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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 25th 2010, 7:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By teebrown

Goodbye and thank you

I don't visit British expats very often now and thought it was time to hang up my hat. I have been given a huge amount of advice from everyone on here and it has helped no end.

We have been here...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 3rd 2010, 9:11 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,895
Posted By teebrown

Re: Bedding

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: LOL yes just read my reply!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 3rd 2010, 7:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,895
Posted By teebrown

Re: Bedding

You have:
Small single = slightly shorter than a single in UK
single = same a uk
Double = Queen UK
Queen = King size UK
King = Super king UK

Definitely buy a Queen if you want it to fit a UK...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2010, 9:07 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,287
Posted By teebrown

Re: What job did you do in UK ? and what do you do in NZ ?

Me: Soldier UK,
Midwifery student NZ

Hubby: Soldier UK
Soldier NZ

and loving every min of it.
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2010, 9:31 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 7,657
Posted By teebrown

Re: A little positivity please!!!

We have been here 13 months now and we love it. We have built a house, made loads of friends, started a new career and the kids love their school. We wouldn't go back to UK. We only have one wage...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2010, 12:58 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By teebrown

Re: Opinions please!!

I have PM'd you re NZDF
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2010, 6:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By teebrown

Re: NZ university fees?

Ha, Hubby was in the force just above the RAF - Army!!

Best of luck with the move. :p
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2010, 5:12 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,461
Posted By teebrown

Re: Another housebuild!!

The very best of luck, keep us all posted. :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2010, 5:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By teebrown

Re: Moving house within Chch

We used christchurch removals, they were excellent, we did pack our own things but they did all the humping and dumping, they were really good and did a great job, we too were only going 5 mins up...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2010, 5:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By teebrown

Re: IRD number

We too weren't allowed to apply for our IRD number until we were actually in the country, but we did go to the local AA office. When we submitted the forms we said it was urgent and if it could be...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2010, 5:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By teebrown

Re: NZ university fees?

Hi McMatton, I have just started a degree in Midwifery and as I have only been over here a year I'm not eligible for any loans or student money until my 2 year point. (If anyone out there knows any...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2010, 5:02 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,038
Posted By teebrown

Re: Anyone in Christchurch and surroundings?

Hi Leeanne, I have sent you a PM.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2010, 6:28 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 10,581
Posted By teebrown

Re: We are land owners!!

Hi, there are lots of furniture shops around, that cover all tastes and qualities, we bought all of our furniture over as we didn't want the expense of having to pay out loads all new things right...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2010, 6:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By teebrown

Re: Having a house built

Hi, our was slightly cheaper to build then to buy, but with building we got what we wanted, we choose everything so it was done to our taste. We were really lucky we bought the land great price...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 7:45 am
Replies: 117
Views: 10,581
Posted By teebrown

Re: We are land owners!!

Some more.....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 7:41 am
Replies: 117
Views: 10,581
Posted By teebrown

Re: We are land owners!!

Glad you like it, hee are some more pictures, various views from the master bedroom deck, family room and Media rooms and also along the corridor. We did take all our funiture with us and we are...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2010, 7:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By teebrown

Re: Course fees for international students

Just interested, what is everyone studying then? I'm just about to start a Midwifery degree at CPIT.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2010, 6:14 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By teebrown

Re: Course fees for international students

Oh I start my degree next month, but was told that I couldn't claim any help from government until I have had PR for 2 years, is this not the case then??
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 5:54 am
Replies: 70
Views: 3,633
Posted By teebrown

Re: Yay we got our planning permit

Congratulations, well done, I am soooooo pleased for you. Can't wait to see the pictures. Enjoy every moment x
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2010, 7:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By teebrown

Re: Veggie Garden

I too am a complete novice, this is the first time I have grown anything, so I need all the advice I can get. Apprently if you collect seaweed off the beach and dig it into the garden it's an...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2010, 7:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By teebrown

Re: Veggie Garden

Here are a couple of tips I got out of books and off the telly. If you plant Basil with tomatoes and marigolds all over and fennel with cabbage these plants will deter the bugs and things.

Anyone...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2010, 12:56 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,024
Posted By teebrown

Re: The good life!!

Fantastic Weejie, well done, hope my veg turn out as good as that.:D
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 19th 2010, 7:23 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By teebrown

Re: Veggie Garden

Thank you. Did you grow your watermelon from a seed tray and then plant them or straight into the ground? what month do you plant them?
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 19th 2010, 6:31 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By teebrown

Veggie Garden

Hi all, before we come to NZ I was searching this site for info on what to grown in a veggie garden etc and many people gave some great advice. I have never had a veggie garden so was eager to get...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2010, 4:26 am
Replies: 117
Views: 10,581
Posted By teebrown

Re: We are land owners!!

Not sure of the make, it does say Vantage on the inside of the window, but not sure if that is who makes them. GJ Gardners ordered all the windows for us. We are really pleased with them, the best...
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