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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2009, 8:47 am
Replies: 22
ALE
Views: 1,972
Posted By Barpolo

Re: ALE

I've seen Boddies, Tetleys, London Pride, Greene King, Belhaven and a whole heap of other imports at Fresh Choice Supemarket. They do some great local micro-brewery beers too.

They've even got...
Jul 20th 2009, 1:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Change visa over in passport

Does anyone know how long it takes INZ to put the replacement stickers in the new passport?

Barry
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2009, 12:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Barpolo

Re: NZ Beer

I like some of the craft microbrewery beers we get here. In particular Three Boys Pilsener and Three Boys Porter. Also like the Rennaissance beers from Marlborough especially Porter and also the...
May 12th 2009, 12:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Do I get an indefinite RRV.

Hi
Congrats to all you folk getting your IRRV's!

I don't qualify for an IRRV until August 2010 which will be my 2 year Resident anniversary. I have just returned from a holiday in Australia...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2009, 10:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By Barpolo

Re: billy connolly

Yeah....I was there on Friday too and it was brilliant.......so funny! worth the (lots of) money.....proper comedy!

I must admit I had a bit of a fondness for home again after listening to him but...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 16th 2008, 3:25 am
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Fantasy Premier League

I've just joined the league.......... c'mon the Chch Teddy Bears!

Barry
Aug 8th 2008, 5:37 am
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Approved in Principle

Hey

I know what you mean.......I am Approved in Principal as well and waiting on my passport to come back from NZIS.

My bubbly is on ice just waiting for them bloomin' blue stickers that...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2008, 12:42 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Booking 2009 flights for family

Hey Weejie
Have you tried Emirates from Glasgow to Christchurch......you would skip Heathrow by flying direct to Dubai from Glasgow.....well worth it I thought when I flew from...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2008, 8:46 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Booking 2009 flights for family

Thanks.

I might hold off for a few weeks and see if the price comes down a bit. Vehicle petrol has came down a bit again today so hopefully aviation fuel might do the same.

I won't bank on it...
Jul 31st 2008, 5:15 am
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By Barpolo

Re: medical results back

Hi Weejie
Good luck with your med results and ITA. I think you may be ok with your bilirubin (fingers crossed for you).
My bilirubin has always failed me in blood tests since I was...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 30th 2008, 6:06 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By Barpolo

Booking 2009 flights for family

Hi there
My family want to come out and visit me in NZ next March and I was wondering if it would be best to book the flights now or leave it to see if the oil price comes down and with...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 15th 2008, 1:01 am
Replies: 94
Views: 44,973
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Popular Kiwi Sayings

Rocking on!

As in " I'm gonna rock on down to the shops ".

It doesen't mean getting your air guitar out and givin it your best Status Quo as you go and buy a loaf of brid.....

It simply...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2008, 7:59 am
Replies: 94
Views: 44,973
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Popular Kiwi Sayings

not really a kiwi saying......but anytime I'm explaining something or talking to someone they say "Oh!.... ok!" or " Aw!.....ok!"

when they could just as easily have only said "ok".

Loadsa...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2008, 7:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Electronic Design Engineer

Hi Dave
Christchurch has a good few electronics places like Tait, Tyco and others.....I've sent you a PM.

In NZ I've found that just because the job you do isn't advertised at...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2008, 12:30 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 6,583
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Flying Emirates to Auckland and stopping over in Dubai

Yeah I would definately get a doctor's covering letter for any medication you take through Dubai. People have been locked up for mandatory 4 year sentences for possessing codeine and cold and flu...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2008, 11:18 am
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Barpolo

Re: ABs v Eng

Yeah I am just back from the match too. It really was a great occasion. I wasn't expecting the pre-game show to be so spectacular - Awesome!

Some big tackles flying in as well!

Pity it was so...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2008, 9:53 am
Replies: 73
Views: 4,585
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Is this what Christchurch is really like?

I realise the OP is a Scot and therefore apologise for the wee dig at the Scots in my above post




Apology accepted!!!!!!:lol:



btw Having driven in Glasgow, Dublin and Chch rush...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2008, 5:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Snow chains in Christchurch

that's great!

One less thing to buy!


thanks for that

B
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2008, 8:45 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By Barpolo

Snow chains in Christchurch

Hi there
This is my first Winter in Chch and was wondering if I need to buy snow chains for the car for when the snow arrives again.

How bad does the snow get in Chch? Does everybody...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2008, 2:25 am
Replies: 7
Views: 4,889
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Emirates baggage allowance

Hi
I flew emirates from UK to Christchurch via Dubai for 2 nights and I had 24kgs and the limit was 20kgs. Nobody said anything to me.

I am on a visitors visa
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 6th 2007, 4:35 am
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Customs Questions......

Hi again
Thanks for all the replies to this thread i started a week or 2 ago. I have now arrived in Christchurch and am writing this mail from an internet cafe in Cathedral Square....it...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 29th 2007, 7:43 am
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Getting post delivered during 1st 2 weeks in NZ

I'm from Gourock (It's beside Greenock)......Whereabouts are you from?

I've been living in Ireland for the last 5 years but I never lost my accent.

Has anybody developed a Kiwi accent yet?
...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 28th 2007, 9:42 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Getting post delivered during 1st 2 weeks in NZ

Brilliant!.......just what I'm looking for.......thanks a million!

Barry
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 28th 2007, 9:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Customs Questions......

I have a couple of interview/chats set up with recruitment consultants in Christchurch. But no interviews for actual jobs. My CV needs to be altered to suit NZ companies and I'm hoping that the...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 28th 2007, 7:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Barpolo

Re: Getting post delivered during 1st 2 weeks in NZ

Thanks for the replies..........My Mum is going to post me my mail. Did you set up a PO box in NZ when you arrived or did you quickly have a NZ address to have mail sent to?

Barry
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