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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2020, 6:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Toiletries UK to NZ

Yep that's what I was thinking too. Thanks.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2020, 7:03 am
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Pigdog

Toiletries UK to NZ

Has anyone used a Courier to post toiletries from UK to NZ? I have bought some stuff from Boots the chemist, Post Office have told my Sister she will have to use a Courier as they won’t allow...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2019, 6:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Pets

We bought two dogs over, one medium, one small. Lived in 3 rentals before we bought. Never had a problem with rentals. A lot of rentals will say “no dogs” however we still applied for them. Only...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2019, 2:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,560
Posted By Pigdog

Re: GBP on the rise

I moved money last week. Used a company called XE Money Transfer, previously called HiFX. Very good and fast. Transferred money was in NZ account within four days.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 6th 2018, 11:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Dunedin High Schools

Kings and Otago Boys are being recommended. Bayfield is a Co Ed school - I have no idea what that means !!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 6th 2018, 11:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Dunedin High Schools

I will ask some friends for you. I don’t have kids but I know people who live in Dunners, give me a couple of days and I will get back to you.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2017, 5:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Subletting disaster

Same thing happened to us. We told the letting agency we would not be staying. They said we would have to pay 12 months rent for breaking the contract. We took photos of all the mould and...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 6th 2017, 1:31 am
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Assessment for Department of Corrections

Not sure but will ask around for you. I work there too. When and where is the interview taking place ?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 13th 2017, 10:48 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Pigdog

Re: A question on timing. NZ Department of Corrections

Hello, Pigdog here

Personally I don't think NZ are fast at doing anything. Whilst it's frustrating when you are waiting to hear from someone, it's also nice to live a slower pace of life. We...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 18th 2017, 11:45 am
Replies: 154
Views: 16,333
Posted By Pigdog

Re: New NZ Corrections transferee's

It's the same form if your NZ, UK or any where. We got confused on that too. We started at Spring Hill then transferred to Otago.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 18th 2017, 10:43 am
Replies: 154
Views: 16,333
Posted By Pigdog

Re: New NZ Corrections transferee's

DofC should have sent you a link / form for the criminal records check in NZ. The fitness test is a mixture of ...... short run, low hurdle, balance beam (floor board on the floor!!!), lock and...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 9th 2017, 10:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Flying with an 18 month old

My daughters flew over with a 9mth old in February. They flew UK, Dubai, Auckland, Dunedin with just the usual couple of hours stop with Emirates and Jetstar. Baby slept for most of it and they...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2017, 4:47 am
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Pigdog

Queenstown area

Can any one suggest someone to stay near Q'town, 30 - 40 minutes drive, for OH and his 25 and 22 yr old daughters. Don't particular want to remortgage the house to pay Q'town prices !!!!!'

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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2017, 6:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,283
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Is it a 'livable wage'?

What part of Wellington ? Central or surrounding districts ?

Have a look on
Realestate.co.nz
nzflatmates.co.nz
easyroommate.co.nz

You can also rent motel rooms for long stays until,you get...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2017, 2:02 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Some panoramas from our South Island trip last week.

How lucky we are to live in such a beautiful country. Thank you for them.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2017, 7:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Otago area, things to do.

Thank you Pom_Chch and carcajou, we've borrowed a 4-wheel drive buggie and a baby back pack. Cant wait to get going, fingers crossed the wind, rain and cold will change by then!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2017, 3:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Pigdog

Otago area, things to do.

Our daughters, 24 and 22 are coming over next month with 10 month old grand daughter for four weeks rom the U.K. Are there any hidden secrets/treasures to go and visit in the Otago area ?

We will...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2017, 6:16 am
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Pigdog

Re: In Dunners

A quick jog up Baldwin Street will get rid of those Cadbury goodies then a nice drive round the Otago Peninsula. How long are you in Dunners for?
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2017, 10:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Leash Free Dog Walking?

Where are you looking to live ? I'm in the Dunedin area and have loads of parks, beaches and bush walks to take my two pups. The local Council has a page of where you can take dogs. Also look on...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2017, 7:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Pets!

We used passportforpets.co.uk , they flew Heathrow, LA, Auckland with Air New Zealand. The quarantine kennels picked them up from Auckland. We didn't visit them in quarantine, didnt think it was...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 2nd 2017, 5:56 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Pets!

Stressful for her or you ??? We bought our two dogs over in 2014, I was the most stressed out of the three of us. Pet companies are very thoughtful and I found very caring. If and when you do...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 19th 2016, 2:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Rental references - new arrivals

We were in the same boat. We just showed our work contract.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2016, 4:26 am
Replies: 154
Views: 16,333
Posted By Pigdog

Re: New NZ Corrections transferee's

There are lots of course and rehab in place, however, for every person you do help there will be another person who offends.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2016, 3:35 am
Replies: 154
Views: 16,333
Posted By Pigdog

Re: New NZ Corrections transferee's

Like every job, it has its positives and negatives. If you have any HMP, background, I find it just the same. I have some managers and colleagues who are complete twats, however, I also have some...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 30th 2016, 9:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Pigdog

Re: Quarantine....visit your dog or not?

Not. As Valleygurl says, don't confuse them. We also had to leave our fur babies in the UK for a couple of months because of the rabies jab, or more to the point, OH didn't read the paperwork...
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