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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2014, 4:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Diesel mechanic

Have been over here coming up 9 yrs, all on the spanners. Diesel mech here refers to heavy trucks, plant etc- is that the same in UK. I did my time on plant, but since leaving the Army yrs ago I have...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2014, 4:02 am
Replies: 541
Views: 60,048
Posted By Joshlin

Re: The Christchurch thread

Halswell is great, we have recently moved from there out to Rolleston, we had 8 yrs in Halswell. As Wessa said, there are loads of new homes going up there in a couple of major sub divisions. You...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2013, 5:27 am
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Canterbury Leads Growth in Residential Building Activity - apparently

Yeah, would concur with Woodlea, there are new builds and sub-divisions springing up all around Chch. Rolleston is going mad and places like Prebbleton (expensive) and Lincoln (fairly expensive) are...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2012, 12:49 am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,207
Posted By Joshlin

Re: QROPS pension transfer

Hi all found this link http://www.ird.govt.nz/resources/c/2/c20197004bbe590f81ddd1bc87554a30/ir257.pdf
Seems like our pension plans fit the qfpa criteria and as we are not receiving a pension from...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2012, 10:50 am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,207
Posted By Joshlin

Re: QROPS pension transfer

Hi there
This has come as very timely info. We have been here since oct 2005. Our pensions are still in the UK and we have just started to think about what to do with them. Spoke to an advisor...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2011, 3:41 am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,193
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Canterbury A&P Show - the tale of how we became Kiwi-fied

I know they are $600. i nearly went for one when i bought the trailer. will end up with one i know i will. one thing i will say is to check the wheel bearings are well greased. we have had a couple...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 11th 2011, 6:45 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,193
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Canterbury A&P Show - the tale of how we became Kiwi-fied

Hey Jan

did you get the 7x4 with cage ??
i should have gone as i really need a cover for mine and could have maybe scored a sweet deal-sad really eh?? :thumbsup:

Hope you are both well.

Lee
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2011, 3:28 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

Had a great time yesterday and it was lovely to meet everyone - fear not Sharon - no-one outstayed their welcome :)

We must do it all again pretty soon

Cheers
Vicki, Lee, Josh & Caitlin
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2011, 8:16 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

we've got 2 labradoodles, but they'll be shut away in the garage cos they'll be way too full on with visitors around :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2011, 9:29 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

:) Hey Jen - if your kids are really bad we'll lock them in with the dogs!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2011, 6:51 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

Hi All

If everyone is able to make it, we are probably looking at 20 - 30 people

I'm gonna make pizzas and will supply some chips and dip. Some ideas for those not sure what to bring:...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2011, 10:30 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

OK .... so 2 weeks to go .........30th July, from 4pm, bring a plate. Got a few names - hopefully everyone that's expressed an interest so far has had a PM from me with address and contact details....
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 27th 2011, 10:09 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

So -
sandra arnott
geordielasstoo (Sharon, 2 girls)
jen-andy (Jen, Andy, Adam, Amie)

all expressed an interest and have the address

reminder - 30th July, so plenty of notice.

anyone else...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2011, 6:44 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

Hi Sandra - got your email - be great to meet you :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 25th 2011, 1:47 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

OK - lets have another go at this - and keep all things crossed that the earth settles down :)

30th July 4pm onwards, bring a plate - all welcome. PM me for address - lets see if we can get a few...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 15th 2011, 8:44 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

haven't forgotten this - just taking breath following recent quaky shake - will come back with some more dates if people still interested. hope all are well:)
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2011, 9:40 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re:Christchurch drinks in July

not getting too many takers for this - not fixed on dates, so if other dates suit better then just shout - would be nice to get a few people together :)
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2011, 3:19 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

Here goes - sat 18th June or Sat 9th July - from 4pm onwards - bring a plate (with food on it!!!!!!!!), bring whatever tipple you fancy, bring kids (if you have them) and we'll see how we go
...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2011, 7:14 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Anyone fancy a get together in Christchurch?

Ok. We will take the bull by the horns. Will sit down this weekend and sort out some prospective dates and put them up and see who goes for what.

As vicki said- we are happy to host- have plenty...
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2011, 6:44 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Christchurch gathering in Halswell - interest please :-)

I'm happy to host - we've been here 5 years - we're in Halswell - house and land intact so far - we have 2 kids and 2 dogs so all welcome - let me know who's interested and I'll try and come up with...
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2011, 5:27 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,913
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Christchurch - moving to

we're here in chch and the earthquakes were the scariest things we have ever lived through - but i have no intention of going anywhere. One of the most positive times I have ever experienced has been...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 27th 2011, 11:03 am
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Rugby World Cup - places to stay in AKl

looked tonight and Jetstar had flights fairly reasonable, given the circumstances - 6 of us at reasonable times of day, return for $2400 - still pretty hefty tho.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 27th 2011, 7:02 am
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Rugby World Cup - places to stay in AKl

cheers for that guys - ever the hopeful :) - I was looking at some holiday homes on waiheke island that don't seem to have put prices up (....yet) - how easy is that travel - I saw that they were...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2011, 9:28 am
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Joshlin

Rugby World Cup - places to stay in AKl

Hey all - time to pick some brains - we are in chch and as you will know we have lost our local games due to the earthquake. We are looking at our options for attending replacement games and we are...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 23rd 2011, 7:56 am
Replies: 103
Views: 9,961
Posted By Joshlin

Re: Roll Call - BE people of Xchurch if & when they or someone that knows them can up

Hello All

We are all safe here. As are Wiz n Ton. I saw Toni this arvo to lend her our wheel barrow.
Our house is ok-it really is looking after us...again.
Wiz n Ton's place has suffered once...
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