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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 25th 2020, 12:16 pm
Replies: 704
Views: 72,398
Posted By SSky

Re: Coronavirus

Me and my hubby have both been essential workers throughout all this. .. first time we have ever felt special haha
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 25th 2020, 12:07 pm
Replies: 704
Views: 72,398
Posted By SSky

Re: Coronavirus

So long since i posted on here I forgot how to do it. My sisters boss died of it and he was only 43yrs with a young family. So tragic.
Forum: New Zealand
May 10th 2017, 11:05 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Posted By SSky

Re: Should I stay or should I go

Heck if you're single just follow your dreams Mushy.
Forum: New Zealand
May 10th 2017, 10:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By SSky

Re: Money money money

I hope not as there isn't much difference in the cost of living bar the rent.
Don't seek a job in fancy pants Auckland. Why would you want to inflict that horrible place on yourself anyways when...
Forum: New Zealand
May 10th 2017, 10:34 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,218
Posted By SSky

Re: Most people have few assets

Nope tits up is a very bad place to be. I don't want tits up to happen in nz thank you
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2017, 12:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,559
Posted By SSky

Re: Struggling to find work in Wgtn..

Join a club or go to church, volunteer or make mates, it's the only way I've ever got a job over here. Or go door knocking as another poster put it, that's another way I've got jobs, just go in and...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2017, 11:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By SSky

Re: Looking to move to new Zealand looking for a bricklaying job and visa

Just to let you know bricklaying is different over here, it's more fascia/ tiling than structural and you need to be a neat freak. The houses are just constructed differently, it's all timber framed...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2017, 11:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By SSky

Re: Is NZ the most dangerous Country

So sad, I wonder what happened. They obvs were used to driving on the same side of the road as us but they were young so was it inexperience or was it the driver who hit them?
All I have to add is...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2017, 11:07 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,218
Posted By SSky

Re: Most people have few assets

What a boring article. Money rules our lives doesn't it. I so wish we could all have our homes paid off and see what happens to the economy. Now wouldn't that be interesting.
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2017, 7:35 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,456
Posted By SSky

Re: Sick of the weather / alleged "summer"

I'm loving it, our land has been dry for nearly three years, yellow and crispy and now it's looking lovely and green.
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2017, 7:23 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,756
Posted By SSky

Re: Another holiday in the South Island.

What did you think of Rangiora now though, it's such an exciting expanding town.
Nothing like the ghost town we visited in 2004. Tumbleweedy was my first impression back then but now it's vibrant...
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2017, 7:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By SSky

Re: I Miss the clubs and festivals

Or maybe have your own event. My sons are constantly going to some music fest of another out here in rural south island NZ, there is always some big party or another going on around here. You may be...
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2017, 6:55 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By SSky

Re: Different words for the same items

The accents are different though, although only very slightly. I can now tell the difference between a South Islander and a North Islander.
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2017, 6:53 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By SSky

Re: Different words for the same items

I've gotten used to the different names for stuff here on the South Island but I don't know much about how that varies on the North Island.
I think from tv and stuff that Kiwis universally use the...
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2017, 6:34 am
Replies: 32
Views: 5,030
Posted By SSky

Re: Bullying in NZ....

Bullying sucks, I don't know what it is about NZ that makes it so common in the work place. I got hounded out of my last job by my manager even though my work performance was 100%,maybe that person...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2017, 6:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By SSky

Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2017, 10:57 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,350
Posted By SSky

Re: Graveyard of Imported Appliances

In about June 2004 when we first moved into our first NZ home which was only a 4 yr old property we plugged in our UK fake electric coal fire (with real coals on top) and it melted it's plug and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 10:26 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By SSky

Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 2:19 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By SSky

Re: Bluddy Wind !

I love the wind, I like strange wind even better! It's exciting! Today was a strange windy weather event in Eyrewell Canterbury, sunny and balmy in the morning and then War of the Worlds winds...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 2:04 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,675
Posted By SSky

Re: Why would anyone use an estate agent....

Our last agent we used was a right tight arse and all we got were soft drinks and crisps for the kids, we had had way better hampers from other agents with other house sales and purchases, wine,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 1:58 am
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 1:51 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,117
Posted By SSky

Re: Teabags and Bovril

Yup just stick them in your container, if you want it as a kind of comfort blanket for the settling in period then do it. Hell we mistakenly brought over paint, unwashed laundry and xmas tree...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 1:33 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By SSky

Re: terrible road toll this year/this christmas

Stay calm on the roads folks, just keep a sharp eye out for under takers and over takers .. remember that any middle aged kiwi took maybe a day driving skills class at their school held by their...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 1:02 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,350
Posted By SSky

Re: Graveyard of Imported Appliances

Yes everything electrical we brought was soon thrown out or broken, only our beds and a few good quality furniture items really remain of the stuff we did bring (Im glad I brought them) Some my dad...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2017, 12:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By SSky

Re: No cats please..

Poor little puss, stupid lady owner.
I was thinking of all the reasons why she would do that and can't really think of one ... I thought she may be a cat breeder trying to sneak a stud or...
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