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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 1st 2012, 9:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 13,528
Posted By gozzy

has anyone used expatshield to get bbci

hi everyone
has anyone used expatshield to get bbci.
is it safe to use and can i use it on an apple computer.
we do not have virus protection and am wondering if it is going to be a problem. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2011, 9:39 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By gozzy

Re: Nelson to Haast how long ?

You will need to take a second mortgage to stay in franz joseph .
Make sure you fill up with fuel before you get there.
A beautiful trip though , am jealous
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2011, 8:36 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,949
Posted By gozzy

Re: Citizenship

yes,
the nz anthem is very uplifting, more than the british by far.

other thing the kiwis have got right, put that on the list with tomato sauce.

congratulations on your citizenship.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2011, 8:25 am
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By gozzy

Re: Recce Trip ideas

hi,
Which island are you thinking about and when do you hope to come over?

Winter time here now and beginning to get cold, so camping in the south island may be out until sept or oct.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2011, 8:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 13,850
Posted By gozzy

Re: How do you deal with leaving family and friends behind?

hi
let your family throw you a good bye party say good bye to everyone in one go and go to the airport on your own. this way you do not have a long drawn out leaving get everything over and done...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 10th 2011, 10:11 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By gozzy

Re: Your top tips on how to help kids settle in please!

hi busy mum
we have been here for 2.5 years and yes it is unsettling for the kids to move. our boys were 11,9 and 4 when we moved and did not want to come. we had hell for the first 6 mths from the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2011, 8:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,813
Posted By gozzy

Re: Bramley apples

I bought a bramley apple tree from woodend nurseries, north of chch. growing nicely in the garden thankyou. there is also a nursery in oamaru which sells them. check out trademe.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 3rd 2011, 10:43 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,773
Posted By gozzy

Re: New Zealand TV advertisements’ WTF??????

The vegetable playing numpties are from moteuka. they probably smoked the veggies when they got home. Need I say any more
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2010, 4:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By gozzy

Re: Anyone know about cell phones??

whatever you do, do not contact orange in the uk they are robbing b#@!^*ds who took my money and would not unlock the phone :confused:. Maybe because i was on the other side of the world and they...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2010, 3:50 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,135
Posted By gozzy

Re: Calling all teachers! Please help, I'm going mad...

You don't say if you are primary or secondary trained? If you are working as a TA join the union PPTA for Secondary and NZEI for primary - they will help you sort out any problems. Even if it is...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2010, 3:45 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,135
Posted By gozzy

Re: Calling all teachers! Please help, I'm going mad...

hi Zoexr , I was in the same position as you are, We arrived here in jan last year having done a PGCE and 2 years of teaching in the UK. I was offered a permanent position in Collingwood, Golden Bay...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2010, 3:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By gozzy

Re: North Canterbury

where in north canterbury. Most of it is remote. can be dismal this time of year.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2010, 3:10 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,084
Posted By gozzy

Re: what's it REALLY like in NZ?

we have been here now for 16 months, kids hated it to start with, fell out with the locals. Could not find work and cost of living is high compared with the wages.
So we moved from Golden Bay to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 12th 2010, 2:34 am
Replies: 21
Views: 9,400
Posted By gozzy

Re: Pork Pies

will try countdown and www.sausage .com .
thanks for your help.
gozzy
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2010, 7:10 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By gozzy

Re: Nooooooooooo !!!!!!!!

I thought you couldn't book flights 16 months in advance :unsure::confused: the limit is only 12months.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 10th 2010, 7:05 am
Replies: 21
Views: 9,400
Posted By gozzy

Pork Pies

Hi there,
Does anyone know where to buy a good pork pie. I have tried the ones from the local farmers market and they don't quite meet the mark.:unsure: Supermarkets around here don't stock them...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 27th 2009, 10:39 am
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By gozzy

Re: EOI...............how long now?

The only tip i can give you is give it a go and if you do not like an area you land in, try some where else. we started in golden bay and there is no work there for the 2 of us, so at xmas when my...
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2009, 1:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By gozzy

Re: Think we have drink probs. in NZ???

The problem is the beer bottles are too small and have to keep getting up to the fridge , have not trained the wife yet,:D its on the to do list :sneaky:just need a sober moment. I hope she does not...
Forum: New Zealand
May 21st 2009, 9:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By gozzy

Re: Removal Companies

Hi Robdon
We have just received our stuff and can not believe we packed so much rubbish . After living with out all the contents of our house for 15 weeks we now wonder why we need it. If i did it...
Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2009, 7:04 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By gozzy

Re: primary school teaching

hi there
Permanent jobs in nz are hard to come by. My wife managed to get one from the uk using an agent . Basically it was luck, they promise you the earth and charge you for it. Most teachers...
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2009, 9:36 am
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By gozzy

Re: To buy or not to buy?...

Hi dave
definately rent to start with . There are some rules to buying over here and in may change from area to area. Where we our you can not buy a property over 4 hectares or on the beach front...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2009, 7:44 am
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By gozzy

Re: Are there any jobs in farming canterbury area?

Thanks guys will look tomorrow
Gozzy
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2009, 3:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By gozzy

Re: Talk about cutting it fine!!!

Hi nat
We did not get a job offer until 16 dec and the wife started work on 28 jan. Had no visa's, so had to come out on visitors visa and go to chch immigration to get work visa. We applied for...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2009, 3:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By gozzy

Are there any jobs in farming canterbury area?

Hi all,
I am in Golden Bay at the moment, Beautiful but it doesn't feed the kids. Am looking to move to canterbury area and am looking for work on farm, Preferabally cropping, pigs or Grazing.20...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 27th 2009, 9:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By gozzy

Re: One way flights to NZ

We came with nzair through LAX, extra luggage, and if you put ''mov****'' in the promo code you will get a discount on the flight or we did in january. Just checked on the website and it has finished...
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