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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2008, 10:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Car servicing deals in North Shore/Auckland area please

We have been using AutoLand at 17 Parkway (off constellation drive).
They do a $120 service (apparently reduced from $170) and at the moment a WOF for $20 with the service. Vouchers on...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2008, 6:46 am
Replies: 71
Views: 6,027
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Hanover Finance

Especially Pertinent to this thread is the 3rd paragraph below.
So sorry for investors in this.
What a shame that 'debtors prison' is still not in existence.
And this scum Petrocevic was paid...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 6th 2008, 10:14 am
Replies: 71
Views: 6,027
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Hanover Finance

I refer to the following from the correspondence from the trustees:-
Trustees
Hanover Finance Limited
Receiver
Independent Advisor.

Re the communication to you from the trustees....
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2008, 2:46 am
Replies: 71
Views: 6,027
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Hanover Finance

Hanover: Loans beneficial
5:00AM Friday August 01, 2008
By Adam Bennett NZ Herald

Millions of dollars in related-party loans made to Eric Watson and Mark Hotchin's property companies days before...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2008, 12:01 am
Replies: 71
Views: 6,027
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Hanover Finance

Ludicrous thing to say! What evidence do you have?

There is every likelihood that they may actually gain massive amounts from the situation due to their fingers/ownership in a number of companies...
Jul 23rd 2008, 12:52 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 15,516
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Medical Declined!!!

Sorry Kags but
IT IS ONLY DOWN TO WHAT YOU EAT OR AT LEAST THE AMOUNT THAT YOU EAT compared to what you use up.
If you eat more calories than you use you put on weight.
If you eat less than you...
Jul 23rd 2008, 10:53 am
Replies: 133
Views: 15,516
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Medical Declined!!!

Of course there are also many other facets to healthy or unhealthy eating rather than saturated fats. Bad is too much Sugars, Salts,) Good is Waters, Veg & fruit etc.
HOWEVER
I am just giving you...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 28th 2008, 1:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Pension Transfer

These people that are recommended get big fat fees/commissions that you end up paying for either up front or eventually.
For doing some admin. or placing you in an innapropriate or poor performing...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2008, 3:20 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Traders predict house prices will fall by 50% in four years

December 12, 2007
Sex, population and the predicted share crash of 2008

In 2002, I wrote in the London Evening Standard, This is Money's sister title, about an appealing theory that claimed to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2008, 3:19 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Traders predict house prices will fall by 50% in four years

Barratt up against wall as housing crisis grows
Simon English, Evening Standard
11 June 2008, 4:23pm
Reader comments (3) | Data

Barratt Developments, one of Britain's most important and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2008, 7:40 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,085
Posted By Adventurer

Re: New Driving Licence rules

to kiwiprincess
it is against the natural order of things and specifically
*you never quite know for sure what is happening.
*On numerous occasions someone has stopped for me to turn in earlier as...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2008, 2:16 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,085
Posted By Adventurer

Re: New Driving Licence rules

sorry lardyl
agreed re your other post but not the latest.
we live in North Shore.
We have driven around Auckland and Orewa a lot.
I am amazed how most people let the traffic filter in unlike...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2008, 1:37 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,085
Posted By Adventurer

Re: New Driving Licence rules

Lardyl- I tend to agree with you.
Since I have studied the NZ code there are loads of things I have learn't that I was ignorant of.

I actually consider the 'give way' turning right rules to be...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2008, 12:46 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,085
Posted By Adventurer

Re: New Driving Licence rules

I called NZ licence dept today to ask how much it would be to just get the licence and eye test.
At the moment for exempt practical test applicants it costs $84.
They do not know the new prices....
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2008, 12:27 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By Adventurer

Traders predict house prices will fall by 50% in four years

This will no doubt interest people from UK more than others but I suspect NZ market may not be so different.
Remember though they are not saying prices will fall 50%- they are saying in real terms...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 30th 2008, 9:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 6,312
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Better Primary Schools near Howick?

Thanks very much for the 2 responses.

re Jacky I hope to visit cockle bay next week as we are interested in a property in their zone and within walking distance of the school. I was somewhat put...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2008, 4:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 6,312
Posted By Adventurer

Better Primary Schools near Howick?

Would love to get some positive or negative feedback/info from parents (or schoolkids) with recent experience or knowledge of the following primary schools.
We are hoping to move into the area...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 8:56 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By Adventurer

Re: April Fool- Is this funny/ok or not?

I enclose the note from the school I received in response to mine.
Pleased to know that our children can still go there and good to see that Kiwi's have a relaxed attitude and can join in the spirit...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2008, 10:56 am
Replies: 80
Views: 4,521
Posted By Adventurer

Re: What food do you most miss from UK?

Decent Pastries.
Better bread choice.
Decent Fruit cake.
Lots of other bakery products.
Better tasting fresh salmon.
Jaffa Cakes.
Choice of Fresh prepared Microwave Meals.
Better Jams and...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2008, 2:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By Adventurer

April Fool- Is this funny/ok or not?

Oh dear.
I dropped this letter off to pre school today in the spirit of April 1st and my wife has told me off and reminded me I should not joke with strangers.
What do readers think- funny or...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2008, 10:54 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Absurd Noisy Cars in NZ

I would say so:)
I realise that it is difficult for decent people to understand what he says so wishes it to be a joke and untrue.
Unfortunately, I think banrock's obscene actions and opinions are...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2008, 12:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Absurd Noisy Cars in NZ

Fully support you browner.
Loud bothersome exhausts are completely unnecessary and one of the easier improvements for living that could be controlled.
banrock station sounds like a complete selfish...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2008, 1:14 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,761
Posted By Adventurer

Cricket NZ v England- Eden Park Where best to Sit??

Hello
Anyone got experience of watching cricket at Eden park and can advise us what section might be best to buy tickets for family including 2 x very young kids (2 + 4) at Eden park for the...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2007, 7:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Ricky Hatton v Floyd Mayweather fight...

I think Hatton has a genuine chance but I fear Mayweather will target his eyebrows and win on cuts. If no cuts I think Hatton will win by shear number of scoring punches.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 8th 2007, 7:50 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By Adventurer

Re: Ricky Hatton v Floyd Mayweather fight...

Anyone know if you can hear it live on the net by radio or on radio in NZ?
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