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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2007, 7:00 am
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Apple13

Re: Affordable housing

errrm which city?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 6th 2007, 11:15 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By Apple13

Re: For the potential migrants

But what do you do at the weekend?
Most people have this kind of a life deuring the working week whereever they live, but it is what you do at the weekend that shows your lifestyle.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 6th 2007, 12:00 am
Replies: 66
Views: 3,466
Posted By Apple13

Re: One of the biggest problems affecting NZ

I am sorry, I can't resist it - how big is the highest mountain in the UK again?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2007, 8:29 am
Replies: 66
Views: 3,466
Posted By Apple13

Re: One of the biggest problems affecting NZ

Where in the world isn't this the case?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2007, 7:56 am
Replies: 66
Views: 3,466
Posted By Apple13

Re: One of the biggest problems affecting NZ

There is an icerink here in ChCh if that helps?
Of course if you are in NZ you don't have the buzz of the big cities that you mentioned. Isn't that just obvious?
If you wanted to have the buzz...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2007, 6:47 am
Replies: 66
Views: 3,466
Posted By Apple13

Re: One of the biggest problems affecting NZ

Nope, I am not bored either.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2007, 4:03 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By Apple13

Re: Failed Ex-Pat seeks advice

I don't think this is NZ specific ;) just ask anyone in the health industry :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2007, 3:31 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By Apple13

Re: Failed Ex-Pat seeks advice

Most employers allow you to accrue leave as you go - often the no annual leave for a year is an HR/accounting issue, not real life.

I have never had any trouble taking annual leave as I have...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2007, 11:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Apple13

Re: Launch of NZ budget airline later this year....

Mmm but if the NZ government did not own Air NZ then small regional airports such as Timaru, Gisborne, New Plymouth, Whangarei, Taupo, Greymouth etc would have no service at all (admittedly it is not...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2007, 7:15 am
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Apple13

Re: Launch of NZ budget airline later this year....

These airlines come and go in NZ, they survive for a year or two then go bust. Just part of a small, spreadout population.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2007, 7:27 am
Replies: 61
Views: 2,896
Posted By Apple13

Re: Glasgow Airport Sat 30th

NZ has been the subject of a terrorist attack. It was in the 1980s, a Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior was blown up in Auckland harbour and one man died (the photographer). the Warrior was...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2007, 3:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Apple13

Re: recent concerns about life in NZ

Nope.
Same shit different bucket. ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2007, 10:18 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Apple13

Re: Car seats in New Zealand

Plunket do car seat rentals and should be able to advise on other places if they don't have any available. http://www.plunket.org.nz//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home

If you are wanting to buy, then...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2007, 12:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Apple13

Re: Doctors & Dentists?

The fee for adults is being subsidised further as per July 1 07 - so the fee will be around half that, depending on what each GP practice decides.
The fee for adults at my practice is dropping from...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2007, 8:53 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By Apple13

Re: ChCh districts

When were you last living in ChCh Kiwichild? Not a nasty question, just genuniely interested.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2007, 5:54 am
Replies: 79
Views: 15,135
Posted By Apple13

Re: How is New Zealand better than England?

Yes, but how likely is that?! A cart before the horse question.
If you look at moving to a different part of the UK, you can settle on the area first, then wait for jobs to come up, then find...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2007, 1:16 am
Replies: 79
Views: 15,135
Posted By Apple13

Re: How is New Zealand better than England?

Don't forget that the North Island is roughly the size of England.
You wouldn't say "which part of England is best for schools?"!
You are asking an impossible question with this one :p

ETA NZ is...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2007, 10:12 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By Apple13

Re: ChCh districts

Yip, it is a real problem being located by the Heathcote river - nice for walks, and be so close to the close to the Port Hills for recreation (walking, mountainbiking, running etc). And there are...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2007, 11:48 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By Apple13

Re: ChCh districts

Ok, for us to help you some more... I have some more questions =)
Do you have work lined up yet, and if so where? Do you have schooling to consider, and if so, what ages? What time of year are you...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2007, 11:38 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By Apple13

Re: Serious question

There are many British Expats in New Zealand that meet these same criteria. Lets hope that noone on this board can recognise a little of themselves and their lifestyle in the description above.

It...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2007, 10:56 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By Apple13

Re: ChCh districts

errrm, Beckenham? avoid? I don't think so.

That is the trouble with this, it is so objective.

Question A when are you planning to buy a car?

Hotel strip is to the north-west of the city...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 25th 2007, 2:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By Apple13

Re: Winter Solstice

Down here in ChCh there is a weather pattern that to the uninitiated seems so changeable...
First you get the easterly off the sea - cool breeze, high cloud - then the wind swings round the the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 25th 2007, 1:09 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,800
Posted By Apple13

Re: Bargains thread

Ummm TradeMe... it is an addiction and a lot friendlier than Ebay! So so useful when you are setting up a house, and an awful lot of new stuff being sold for really good prices.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2007, 9:56 am
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By Apple13

Re: Winter Solstice

It is always funny to hear the Auckland news media trying to pump up the news and the stress and the anxiety... then to hear the more laid back people of the lower South Island say something like "No...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2007, 1:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By Apple13

Re: mov****

Its lunch time, wrap up warm and head outside. With a blue sky like that, and fresh snow on the mountains, it is not all bad here in ChCh today. Not to mention it is the weekend in just a few hours,...
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