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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 6th 2013, 3:56 am
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 4th 2013, 8:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Any UK farmerd moved to NZ?

not a farmer, more big scale small holder - pm me if you want my opinion
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2013, 6:10 am
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Advice please re hawkes bay

I've lived in lower hawkes bay area for just over 5 years and it was GREAT. We did a bit of time in the central plateau area (cold) and now the Kapaiti (nice).

I can tell you that the east coast...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2013, 4:15 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: We've been thinking about transfering our pensions over to NZ

there was - is a guy on here that sometimes posts and he's told me a heap about pensions - -but like you I fight to not glaze over
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2013, 4:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: shipping Honda CBF 125

yeap. Sell over there - buy over here
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2013, 4:11 am
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By sparkie down under

pay rates

For those i the UK who ask, "What sort of wage can I expect" and for those of us already here who will be say, "Who the hell earns that'? please see the following link
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2013, 6:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Firefighter Jobs... Any out there?

you'll find it quite different to the UK.....a lot less pay and way more to do. plus for some reason they hardly ever advertise as there is a waiting list to get on as a paid fire fighter.....but...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2013, 5:16 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By sparkie down under

No surprises here then !

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10860410

Just another rip off if you ask me:thumbdown:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 19th 2013, 6:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: hi any help with training

if you need info/help on the sparky stuff PM me
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 19th 2013, 6:41 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,895
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Wallpaper, surely this is wrong

you're lucky. Ours cost $155 a roll and came from the UK, and took 7 weeks. I honestly thought about getting a mate back home to go to B&Q, buy it and ship it out himself
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2012, 6:53 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,102
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Can't wait till I go back to work tomorrow!!

I don't gloat :blink:........... but shouting


LOOSERS, LOOSERS

was just .................. priceless:rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 2nd 2012, 1:26 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,102
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Can't wait till I go back to work tomorrow!!

plus they lost the 7's

and they lost the woman's rugby


not a good day for the kiwi's


shame:rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 28th 2012, 5:06 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: How trusting are you?

Having spent my life 'in the trade misses', i've come across them all. From the super specious to some who really ought to remember to pack up the sex toys before I work in their house.

In...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 28th 2012, 4:58 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,364
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Electrician - Any suggestions on the best places to look for work?

hey all

All building trades are suffering here at the moment. No-one that I know has had a full years work this year. But that's not to say that there isn't jobs, 'cos there is. Problem is that...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2012, 5:57 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,923
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: I need a curry, its been over 10 years

so true, or a korma, "would you like that mild medium or hot":thumbdown:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 5:30 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,529
Posted By sparkie down under

good post site, bad post site

I'm not what you'd call a regular here, more a regular dipper, and more likely to dip in when there's bugger all else to do........sorry mods;)

Now that's its almost summer I've not been in here...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 5:19 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,215
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: The Hobbit

I like the idea of NZ getting a premier but like Rob I wonder why wellington has to fork out when Warner Bros will be getting the mega bucks.

The other thing, someone told me that this book has...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2012, 5:13 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Scarey news.

let me add my best wishes for your treatment. I'm sure we all wish you well and fingers crossed for your future
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2012, 5:44 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,193
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: coldplay

stranglers - where are they playing?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2012, 6:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: does anyone know/recommend a decorator

personally - and being "in the trade" so to speak a registered trade body in NZ is interested in just one thing, membership fees. :eek:

I can give you the contact details of a bloody good...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2012, 6:36 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,928
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Medical costs in NZ

it ain't:thumbdown:

I know that back 'ome in Wales we had a dam good local doctors. I always had an appointment the same day, even if sometimes that was after 5.30, and I know that they were more...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2012, 8:41 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,928
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Medical costs in NZ

er, not so Mrs Fychan - from memory (:eek:) prescriptions were free, (in Wales).

Incidentally, I believe that article to be quite true. I last year had to have some on going treatment - however...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 19th 2012, 8:09 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Labour Day

I now try to keep away from politics :blink: Having been on this earth long enough to realise that the majority, in any and all parties are usually out for themselves:thumbdown: but the one...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 18th 2012, 7:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Labour Day

:eek: How true is that
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 18th 2012, 7:23 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By sparkie down under

Re: Electrician practical exam

Stage 3 (for us) is a week long, going through stuff that you will have forgotten about no doubt. There's a lot of motors and starting/protection, there's a bit about testing, but bugger all like...
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