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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 23rd 2007, 9:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By taffinkent

Move now complete

Hello all,

Long time since we have been on here.

Been over for 15 months now. Everything good. Family have been over and there are more to come this year.

Move finally complete.

We...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2007, 5:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Been Approved!!

Hi Steve,

Well done mate.

Will see you soon for a few beers in Dunedin :beer:

:thumbup: Taff and Debs xx
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 30th 2006, 11:20 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Place your orders here....

Hi ,

Could you bring me back " The British Queen " public house from Minster on Sea in Kent. Even after 11 months here I still miss the ol` place and watching the football.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 27th 2006, 9:33 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,903
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Introductions - please post here

Miss gravy granules :


Hi,

If you are dying for Gravy Granules you can go to :

http://www.thebritishlollyshop.com.au

BISTO GRAVY GRANULES
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 26th 2006, 9:36 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Insurance for emigrating.

Hi,

We used the Post Office in the UK to insure us for the journey over.

Taff
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2006, 10:38 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,903
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Introductions - please post here

Hi all,

Your first name
Ian ( known as Taff ) and Debs

Your current location
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.....ex Isle of Sheppey, Kent

Where you hope to move to in NZ...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2006, 10:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Merry Christmas from the mods.

Happy Christmas to all on Expats.

This is our first Christmas here in New Zealand.It is a bit strange and emotional.......but we have family over from the UK which helps.

We have just returned...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2006, 8:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By taffinkent

No fuss Christmas....love it !!!

Hi all,

I am known as a bit of a "grinch" but we I have to say this. :D

We went out last night on our works Xmas booze up and it was great to go into the bars and not be engulfed with Xmas...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2006, 3:37 am
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Help needed please re:removals

Hi

We used PSS and they were great. No problems at all. They were not the cheapest, but everything arrived in one piece and on time.

Taff
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2006, 4:46 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,835
Posted By taffinkent

Re: dunedin

and finally.................



It was a great weekend and my kidneys have finally recovered !! :scared:

Hope all is well with the EOI and ITA.

Take care
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2006, 4:40 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,835
Posted By taffinkent

Re: dunedin

and more.....................
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2006, 4:36 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,835
Posted By taffinkent

Re: dunedin

Hi Steve,

Thought I would send you the photos via "Expats" .

Hope they bring some good memories and give you something to look forward to when the drab UK winter kicks in.

Here`s the first...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 3rd 2006, 9:31 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By taffinkent

Re: What prompted your choice of area to live in?

Hi

We have bought here but rentals are easy to find.. It depends where you want to live as that will affect the house prices and schools.

We bought in a good area of town, near to shops and...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 3rd 2006, 3:31 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,835
Posted By taffinkent

Re: dunedin

Hi

We were in Dunedin last weekend where we met up with some friends from the UK who will be moving over next year.
I have enclosed some photos of the city centre and a beach ( St Kilda) which is...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 2nd 2006, 7:29 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By taffinkent

Re: What prompted your choice of area to live in?

Hi,

We live in Invercargill which is the furthest south you can get on the South Island. Many people on this site really gave Invercargill the thumbs down. It was said to be remote, freezing and "...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2006, 7:52 pm
Replies: 1,026
Views: 77,895
Posted By taffinkent

Re: The Great New Zealand picture thread

Hi all,

Just found these pictures of the house we bought in Invercargill and are currently doing up the interior.

Who says the sun never shines here ?


Taff and Debs
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2006, 10:05 pm
Replies: 1,026
Views: 77,895
Posted By taffinkent

Re: The Great New Zealand picture thread

Hi,

Hopefully...here are some photos of The Catlins which is about 45 minutes from either Dunedin or Invercargill.
This place is ....awesome !!
Beats the M25 any day !

Taff
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2006, 9:41 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By taffinkent

Re: How did it all start.....

Careful now !!!

Or we may have to start throwing our saved subsistence and submarine pay at you !!!!

Skim, Skimery, Skim, Skimmery
Skim,Skim, Skeroooo
You can`t see us
But we can see you...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2006, 9:01 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,638
Posted By taffinkent

Re: What do you expect from a new life in NZ?

People go on about cold houses here but if you are prepared to do some of the work yourself and insulate your home then you can reap the rewards and it will not cost the earth.. We live in the far...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2006, 8:51 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By taffinkent

Re: How did it all start.....

Hi,

A friend of Debs was visiting her brother in New Zealand and was offered a job whilst here. As we were in the same line of work we asked for some details and followed up the rest ourselves. I...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 26th 2006, 10:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Proof of De Facto

Hi,

When we completed our ITA we provided the following De Facto evidence:

joint addressed letters ( eg solicitor )
joint bills
joint bank statements
joint mortgage statements
photos (...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 23rd 2006, 5:21 am
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By taffinkent

Thumbs up Re: Little bit of Help!

Hi Carlos,

My mate, Peris ( Mumbles ) works at Corus, Port Talbot.
I have been in New Zealand ( Invercargill ) for 9 months.
If you need any other help just PM me.

Taff.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2006, 10:37 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By taffinkent

Re: WHat we should have brought and why...

We cleared out Matalan In Canterbury, Kent before we left.
Don`t be too worried about High Street fashion here..........

..... thats the great thing in NZ..........no keeping up with the Jones`s
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2006, 10:31 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By taffinkent

Unhappy Re: WHat we should have brought and why...

Your local pub.............

God, the bars are terrible unless you love betting and sitting on high stools.

OOhhhh my poor back !!!!! Didn`t stop me staying there for a few hours tonight to...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 6th 2006, 10:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By taffinkent

Re: Our Anniversary - 1 year today!!!

Hi

We followed your progress when you first arrived.

We have been in Invercargill for 9 months and love it. Who said the weather was terrible here. Look at the weather in the North Island at...
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