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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2009, 8:57 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,126
Posted By themoores

Re: Next?

The next outlet was not there when we went last July - went specifically as someone told us it was!! But clothing out here is crap - scary to say that I actually think that Primark, Asda and Tesco ,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2009, 8:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By themoores

Re: Hamilton Meet?

Hi

We are in Hamilton and have been here for about 18 months. We know exactly how it feels and have only just found it starting to get easier in the last month or so.

Be happy to meet up. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2008, 8:47 am
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2008, 8:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,607
Posted By themoores

Re: I'M A QUANTITY SURVEYOR GET ME OUT OF HERE!!!

My husband is a QS and works for Fletchers in Hamilton. We got the job in the UK as they came over to do interviews in London - Les Heywood. So good luck. They helped with all our re-location and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2008, 10:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By themoores

Re: Here we go !!

Have a safe journey!! See you at the meet up hopefully. Don't think the date is quite sorted yet though looking at the meet up thread. Weekend
28th or 29th June. :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2008, 10:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By themoores

Re: Hamilton Info

I know, we went to Auckland last week to see us get beaten, so hopefully we can do better this week. Taking the kids to the NZ Maoris Samoa game as the kids want to see the Haka!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 18th 2008, 10:49 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By themoores

Re: POSITIVES RE: NZ - Top 5 Places to Visit

the south Island is def more picturesque. We are in Hamilton and for me is perfect, as we are central to everything. Auckland - about 1 1/2, Bay of PLenty and Rotorua, just over and hour, skiing and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 18th 2008, 10:34 am
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By themoores

Re: Hamilton Info

are you going to watcth the rugby? nz maoris V samoa at the waikato stadium, then back home to see if England can do better than last weekend!!
And I don't really like sport - what is New Zealand...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 18th 2008, 10:30 am
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By themoores

Re: telephones

ours works fine
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 18th 2008, 10:29 am
Replies: 65
Views: 7,629
Posted By themoores

Re: HAMILTON - meetups -Cambridge/Te awamutu

any fine with me! Spencer's hockey is at 8 so will be out and about early. If not Sunday with just me and the kids!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 17th 2008, 7:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By themoores

Re: Hamilton Info

I'd avoid Frankton, Nawton, Melville. Parts of Dinsdale are nice. ALso some nice modern townhouses in central and whitoria. Some of Whitoria is nice - they are redeveloping it with nice townhouses...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 17th 2008, 7:26 am
Replies: 65
Views: 7,629
Posted By themoores

Re: HAMILTON - meetups -Cambridge/Te awamutu

Hi

Just been reading this part way through, we are up for a meet up. All the family are free the 28th, or just me and the kids(one 6 and one 9) the 29th - Steve is going fishing with work!
...
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2008, 10:49 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,664
Posted By themoores

Re: These are a FEW of my favourite things

[QUOTE=kev&sarah;6406598]You can apparently get decent sausages over the 'other side' in BOP from an English Butcher :thumbup:

Thanks, may have to go over on the hunt for them and buy a bulk...
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2008, 9:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By themoores

Re: Sky digibox

yep, you will need a NZ digibox, the uk one didn't work. Sky are crafty out here. When we subscribed, we got a 2nd hand box and had loads of problems with it, but they eventually gave us a new one....
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2008, 9:01 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,934
Posted By themoores

Re: What made you decide, "Right we're going"

That sounds exactly like us. Went to Oz and here for a holiday 2 years ago and got home, thinking that we would like to see more. Only have one life and I really didn't want to get to 80 only...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2008, 10:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,664
Posted By themoores

Re: These are a FEW of my favourite things

talking of drink. I miss the fact that you can't buy any spirits in the supermarket - whats that all about??? mmm, Magners, had forgotten all about that - want some now!! Also miss Asda and Tesco...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2008, 10:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By themoores

Re: Considering immigration (UK family)

We brought over our 37inch lcd tv from uk and it works fine. But the portable we brought doesn't, so its just used for the playstation - that works too. We brought most things over and apart from...
Forum: New Zealand
May 26th 2008, 10:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By themoores

Re: Considering immigration (UK family)

We are in Hamilton and moved over in Jan 08. My kids are 9 and 6. There are some really good schools here and some bad ones - depends on where you live. The kids absolutely love school, esp the 9...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2008, 10:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,103
Posted By themoores

Re: Has anyone used Allied Pickfords

We used Atlantic in England, but they used Allied Pickford over here. Had no complaints with them. Quote was competitive and nothing lost or any major damange. Just a cheap clip photoframe was...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2008, 9:51 am
Replies: 93
Views: 7,335
Posted By themoores

Re: Who likes this 'dump'..NZ that is?

We have only been here 5 months and absolutely love it so far. Its not perfect, but we knew that when we were coming out. Anyone who thinks that it will be eutopia will be disappointed the perfect...
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2008, 10:45 am
Replies: 65
Views: 7,629
Posted By themoores

Re: HAMILTON - meetups -Cambridge/Te awamutu

Hi

We are in Hamilton too, have been since January and would be keen to meet up with others. Let us know when. I do not come on here that often - as trying to keep up with home emails. I know...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2008, 8:43 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By themoores

Re: It's been a while so here it is !

Gald its all going well, gives me some inspiration! Been here 6 weeks and going well so far!!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2008, 8:33 am
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By themoores

Re: Arrived at last

nice!!??

Just one big land fill then!! :thumbdown:

Did see a thing on the news the other day, saying that they are not as green as they should be, and judging by the public transport I'd agree,...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2008, 8:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By themoores

Re: Arrived at last

yes, we had noticed that they seem to be in uniform when they reach High School and have separate schools for the boys and girls.

really enjoying the weather, heard its not normal!!!
...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 18th 2008, 4:04 am
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By themoores

Re: Arrived at last

They are at Rototuna School up in the North of Hamilton. Lovely school. No they don't have uniform, which is why I also think the kids love it so much. There are swimming lessons, but we got here...
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