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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2014, 12:48 am
Replies: 541
Views: 61,291
Posted By alanmacc

Re: The Christchurch thread

I know of a couple of ex pats in Kirwee but pretty sure they are not on here
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 26th 2014, 2:27 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Scottish Couple - 18 months in Auckland

Is it because they cant understand your accent :lol: (and I can say that because Im Scottish) apparently we talk funny ... lol and I have been here 7 years

And you miss some foods, let me think...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2014, 11:36 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By alanmacc

Re: this forum is an absolute pleasure

Right who bribed them to say this ........ come on own up :p
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2014, 11:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Long time no post/visit

As soon as I flog my place just now and start building I will have photos galore
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2014, 11:38 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By alanmacc

Re: gyms

im $32 every two weeks no contract
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 25th 2014, 11:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By alanmacc

Re: What is there to see / do in Canterbury

Ok my 2 cents worth, hes touring so personally id say drive to akaroa the hilltop views are stunning, or trip up to hamner, nice day in the pools cant beat it, my brother came over last year and...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 24th 2014, 10:46 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Long time no post/visit

How Woodlea / Bevs

Yea Rolly has grown somewhat over the last couple of years, im hoping to build in Levi Park, fingers crossed just need to flog the current house first so I can downsize .... lol
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 22nd 2014, 5:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By alanmacc

Re: importing car

Let me ask one of the guys here in my work, he has brought in 2 or 3 of these
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 22nd 2014, 5:40 am
Replies: 133
Views: 10,942
Posted By alanmacc

Re: things you notice

Tattoos on government officials ....... namely police and ambos
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 22nd 2014, 5:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By alanmacc

Long time no post/visit

Well hello everybody

Thought id take a few min out from my day to say a hello again to everybody, looks like the last time I was here was way back last year ....
So whats happened since last...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2013, 11:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,786
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Poor start to 2013

Not fully qualified only up to Diploma level, thought about continuing it when I first came over but at that time not many places were doing it, but it seems to be growing now
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 10th 2013, 11:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By alanmacc

Re: B&B needed in ChCh from 17 Feb to 23 Feb.

Plenty of motels on Blenheim Road
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 10th 2013, 11:18 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,786
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Poor start to 2013

Yeah it is kinda sucky ...... and here was me hoping to grow old gracefully here .... haha

Im working as materials management (procurement, warehousing, team leader) so probably stick to that type...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2013, 11:34 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,786
Posted By alanmacc

Unhappy Poor start to 2013

Well another year has started and our company announced the end of last year that it will be shutting up manufacturing in New Zealand.

Bummer, so looks like I will again be moving jobs, possibly...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2012, 12:56 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Any other Scottish stay at home mums on the shore?

"Be nice to meet up with someone with the same accent that actually understands what I'm saying "

Unless your from Aberdeen in that case nobody will ever understand you
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2012, 3:21 am
Replies: 137
Views: 10,160
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Oh I really miss !!!!!!

Lorne Sausage (Square Sausage)
Decent Black Pudding

TK Maxx
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2012, 2:12 am
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By alanmacc

FB Stock drops further

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19565937

Did they not see this coming, I am not a investor or a stock market analyst by and stretch of the imagination but really come on

Why would you invest...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2012, 2:03 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Schools...the problem of a bright kid!

You can put it down to the style of learning that will be applied as well, my daughters school works on reggio learning, I was skeptical of it at first but now seeing if working I am a great fan of...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 11th 2012, 4:13 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Back in NZ

well thats no bloody use in Auckland .... we are in sunny Christchurch and ex Scotland too
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2012, 1:45 am
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By alanmacc

The Block NZ

Watched the Block NZ last night for the o house sales .......... over $900k for a 3 bed in Takapuna :eek: really think I iwll stay in sunny Chch
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2012, 2:03 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,629
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Cost of petrol in NZ

I drive a 3l BMW and a full tank will cost about $120 from that I get around 550km split between open road and round town driving, not too bad
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 5th 2012, 1:57 am
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By alanmacc

Thumbs up Citizenship

I cant believe we have been here 5 years, what a 5 years its been, bought a 1/4 acre, built a house, moved jobs 3 times, had 11,000 earth quakes, coached a junior footie team, made many many good...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 23rd 2012, 1:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By alanmacc

Re: English Test for Nurses

Yep as far as I am aware it is now a standard entry to have an English test

Q: Does everyone have to do the English language test?



A: Yes, all nurses applying for registration in New...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 20th 2012, 1:28 am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,100
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Where does everyone live

Originally from Bellshill, (just outside Glasgow) now living in Rolleston (just outside Christchurch) loving it :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2012, 8:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By alanmacc

Re: Medical insurance - worth it?

IMO I cant justify medical insurance, looked at it a few times and still cant see the real benefit of it, yes you can go private if needed but the waiting lists here aint anything like the NHS,...
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