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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2015, 10:03 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,069
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Living with earthquakes

Did they laugh it off Justcol? If so that's great, but never underestimate the impact of earthquakes on children.

The following is from research being undertaken about the impact on children of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2015, 6:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,895
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Welcome Bay - Tauranga

We moved to Tauranga end of November, from Hutt, Wellington, the difference is amazing. There is so much to do here, the beaches are incredible, the shopping is great, and the weather is very...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2015, 6:19 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By britsinnz

Smile Re: Which city has the best Waterfront???

Tauranga and Mount Maunganui have amazing waterfronts and the beach at Mt Maunganui is simply stunning. We have moved here from Upper Hutt, Wellington and I just love it. I reckon I was about to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 31st 2015, 11:34 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,590
Posted By britsinnz

Re: how do i settle in nz??!!

Hi desperatebrit, I"ve sent you a private message.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2014, 3:02 am
Replies: 76
Views: 5,440
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Kiwi Professionalism

[QUOTE=Tom H;11444559]This scenario could happen anywhere in the world. My tennis coach spent more time playing snake on her Nokia 3310 than giving advice on how to improve peoples game.

It...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 30th 2014, 8:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By britsinnz

Re: well, he has gone :(

Hi desperateBrit, I know exactly what you mean, it's hard being the one left behind. Hubby came first in 2011 and I followed one month later with 5 animals, it was tough going. Hubby has recently...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2014, 9:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Any builders out that there that want to quote on a renovation in Wellington?

Have you tried posting your job on Builders Crack? we have posted a few jobs on there and had quite a few responses. Used a few of the trades and they were really good. Or this site NoCowboys for...
Forum: Back Home
Jul 7th 2014, 8:05 am
Forum: Back Home
Jun 30th 2014, 6:29 am
Replies: 70
Views: 13,246
Posted By britsinnz

Re: And this is the reason why...............

Big hugs Miss Betty, so sorry to hear this. Love and care to you, xx
Forum: Back Home
Jun 26th 2014, 8:31 am
Replies: 73
Views: 16,623
Posted By britsinnz

re: We're home!

Hello there Pippa, great to hear an update. It sounds idyllic, just turning the heating on and sitting by it, just because you can, swoon.
I've been so ill with pleurisy and bronchitis, and I'm...
Forum: Back Home
Jun 26th 2014, 8:01 am
Replies: 70
Views: 13,246
Posted By britsinnz

Re: And this is the reason why...............

Shocked and sad to read this Miss Betty, big hugs. Thinking of you.
May 9th 2014, 4:26 am
Replies: 180
Views: 24,002
Posted By britsinnz

Re: NZ-UK

Are you back yet Pippalonghorn? Dying to know how it all went. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 17th 2014, 10:52 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By britsinnz

3 News Snippet The Royal Visit

Did anyone see this last night? before the power went off that is.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2014, 10:50 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Garden Terror

I've just put this on another post but have you tried aerogard insect repellant? It works great for me. I never get bitten by anything when I use it and as someone with really sensitive skin I have...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2014, 10:45 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,627
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Country/Rural Living

Hi Helen, we have a spring fed water tank system and we had triple filtration with UV light installed the day we moved in. Just wanted to point out that there are a lot of water testing laboratories...
Forum: NZ Update
Mar 18th 2014, 12:55 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,151
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Probation period.

Kenilworth yay, Abbey Fields when it snowed, sledging down those slopes, with dog and kid in tow, good memories.
Mar 16th 2014, 9:39 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,868
Posted By britsinnz

Re: It's a sad day

Wow Pippa, May is a great time to being going home IMHO. Hope the job front works out really well for you both.
As an aside, what do you reckon the best/worst bits have been for you and your...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2014, 5:04 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,035
Posted By britsinnz

Re: Changing the NZ flag?

[QUOTE=RedDragon2008;11168860]A banana?


once it becomes a republic[/QUOTE

I snorted tea down my nose reading this,
Mar 7th 2014, 10:45 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,868
Posted By britsinnz

Re: It's a sad day

Great to hear.

Have you got a going home date yet?
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2014, 9:08 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,845
Posted By britsinnz

Re: When was your " think I've settled" moment

Absolutely Vital, you're in. Maybe we need to start an estranged thread, but until then we could all get badges. It does hurt, it's so not what we expect from 'family'. My care goes out to you.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2014, 6:59 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,845
Posted By britsinnz

Re: When was your " think I've settled" moment

Crikey Bevs, I never expected another estranged person on BE. I actually write about estrangement on a blog, so hail and well met. It's actually terribly sad in reality, but when they betray us, it's...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2014, 4:02 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,845
Posted By britsinnz

Re: When was your " think I've settled" moment

About 9 months ago. I can't say I'm settled for ever here, I'm a bit like a few of the above posters, itchy feet, but I am more settled here at the moment than at any time in my life, helped in huge...
Mar 6th 2014, 2:32 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,868
Posted By britsinnz

Re: It's a sad day

Yay, told you them ruby slippers work. Good luck for your lives Pippa, I'll miss you on here, always gave me a smile.
Mar 5th 2014, 6:23 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,868
Posted By britsinnz

Re: It's a sad day

Oh Pippa, I feel for you all. Someone above mentioned asking for a conference call instead, that sounds like a good idea, push it a bit as it shows your tenacity and how much you want the job, that...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2014, 7:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By britsinnz

Re: What is this flower?

Thanks Vital and Bo. We've already had a giant hogweed to get rid of, we had to suit up like spacemen in order to deal with it, so it's good that this isn't toxic to the pets.
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