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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2011, 4:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,916
Posted By sean n

bereavement flights

Hi, Does anyone know about bereavement flights or no of any cheap flight codes? I am needing to go back to the UK in the next few days as my mum has taken a turn for the worst and has been given a...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 4th 2009, 7:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By sean n

Re: Cost of Maternity Care

Hi,

Congrats on being pregnant!!:thumbsup:

Well, i have PR (luckily) and am 32 weeks pregnant so luckily all my costs are covered.My midwife was telling me the other week how lucky i am as a...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 24th 2009, 9:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By sean n

Re: Shopping list .....

It all depends on your budget.
we(and most of our friends) bought everything with us and will replace it over time.i wish i had done a stock up in Ikea of sideboareds, bookcases etc, especially for...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 22nd 2009, 8:35 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,910
Posted By sean n

Re: to take out furniture or buy everything out there?!!

Hi,

We bought everything over with us.We had a 20 foot container and when it arrived 6 weeks after us it was like xmas!!!!! IMHO,It was the best thing we did!!!!!

It so helped the kids and us...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2009, 7:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,647
Posted By sean n

Re: Howick / Pakuranga Schools

Hey Jacky,

New youd be able to say about the colleges and that.was guna mention it later,xx
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2009, 6:16 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,647
Posted By sean n

Re: Howick / Pakuranga Schools

Hi Gina,

I have had 2 children go to Wakaaranga, my oldest who is 10 has just gone up to the intermediate which is farm cove,that is right next door to Wakaaranga.

I cant fault either school,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 12th 2009, 7:20 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,028
Posted By sean n

Re: New To Botony Area ? need to chat ?

Hi Sue,

Welcome to NZ and hope you are finding your feet???

I see you have been in contact with Jacky, as she said alot of us have our mothers/in laws over for Jan(its their way of escaping...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 18th 2008, 10:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By sean n

Re: Coffee and chat cancelled at sean n(Vikki's) on tuesday 16th Dec

Hi all you 'Botany Babes, Elaine included'

Thankyou so much for doing that for us Jacky.I was sat panicking incase you all turned up ringing the bell(which actually doesnt work) and there was...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2008, 7:19 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,028
Posted By sean n

Re: New To Botony Area ? need to chat ?

Hi all, coffee morning at mine Tuesday 16th Dec 10.30.

PM me if you are able to come and i will give you my address etc.

Hope to see you there as it may be our last before xmas.:(

Hope you...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 2nd 2008, 4:09 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,028
Posted By sean n

Re: New To Botony Area ? need to chat ?

Thankyou so much for today sorry if i winged:p im in practise to live upto the rep(not)!!! LOL!!! It was lovely to put faces to names, cant wait to meet up again next week.Thanks Julie for being such...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 25th 2008, 10:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By sean n

Re: Extra baggage

we had to phone the air line/ticket providers before hand and get it authorised using our visas and passport numbers etc. we flew with emirates so it may be different(i dare say someone will correct...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 25th 2008, 9:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By sean n

Re: Meet-up's in Botany

Im in sunnyhills, pakuranga, for the time being, but we are going to stay in this area. vikki
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 25th 2008, 9:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By sean n

Re: Not Long Now and Second Thoughts!

Hiya,

We moved out here in feb 08, so the memories are still quite raw of those parties.we had one for us adults and then one for the kids and thier school friends etc.

It does get easier but...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 25th 2008, 9:15 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By sean n

Re: Meet-up's in Botany

Hi,

I would be interested too if any one can pm me the info.Im hoping to meet up with superwoman x5 at some point soon.If anyone wants to pm me to keep in touch or meet up i can then swop email...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2008, 10:39 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By sean n

Re: Fixed Term Rental Agreements

Hiya,

We too are stuck in a fixed term agreement but ours is for 12 months!!!!
we have been here since july and the house is damp with mould growing in it.The landlord doesnt want to know and he...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 17th 2008, 9:48 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,028
Posted By sean n

Re: New To Botony Area ? need to chat ?

Hi, Im in pakuranga, not far from botany.I have been over for 9 months living in pakaranga for 3 and dont know anyone.Id be up for a meet up if i can include myself, please? Im 4 months pregnant with...
May 6th 2008, 12:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By sean n

Re: Crikey - we got PR today

Hiya,

we are just south of Auckland, a lovely place called wattle downs. We have had rain again but i can honestly say it is nice rain!! Its not cold and its not in the UK!!!;)

We wish you all...
Apr 30th 2008, 10:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By sean n

Re: Crikey - we got PR today

Hi,

Congratulations on your PR:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

We have been in NZ for 3 months now and i can still remember how stressful it all was.still have the nightmares, LOL!!

We couldnt...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2008, 7:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By sean n

Re: Tax credits & Family Allowance

im not 100% sure i think its 13/14 but you will have to check.

We have come here for a better life but....................

With regards to certain comments: My husband is on a fair income for...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2008, 5:55 am
Replies: 108
Views: 9,882
Posted By sean n

Re: OK!! Foods we luv that you cant get in NZ..

Havent read all this thread so I am probably repeating, but you can get more or less any uk food here. Pak and starve in Sylvia park Auckland have a uk section. Some ex pat popular towns have uk food...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2008, 5:49 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,456
Posted By sean n

Re: Creepy things

We have been in Auckland for 3 months and the only spider I have seen are the tiny little ones that jump (and are harmless). We do see the odd praying mantis in the garden but apparently they eat...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 27th 2008, 11:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By sean n

Re: Tax credits & Family Allowance

Yes you have to cancel your child benefit in the UK before you leave . You are still able to claim it for 3 months after you have left but you must have intentions to return.
You can only get child...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 27th 2008, 11:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By sean n

Re: What brands of white goods best to bring?

We bought everything with us.We had a 20 ft container to fill and our theory was if it brakes down(which it will at some point) then we will buy new but until, we will use our UK models.All so far so...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 27th 2008, 10:59 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,637
Posted By sean n

Re: East Auckland picnic anyone?

Yes, in the uk come rain or shine at 19 degrees we would have been sitting on the beach!!I have to say it is lovely weather from what we came from so we are well chuffed!!
If anyone has a meet up...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 16th 2008, 10:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By sean n

Re: Hi to all new here

Hi,

We have been here about 9 weeks.

Our furniture arrived yesterday,my husband didnt want to bring any with us but i begged! He now agrees its the best thing we did.It now feels like home.The...
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