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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 12th 2006, 9:26 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,253
Posted By scottish

Re: What did you all do today?

not doing much today we are snowed in under 4 feet of snow... guess who aint going to work tomorrow
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 11th 2006, 8:26 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,253
Posted By scottish

Re: What did you all do today?

We went a drive through the clyde valley... open roads, no other cars, gorgeous views and baby lambs playing in teh fields. Then stopped at a country cafe for some home made scones.

Now its...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2006, 2:30 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By scottish

Re: Anyone in TAURANGA?

Tauranga aint bad quiet the opposite we just ran of of money Im afraid.... quite a long run of bad luck and perhaps couldnt see the good from the bad.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2006, 8:35 am
Replies: 71
Views: 2,867
Posted By scottish

Re: NZ or Oz?

Southerner are you not a Kiwi?? so it makes sense that you love your country.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 7th 2006, 8:21 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By scottish

Re: Anyone in TAURANGA?

For a daily updated rental list and house prices try www.eves.co.nz

Also check out an area called Te Puke. Prices there are starting to rise very quickly but if you look about still some bargains...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 5th 2006, 6:41 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By scottish

Re: NZ > UK Removals

We used Conroys by far the cheapest and service was fab from start to finish. No breakages at all and our stuff arrived going shared in about 7 weeks.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2006, 1:12 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By scottish

Re: Anyone living in the Bay of Plenty

You have picked a great spot but unfortunately, as with my experience of finding a job there and also my mates it is hard. The main reason being and this was told to us by various locals is you dont...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 26th 2006, 12:16 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By scottish

Re: Its Time to Go!

Thats a great spot to rent in. If you fancy a change from the norm getting into CBD get the ferry across from Half Moon Bay.. free parking at the port and Im sure it starts very early.

We lived in...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2006, 6:52 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By scottish

Re: View On NZ Prisons!!!!

Sorry to read the job is pants but no you know why the have to recruit so heavily overseas.

Good luck with the job hunting
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2006, 6:50 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By scottish

Re: Its Time to Go!

Andy where did you end up renting??

Its horrible being in limbo and looking for rentals... hopefully everything else will be plain sailing from now on in...

btw it predicted to go down to -10...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2006, 8:22 am
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By scottish

Re: South Island/North - Work/People/Area.

Stick with Canada mate. reasons nz has a high cost of living v wages. Housing is expensive and mortgage rates high, you feel very isolated from the rest of the world.

It is a beautiful country...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 21st 2006, 8:18 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,338
Posted By scottish

Re: Its Time to Go!

Pm a lady called Startright (Jean) on teh other site www. u k 2 nz. co.uk (sorry about the spacing). She is a letting realtor in Howick. Might be wrong side of Auckland for you but then again...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 14th 2006, 3:26 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,243
Posted By scottish

Re: 1080 Poison - why haven't NZ banned it?!

If it helps at all we have a dog and lived at the beach. Our dog never got ill or ate anything he shouldnt have, except seaweed. I wouldnt worry too much. Just keep them on leash where you see the...
Feb 14th 2006, 8:25 am
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By scottish

Re: Any ideas

Thanks to everyone for their advice will send on this link for him to look at
Feb 13th 2006, 9:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By scottish

Re: Any ideas

Hes the Director of a social housing co-op. Never went to Uni learnt from the ground up. He is desperate to get out to OZ and has even thought of going to Uni but I said I would try the forum for...
Feb 13th 2006, 12:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By scottish

Any ideas

I have a friend who has family in OZ... cousins etc and wishes to live there. Only problem is he has no trade etc.

They have money behind them and family but no qualifications and just over...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 12th 2006, 9:24 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,241
Posted By scottish

Re: The Kiwi paranoid and over the top dog obsession

Nice to read you and your dog are having a ball being back in the UK.

ps scary story I was told my a local Kiwi.... when he is a dog or so down and wants to go pig hunting he pops into the local...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 1st 2006, 1:43 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 13,142
Posted By scottish

Re: Why we won't be emigrating to New Zealand

How long have you been away again from NZ??

The kids I know out there are very much into mobiles, clothes etc.

Also what age are you?? Also rap is a very big thing in NZ.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2006, 8:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By scottish

Re: Well it had to happen

That only applies to people applying as of last year (cant remember the date).

Hope it all works out for you. We were in Papamoa and loved it.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2006, 12:03 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By scottish

Re: Well it had to happen

Try and stick it out another year until at least you get citizenship then see how you fee.

good luck

ps where abouts in Tauranga are you???
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2006, 5:09 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 13,142
Posted By scottish

Re: Why we won't be emigrating to New Zealand

Hi Len, not had a chance to look at your link yet but wil have a look on Monday when I get back to work.

In answer to your question if we had the money would we go back......... The answer would...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2006, 5:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By scottish

Re: Well it had to happen

Learn how to cook from scratch, use trade me for buying stuff and if you have any bits hanging about sell them on trade me.

Personally, if you have had to supplement your income for the last 2...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2006, 8:40 am
Replies: 116
Views: 13,142
Posted By scottish

Re: Why we won't be emigrating to New Zealand

Families eh!! Good luck and let us know how you get on.

Are you going back to CHCH or perhaps try somewhere different.
Jan 25th 2006, 8:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By scottish

Re: Moving back to UK from NZ

I knew of someone who done that but problem is once they were back in teh UK, the agent seemed to take not alot of notice of them and the viewings became less and less. Plus the price they...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2006, 8:15 am
Replies: 116
Views: 13,142
Posted By scottish

Re: Why we won't be emigrating to New Zealand

Lenmil, I hope it works out for you this time, but do you not think you are looking at the grass is greener syndrome the same as you did when in NZ about the UK.

We go through moments of missing...
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