janek

Re: NZ is getting less remote

For what it is worth I would like to thank you for posing such interesting scenarios here on the forum, they always engage me, but I am not always good with the typed word!
Remoteness in this day...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2011, 7:43 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,572
Posted By janek

Re: Quality of NZ Health

yes Jennifer you have summed it better than I could.
I don't know that many people in the world but I am friends with a paramedic and he told me he had a sort of 'calling' to the position, he used...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2011, 6:39 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,572
Posted By janek

Re: Quality of NZ Health

I would have thought along the same lines myself, I shudder at the thought of being consulted by a doctor was in the profession for the money, I guess they must exist, hope I don't come across...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 31st 2011, 6:37 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 14,767
Posted By janek

Re: Shopping for food in NZ...

They must just print Organic on the outside of the box for a laugh then....I am surprized Bonita can get away with such lies.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 31st 2011, 6:36 am
Replies: 93
Views: 14,767
Posted By janek

Re: Shopping for food in NZ...

Very little in service the last time I was in one. Shocking. I think if you are retired or unemployed you could pass a bit of time there but otherwise Aldi are a no-go for the working person...
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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2011, 8:20 am
Replies: 93
Views: 14,767
Posted By janek

Re: Shopping for food in NZ...

Yes really; Last Nov. you seem interested in my traveling, I try to avoid the place but it is neccessary sometimes, USA last August and UK the July before. Does that help?
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2011, 5:26 am
Replies: 93
Views: 14,767
Posted By janek

Re: Shopping for food in NZ...

how much for a banana? always seem very expensive to me in Aus. in the land of bananas anyway they seem expensive.
Wherever I go in the world i always check the price of bananas, it gives me an...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2011, 5:31 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,407
Posted By janek

Re: Topless Sunbathing

Has anyone ever met a blind naturist? :sneaky:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2011, 7:14 am
Replies: 57
Views: 10,045
Posted By janek

Re: Price food shock NZ v UK

Those 'free' car parks and all that paper those supermarkets put through your letter box are not 'free' you know, someone has to pay and its us users.
Do Asian supermarkets in Auckland supply...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 1st 2011, 5:38 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 10,045
Posted By janek

Re: Price food shock NZ v UK

I don't find the signature range brand to be up market, it seems to me to be less expensive than all the other brands on the shelves, it s not exclusive to Countdown either, I have found it also in...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2010, 8:55 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 10,045
Posted By janek

Re: Price food shock NZ v UK

You really have to be on the ground in the supermarkets here to get a real feel of it though, scanning Woolworths on the internet is misleading, I don't drink Coke but I stocked up on the 1.5 ltre...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2010, 5:10 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,262
Posted By janek

Re: petrol prices

i understand, however what I was trying to say is I can afford here to live very close to where I want to be, my money on real estate goes further here, so I don't have the need to for a train or...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 14th 2010, 5:16 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,262
Posted By janek

Re: petrol prices

Cheaper petrol in Australia can be a bit of a double edge sword, if I can put it that way.... it will depend on where you can afford to live in relation to where you work.
If I were to live in...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2010, 6:27 am
Replies: 973
Views: 63,057
Posted By janek

Re: What's for dinner?

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Good luck then, I have been persevering with this for about 3 years, trying to grow them in a green house, can't get them much bigger than a small apple,
I can buy from capsicum from ...
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