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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2008, 11:48 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 4,152
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Life in New Zealand as a scientist 3 years on.

Hi

I am also a scientist, I work as an anlytical Chemist. I took a chance and just came over without a clue about the job market in my specific area, and I have to say it has really worked out. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 25th 2008, 1:48 am
Replies: 71
Views: 5,866
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Hanover Finance

The hardest part is the directors can afford to build million dollar houses and give themselves a 41 million bonus thats a fair chunk of money, it's got to be criminal that.
Jul 23rd 2008, 2:33 am
Replies: 133
Views: 15,168
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Medical Declined!!!

It's really easy, exercise and stop eating crap, to have a BMI of over 40 you must be eating awfully and not exercising.

I was BMI 30, 5 months ago and now I have a BMI of 20, all I have done is...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 22nd 2008, 10:40 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 6,844
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Is Australia tempting you?

You sound in the exact same boat as us. My partner also a secondary school teacher and becasue of the reasons you put above we choose NZ. I however, spent 18 months in aus 8 years ago and absolutley...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2008, 10:42 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Panicking advice needed

Yes just discovered this and we have booked with the on line check in. :D

Thank god seats have booked up so fast too
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2008, 10:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Panicking advice needed

Their offices are shut closed at 6pm and we didn't realise we had to confirm, to be honest the last 4 days have been absolutley nuts, the things you have to organise I really underestimated how hard...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2008, 9:54 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By ballsrburning

Panicking advice needed

Hi

Well we fly tomorrow morning from Heathrow but we haven't confirmed our flight and can't now. We are flying with cathay pacific does anyone think this may cause a problem?

We are arriving 7...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2007, 8:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: dentist question

well yes probably could but you have to wait. Last time took over a week, to be honest I can afford 160 quid so i just wanted it sorted. its a pain eitherwise you got to phone nhs direct to give you...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2007, 7:52 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: dentist question

I did think about doing this, but we have had the flight booked for months now and it stops in hong kong, not thailand unfortunatley. May do this though for future work that is needed. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2007, 7:50 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: dentist question

hi guys thanks for the advice, well I it the bullet and had one taken out yestrerday, cost 80 quid in the end, its strange how quickly you are seen if you go private, I am having the next one done in...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2007, 11:00 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: dentist question

I will be auckland pukekohe to be precise.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2007, 10:01 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: dentist question

I arrive on jan 22nd, there will be no gap its the last tooth far left corner of the bottom row. Also need the far right corner top row tooth extracted too.
:( looking at 200£ all in, just...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2007, 9:08 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By ballsrburning

dentist question

Hi guys

Well I need to have a tooth extracted and I ahve just been quoted 50-120£ in the uk, should I have it done here or wait until I get to NZ. I also need some fillings too. What would members...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 5th 2007, 3:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Barclays customers

what the hell is a pinSentry? Iam a barclays customer and have never heard of it.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 4th 2007, 8:25 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,709
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Buying cars from turners auction

Thats the problem with auctions, you take the risk for a cheaper motor. I have just bought a car in a UK auction to use for 2 months until i go to NZ, pile of crap car only cost 550 pounds but so far...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 4th 2007, 8:15 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Kiwi TV

At the mow I tend to watch police 10/7 a lot as its always on men and motors in the uk. Also, we watch location, location, locatioan and my home my castle (think itsz called that), gives a bit of an...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 4th 2007, 7:45 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Kiwi TV

do they have the big shows like heros, bones, town called eureka, lost etc over there, i hope so its the only tv I watch, to be honest don't really care if they don't i am not going so i can stay in...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 20th 2007, 2:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: 80s movies

lost boys, blade runner, total recal, aliens, THE GOONIES, beetle juice, hellraiser, the shining, highlander, back to the future, weired science, flight of the navigator, BIG, labarynth, never ending...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2007, 3:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: How furnished are furnished rentals?

I am doing the same thing in jan as well, but its hard to find out what is included. As far as I am aware in a non furnished house you still get cooker and some white goods.

However ,I am not...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2007, 3:44 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,271
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Excess hand luggage - taking a guitar to NZ or buying tehre?

It used to be the case that musical instruments were allowed in the cabin, I am taking my trumpet with me but this fits inside the dimensions allowed in the cabin, as I have it in a gig bag. Could...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2007, 3:16 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,898
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Update on dodgy house buyers!

that certainly sounds like a con to me, agent must be an arse to think you would do that, they should tell the buyer to pss off, on your behalf.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2007, 12:19 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: What do you do for pleasure!!!

They tend throw around hydrogen chloride, won't be a problem at room temp its a gas, though does become hydrochloric acid with contant to air. :( I do hope HCL means something else.

There's an...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2007, 10:57 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: What do you do for pleasure!!!

it could be worse whe I travelled, being welsh threw eveyone, by all accounts and this is no lie I came from the following places according to the peeps i met.

france, scotland, ireland, usa,...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 8th 2007, 9:02 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Wellington / NZ music scene

As far as I am aware wellington is generally seen as the cutural capital of NZ. Especially as far as I am concerned, i know the jazz scene is quite good there, and classical etc, as I play this...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 8th 2007, 7:45 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By ballsrburning

Re: Wellington / NZ music scene

mate with regards to the aussie music scene who ever told you that is talking crap. i lived there for 2 years and the music scence is varied especially in brisbane. Just got to know where to go, its...
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