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Forum: Africa
Jan 5th 2008, 9:28 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,202
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: Has S.Africa really gone this bad.

Lived in Rivonia up in Joburg area 1984 to 1986. So safe. Lived most of the time on my own as young, single female. Walked to local shop in the dark after work for milk etc!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Walked...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2008, 9:14 am
Replies: 227
Views: 31,428
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: ON TV THIS MORNING - 'WANTED DOWN UNDER'

Good luck to you all in New Zealand. Really pleased it worked out for you.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2007, 4:27 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,369
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Unhappy Re: [email protected] Housing Market - UK

I agree with everyone else - houses are stuck -ours included. August onwards the market died. All this sub prime finance scare and Northern Rock and the HIPS - and of course the interest rate...
Oct 6th 2007, 10:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Small business

My husband has always been in the garage business (small) :confused:and is interested in setting up/buying a small garage business in NZ. I believe we need to apply for a business visa. Anybody who...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2007, 9:38 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: What is Warkworth area like?

I can't believe how much I've learned about this area so fast from you helpful people - this website is fantastic!! We are hoping to get out there mid 2008 onwards.:)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2007, 2:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Dog Kidnapping

In the South East of England and in other areas there is a terrible problem with dogs ( and some cats) being kidnapped, and only returned on the payment of a large ransom. All dogs have been targets,...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2007, 2:13 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: What is Warkworth area like?

Thank you so much for all the replies re Warworth. We don't need to get into the Auckland CBD every day, so no problem there. We want a rural community, not far from the coast, where we can feel safe...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2007, 9:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: What is Warkworth area like?

Thanks for replies. Sounds lovely. We are going to be looking for something rural for the 2 of us, 2 dogs and, hopefully, a horse in the future. Something rustic!! We want quiet, without being more...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2007, 6:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By Dolly Daydream

What is Warkworth area like?

I was reading a book the other day about the area north of Auckland and read about the Warkworth area. Is it as nice as it sounds? Even more important, is it very expensive? Is it Northland or part...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 15th 2007, 7:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Question Sandflies and other pests

I have heard that the only real pest NZ suffers from is the sandfly. Where do you find these lovely little blighters? We never discovered them on our trip to NZ which was 3 weeks in OCT/NOV but we...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2007, 7:26 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,773
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: Driving Licence

What is a scratch card test? How do you take it?
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2007, 8:58 am
Replies: 151
Views: 6,175
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: Speeding fines

What are these demerits people are talking about?
Is it like the UK - 12 points and people lose their licence?
I always try to stick to speed limits here in the UK but the cameras make you a...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2007, 8:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: Truck driving in N.Z.

Put the following on happynz link to trucking in NZ:-

My hubby has a class 1 (Articulated Licence) and an international C.P.C. and used to hold an international operator's licence to operate 6...
Forum: Trucking
Sep 14th 2007, 8:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 12,256
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: Trucking in New Zealand

My hubby has a class 1 (Articulated Licence) and an international C.P.C. and used to hold an international operator's licence to operate 6 vehicles as a small transport business in the UK. Is any of...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2007, 7:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: Hello All

Did you find Auckland very expensive? We visited Blenheim - lovely place. I believe the wine business is a growing industry round there. Did you work previously in the wine industry? I know nothing...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2007, 12:43 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,773
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Driving Licence

Do you have to take another:confused: driving test in NZ if you hold a UK licence? That would be scarey. I'm sure I have one or two bad habits!!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2007, 8:49 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,199
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Unhappy Re: Reaons for leaving the UK

Why do we want to leave the UK? We both believe the UK has always been a fab country but that as a nation we have lost our way. Life has become too materialistic to so many people - the more people...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2007, 7:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Smile Re: Hello All

Hi Bevs,

Glad to hear you are enjoying your time in the UK. We have had a really bad summer weather wise, but it is making up for it now and September so far has been lovely. I have only seen...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2007, 6:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Re: Hello All

Hi happynz,
Sounds worrying, we had better win the lottery!! Only need to move with our 2 dogs as our 2 retired horses are staying here with family, so not too bad moving wise. Thought land may be...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 11th 2007, 3:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Dolly Daydream

Hello All

Hi there,

My name is Barbara and my hubby and I live in the south east in Kent and are hoping to go and live and work in NZ in the next couple of years. We have been out there 2 years ago on a...
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