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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 28th 2005, 10:53 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By Pollster

Re: The Positive Experiences Thread

I haven't posted on this forum for ages - I tend to pop in every month or so to see if anything has changed with regards to the number of negative posters but it never has so I usually bugger off...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2005, 5:46 am
Replies: 148
Views: 9,327
Posted By Pollster

Re: Expats - your opinions please

How long does that take? - I have been here a year and a 1/2 and he just gets even more annoying as far as I am concerned!

Murray Deaker is the other one who drives me nuts - hubby dives for the...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2005, 5:38 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,094
Posted By Pollster

Re: NZ Obsession

That give way to the right rule is nuts but you can cope with it if you are concentrating HARD - once you start thinking about what to cook for tea, or if the dog needs de-fleaing or the 8 billion...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2005, 9:46 am
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Pollster

Re: Taking dogs to NZ

It cost us two grand all in to bring my Springer over - we were told 30 days quarantine but we didn't have to keep her on our own property ( :confused: so what is the point?!). You have to special...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2005, 11:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By Pollster

Re: Hoo-bloody-ray

I wish I had had the op after 24 hours!! - No, it was all very stop start as Paige never engaged and was posterior for most of the time - she was never in distress either - her heart rate rose...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 6th 2005, 10:58 am
Replies: 69
Views: 4,584
Posted By Pollster

Re: Chickens

That's the trouble with animals - you think you are prepared for every eventuality and the buggers still manage to confound you one way or the other! My main concern at the moment is about a guinea...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 6th 2005, 10:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By Pollster

Re: Hoo-bloody-ray

Well, thank you kind sirs and madams for the welcome.

The arm is fully healed, thank you Don, but I have sworn off netball for life.

Since I last posted I have had a baby (Paige Elizabeth, born...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2005, 10:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By Pollster

Hoo-bloody-ray

I haven't been on expats for yonks because I got fed up with all the anti-nz brigade hijacking every thread to do with this lovely land - but I visit by mistake this evening and there is a forum all...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2005, 10:12 am
Replies: 69
Views: 4,584
Posted By Pollster

Re: Chickens

Lifestyle Block magazine are running a feature on chicken coops next month, Gill - I am waiting for that before I get some feathered friends!
Forum: Australia
Dec 20th 2004, 12:18 am
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Pollster

Re: NZ to AUS

Just popped in for the first time in about a month to see what was going on and the pointless NZ bashing continues, I see.

Oh well, nice to know that, while my life in NZ continues to get better...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2004, 9:30 pm
Replies: 363
Views: 22,498
Posted By Pollster

Re: BundyMum update

Oh Bundy - I am so sorry about the latest news and I can really identify with your feelings of anger and frustration - get an appointment with that counsellor ASAP so you can let out everything you...
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2004, 11:41 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,522
Posted By Pollster

Re: Stopping Smoking.

Yep, Allan Carr did it for me too - 20 red Marlboro a day down to nothing overnight - honestly - my hubby couldn't believe it (neither could I if truth be known) - no pulling out of hair, no major...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2004, 3:41 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,709
Posted By Pollster

Re: anyone from new zealand

There is a dairy cow for every man, woman and child as well, now - confirmed excitedly on the news last week!
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2004, 3:39 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By Pollster

Re: UP the DUFF!

Thanks for all your kind messages - and the 'what did you want to go and do that for?' ones! - it is all very exciting, exhausting and looks like it is gonna be downright expensive once you get going...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2004, 2:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By Pollster

UP the DUFF!

:eek: :eek:

Due in April

:eek: :eek:

I think I am going to have to revise some of my anti-child beliefs!

No, in all seriousness we are both very happy about the whole thing and that...
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2004, 3:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Pollster

Re: Anyone new to Auckland or NZ in general?

Poor old you :(

Come down to Taranaki for a w/e and we'll show you a good time!

Aren't Gill and Rob in Auckland?
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2004, 3:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,556
Posted By Pollster

Re: Things You Can't Get In NZ

Frazzles!

Jelly Tots!

*sigh* :(
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2004, 8:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Pollster

Re: doggy problems?

Hiya

I bought my ESS to NZ and have not had any major problems finding a fully furnished ( and that means towels, sheets EVERYTHING!!! here) house that lets her inside on two occasions.

The...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 16th 2004, 10:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Pollster

Re: Latest REINZ real estate news (New Zealand)

And may it continue for the short term until we buy!!

It seems that the South Island is the place to be to make the money on the houses - my sis bought an apartment in Wanaka a year ago with her...
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2004, 2:57 am
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Pollster

Re: Quick Check total points for NZ immigration.

Yes it does!

Get your EOI in quick before it goes back up again.
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2004, 9:12 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By Pollster

Re: NZ great for some, but not all

I am not against criticism - what I am against is the constant, pointless kiwi bashing that goes on. I am perfectly happy for people to say I don't like NZ because of ........ whatever it might be.
...
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2004, 4:26 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By Pollster

Re: NZ great for some, but not all

I post exactly what I think, and in terms of negative feelings about NZ, I haven't got any - I have mentioned things that other people find intensely annoying in case they may be important to others...
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2004, 4:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Pollster

Re: Premiership Footy In Nz?????

Sure is - Sky as Don points out - but you have to be prepared to get up in the middle of the night -your dedication to your team will be sorely tested!
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2004, 4:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Pollster

Re: NZ Do they check job offer by phone?

As far as I know, no-one checked up on my hubby's job offer - we just had to provide an official letter stating the offer and all the work conditions/ employment contract business.

That was for a...
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2004, 4:11 am
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Pollster

Re: transfering money to NZ

We transferred ours through our bank in the UK (HSBC) - mind you it wasn't very much and we are hoping to have a whopping amount to transfer soon if the flat sells so maybe we should look into it...
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