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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2008, 3:50 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,745
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: That's sad

If you happen to be "visiting" the forum Happy, just wanted to say a big thank you for all the support and encouragement you have given to many, many people.
Il oved the way you replied to comments...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 12th 2008, 5:50 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: car or campervan hire?????

We also used a car for our recce - much more flexible:thumbup:

We stayed at a few Top 10 motels - these are holiday parks with a huge variety of accommodation from tent pitch's to apartments. Not...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 9th 2008, 6:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Celebrate Good Times ... ish

Sorry to hear about your troubles, hope she is home safely with you soon.

The celebrations can wait I guess but "well done" on weathering the first year in such style! Hope you have many...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 30th 2008, 11:25 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

Ok last chapter folks! This is soooooo cathartic and is helping me to clarify my thoughts about nz.

We left Papamoa Beach to travel north to stay with his cousin and her knew husband that we had...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 30th 2008, 9:53 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

Sorry its taken we so long to reply - been really busy this week!

Yes Browner we did have some good times on our hols but as my son will tell you (who stayed home) we had our fair share of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2008, 2:51 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

Thats what I have been doing - I think!:unsure:
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2008, 2:20 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

Thanks guys!
Some of my attachments have come up ok so I'm not sure what I am doing wrong - any advice appreciated.
We were in Papamoa from 20th - 25th Feb.

I'm actually going away today, just...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2008, 12:07 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

Thank you, glad someone is interested;)

The journey on the ferry wasn't too bad but given that we choose the ferry because we wanted to sail through the sounds and weather wasn't great - next time...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 23rd 2008, 5:59 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

On Saturday we went to the farmers market in Nelson. This was really interesting. There was a good mix of fruit and veg, deli type foods and arts and crafts. Not so much tat as we get in some of our...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 23rd 2008, 2:43 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

We got back on the Tranzcoastal for our onward journey to Picton. The weather was bad as we left Kaikoura which meant the Pacific was a dull grey as we left and the coastline was mostly rocky so a...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2008, 11:13 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

I was a bit disappointed in Wellington but I didn't get to see it at its best and to be honest I didn't get to see much of it at all.
It was Chinese New Year so the streets were clogged up but we...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2008, 10:23 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

Our friends emmigrated over 2 years ago and we were their first visitors from the UK.
It was good to see how they had settled into their new life and we learnt a lot from our week with them.
We met...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2008, 8:59 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Got back from our recce a while ago .....

Caught the Overlander train down to Waikannae Beach where our friends live. This was an early start (7am) and a very long (11hrs) jurney but totally worth it! Jet lag made us very tired at time but...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2008, 8:31 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By jackietyfry

Got back from our recce a while ago .....

...... and finding it very hard to settle down back in the UK. Lots of very mixed emotions and a whole different set of questions for us to think about.
The good thing (?) is that we cant go...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2008, 9:24 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Any ex-pats groups meet in the Tauranga area?

[QUOTE=Kags1694;6080415]
Sorry Karen,
we havent actually moved to NZ - although we are very much thinking we might at some point. Probably not an option just yet.
We spent all of Feb over there...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2008, 7:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Any ex-pats groups meet in the Tauranga area?

I can testify that they are indeed a friendly bunch!
Many thanks to Marika and Caroline who were kind enough to give me some of their time on my recce in Feb.
Been a bit unsettled since we came...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2008, 2:57 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2008, 9:32 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Something to be wary of.

Well done for taking the time to post this warning to others, sorry you had to go through that additional stress and expense but I think it shows that you have the deternination and resiliance to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2008, 8:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Considering NZ Emigration – have some questions

Hi Glyn
Is Cardiff also known as University of Wales I wonder?:unsure:
I can't imagine that it would not be included.
Good luck in you quest for answers:)
Jackie
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2008, 9:39 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Happy Birthday Maz!!

Happy Birthday Maz
Enjoy your trip to South Island,
Jackie.x
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2008, 7:00 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: BOP area - where to stay for a few days?

Thank you Helen.
Omokoroa looks lovely - it must be great to actually live there.
I actually booked the Top 10 at Papamoa yesterday and I'm sure that will be lovely too.
Jackie
Jan 14th 2008, 8:55 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Bugger!

It will happen!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2008, 8:51 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: Bereavement - problem with being so far away

Dont be too hard on yourself. You dont need to go to a funeral to pay your respects, and you can honour your granny in some other, personal way.
I guess this when you really feel far from home:(...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2008, 8:35 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By jackietyfry

Re: MY LIFE IS ON HOLD

My husbands best friend died back in April and we have both been surprised at the strength of his feelings/sadness at what a very sudden loss.He was unable to look to far ahead which was very...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2008, 8:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By jackietyfry

BOP area - where to stay for a few days?

Hi everyone,
we will have approx 5 days to spend in the area, doing a bit of fishing and just soaking up the atmosphere.:D
Do you have any recommendations for a place/s to stay?
Nothing too fancy...
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