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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 15th 2011, 9:39 am
Replies: 142
Views: 11,392
Posted By strawbie

Re: Is anyone positive about NZ?

Ha, I wouldn't wish the sun to be out 24/7, it would be rather difficult to sleep I think!!

Whether I "venture out after dark" has very little to do with this conversation or anybody to be frank...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 15th 2011, 6:19 am
Replies: 142
Views: 11,392
Posted By strawbie

Re: Is anyone positive about NZ?

I haven't mentioned any names!! I also said that it is a useful sight for gathering info etc but some folk like to constantly spout negative things etc. I haven't been on here for a long long time...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2011, 9:43 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 11,392
Posted By strawbie

Re: Is anyone positive about NZ?

Ha, its great here. Best thing I did was gather the info off here that you want/need as there are some very helpful folk......but ignore all the negative grumpy unhappy folk who start off threads...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 10th 2010, 5:40 am
Replies: 113
Views: 83,019
Posted By strawbie

Re: UK Shops Delivering To NZ

Yes, i ordered about £160 worth of Boden stuff and had to pay around £60 in gst. Apparently if your order is less than $100 worth you are less likely to get charged.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2010, 9:00 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,658
Posted By strawbie

Re: Lurker forced out of hiding

Dont think Pieface quite 'bigged' up NZ, just wanted to tell all the moaning folk out there to get a grip!!! :p
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2010, 3:29 am
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By strawbie

Anyone struggling to find work????

Hi, we have been here since March, I am a paediatric nurse and Health Visitor and I am fed up of constantly being rejected for jobs I am qualified to do!! I have recently had 2 interviews for jobs...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2010, 4:22 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By strawbie

Re: North Canterbury

I disagree with the dismal part!!! We are in Rangiora and love it:thumbup::rofl:Fab!! Its winter and we have had a fair bit of rain but the sunny blue days in-between with the snow capped mountains...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 2nd 2010, 8:51 am
Replies: 65
Views: 6,767
Posted By strawbie

Re: Pound's doing well.

You, never know!!! Lets be positive!!! :p
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2010, 8:25 am
Replies: 347
Views: 28,702
Posted By strawbie

Re: House still not sold.......guess loads of you in the same boat!!!!

Hi, sorry just so busy do not get time to come on!! :o Yes, we got things sorted thank you very much. Now in our rental inRangiora so all good
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 23rd 2010, 10:30 pm
Replies: 347
Views: 28,702
Posted By strawbie

Re: House still not sold.......guess loads of you in the same boat!!!!

Hi, not been on here for ages, but just wanted to say hang on in there, i was in the same boat not long ago, but house sold quickly all of a sudden and we have been here 4wks now and love it!! 2 of...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2010, 8:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 5,011
Posted By strawbie

Any Health Visitors/Plunket Nurses???

Hi just wondering if there are any HV's on here who have made the move to NZ? If so what job do you have now and what opportunities have you found? I've contacted the Plunket Nurse area manager for...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2010, 8:52 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By strawbie

Re: what ID needed for rentals please??

Thanks!! We could pay upfront for 6 months or so, surely that would help! :rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2010, 11:00 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By strawbie

Re: what ID needed for rentals please??

thanks Am Loolah, no, we've not rented before and no we have no jobs!!:rofl: So, does that mean we should bring a written reference with us or just have for example an accountants email address to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2010, 10:55 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By strawbie

what ID needed for rentals please??

HI, as we have Pickfords moving in on the 8th Feb I am like a woman possessed!! Anyway, we plan to find a long term rental on arrival and just wondered what agents require from us to rent a house???...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2010, 7:31 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By strawbie

Re: Rangiora here we come

[QUOTE=hjmilligan;8279396]Lets us know when you have arrived as there seems to be a few new arrivals that need a get together. :thumbsup:

Add us to that one, we arrive in Christchurch March 28th...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2010, 2:26 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 4,334
Posted By strawbie

Re: UK 2 NZ Feb 2010

Ha Ha! Not quite, just a few wee stop overs. New York, LA,las vegas and Fiji!! Exciting!!!! :thumbsup: :eek:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2010, 8:32 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 4,334
Posted By strawbie

Re: UK 2 NZ Feb 2010

HI, we leave February 28th and land in NZ 28th March-hmmmm maybe i need to be on March thread!? :eek:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 9:07 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,467
Posted By strawbie

Re: jets4pets

thanks Flatcap!! How much more are you talking from mcr?? i had quote from another who collected for an extra £250 i think! as if there isnt enough to do! we have a cat also, which we have...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 8:06 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,467
Posted By strawbie

Re: jets4pets

I've emailed ladyhaye for a quote after you mentioned them, not heard back yet, they do have an office in manchester so assume they may use the airport there too!? I rang goldenarrow today and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2010, 8:41 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By strawbie

Re: need a new job ???

We'll be in Christchurch in March and my hubby wants to do his helicopter lessons!! Always wanted to do it, must be a bloke thing!!! :rofl::confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2010, 7:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By strawbie

Re: Not Long Now!!

Hi, just pm'd Sharon, thats great :thumbup:. we are looking at flying out end of Feb and hope to arrive end of march, after a hol!! Think we may be looking to live in same area as you guys!! good...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 16th 2010, 6:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By strawbie

Re: Pegasus-whats the deal

Is that the 'new town' north of Christchurch??
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2010, 10:52 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,288
Posted By strawbie

Re: Below Rock Bottom

Hi TE, hope you are feeling abit brighter today!! :unsure:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2010, 10:50 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,467
Posted By strawbie

Re: jets4pets

Sounds like Golden Arrow are the way forward! do they have a website, i've googled them with not much luck!! Can you use your own vet, etc with them? thanks for your replies :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2010, 9:24 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,288
Posted By strawbie

Re: Below Rock Bottom

really sorry to hear you're having a tough time. Its not like you to sound so down, hope things pick up soon, thinking of you all. :wub:
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