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Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2015, 9:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Special needs kids

Hi,

Sorry, I don't have experience of this to be able to help directly but a google search found SmileDial. Maybe they could help to put you in contact with some other families that are facing...
Forum: New Zealand
May 20th 2015, 9:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Flying with a car seat

Thanks :)

I've already got a 'child meal for infant' ordered this was just going to be part of my emergency snack supply when the little darling decided to get fussy (although from the previous...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2015, 12:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Flying with a car seat

Sorry - another random question... does anyone know whether it's possible to buy baby food pouches from Christchurch Airport?
All the pouches in the supermarket are just over 100ml and although...
Forum: New Zealand
May 15th 2015, 2:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Flying with a car seat

Thanks guys

Yes, I've splurged for 2 seats, I just don't think I could keep limbs, toys, food etc. constrained to the tiny area of one plane seat ;-P so instead I've gone for trapping her next to...
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2015, 8:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Toodles23

Flying with a car seat

Hiya,

In June I'm flying back to the UK with a 20 month old active, bouncy, ants in pants toddler. Our flight out here in October actually went really well but this time it's just me, hubby can't...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 1st 2015, 8:40 am
Replies: 96
Views: 6,654
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Kiwi drivers

The thing I find stranger than not indicating at all (while annoying and dangerous) is indicating half way round the turn... I've worked out what you're doing now thanks!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2015, 7:36 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By Toodles23

Re: The Foo's

My OH arrived about 5.45 and got in after about 5/10 minutes, just in time to get a beer and hot dog before Rise Against started. He had an awesome time, I was babysitting... I haven't yet decided...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2015, 7:32 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 6,083
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Well this has caught me by surprise !!

It would cheer me up... I'm not down at the moment but you never know when it might strike... :p
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2015, 6:26 pm
Replies: 541
Views: 59,848
Posted By Toodles23

Re: The Christchurch thread

Hi :)

I'm in Rolleston so I'll try to help if I can
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2015, 8:12 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,654
Posted By Toodles23

Re: UK supermarkets

If Spacecake also has problems I still have a UK credit card so should be able to help you.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 22nd 2014, 5:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Toodles23

Re: well Christmas dinner is going

That reminds me... must buy some child locks for the freezer, apparently it's irresistible if you're 1. I hope you manage to save something for Christmas.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 22nd 2014, 5:41 am
Replies: 541
Views: 59,848
Posted By Toodles23

Re: The Christchurch thread

Thanks Mark, we managed to get it moved, something like SOS Towing so we're all sorted now.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2014, 9:54 pm
Replies: 541
Views: 59,848
Posted By Toodles23

Re: The Christchurch thread

Thanks Wessa,

VINZ said they didn't do bikes unless they were new and Crown have now told us they only deliver cars to compliance centres... Grr! Guess we'll have to hire a van or something as...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2014, 6:46 pm
Replies: 541
Views: 59,848
Posted By Toodles23

Re: The Christchurch thread

Hi everyone,

Our stuff has been cleared by customs. Whoop! So now we need to get himself's motorbike registered... Crown have suggested VINZ but I wondered if any of you who brought bikes over...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 14th 2014, 8:10 am
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Toodles23

Re: ChCh Quake

Fairly sure that was wobble number 2... it's quite exciting when they're small and no-one gets hurt. But maybe I'm just odd. I expect it'll become old hat soon.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2014, 7:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Toodles23

Re: ChCh Quake

Our first quake since arriving - woke us up in Rolleston but no damage :)
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 4th 2014, 6:54 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Xmas dinner...

Can we come ? :-P

We're just hoping our container arrives soon and doesn't get held up by customs so we have our things for Christmas.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2014, 5:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By Toodles23

Re: All I want to do is come home

Have a safe trip home, I hope everything goes smoothly with your Mum's ashes xx
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 17th 2014, 9:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,025
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Holiday home halfway update

Good to hear a visit home helped. We've only just got over and are right at the beginning of our adventure so it's nice to hear some positives :-D (before I get slated, yes, negatives are also valid...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 6th 2014, 6:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Transferring House Funds from UK

Thanks Snap Shot, jmh. We're with HSBC with a 10k daily limit :( we'll have a look at the offshore option. Alternatively we might have to tie in doing a transfer with a trip home where we can visit...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2014, 7:12 am
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Transferring House Funds from UK

Hi, sorry to jump into this thread but we've just transferred with HiFX (great rate and service) but had to send the GBP over a few days to get around our UK banks daily transfer limit. At some point...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 3rd 2014, 5:53 am
Replies: 541
Views: 59,848
Posted By Toodles23

Re: The Christchurch thread

Just wanted to say hello - we landed in ChCh last Thursday, had a slightly slow start as the little one decided to be sick for a few days but hopefully now we can throw ourselves into house and job...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2014, 9:15 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Hamilton

Aw! We first saw that in a pub in Kaikoura when we visited in 2012.

Can't say it was on the list of things to persuade us to move :-P
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 26th 2014, 12:25 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,632
Posted By Toodles23

Re: October Arrivals and Departures 2014

Whoop! I've been waiting to be able to put this (well, except for the days when I'm bricking it) :p

Myself, hubby and toddler leaving UK 28th arriving Christchurch on the 30th
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 12th 2014, 7:22 am
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By Toodles23

Re: Shipping a Motorcycle?.. Advice please guys.

Thanks! We're shipping a bike to chch later this year.
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