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Forum: Australia
Oct 19th 2004, 5:28 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By Copperben

Re: Are there any Essex people in Sydney?

Well if you count NZ as Down Under then yes i'm born and bred essex girl.
Forum: Australia
Oct 19th 2004, 1:45 am
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By Copperben

Re: Working with horses

Hi I got a great job through Stablemate Staff agency, when I did my gap year in Australia, Brenda is a great lady and has great contacts in the industry and will place you in the right job according...
Forum: Australia
Oct 19th 2004, 1:31 am
Replies: 150
Views: 16,180
Posted By Copperben

Re: Don't come to NZ

Its a real shame that you are not enjoying life in NZ, i've been here for 2 years now and still cant get enough, yes Auckland is a bit of a nightmare and the houses aren't the best but that isn't...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2004, 10:56 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Copperben

In NZ the motels are OK, pretty varied I have...

In NZ the motels are OK, pretty varied I have stayed in some really awful ones - reminding me of "crossroads" and then I have stayed in ones with spa baths, swimming pools etc etc. Expect to pay...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2004, 1:23 am
Replies: 85
Views: 3,390
Posted By Copperben

I lived in Italy for a while, absolutely loved it...

I lived in Italy for a while, absolutely loved it but never thought about living there permanently, the language is a barrier but not for too long, you soon learn it when you have to! I have Italian...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2004, 12:03 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By Copperben

Thames is an awful place (IMO) and I have not...

Thames is an awful place (IMO) and I have not heard a good word about it, the coast on that side of the corromandel is very rugged whereas on the otherside there are beautiful beaches, isolated coves...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2004, 12:15 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By Copperben

mmmm in a word no! I'm not a great fan of small...

mmmm in a word no! I'm not a great fan of small towns, my ideal place to live would be in a rural community but close to a large town/city ie hence moving to christchurch.

Why are you thinking of...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2004, 12:09 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By Copperben

I'm in Auckland, but looking to move to...

I'm in Auckland, but looking to move to Christchurch, not been to Tauranga and only passed through Whangarei - that seemed quite nice and is close to Bay of Islands which is a great spot to spend the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2004, 12:03 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By Copperben

Just in Wellington, that must be the windiest...

Just in Wellington, that must be the windiest city I have ever been to everytime I visit it is blowing a gale!! The other week we had to circle the airport for ages because the wind was too high to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 4th 2004, 12:07 am
Replies: 21
Views: 9,506
Posted By Copperben

I'd give IRT (International Racehorse Transport)...

I'd give IRT (International Racehorse Transport) a ring they are well known in the industry and would probably be your best bet for flying - have you thought of shipping out?? I recently visited a...
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2004, 9:16 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 7,648
Posted By Copperben

I earn considerably less than you do and still...

I earn considerably less than you do and still manage to travel the South Island and North Island - fair enough I don't stay in 5 star hotels but camp or motel it and manage quite fine?

I can...
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2004, 3:29 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,648
Posted By Copperben

I agree with you xpat I have lived in Auckland...

I agree with you xpat I have lived in Auckland since i moved here and its not that bad (even though I am moving to Christchurch). Yes it rains but so does it in England and it doesn't compare with...
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2004, 12:05 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,648
Posted By Copperben

For me as a single young person living in NZ life...

For me as a single young person living in NZ life is much better here than at home.

I don't earn a huge amount but what I earn enables me to live life to the full, I do many more outdoor...
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2004, 12:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Copperben

Would definately recommend hahei we stayed there...

Would definately recommend hahei we stayed there a couple of months back, the hike to Cathedral Cove was great, take a picnic plenty of sunscreen and you will have a lovely time.

Hot water beach...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2004, 12:27 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Copperben

THe house is in Canterbury which does get very...

THe house is in Canterbury which does get very cold in the winter, but as you say a good heater and some extra jumpers will do the trick!

It looks such a nice house and has a big garden which is a...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2004, 3:44 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Copperben

I am going to get a builder in who specialises in...

I am going to get a builder in who specialises in older homes to give it a thorough inspection, they will be able to tell me whats wrong with it and how much it is going to cost to repair/improve.
...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2004, 3:30 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Copperben

Thanks for your positive reply, I feel as if I am...

Thanks for your positive reply, I feel as if I am stepping into the unknown, it will be my first house so I am wanting to pick the right one, but I have always wanted a house I can "do up" and put my...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2004, 2:58 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Copperben

the main house is over 100 years and then they...

the main house is over 100 years and then they have added on bits to it - the bathroom needs to be completly re-built as they did a bodge job on it.
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2004, 2:49 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Copperben

LOL - so u wouldn't recommend it then!! - Whats...

LOL - so u wouldn't recommend it then!! - Whats dieldrin sounds nasty!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2004, 2:37 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Copperben

Anybody live in a wooden home??

Hi All - advice needed

I am thinking of buying a "character home" but it is made out of wood and only has a wood burner to heat the whole house. Has anybody lived in a wooden house? what are...
Forum: Australia
Dec 23rd 2003, 5:01 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,164
Posted By Copperben

I agree with Ceri on this, go to both countries...

I agree with Ceri on this, go to both countries and see which you prefer - I lived in Oz for a while ( very short only 9 months) and have lived in NZ for just over a year, and to me NZ wins - but I...
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2003, 3:00 am
Replies: 88
Views: 2,235
Posted By Copperben

Here is my effort - never knew I was so talented...

Here is my effort - never knew I was so talented LOL:D
Forum: Australia
Dec 17th 2003, 12:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Copperben

In Auckland there are quite a few serviced...

In Auckland there are quite a few serviced apartments springing up (a new one has gone up in Newmarket) not sure on the price but I would have thought around the 500 mark??
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2003, 3:07 am
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By Copperben

Had my first mince pie today which was yummy -...

Had my first mince pie today which was yummy - shame I didn't have any ice cream to go with it:p

So what does everybody do for christmas, me I will be in the car driving down to the south island...
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2003, 2:03 am
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By Copperben

Why doesn't it feel like christmas?

This will be my 2nd christmas in NZ and it just doesn't feel right - not that Im complaining! got my pressies from my folks yesterday which was lovely but still not the same as when at home - also I...
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