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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 20th 2015, 9:05 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,960
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Moving to New Zealand

meanwhile,
With some help for Stacy-

Be aware public transport is pretty poor, you should try and position yourself as close as poss/ on major route (buses). Avoid North Shore i.e. over the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 30th 2015, 9:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: 4x4 Import

Wise decision, a 12 year old Japanese car, nah, really not worth the expense.
Only ones which are worth doing or break even are newish German Audi/Beamers etc.
Then need to be auto box as no one...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2015, 8:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Renting in Auckland! ARGH

Mt Eden (in the true sense of actual Mt Eden and not estate agent speak)is predominately in "Double Grammar", would be wise to look outside the catchment area for the boys/girls grammar schools given...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2014, 11:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,843
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: IKEA (almost) Stonefields, Auckland

There seems to be flurry of Ikea type places opening up. One just started in Newmarket- next to Freedom Furniture/Opposite Noel Lemmings.
Prices are "interesting"!!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2014, 7:35 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,641
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: advice from those who are in the know..... Please

Why! :confused:

They are looking at coming on a short term Visa, do some nursing and get out and do stuff and indicated they fancy the South Island...

Do you even read these posts or does your...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2014, 8:13 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Welsh Family Moving to NZ -advice on suburbs around Auckland

You are welcome, happy to help offline if this helps/ may be easier! private message me.
A few start connection this way now to avoid this ongoing debacle on anything related to Auckland.
links...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2014, 7:57 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Welsh Family Moving to NZ -advice on suburbs around Auckland

I feel for you BEVs...

Justcol, just read Casper's original post again and the replies. Put yourself in Caspers shoes :confused:

Has anyone idea about what they are looking for...
They haven't...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2014, 10:18 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 98,102
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: 20% deposit needed to buy a house from oct

Yes of course sorry, my mistake I should of thought of that, especially Wales being the fully independent stand alone country that it is. A straight comparison with Auckland to Cardiff is by far a...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2014, 8:15 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 98,102
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: 20% deposit needed to buy a house from oct

:goodpost:

Cardiff is hardly a great comparison to Auckland, of course it's cheaper doesn't take a scientist to work that one out. (yes I lived there for a while, ironically bought my first tiny...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2014, 7:52 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Welsh Family Moving to NZ -advice on suburbs around Auckland

Meanwhile Casper (who believe has lived abroad before) goes off to find some sensible answers to the question on less bitter and moaning forums, as the record appears to be sticking again....
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 24th 2014, 7:35 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Welsh Family Moving to NZ -advice on suburbs around Auckland

Surely Casper was after some level-headed advice on potential local areas, given a new job starting at Greenlane (a wage slave for The Man apparently), rather than more tiresome generic bitter...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 24th 2014, 9:00 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Welsh Family Moving to NZ -advice on suburbs around Auckland

To help keep this in perspective:

er no, driven down something like Aratonga street recently? There are lots of very nice residential parts. keeping factual rather than opinion: This area...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 20th 2014, 9:24 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Welsh Family Moving to NZ -advice on suburbs around Auckland

To be fair, this really does matter in terms of what you are able/want to spend, adjacent to Greenlane there are some very nice areas, but budget & family situation hinges massively on this.
You...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2014, 4:28 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Thinking of NZ - family of 5

So 2x flights, assume children sat on your Knee/ bassinet (So circa £2.5k GBP)
"you came with nothing" So no shipping costs?
Your Visa costs etc.. say £500 - £1k all things considered

So...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 9th 2014, 8:19 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,267
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Emigrating from Kent to Auckland

Yep, moaners and groaners.
Advise Kadders to seek rounded views from other global forums about NZ before relying purely on BE. Many points valid possibly, but here does seem to attract a high...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2014, 7:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,416
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Elderly parent travelling to nz ?

As mentioned by others:

Comprehensive travel insurance is a MUST
Which airline are you looking at, maybe able to help point in the right direction, as to links etc for "special assistance" etc.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 22nd 2014, 9:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Shipping Cricket Kit

Have you approached a local NZ club, email them, I'm sure they will advise?

would of thought best to bring- but make sure REALLY clean.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 19th 2014, 1:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Transfering money to NZ from UK

Get some serious advice, especially with the GBP jittering with the Scottish thing..
Speak to your bank and foreign exchange companies...uncertain times..

We are in same position, BNZ have been...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 18th 2014, 11:47 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,665
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Where to go

I didn't create this, it was on the internet, don't start bludgeoning me to death....:rofl:
It popped up in Google searches during background research........
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2014, 4:18 am
Replies: 59
Views: 26,019
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Cost of (and experiences) shipping UK to NZ.

Ours arrived and:
"We opened the container and noticed spider / spiders", closed and rentokill in to fumigate the sole use car container.....
One days container detention
Fumigation costs
Circa...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 9th 2014, 10:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,640
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Anyone use fastconnect.co.nz

Appears fine so far, Skype,YouTube etc no buffering.
Subject to where in AKL can also get Fibre, but we've not bothered.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2014, 8:30 am
Replies: 133
Views: 11,167
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: things you notice

Butter Chicken curry :sick::sick::eek:
Like a supermarket's own brand mild "curry"
Kiwi's don't do spicy.....:thumbdown:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2014, 8:02 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Calling home?

Ok... You are right (Although this reply has cost me data usage, the light in the room and the need to recharge this device)...?

How do you manage with day to day life....
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2014, 4:44 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Calling home?

Probably because you won't just get that Internet installed just to use Skype :confused:

We watch the "free channels" on the TV, but hang on, the TV cost £x and uses £x amount of electricity.........
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2014, 12:59 am
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Northern Henry

Re: Purchasing white goods

Currently using Mr rental beds (although wary at first, x2 protectors/sheets on) have been fine. Waster and drier also to tide us over for container arrival.
Kmart do cheap kettle etc etc
You can...
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