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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 7:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,936
Posted By happynz

Re: Good news

Oops. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 7:26 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,936
Posted By happynz

Re: Good news

Are these questions for Squidd?
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 7:04 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,936
Posted By happynz

Re: Good news

Good advice. Aways double check with the carrier and get it in writing.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 5:54 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,936
Posted By happynz

Re: Good news

If you fly via North America you will have a greater luggage allowance available, two bags at 23kg each per passenger. Going via Asia it's usually the standard 20kg per person. Some on these forums...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 5:42 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,936
Posted By happynz

Re: Good news

The New Zealand school year is broken up into four ten-week terms with two-week breaks between terms except after term four which breaks in mid-December for around six weeks. The end of term one...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 10:17 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By happynz

Re: OK, winter's started, now what?

I wasn't embarrassed yet you insist I was. So, your kack-handed apology is bullshit, so go suck eggs Nerine.
Apr 20th 2008, 10:13 am
Replies: 224
Views: 7,360
Posted By happynz

Re: A Taste of America

True enough. We had some lamb steaks tonight...tender as can be. A bit of salt on 'em, that's it. Any time I had lamb in the States there was a slightly off taste, but I find here in New Zealand the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 9:59 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By happynz

Re: OK, winter's started, now what?

From the urban dictionary: Adjective - Any language that contains quips or comments containing sarcastic or satirical witticisms intended as blunt irony. Usually delivered in a manner that is...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 9:28 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By happynz

Re: OK, winter's started, now what?

No, it didn't. So, why the snarky apology?
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 8:44 am
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 6:54 am
Replies: 262
Views: 18,710
Posted By happynz

Re: Hi many are moving on?

Perhaps by demonising a person or place it is easier to blame someone or some place as the cause of one's unhappiness. It is a whole lot harder to take responsibility for one's own misery.

Then...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 5:47 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By happynz

Re: OK, winter's started, now what?

Fact? That's your assertion, so prove it or back away from the keyboard.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 1:24 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By happynz

Re: OK, winter's started, now what?

Yes, if you can afford to do it. I haven't a clue as to the costs, but if you can do it for a reasonable cost and if it makes your home more comfy, go for it.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2008, 12:34 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By happynz

Re: OK, winter's started, now what?

Quite OK, I'm sure. Never mind. Let's not let your bitter Anglo-centric viewpoint get in the way.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 11:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,560
Posted By happynz

Re: Why New Zealand?

"OK, Mr Chen. Why are you late again?"

"Sorry teacher. I was, how you say, fiddle-farting around."

"Excellent reply. Take a seat, Mr Chen."
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 11:02 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By happynz

Re: Only for a while or for ever?

No need to apologise. I enjoy a debate.

Not flustered. Somewhat annoyed at your generalisation, but flustered...I'm not that.
Well, yes and no. It's similar to New Zealand in many ways.
In...
Apr 19th 2008, 9:57 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By happynz

Re: What evidence required for ITA to prove in a real relationship

Utility bills, joint bank accounts, correspondence addressed to the both of you at the same address, photographs of you together, letters from friends and family that attest to your relationship, all...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 9:26 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By happynz

Re: Only for a while or for ever?

Setting aside the current racketeers that run the US government, what is it that bothers you about the US?

Annoying British nudge nudge wink wink, aren't we so superior attitudes along with the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 9:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By happynz

Re: hi all im all new to this!!!

Supporting one's self is an important consideration.
No, going to New Zealand and looking for work isn't your only option, but it is probably your best chance. I reckon it depends how committed you...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 8:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,560
Posted By happynz

Re: Why New Zealand?

I was unemployed and got a job offer in Auckland. Since I didn't own a pot to piss in or a window to throw it out of I figured it was a no-brainer. So, with a passport in hand, a backpack and a...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 8:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By happynz

Re: Another new girl...

Come on down. Christchurch has its problems sure, but overall it's quite livable.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 8:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By happynz

Re: hi all im all new to this!!!

Well yeah, as far as I know, other than the work-holiday-visa there isn't an open work visa issued allowing people to go into New Zealand for a nosy around for employment purposes.

Here's the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 12:02 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By happynz

Re: For those who brought over all their worldly goods!

Everything and what you don't need you can flog on trademe.co.nz
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 19th 2008, 11:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By happynz

Re: Somewhere to stay recommendation

Dunno as I live on the Mainland, but I can recommend that seeing as how you are arriving mid-winter find a place that is north facing.
Apr 19th 2008, 4:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By happynz

Re: seek.co.nz eligibility tags are bogus

:frown:
:sneaky:
;)
:) :p
:p :zzz:
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