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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 10th 2009, 4:17 am
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Airlines

Make sure you try Air New Zealand. They are offering 571.00 right, but it depends on when you fly. Try and fly via the US and you get loads of baggage allowance.

good luck

Paul
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2008, 9:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Residency: how long is it taking

That sounds encouraging. We can just hope it goes through ASAP.

Anyone else out there with feedback on time taken to process residency?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 16th 2008, 3:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Residency: how long is it taking

Yes, been in NZ 24 months
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 16th 2008, 1:40 am
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Residency: how long is it taking

Hi all

I was wondering how long it is currently taking for a residency application to be completed, from being submitted from the Auckland office.

We submitted ours on Tuesday under the skilled...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2008, 3:37 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,433
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: [email protected] Housing Market - UK

Good luck making your decision.
Although I dont know your financial circumstances, I would strongly recommend you accept the offer if it is fair. That way you can move on with your lives and try our...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 18th 2008, 7:43 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,433
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: [email protected] Housing Market - UK

I completely agree with the last reply.
Have a good hard look at the price you are asking. How much do you need to clear your motage, cover your debts and costs to get to NZ.
Ask youself is it...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2008, 9:52 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,433
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: [email protected] Housing Market - UK

See a thread I have just written for some advice.
Hang in there. If you havent had to do a HIP, changing may force you to get one. Do change agents if you are not happy. Do get them to do an open...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2008, 9:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Estate agents in the UK. Not happy, dont pay.

Hi everyone

We finally sold our house on 21st December last year, having had it on the market since Aug 2006. It was very difficult to keep the house going in the UK financially and very stressful...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 28th 2007, 8:32 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,433
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: [email protected] Housing Market - UK

Hang on in there everyone. We are.
Try the open home idea, you have nothing to lose.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 24th 2007, 3:49 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,433
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: [email protected] Housing Market - UK

Yep thats right

What I meant to say for tip number two was. Accept the first offer you get. It will probably be the best. In the current market, they dont come along very often.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 23rd 2007, 8:14 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,433
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: [email protected] Housing Market - UK

I dont want to worry you all however we have had our house in the UK on the market for 14 months and reduced the price by 50k. We did have a buyer recently, who strung the sale out for 12 weeks, then...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2007, 7:56 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 4,575
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Are you really that skint every month?.

also Happy slapping has moved onto other activities using mobile phones.
Before we left the UK 12 months ago we were aware of an incident in our friends school where one of her friends was filmed...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2007, 4:04 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,575
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Are you really that skint every month?.

On the money side, I didnt really keep an eye on the figures as much as I did in the UK becuase we were renting when we arrived in NZ. However when we looked at buying our 1st home in NZ, I looked in...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2007, 7:47 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: 1 Year in NZ and loving it. Click here for assistance

By the way, I am not a real Pastor.

The name comes from a joke I was once told and the name just stuck. I will dig out the joke one day and post it.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2007, 7:45 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: 1 Year in NZ and loving it. Click here for assistance

Hi Dazal

I know exactly what you mean about the comments made about the Birkdale, Beachaven area and Birkenhead. We love it here and think its great. The commute is so easy and cheap. Its so easy...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2007, 3:45 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By Pastor Flaps

1 Year in NZ and loving it. Click here for assistance

Hi All

We have been in New Zealand a full year now and wanted to give you our thoughts on life right now.
Also we wanted to offer out any help and support to anyone thinking of moving, in the...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2007, 6:48 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,410
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Looking for a home in Birkenhead, North Shore, NZ

Hi Nero

I dont know the area, but our Kiwi friends we are having tea with now say, they wouldnt live there, they would suggest Meadow Bank or St Johns. This is probably not what you want to hear,...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2007, 10:49 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,410
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Looking for a home in Birkenhead, North Shore, NZ

Well I am really sorry to say that it appears I have unconvered a real problem here in NZ with real estate agents.

When we arrived 10 months ago we looked at approx 50 places before we settled on...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2007, 4:20 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,410
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Looking for a home in Birkenhead, North Shore, NZ

Hi everyone

We are looking for a new home to rent in the Birkenhead area on the North Shore. (Not to be confused with Birkenhead in the UK. There are many differences)
If you know anyone who has...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2007, 9:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: British TV Channels?

Hey Spoon Guy

You are right, the BBC iplayer launches this Friday and should be very good.
From what I have read is it will be nealry all programees on the BBC available to watch 7 days after...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2007, 9:13 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: And we're off

Kia ora and Welcome to New Zealand

We have been here for 10 months now and love every day. We are orignally from North Wales. Where about in Wales are you from? We live in Birkenhead, 10 mins...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2007, 8:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: Flying Tomorrow

Kia ora and Welcome to New Zealand

We have been here for 10 months now and love every day. We are orignally from North Wales. We live in Birkenhead, not too far away from Takapuna. you will love...
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2007, 12:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,077
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: $7 flights to New Zealand with Grabaseat

These deals are always going to be based on availability.
However today you can fly from Sydney to Christchurch for $212.10 return including taxes and you have a choice of 10 different return dates...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2007, 9:29 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,077
Posted By Pastor Flaps

Re: $7 flights to New Zealand with Grabaseat

I am certainly not profiting from this.
This is a very genuine promotion. The number of seats are shown and they sell out evveryday.
A lot of people have grabaseat as their home page in New...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2007, 1:53 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,077
Posted By Pastor Flaps

$7 flights to New Zealand with Grabaseat

Hi everyone

Grabaseat which has been on the New Zealand version of the Air New Zealand website for nearly a year, offers ludicrously low fares aorund NZ and recently long haul to LA, Shanghai and...
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