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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 23rd 2019, 9:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,739
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: 1 year update.

Hi Katie,

Glad it's all going well! I moved from UK with my now wife and we also chose Ngaio. We've been here ever since - lovely suburb!
Dec 19th 2019, 11:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,476
Posted By pleccy2000

Forum: Australia
May 27th 2019, 3:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,611
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Married to Kiwi - Moving to Australia (Advice needed)

I'd suggest staying another 6 months and getting your NZ citizenship. this would make so much sense.
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2018, 10:56 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 9,290
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Salary equivalents between UK and NZ

I've thought abou this a lot over the years. I've settled on using a factor of 2.5. So for example £50k equiv would be $125K.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2016, 7:05 am
Replies: 124
Views: 22,851
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: money to be made with brexit exchange rate

so right now it's 1.9 NZD to the pound. Do we think it will drop lower, say to 1.8?
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2016, 8:13 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,159
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: How to...UK TV

I don't understand why it's complex. All I do is click on the unblock-us icon and choose 'connect' or 'disconnect'. It couldn't be more simple!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2016, 2:36 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,159
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: How to...UK TV

DNS changer means you get better bandwidth than a VPN (which chokes the connection). it means you get less, or no buffering.

Download and run 'unblockus' https://www.unblock-us.com/

There's...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2016, 7:12 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: NZ dedicated Marks & Spencers site

Do they remove the VAT on the NZ site?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2015, 7:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Wellington - where to live

Hi Tims,
It was only a minor squibble! Overall I love it it's really useful. Thanks for putting this together, in your own time at no profit :)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 18th 2015, 10:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Wellington - where to live

It's got things wrong. For example it says that the Tirikaka settlement railway cottages are in Khandallah, but they're not they are in Ngaio.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2015, 5:08 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Wellington - where to live

Thanks for this link ,it's really useful - love it! :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 3rd 2015, 12:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By pleccy2000

Question Private Medical Cover / Income Protection Insurance

Hi,
I'm currently looking into where to get some extra insurances for myself and my wife. We're considering

-Life insurance
-Trauma (inc TPD)
-Income Protection
-Private Medical

It's all...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 3rd 2015, 12:20 am
Replies: 35
Views: 8,857
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Student Loans company - ugh

do you know what happens if you have a baby? obviously you're not working so do they put the payments on hold until you're working again?
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 6th 2014, 5:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Life Assurance : Life cover ,disablement etc.

I've just started looking in to this myself last week. I've just received a quote from Partners Life for Income protection, Trauma, Life, TPD and Medical. Yeah it's not cheap - a few hundred dollars...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2014, 2:23 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: gyms

Mine is $39 per week. It's a boutique type gym, very nice and its like having a personal trainer every time you're there. I tried the $17pw City Fitness local to me and hated it with a passion!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2014, 6:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,040
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Marks and Spencer VAT rort

Are there any clothing shops that do drop the VAT when shipping to NZ? :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 8th 2013, 8:40 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 5,140
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: House prices

It's interesting that we all seem to expect to sell our houses for more than we bought them for, like it's a given right or something?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 12th 2013, 10:19 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,694
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Kiwi born and bred - over it

Obviously your frustration is resonating through there. What is it about the UK that appeals to you more?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2013, 10:31 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,470
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Hobbies you started in NZ?

What is a toastmaster? :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2013, 7:27 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,261
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Estate agent fees - how much do they chage to sell your house?

Thanks! I think I would sell a house myself. Everyone I know just looks on Trademe for the new listings daily then go to the open home if they are interested in a viewing. I don't really understand...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2013, 9:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,261
Posted By pleccy2000

Estate agent fees - how much do they chage to sell your house?

In NZ, when selling your house, how much money does the Real Estate agency take? For example if a house sells for $650,000 – how much money does the vendor actually get after all expenses etc?
...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2013, 11:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By pleccy2000

Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2013, 11:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Mortgage Rates - What to do

ASB are offering 5.89 for 3 years so push your bank a bit more. 4.89 1 year is good though.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2013, 5:59 am
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By pleccy2000

How much does it cost for an electric garage door installation?

I was wondering if anyone knows roughly how much it costs for an electric garage door for a single garage? (Wellington region) The current door is just a manual one and are there any good garage door...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 17th 2013, 8:26 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Fantasy Footy

ooh yes I won this last year!
Count' me in again!
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