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Forum: NZ Update
Jul 9th 2020, 7:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Celticknight

Well What a year so far

Hi All,

been a while since last update.

Got a few problems to share.............. Still have InLaws with us. came across from UK last November. Beginning of March we went on trip to Queenstown...
Forum: NZ Update
Oct 16th 2018, 9:36 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By Celticknight

Now Citizens

Hi All,

been a while....


Just a quick update, now A New Zealander with a Welsh Accent,

We became Citizens end of June

Ian..
Mar 26th 2018, 3:56 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,511
Posted By Celticknight

our Citizenship update

Hi All,

Citizenship has been approved. Awaiting date for Ceremony now.

Ian.
Mar 2nd 2018, 2:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By Celticknight

Re: Dual Citizenship

Hi,

thanks for info.

I believe I just need to apply for another sticker to be put into GB Passport that states i'm a NZ Citizen.

the other headache was, with renewing GB passport I havent...
Mar 2nd 2018, 12:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By Celticknight

Dual Citizenship

Hi All,

paperwork submitted and payment made for Citizenship.

Question is. What do we do if we wish to have Dual Citizenship. Ive just renewed my British Passport also.

Is there another...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 17th 2018, 5:05 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,396
Posted By Celticknight

5th Anniversary

Hi All,

its that time of the year where I come out of the woodwork to let you know I'm still got a pulse.

few things to catch up on since last time, at long last got a better job. well actually...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 21st 2017, 7:46 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,148
Posted By Celticknight

Re: 4 years Anniversary

Another great start to the morning..

high winds over the night, blew away my little potting greenhouse. ah well, thats another task on Jobs to do list today. 1st, cuppa.........

More Tablets...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 20th 2017, 4:42 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,148
Posted By Celticknight

4 years Anniversary

Hi All,

another year to add to.

Well, been quite a few ups and severe downs on the roller coaster ride since the 3rd anni update.


House built, finally, Builder the main problem.

been...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2016, 11:52 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,864
Posted By Celticknight

Re: Accents

the guess list of areas / countries usually starts off with


1 Tyneside..........answer . Im not even English
2 Irish.......... have another try
3 Scottish...... Close, I am a Celt


4...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2016, 7:56 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,864
Posted By Celticknight

Re: Accents

Have the same problem, Welsh Accent, spend most of the time having to repeat myself, while i get the Smile and nodding reaction knowing full well they have not understood me.
I just tell them it...
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 17th 2016, 8:24 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 3,111
Posted By Celticknight

Re: 3 year anniversary

Hi All,

been a while for an update.
House was finally built and we moved in in March.
6 months later still doing landscaping and getting things how we would like.

In addition to this we can...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2016, 3:32 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,762
Posted By Celticknight

Re: You know you are in NZ when you realise......

Slight change to this... A mobility Scooter with trailer, stops of at every recycling box to collect the aluminium cans from them.

Ian.
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 15th 2016, 6:30 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,111
Posted By Celticknight

3 year anniversary

Hi All,

3 years today we landed.
Only thing to update the past 12 months, awaiting new house to be finished and move in March.

Ian.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2015, 7:27 am
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By Celticknight

Westmoreland Homes

Hi All,

looking for anyone who has had experiences building with Westmoreland Homes based in Mangawhai Heads.

Thanks

Ian.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2015, 8:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Celticknight

Did a Double-Take

Hi All,

Working on site in a public Library yesterday.

Notice a Mature Woman, say in 60's, pass me and sits down at table to work on a laptop.

Looked slightly out of place, Hair all done,...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2015, 8:10 am
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Celticknight

Eagles-Auckland

Hi All,

anyone else went to the Eagles Concert at Mount Smart Stadium last Sunday evening and got Soaked to the Bone like us?

Well worth it at any cost :thumbsup:

Ian.
Forum: NZ Update
Mar 19th 2015, 8:06 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By Celticknight

Re: 2 year mark had come

Hi All,

well, went to Immigration Office in Auckland, $180 and 1hr later came away with New Blue Stickers in Passport with the Travel Conditions removed.

The Lady who performed this great task,...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 26th 2015, 6:06 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 6,815
Posted By Celticknight

Re: Kiwi drivers

Hi All,

(d) its a Subaru!

Ive got a Subaru.... :-) an Impreza, definately would NOT be able to get insurance for it in UK.

Its now fitted with DashCam, to show that we don't make up these...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2015, 8:27 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,732
Posted By Celticknight

Re: medical concerns-BMI

My BMI was high, had cholesterol test - Normal.

Wife BMI was also high, Higher Cholesterol & High Blood Pressure too.

Saw our GP, got letter from him that stated that Cholesterol and blood...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2015, 7:38 am
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Celticknight

Setting up a Holiday Home Rental

Hi All,

early days yet, but starting plans for a New Home Build. if we can get sorted would like to build a one/two bedroom Bach also, and have it as a Holiday Rental to help pay the mortgage.
...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 22nd 2015, 12:17 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By Celticknight

Re: 2 year mark had come

No luck on new job.......

went to a more suitable candidate. More like to a friend of a friend. thats how things are done up here.

Well their LOSS.

Ian.
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 15th 2015, 3:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By Celticknight

2 year mark had come

hi all,

been more than a while since I posted anything here.

well its our 2nd anniversary since we landed in NZ. still up in Whangarei, still renting but will be looking into buying a section...
Jul 17th 2014, 7:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Celticknight

Question About Removal of Travel Conditions

Hi All,

been a while since I lasted posted. Didn't notice that that it was 18 months yesterday since we arrived.


So our 2 years is nearly up for travel conditions to be removed.

What do I...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2014, 7:55 am
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Celticknight

Re: Billy connolly tour

Going to see him in Auckland :D


Ian.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 15th 2014, 7:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Celticknight

Re: Trip to North Island

Hi,

Have stayed at the Blue Heron site, nice place, not far from Parua Bay. Apparently it is up for Sale at $2.4M price tag.

The trip to Whangarei Heads is well worth the drive.

As for...
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