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Forum: New Zealand
Yesterday, 12:14 am
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Tom H

Re: Job hunt advice

Word of advice

Do not use Working In

Without being disrespectful to them, you're chucking money away if you go down that route with them. I made that big mistake in 2011 as they told me I...
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2022, 9:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Tom H

Re: Moving on

Wow
This is a shock to read
Best of luck in Australia. I hope everything works out for you over there
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2022, 11:56 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,989
Posted By Tom H

Re: Why we left New Zealand

Glad to hear that everything is going well with you and congratulations on the youngster. Word of advice, don't have two unless you can tolerate arguements every 18 seconds :D :D :D. Nah just...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2022, 12:08 am
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By Tom H

Re: Start roasting the beans luv

$3.04 at my local NPD, $3.01 at the local McKeown

I don't bother looking at BP, anyone that wants to pay an extra 40 to 50c for 95 petrol there quite frankly can quit their moaning.

It has gone...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2022, 9:22 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 12,680
Posted By Tom H

Re: Easing of travel requirements in 2022

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/127903087/wellington-airport-wont-open-to-international-flights-for-another-month

Wellington Airport owners applying common sense.

How on earth can we have...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 22nd 2022, 7:40 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 12,680
Posted By Tom H

Re: Easing of travel requirements in 2022

Hallelujah!!!

The fact Western Australia is opening up and easing restrictions before us tells you something.

I won't comment on the Self-Isolation requirements set in place.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2022, 12:03 am
Replies: 52
Views: 5,075
Posted By Tom H

Re: Where to live?

Affordable housing?

New Zealand??

Good luck

The house I'm in at the moment sold for $410,000 during the time COVID started. This house is now worth $650,000. I wouldn't pay $450,000 for it,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2022, 9:24 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,110
Posted By Tom H

Re: I think I've made a mistake

When we first arrived in 2011, we were made homeless after the 23rd December earthquake red stickered the place we lived

2 months in and already homeless. What have we done? That's when we...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 29th 2021, 8:36 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 12,680
Posted By Tom H

Re: Easing of travel requirements in 2022

I'm one of them

I don't know how much longer my father in law and my nan have given their illnesses so I looked at April and July. $9500 for a family of 4 with Air New Zealand (have to use those...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2021, 8:31 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 12,680
Posted By Tom H

Re: Easing of travel requirements in 2022

From what I've read, the Cook Islands isn't accepting anyone under 12

All visitors to the Cook Islands are required to be fully vaccinated or provide a certified medical exemption. This means...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 24th 2021, 10:53 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 12,680
Posted By Tom H

Re: Easing of travel requirements in 2022

Glaring open goal here

Vaccinated travellers only?

Good luck telling a family they have to leave their 7 year old in an MIQ facility as an example.

I'd be flabbergasted if that area of...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 23rd 2021, 10:12 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Zero-tolerance is a thing of the past. From December, we will be living with Covid. She's gone against some of the deluded experts who would rather people be living on the streets (given their...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 22nd 2021, 5:08 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,976
Posted By Tom H

Re: Homesick - 8 years

Four years into being here, I made the stupid mistake of going back to London for work (only a week). I came back and realised I was severly homesick. It was awful, I wanted to return.

Two years...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2021, 2:36 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By Tom H

Re: Nurse moving with children

Think I read today that the median rent prices in Auckland is $600 per week

Looking at the average wage from the careers site, nurses with 7 years experience earn roughly between $62k to $77k....
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2021, 10:15 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Given this is my field of work, I am not surprised that there has been issues with the website crashing, or multiple refreshes taking place.

You're banging your head against a brick wall when you...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2021, 8:04 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Placemakers over the weekend did a sausage sizzle for everyone who got a vaccine and that's bound to get many down there. Kiwis love a sausage sizzle :D

Canterburys roll out was a real bang your...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2021, 11:19 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

It's a shame that there are people out there like that. I have nothing but thanks for what yourself, Chocolate_Cake and the other Aucklanders on here given what you are going through. You do not need...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2021, 5:39 am
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Poor Tonga

Just as we were planning on opening up quarantine free travel to many of the Pacific Islands next month, someone from Christchurch has given them the virus. Double vaccinated going what...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2021, 9:40 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Experiences differ from people I know that have been into quarantine. It really is a luck of the draw game. Some were ok staying in a 5 star hotel for a a couple of weeks (Grand Millenium up in...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2021, 10:20 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/covid-19-delta-outbreak-major-miq-shake-up-with-government-set-to-announce-shorter-stays-home-isolation-for-vaxed-travellers-from-january-2022/XUZI5CXY4R7YMXUJHLULE6GOCU/...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2021, 7:44 am
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Oh no, you're not in the Sudima hotel down here?

Thoughts are with you at this difficult time if you are. The only blessing I say is that you are not at the Ibis Rotorua.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 18th 2021, 11:55 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/opinion/126709975/covid-19-the-government-and-the-epidemiologists-start-to-part-ways#comments

It seems that stuff has also noticed the differences as well
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 18th 2021, 8:09 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

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Sorry but I have nothing but admiration for these people that want a vaccine other than Pfizer. I didn't want the Pfizer at all, I wanted the AstraZeneca as all my family have had it and its...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2021, 10:01 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By Tom H

Re: Mandatory Vaccines

That's good if that becomes the case. I'd be amazed if something like this wasn't in the pipeline.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2021, 9:48 pm
Replies: 1,385
Views: 139,642
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Back in January this year before the Trans Tasman bubble opened, we were extremely fortunate to avoid a variant of Covid severely hitting the capital. I remember it well, I was in Wellington at the...
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