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Forum: New Zealand
May 16th 2015, 4:21 am
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Impending operation on our dog

Many thanks for your replies, much appreciated. J x
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2015, 7:03 am
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Hippygran2

Thumbs up Re: Impending operation on our dog

Thanks, hopefully we will get her sorted out very soon and help her with a gentle recovery time. J x
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2015, 6:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Hippygran2

Thumbs up Re: Impending operation on our dog

Thanks, hopefully we will get her sorted out very soon and help her with a gentle recovery time. J x
Forum: New Zealand
May 13th 2015, 7:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Impending operation on our dog

Forgot to mention in my previous message - we have been in NZ five and a half years, Annie joined our family six months after our arrival and is a wonderful companion, she has made all the difference...
Forum: New Zealand
May 13th 2015, 6:16 am
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Hippygran2

Impending operation on our dog

we have a five year old Beagle, our gorgeous little girl has cruciate ligament problems in both back legs. Our vet has advised surgery after injection and anti-inflammatry tabs did not work...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 26th 2012, 8:08 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,784
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Following on from Genesis' post...

I came to NZ at the age of 69 in 2009, my hubby was 68. Best move ever. :)

J.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2012, 8:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: A Good Pet Carer.........Know any GOOD ones

Ooops, sorry seem to have done my reply back to front. A 'Senior moment, I think.......!!!!

J.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2012, 8:26 am
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: A Good Pet Carer.........Know any GOOD ones

[Hi Carole, thank you so much for your reply, I will make contact with them as soon as I am able.

Regards,

Joan.

QUOTE=Spacecake799;9872356]Hi Joan,

Try Hot Dogz, they are in Oldham Place...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2012, 8:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: A Good Pet Carer.........Know any GOOD ones

Thanks Justcol for a fair and honest opinion, much appreciated. May have a rethink, in the meantime I think it may be good for our little dog to spend a few days being cared for by someone who is...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2012, 10:07 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By Hippygran2

A Good Pet Carer.........Know any GOOD ones

Hi
I'm looking for a good, reliable Pet Carer in the Long Bay, Torbay Bay or Brown Bay area. We have a two year old female beagle who has never been away from us since we got her at 11 weeks old....
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 20th 2012, 8:35 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Yes,there are clubs for people of retirement age - such as the 60's up, Probus Club etc. They go on day trips and have guest speakers etc but, to be honest, ther'e not my sort of thing, I prefer to...
Forum: NZ Update
Jan 20th 2012, 7:32 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Hi,
Your birthday, I gather, hope you have a great time.

J.:drinkwine:
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 28th 2011, 7:52 am
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 22nd 2011, 8:26 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Hi,
I think since I started this thread and read the responses from other folks on BE having similar problems in finding/making friends here, it has made me appreciate my lifestyle here in...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 22nd 2011, 7:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Good & reliable shipping company

Hi,

We used John Mason (a Liverpool-based company, I think). We had absoliutely no problems with them - nothing broken or damaged, very helpful and professional. The two guys that came to pack...
Forum: NZ Update
Oct 23rd 2011, 10:48 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Wow, that's sounds a really nice invitation. We would definitely give it some thought. We also have a dog to take into consideration. Thank you very much, Polly-glot.

PS: We have a Mancunian...
Oct 23rd 2011, 10:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Aplication under the Family Parent Class

I was 68 and my husband was 67 when we put our application in April 2008, we arrived in NZ with Permanent Residency visa at the end of November 2009.

Hope this helps.

Joan
Oct 20th 2011, 8:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Aplication under the Family Parent Class

Hi,

We emigrated to NZ via sponsorship in the Family Parent class. We were both retired & my son sponsored us, I was the principle applicant as he is my son and my husband (his step-dad) was also...
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 20th 2011, 9:27 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Thumbs up Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Hi Wendy-woo,

What a lovely post. Good luck with your application (Parent residency is the route we came too, sponsored by my son), it all takes such a long time then to sell your house (if you...
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 20th 2011, 9:15 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Thank you Tray for your suggestion, it's given me food for thought, not sure about hubby though. All these ideas that people have kindly posted have made me feel more positive, I think I just needed...
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 18th 2011, 9:59 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Hi Janeyk,

It would nice to meet up for coffee. Sorry I didn't get to Ex-Pat's meet up on the 4th, being Father's Day we did something else. Hopefully next time. I believe I have your number (you...
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 18th 2011, 8:40 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Thanks Foxesecho, Will be in touch. Hope we can meet up.

Cheers
Joan
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 17th 2011, 10:03 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,544
Posted By Hippygran2

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Thanks folks for you suggestions, you've all been most helpful. We'll see what the future brings, maybe I have been too impatient.

Cheers
Joan
Forum: NZ Update
Sep 17th 2011, 7:14 am
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