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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2020, 7:53 am
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

There is! .. Lots of deaths!
Apr 22nd 2020, 3:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Positive outcomes from moving back to the UK

We moved to NZ in 2004 and back to the UK in 2017 ..
Financially we were really lucky with both moves (exchange rates and house prices)
It did seem more complicated moving back but that could have...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2020, 1:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: UK debt unmanageable.. Been in NZ 6 years

The bank knew I had emigrated and they also renewed my credit and debit cards while I was in NZ.
Maybe its just your bank?

The same when I moved back to the UK.
I've still got a Westpac account...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2020, 7:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: UK debt unmanageable.. Been in NZ 6 years

Why? When I lived in NZ I had UK credit card and bank accounts! The statements all got sent to my NZ address!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2020, 7:33 am
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

Things you wish you never said! ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 20th 2020, 9:11 am
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

Sorry but yes!
Here in the UK some of those who think they have the flu actually turn out to have covid-19 and aren't tested until they are so sick they need hospital treatment!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 9th 2020, 9:44 pm
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

You might have to cancel Rome! .. Italy has announced a total lockdown of the entire country!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2020, 7:21 pm
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

No it isn't! .. Its crap at any time of the year! ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2020, 10:35 am
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

Perhaps this is why the Aussies are panicking ….

Research by Australian National University lays out a range of virus outcomes

"The global death toll from coronavirus...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2020, 3:19 pm
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

Have they changed the way they record deaths too?

https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/02/13/13/24695718-7999851-image-a-28_1581599385533.jpg
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 13th 2020, 7:22 am
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

"The number of coronavirus (https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/coronavirus) deaths and cases reported in the Chinese province at the centre of the outbreak spiked dramatically on Thursday, dashing...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2020, 3:26 pm
Replies: 676
Views: 64,616
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Coronavirus

https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/02/10/13/24541442-7978665-More_than_40_000_people_have_now_caught_the_killer_coronavirus_n-a-3_1581341681692.jpg
Doesn't look like its slowing down to me!
Jan 21st 2020, 9:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: 11 years later - Moving Back to the UK

I didn't have too much trouble finding a rental that would accept a dog when I moved back 2 1/2 yrs ago … I did have to pay 6 months rent upfront.
Dec 16th 2019, 3:58 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: WTR visa versus Skilled Migrant visa

When we went to NZ on WTR (15 yrs ago) we had an EOI submitted as soon as we arrived and got PR not long after!
For us having PR gave us a much greater feeling of security.(rightly or wrongly)
If...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2019, 1:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Retirement

Both are good! .. But if you want to live by the sea then Tauranga lovely!
Nov 30th 2019, 7:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: returning to UK after a long time in NZ

I forgot to say that we enjoyed our time in NZ, it was a great experience and we are really glad we went.

We have no regrets about moving to NZ and none about moving back.
Nov 29th 2019, 7:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: returning to UK after a long time in NZ

We moved back in 2017 after 13yrs in NZ.

What do we miss from NZ? .. A few of the friends we made and the empty roads. That's about it really.

What made us happy we'd come back? .....
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2019, 6:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Woodworking machines

You've said your planer is 2.4Kw .. IT WILL BE OK!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2019, 2:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Woodworking machines

What about it? Are your tools more than 2400 watts?
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 18th 2019, 12:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Woodworking machines

Voltage in NZ is 230 same as UK so they will work fine!
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2019, 4:59 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: UK election

I never voted in UK elections when I was in NZ as I never intended going back. I think you can vote in UK elections for up to 15yrs after you left. Far too long in my opinion .. I think it should be...
Oct 18th 2019, 4:56 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,134
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: $140 debt in Australia but I have moved back to the UK.

Pay it! … If they start adding interest you could end up owing thousands in a few years time!
Aug 22nd 2019, 3:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Dog & cat from NZ to UK

Jetpets! … https://www.jetpets.co.nz/
Aug 16th 2019, 10:05 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Just back! Help with Car Insurance please

Strange! .. I'm with LV and got it through a comparison site.
Aug 15th 2019, 4:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By Robbie2010

Re: Just back! Help with Car Insurance please

Have you tried using one of these sites? https://www.comparethemarket.com/car-insurance/ …… https://www.moneysupermarket.com/shop/car-insurance/questionset/#?new-journey
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