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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2013, 4:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,624
Posted By rick78

Re: We've been thinking about transfering our pensions over to NZ

This is something I've often wondered about, but like matt they aren't huge (7 and 5 year NHS ones, and a 3 year University one).
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2012, 10:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By rick78

Re: Question about my NHS pension fund . What to do with it

I'm still trying to understand whether or not its worth transferring our pensions... i'd rather wait a while to determine whether we will stay indefinitely, but if there is a severe penalty for...
Forum: NZ Update
Aug 11th 2012, 9:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By rick78

Re: Yes...Im still here.. :-)

yeah how r things mate?

we've been here just over a year now... does that mean I need to do an update?!
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2012, 9:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By rick78

Re: Question about my NHS pension fund . What to do with it

This is an interesting thread... both my wife and I have NHS pensions (mine is 7yrs, Wifey's is 4yrs or so) and also a University USS one (2 years)... and we've been wondering what to do with them......
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2012, 10:19 am
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By rick78

Re: Online wine sales

thanks for those guys... i've ordered a case from advantage... i'm also looking at the winesale site as well... looking forward to tasting some more nz wines :)
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2012, 9:14 am
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By rick78

Re: Online wine sales

thanks for that - anyone tried vine online? seem to have some great prices
Forum: New Zealand
May 31st 2012, 8:17 am
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By rick78

Online wine sales

Now we're settled a little I thought I'd start stocking back up with wines... there are so many online retailers and of course one day deals sites (although not convinced of their offers on wine).
...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 9th 2012, 9:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By rick78

Re: Man-bag!

i have tomorrow - i leave at 5am on sunday

the r&g ones look nice... but a little too pricey for me!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 9th 2012, 7:20 am
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By rick78

Re: Man-bag!

? ok maybe the words "man-bag" didn't help

ones like these: http://www.shoebuy.co.nz/trafalgar-thayer-business-case/287251/614751

any suggestions apart from strand bags?
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 9th 2012, 6:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By rick78

Man-bag!

Hey all,

I've been quiet here... life is busy, and so far so good here in AKL.

Right... I am heading to Sydney this weekend for a work conference but I seem to have misplaced my bag on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2011, 10:36 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By rick78

Re: Pak n Save, I braved it this morning, on my own. Big mistake

have been there once or twice, but never again... its just like a frigging cattle market as shown in your photo!
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2011, 7:04 am
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By rick78

Recommendations

Hey guys

Everything good here... so far loving our NZ experience, but then again its only been 4 months!

Anyway I digress... I need some brake pads for my Mitsi Legnum... does anyone have any...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2011, 7:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By rick78

Re: houseoftravel.co.nz

compared to other sites, particularly airlines, they seem quite cheap imo...

looking at auckland - london around 25th oct and to leave 31st oct... $2414 best price so far with thai airlines
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 22nd 2011, 6:29 am
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By rick78

houseoftravel.co.nz

anyone used them to book flights? seem reasonable...

thanks in advance
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2011, 11:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By rick78

Re: splitting flight tickets?

had a look, ok prices... thai airways coming out the cheapest... anyone used them?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2011, 7:33 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By rick78

Re: splitting flight tickets?

its often cheaper to split your train tickets, say buy a return birmimgham to bristol and then bristol to exeter than a straight brum to exeter

i doubt the same works with airlines, it would cause...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2011, 4:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By rick78

Re: Neighbour's complaints...

All I have to say is... Cymru am Byth!
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2011, 3:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By rick78

splitting flight tickets?

hi, may need to pop to uk for a week or so, bad family news...

is it cheaper to split tickets like the trains, or is it not worth the hassle (or is it not possible)?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 21st 2011, 3:50 am
Replies: 456
Views: 49,159
Posted By rick78

Re: Scorching !

really nice here in titirangi, but quite windy today!
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2011, 10:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By rick78

Re: Happy Birthday Wessa.

Happy Birthday mate :)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2011, 11:34 am
Replies: 133
Views: 49,563
Posted By rick78

Re: The cost of Living in NZ?

We have been here three months and whilst I agree that rental and food are more expensive (our rental is approx. 20% more, food is around 30% more) its not the complete picture... other things are...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2011, 3:07 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,104
Posted By rick78

Re: Potential Environmental Disaster for the BoP - Bloody foreign sailors

We're heading to Rotorua for a long weekend (Thurs - Sun) and are planning on heading out to the bay... we'll probably still go, just hoping what we see isn't too depressing.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 28th 2011, 6:49 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,533
Posted By rick78

Re: I don't condone speeding, but...

my turn!

got a ticket for the bike... 61 in a 50 :unsure:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 27th 2011, 9:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By rick78

Re: I think I'm going to watch the England Egg Chasers on Sat in a pub in Henderson

bit late with this, although being welsh I'm not really into english rugby!

however a meet up and a beer sounds good!
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