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Forum: Philippines
Jul 2nd 2020, 1:44 am
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Catchafire

Mobile Internet Providers

Hey Everyone

I know the Internet in the Philippines leaves much to be desired, but I am after some advice.

My mum is in her late 70's and lives in Bacolod. She has a basic mobile phone and a...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 5th 2020, 11:58 pm
Replies: 676
Views: 64,297
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Coronavirus

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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2020, 10:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Dilemma 2020 - I want to leave NZ but my partner wants to stay 2020

Do whats best for you and your child.

Speaking as a Father, your partner seems very selfish.
Forum: Philippines
Jul 16th 2019, 7:26 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,192
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Inheriting property as a foreigner?

Hi guys. Thanks for the replies. So, it appears I can.

How to find a lawyer you can trust? By trust, I mean someone that knows what they are doing, won't fleece you and can't be easily influenced...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2019, 4:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,219
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Considering moving back to U.K.

Sell the house yourself via Trademe. Its pretty straightforward.

Hubby should get a job in most places.

Would recommend Marlborough, great for kids, good schools, awesome weather, house...
Forum: Philippines
Jul 10th 2019, 8:30 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,192
Posted By Catchafire

Inheriting property as a foreigner?

My mum is Filipino and is getting on a bit. And we had "that talk" about what happens after she passes. However she seems to think she can just leave everything to me with any consequences, despite...
Forum: NZ Update
May 29th 2019, 4:06 am
Replies: 40
Views: 13,162
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Our experience moving to NZ 18 months in

Its because (IMO) your living in Auckland.

We moved to Marlborough, after two years in Auckland and the pace of life slowed way down. Smaller community, everyone is less stressed, kids make great...
Forum: Philippines
May 21st 2019, 9:14 pm
Replies: 4,769
Views: 619,443
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Me and My Family

Wait....What? 4 kids now! I am sure we will have a alien abduction story soon.
Forum: New Zealand
May 20th 2019, 7:34 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Plumbing Inspector

Going down the DRAIN, but I would not want to BOG you down with the details!
Forum: New Zealand
May 20th 2019, 7:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Nelson Christchurch wellington

So you want to live in the UK then. lol I guess the closest thing would be Browns Bay in Auckland. Last time I was there it was trying very hard to be like a expat ghetto.

Otherwise pretty much...
Forum: Philippines
May 14th 2019, 10:21 pm
Replies: 4,769
Views: 619,443
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Me and My Family

This

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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 29th 2019, 3:12 am
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Working Holiday taking car

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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 20th 2019, 9:07 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Advice on seeking work from the UK

Hi and welcome.

Best wait until you are here, TBH.

If your husband is the main work visa applicant, make sure he puts your name on the form (lol) as well, cause you will get one as well. Then...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 20th 2019, 8:53 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Moving to North Shore area April 2019, very daunting.

Hiya and welcome. Some quick thoughts (short coffee break post)

When we arrived in Auckland right at the beginning I introduced myself to a few recruitment agencies. I worked in IT in the UK,...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2019, 10:03 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,549
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Active Shooter in Christ church

Horrible and utterly sad times for New Zealand.

I am proud to live in this country, where people will go out of their way to help someone and expect nothing in return. For us its been a safe...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 6th 2019, 5:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Catchafire

Nelson Fires

Thoughts to all involved. I have friends near Appleby who have been evacuated.

Its at these type of times that NZ really pulls together. Many people in our community in Marlborough have gone over...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2019, 3:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Auckland Sept 19

Family, as you say, there is no real solution to this. You will be on the other side of the planet. You should agree with your husband to what "going back alot" means.

Work, lots available,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2019, 3:47 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,562
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Are kiwi's becoming more air-headed?

Yawn.

Irish bloke gets triggered.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2019, 8:13 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Staff Meetings

Might as well go all out on the fool if no one's watching.

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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2018, 11:37 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Ikea

I would have been slightly excited about this if it was 2005. Since then I have learned some icky stuff about the company's founder and the lingering suspicion of them funding right wing groups.
...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 11th 2018, 4:52 am
Replies: 4,769
Views: 619,443
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Me and My Family

Well...er.....as long as your happy.

Let hope 2019 is a fiscally balanced, non suicidal, attempted murder free year, all in blissful hormonal harmony!

PS. When she says she has "women's...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 21st 2018, 5:18 pm
Replies: 4,769
Views: 619,443
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Me and My Family

Had a quick search on utube for "Scammed in the Philippines", lots of examples of guys been taken for a ride, the couple I did watch sound v familiar...fun relationship in the beginning, then come...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 4th 2018, 4:49 pm
Replies: 4,769
Views: 619,443
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Me and My Family

Pete, sorry to hear about your situation.

​​​​​​​But how much more crazy is to much?
...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 18th 2018, 8:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Can you help

No need to tell anyone, unless you have a spouse already in the UK ( even then, sleeping dogs rule may apply).
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 6th 2018, 3:39 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By Catchafire

Re: Where to for a warm winter break?

Take the ferry to Lombok.

https://homeiswhereyourbagis.com/en/15-things-you-should-see-on-lombok/
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