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Forum: New Zealand
Yesterday, 7:13 pm
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

Official Vaccine Stats (https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-data-and-statistics/covid-19-vaccine-data#location)

Dr Ashley got a bit of a...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2021, 7:53 pm
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

The people involved in the delivery and execution of the vax program in UK deserve a bloody big clap - they are doing a fantastic job. We're still limping along with less than 100,000 people having...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2021, 7:15 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

Call me Henny Penny if you will but it seems inevitable that this will go horribly wrong. The reason was said to be around a potential $1billion boost to the tourist economy from Aussie visitors...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 6th 2021, 10:24 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

It's great that you now are free to come and go if you please without going into MIQ. I'm in no hurry to be going anywhere any time soon, at least until ourselves and good proportion of people have...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 31st 2021, 8:35 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

Good to hear that they are mobilising the troops and people are actually being called to present arms. :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2021, 6:23 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

​​​​​​​The decision has already been made to give everyone in NZ the same (Pfizer) vaccine in order to streamline the admin and delivery, so any money spent on alternatives is a sunk cost and...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2021, 8:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Tomato wars

The war sadly doesn't seem to have reached my local supermarket and certainly no improvement on the price of cherry tomatoes which are still $2.50 for 250g
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 11th 2021, 7:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Tomato wars

Well it is 2021 afterall and of all the crazy things the world has thrown at us over the past year, I never thought we would see tomatoes at 8 cents per kilo...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 11th 2021, 7:09 am
Replies: 440
Views: 27,279
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Bevs' Albatross Cam

I just thought it was typical slow news day in NZ, so glad it made news elsewhere around the world.



That huffy walk off reminded me of a cat after an inelegant landing, strutting away with...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 10th 2021, 7:34 am
Replies: 68
Views: 7,451
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Vaccine - NZ strategy?

Seems we will have to be patient unless in one of the priority groups, aged over 65 and in South Auckland.Four main priority groups:

1. 50,000 border and MIQ workers and their household contacts...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 8th 2021, 9:11 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

Yesterday was crazy busy, I didn't go to big shops but I expect it was like Boxing Day, there were cars queuing to get into car parks and people everywhere. I only wanted some bread from the bakers...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 4th 2021, 7:40 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Names

It's a two way street, I wouldn't shorten anyone's name unless that's the way they, or the parents if it was a child, had indicated or referred to themselves in that way. You generally figure out...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 3rd 2021, 6:49 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Names

For many years use of Maori language was discouraged and repressed but in recent years there has been a resurgence with Maori people claiming back and encouraging the use of correct pronunciation of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 3rd 2021, 6:34 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Specialist Retail Jobs

I believe we have Covid to thank for that! LOL Another of those projects that would never have got off of the ground had it not been for the panic buying and lack of online shopping capacity.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 3rd 2021, 6:27 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Names

We have people of all nationalities here with names that are equally difficult to grasp and I think it's a disgrace that staff at an early learning centre struggle to pronounce Maori words. They...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2021, 9:26 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

Thankfully, me and my barge pole are not planning on going there anytime soon. I think they should close the Harbour Bridge. :getcoat:
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2021, 5:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Specialist Retail Jobs

Not sure what most of that means but remember this is New Zealand we're talking about not a lot of choice of retailers - we've only just moved to internet shopping and some still struggling to get...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2021, 11:53 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Mortgages

Your UK credit rating counts for nothing and they don't bother to check any previous history; provided you have a job and can show evidence of money being paid into your bank account regularly and a...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2021, 5:44 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

Sorry, I meant more damaging when the sh1t does hit the fan and they are implicated in a new outbreak or cluster and find themselves front and centre all over the media and social media. As hard as...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2021, 4:11 am
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

Some of these businesses really ought to up their game because the consequences on their reputation is more damaging than Covid; both Kmart and KFC now being tarnished as unclean in the Auckland...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2021, 9:27 pm
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

I think they bowed to pressure too early to drop from Level 3 until understood the extent of current outbreak, we should have stayed at level 3 for least a week the first time around. Sympathy and...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2021, 7:40 pm
Replies: 811
Views: 90,971
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Coronavirus

I guess a lot of people will be just waking up to the surprise Level 3 lockdown this Sunday morning and wishing they had stayed in bed. I had no clue, totally missed the news and the phone alert last...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2021, 8:43 am
Replies: 68
Views: 7,451
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Vaccine - NZ strategy?

I know we're still in this holding pattern whereby some days can feel like weeks; but they did only start last Friday with vaccinating the vaccinators. In news yesterday they were celebrating the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 23rd 2021, 5:48 am
Replies: 68
Views: 7,451
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: Vaccine - NZ strategy?

It seems to be a pretty low bar when you consider UK has delivered 18 million doses in 11 weeks - the UK stuffed up many things along the way but are going great guns on the vaccination programme, as...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 19th 2021, 7:29 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By Bo-Jangles

Re: A year and a half in New Zealand and still no job

They extended visitors visas by another two months today also, so signalling still nothing much is getting looked at for a couple more months at least.

This article...
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