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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 8th 2005, 6:37 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Anyone out there have a house to let?

unfortunately our wee dog is a regular visitor to the vet so to have a personal recommendation on one would be great, thanks
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 8th 2005, 2:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Anyone out there have a house to let?

thanks for that Scottish..really helps to know we should be able to get somewhere once we meet the realtor (did hope this might be the case but nice to hear from someone whos done it)

cheers
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 8th 2005, 8:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Anyone out there have a house to let?

thanks Pinkie there were a couple that allow dogs - emailed them so we'll see what they come back with...only problem with holiday homes is theyre much more expensive and we're looking for somewhere...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 7th 2005, 10:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By fran & edd

Anyone out there have a house to let?

Hi, we are coming to Tauranga 21st Aug and need to rent a house short term. Problem is we have a dog (adult staffie) and there seems to be a real shortage of rentals that allow dogs....

so...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2005, 2:53 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Well that was quick

Hi Sally

they have a seat pitch of 33 inches and Malaysian have 34", but it depends on what shape the seats are etc and apparently you cant go just by pitch..I flew with them in Dec round trip to...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2005, 2:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Well that was quick

Singapore Airlines are fantastic but if you're over 5'7" or have longer than average legs you may find economy cramped, especially if the passenger in front of you reclines their seat for the whole...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 18th 2005, 8:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Well that was quick

we got a good deal with Malaysian Airlines through DialaFlight who were very helpful (see their website) flying via Langkawi (or we couldve stopped in KL) stopping there for 2 days (nice to break the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 12th 2005, 3:09 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Well that was quick

Hi Sally

I went straight for the residence visa as I felt it was more permanent and I could work (set up my own business) as soon as I got there..not sure what the benefits of getting a work...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2005, 6:42 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Well that was quick

Have you not been back for a hol? You'll prob notice big changes if not..Eddie thought his hometown of MAsterton had changed quite a lot in 6 years.

good luck with everything

Frances
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2005, 6:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Well that was quick

Hi Jennie

did he send his passport to them? The letter I received said to send the levy and passport so they could put the residence visa in my passport (I sent a copy with the appl. as we are...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 11th 2005, 1:56 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By fran & edd

Well that was quick

:) just heard that my application for residence has been approved in principal (have to pay the migrant levy of £115 & send passport).

I only applied just over 3 weeks ago!!! Mine was an...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 4th 2005, 3:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Anyone used Airsupply to ship their pet?

the journey for Bruno is the biggest concern for us too not which company is the cheapest, although if 2 companies are offering the same service and one is charging less then I'd look into that...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 31st 2005, 4:05 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By fran & edd

Re: Things that cost more in NZ than in the UK....

We bought a 20ft container and thought we were doing well, but we should have brought more.

Paula[/QUOTE]


Am reading these threads with great interest as trying to decide how much to ship...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2005, 8:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By fran & edd

Re: design in Tauranga

Thanks Cheekychops,

Sounds like there are alot of qualified expats in Tauranga?! We are getting the impression from this BB that there is certainly a wide range of experiences and expectations of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2005, 8:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By fran & edd

Smile Anyone used Airsupply to ship their pet?

have had 2 quotes to export our Staffie dog from London to Auckland and the cheapest (just over £1100) is from Airsupply Shipping Agents in Middlesex - has anyone used them and if so what were they...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2005, 9:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By fran & edd

Re: design in Tauranga

Auckland doesnt really appeal to us...its more about the lifestyle than making loads of money and Tauranga is pulling us ever closer. As long as we can make a decent living and enjoy life with all...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2005, 10:07 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By fran & edd

design in Tauranga

(apologies if a similar thread has appeared somewhere else, we lost it half way thru typing it..)


we are an Interior Designer and IT Design Consultant moving to Tauranga later this year. We plan...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2005, 2:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By fran & edd

Re: where to live in Tauranga, any advice welcome!

thanks Scottish. We're very familiar with realenz, eves, open2view and some of the other real estate sites -- been looking/planning this move for months have shortlist of 6/7 houses in Papamoa &...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2005, 10:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By fran & edd

Re: where to live in Tauranga, any advice welcome!

thanks for that ex geordie - how long have you been in NZ? Any advice you can offer re the moving would be gratefully received.

is Bethlehem a nice area to live or should we consider other areas...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2005, 8:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By fran & edd

Question where to live in Tauranga, any advice welcome!

we are planning to move to NZ later this year, around Sept hopefully (dep on time to get residence visa for me, Frances - Scottish) and think we want to live in either Bethlehem or Papamoa but are...
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