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Forum: Australia
Nov 6th 2020, 8:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By paddy234

Re: Moving from New Zealand to Perth

Thanks for the replies guys. Just waiting for WA to allow NZ travellers to enter without quarantining like the rest of the country has. Once that is done we can book flights and get things moving. As...
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2020, 11:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By paddy234

Re: Moving from New Zealand to Perth

I work outdoors so i'm exposed to the elements continuously so the heat is definitely a concern though i think it is something i'll just have to adjust to
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2020, 3:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By paddy234

Moving from New Zealand to Perth

Hey guys due to the good news that WA is open i will be moving to Perth from Christchurch just after Christmas to setup while my wife and Son come out a week later. I'm in construction and to be...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2020, 4:06 am
Replies: 704
Views: 72,178
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus

Yes we were always going to take a hit economically but not to this extent, the extent has been self inflicted which may affect us for generations while Covid-19 is long forgotten. As for a...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2020, 2:49 am
Replies: 704
Views: 72,178
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus

It is if your on the receiving end ;) https://usa.inquirer.net/15692/catholic-church-worlds-biggest-charitable-organization
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2020, 2:46 am
Replies: 704
Views: 72,178
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus

I think it's great to see more and more people wake up to the lunacy that is the government's response to covid-19, it is becoming fairly common among the average person to doubt the governments...
Forum: Australia
Sep 12th 2020, 10:32 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,622
Posted By paddy234

Re: Mandatory Covid Vaccine

I think what is putting people off a vaccine is how world governments have put some of the most draconian restrictions upon society with their goal of a vaccine as the only way out. If that doesn't...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2020, 11:03 am
Replies: 704
Views: 72,178
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus

The finance minister just claimed yesterday it was expected to reach near 10% ...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2020, 10:11 am
Replies: 704
Views: 72,178
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus

That was actually a statement meant to take the heat off the government who later announced that unemployment would hit 10% in the coming months and perhaps even higher. Governments cleverly do this...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 7th 2020, 10:08 am
Replies: 1,194
Views: 69,805
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus - how's everyone doing?

So true. The naivety by some who think the economy is going to be ok is astounding. We are expecting unemployment to hit double figures in the coming months, millions of people are left impoverished...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2020, 8:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By paddy234

Re: Applying for Citizenship?

Thank you, I was always under the impression you could only have up to dual citizenship
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2020, 6:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By paddy234

Re: Applying for Citizenship?

Thank you for your help :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2020, 9:23 am
Replies: 704
Views: 72,178
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus

Once those borders open back up those airlines will be pumping. The WHO have already criticized NZ and Australia with their border closures, the fact is the economy can only take so much, we can't...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2020, 9:17 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,873
Posted By paddy234

Re: Border closures and exceptions

What I can't understand is why NZ has closed borders with other Australian states that don't have community transmission such as WA and Tasmania. It makes no sense
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2020, 10:18 am
Replies: 704
Views: 72,178
Posted By paddy234

Re: Coronavirus

How long do people expect the lock-downs and closed borders to last? Many medical experts predict we will be living with this for years so there needs to be an alternative strategy rather than...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2020, 9:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By paddy234

Applying for Citizenship?

Hey guys i just applied for NZ citizenship, im a dual citizen of both Ireland and the UK which i included in my application. Do I have to renounce one of my citizenships to become a NZ citizen and if...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2020, 9:39 am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,081
Posted By paddy234

Re: Is Australia still the land of milk and honey?

Yea I notice that, even in New Zealand especially in the construction industry the average work hours per week is 45-50. However it is also one of the least productive countries. What gets done in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2020, 11:51 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,917
Posted By paddy234

Re: Population hits 5 million

Christchurch managed to meet demand because the city council removed severe restrictions on land developmet. When i first arrived here people were paying over $550,000 for small cold, damp old homes,...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2020, 9:36 am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,081
Posted By paddy234

Re: Is Australia still the land of milk and honey?

Yea i noticed that, i think it was mainly down to the recovery from the last recession which saw the job market open back up and the fact that living in this part of the world gets too much for some...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2020, 9:13 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,118
Posted By paddy234

Re: They Drink A Lot - Eight Things A Backpacker Wished She'd Known About Austra

3 degrees? Wow no wonder houses are cold. We get drops down to 0 but the same as yourself winter only lasts 3 months and then temperatures rise. Are heat transfer systems common over there? They are...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2020, 8:21 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,118
Posted By paddy234

Re: They Drink A Lot - Eight Things A Backpacker Wished She'd Known About Austra

Well it being last century i can't say as i was too young though in all my years of living there until 2013 i never knew of anyone living in new housing where central heating wasn't a standard or any...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2020, 7:56 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,917
Posted By paddy234

Re: Population hits 5 million

New Zealand could easily introduce regional immigration similar to Australia meaning the regions most in need could get access to the workforce they require. Most migrants who come to New Zealand...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2020, 7:37 am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,081
Posted By paddy234

Re: Is Australia still the land of milk and honey?

It's a term i feel fitting for the way people used to compare the differences between Australia and New Zealand lol. Yea most of New Zealand's trade's people would be be Filipino, they are great...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2020, 7:27 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,118
Posted By paddy234

Re: They Drink A Lot - Eight Things A Backpacker Wished She'd Known About Austra

Can you describe how new Irish houses were not built for the climate as the building code for housing aswell as in most of Europe would be among the highest in the world? I can't speak for Australia...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2020, 5:46 am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,081
Posted By paddy234

Is Australia still the land of milk and honey?

I live in New Zealand and i since I've been here 7 years I've made plenty of friends, settled down, got married and have a son. I'm always one of those people who keeps an eye on the economy...
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