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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2013, 11:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,865
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Uk passport renewed

There is no misconception when it comes to the cost.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2013, 9:55 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 8,109
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Double glazing!?

A cautionaty word.

A friend of mine very recently asked for a company to come around and quote for retro fit glazing and after extensive questioning find out the company did not make the double...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 23rd 2013, 3:22 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,525
Posted By cleverchap

Re: 4 years since arrived in NZ. What has happened.........

No she is a Brit.


BEVS,
The tooth was sheared off level with my jaw bone so there is no way of putting it back in.
ACC wont cover the tooth as it was not deemed to be an "accident" she...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2013, 3:09 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,983
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Housing and heating systems

Can you please forward details as the cheapest I have found is a company in Wanganui that can supply a "basic kit" for just under $7000 excluding delivery, GST etc.

Fitting is a further $10,000...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2013, 2:30 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,865
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Uk passport renewed

Considering all the High Commission does is post your form back to the UK for processing, it really isn't that good a service.
I sent my form to the UK and had the new passport sent to a friends...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2013, 2:09 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,285
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Stay or Leave New Zealand?

Sibrit, I do believe I know how you feel.
I have put up wth a lot since arriving in NZ (http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=784110 ) and I now find myself in a very similar position.
...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 18th 2013, 2:31 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,525
Posted By cleverchap

Re: 4 years since arrived in NZ. What has happened.........

Yes it was in Island Bay................ but she had a key:sneaky:

It is a very nice suburb with everything to hand.
Now getting back on my feet and starting again (again)!:starsmile:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2013, 9:03 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By cleverchap

Forum: NZ Update
Jan 17th 2013, 5:46 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,525
Posted By cleverchap

4 years since arrived in NZ. What has happened.........

I arrived from the UK with 2 suitcases and 1 wife.
Since then there has been quite a lot going on so lets have a count up.

3 different rental properties
1 spinal operation
1 very big carer...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2011, 8:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Shipping housestuff and VW transporter

Bring it with you as cars are expensive. I'm just trying to sort out getting my splitty shipped over :)
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2011, 8:29 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Nelson to Haast how long ?

I did that route last year and you can do it in a day but whats the point? Take your time, chill out and have a ball. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2011, 8:17 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,439
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Denby Dinner set.

Kircaldy and Stains in Wellington sell it. :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2011, 8:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Airfoam

And the biggest surprise was how much oozed out between the weatherboads during the injection process. No wonder the houses over here are so bloody drafty!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2011, 8:11 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Airfoam

No hassels from the council, just fit and forget. Airfoam give you a sample in a little box for when it comes to sell up and move on so people know what they are getting.

I had the enitre house...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 31st 2011, 9:43 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Airfoam

I had Airfoam fitted last summer, and the biggest difference was the acoustic reduction :thumbsup:

This winter it has been lovely and warm.:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 1st 2011, 9:20 am
Replies: 146
Views: 78,589
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Your life in NZ vs UK

UK
Lived in Devon
Had a nice job with the Government but didn't get paid a huge amount Worked an irregular 35 hr week but it was always fun filled
30 days leave a year + flexi time so always had...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 23rd 2011, 11:41 am
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Arriving in August - Wellington

Hey there. It very much depends on what you want, and where you are going to work. Kapiti, The Hutt Valley, Central Wellington??

Are you happy to commute for an hour each way every morning and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 23rd 2011, 11:36 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By cleverchap

Re: NZ recreated.

Thats depends on who you talk to. If the Gov get their way and allow mining on the Coromandel et al you may be retiring with your millions back in Blighty as the NZD will be so strong. Oh the irony :p
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2011, 11:32 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,189
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Wellington get together

That's a good enough excuse :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2011, 12:20 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,189
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Wellington get together

What's wrong with July?:rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2011, 12:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Who is this?

Nah, he said "works"
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2011, 11:57 am
Replies: 150
Views: 12,349
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Earthquake ! Log your rumbles here.

5.3 tonight. I wouldn't be able to cope with all these aftershocks, you guys must be tired of this by now :(
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 18th 2011, 9:11 am
Forum: NZ Update
Jun 16th 2011, 12:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,573
Posted By cleverchap

Re: 4 Year Update!

Nice to hear your still enjoying yourself :thumbup:

I still own my VW kombi even if it is in the UK.
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y45/Cleverchap/grafbusdrivers.jpg
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2011, 10:23 am
Replies: 142
Views: 11,436
Posted By cleverchap

Re: Is anyone positive about NZ?

[QUOTE=coffeeaddict;9431185]I think it helps if you have at least been to where you are planning on living:rofl:
[QUOTE]


Nah, I got here nearly 3 years ago with my wife and 4 suitcases and had...
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