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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 2nd 2009, 8:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Rotorua Half Marathon 2010

ooo now you've got me thinking :sneaky:

but there are so many exciting things to do - Taupo Round the Lake Challenge, Auckland North Shore Challenge, Cathay Pacific (but I've been warned off that...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 4th 2009, 6:43 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,935
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Decemeber Beach afternoon at Long Bay/Beach

Sounds like a good plan. Nothing in our diary for December yet. And assuming that 10 families fancied it, $10 each isn't going to break even our bank and would give us our own patch to play swingball...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 1st 2009, 5:57 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Auckland Marathon - 1st Nov

Well done Matewx - fantastic time! :thumbup:

I just missed one hour on my quarter marathon - 1hr 54 secs :(

But I did finish 21st out of 224 women in my age group. So I'm pretty happy with that...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2009, 9:27 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Auckland Marathon - 1st Nov

What time are you aiming to get to CBD then vitalstats?

My OH is 'delighted' at the prospect on an early start. I can placate my 4yr old with the bouncy castle that is rumored to be there and my...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2009, 8:57 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Auckland Marathon - 1st Nov

I'm doing the quarter marathon too :thumbup:

I've lived by the beginners training plan on their website right up until last weekend when I got a rubbish virus and cold thing which has wiped me...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2009, 9:54 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,495
Posted By hosebergine

Re: what're you doing with the bank hol?

looks like I'm in bed with the virus kindly passed on by my 4yr old :(

I am guessing Auckland is going to be like a ghost town but we're staying put I think. If I'm up and about we might treat...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2009, 12:22 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,447
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Auckland City Centre Drinks Friday 23rd October from 5pm

sorry guys but mr hosebergine is off to endure a gym induction on friday at 630 so can't make it. I'm looking after the kids so we'll be no-shows. :(
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 20th 2009, 8:26 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,447
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Auckland City Centre Drinks Friday 23rd October from 5pm

presumably the Bluestoneroom is no place for young kids...? :(

Maybe I'll send my better half along
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 20th 2009, 8:22 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,614
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Feeling a little disillusioned and lonely!

Hey Paula, and all others feeling low. Regardless of minimum salaries ets, you have just moved to the other side of the world and are starting again. You are having to buy all sorts of stuff normally...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2009, 8:16 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Can I live without Kedgeree?

blimey, $300 for a smoker to achieve Kedgeree induced delirium is probably a bit too pricey (at least until Mr H has secured gainful employment). Maybe he'd like one for Fathers' Day...... ;) Where...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 26th 2009, 11:54 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Can I live without Kedgeree?

I take it you can't get smoked Hoki then? :(
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 26th 2009, 6:50 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Can I live without Kedgeree?

corrr the salmon sounds really good, as does the smoked trout dip :thumbup:

Keep them coming, my tummy is rumbling :D
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2009, 10:42 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Can I live without Kedgeree?

won't be able to sleep with anticipation now ;)

I guess with a load of mango chutney you won't be able to tell which fish you've used!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2009, 10:33 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Can I live without Kedgeree?

Can I get it from anywhere? Any suggestions on which ones to try first?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2009, 10:28 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By hosebergine

Can I live without Kedgeree?

Now it has occurred to me that I won't be able to get smoked haddock in Auckland........ how the heck will I make Kedgeree? Any substitutes? It's one of our favourites, especially the kids
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2009, 9:37 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,679
Posted By hosebergine

Re: The dollar again.

I'm thinking of just changing it. The issue isn't just the $ but also the weak £ and news just looks dire on the latter. Our money can work harder over here by actually getting interest and enabling...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2009, 11:16 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,882
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Running... Running... Running...

I don't - I'll try and find out pour vous
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2009, 10:00 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,882
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Running... Running... Running...

Not sure where you run in the spectrum but my mate is in the Rat Pack, loves it. I'll be about two from the walkers!!!!! Unless my plan to eradicate post-baby body slump swings up a gear - well...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 17th 2009, 9:53 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,882
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Running... Running... Running...

Great running club here as recommended by my monstrously fit friend. I'm going to join as soon as I can pluck up the courage!

http://www.ymcamarathon.org.nz/page.php?2
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 15th 2009, 10:43 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,679
Posted By hosebergine

Re: The dollar again.

same as us - £20k brought over to get us a car, living costs for 6 months etc and all prospects of buying a house on hold until teambwr47 engineers a spike and the rest follows :sneaky:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 15th 2009, 10:34 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Comparing banks for online banking features...

We're with National. We use EFTPOS all the time here. As Mr Hosebergine is still looking for work we don't have a credit card. Suits us fine in fact.

So using one account and paying on EFTPOS...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2009, 7:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By hosebergine

Question UK mate selling car for us....

we have a friend who has ofered to sell the car for us after we leave for NZ. How does it all work? Do I sign the V5 for him before we go? What about insurance? Can anyone help...?
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 18th 2009, 8:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Advice on one way flights please.

certainly is, I only found a few dates we couldn't get a discount on - best of luck:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2009, 4:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By hosebergine

Re: Advice on one way flights please.

not sure it will work for one way NZ to UK but the promo code emigrat**** works a treat, saved us £330 for our July flights
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2009, 4:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By hosebergine

Re: oh no

That's it, I'm cancelling the flights, we're not coming :curse:
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