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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2013, 7:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By Heal

Re: Becoming a LBP (Carpenter)

Yes I find it a little different,
Wages are low and just about everything is more expensive than the uk.
My experience at work is it seems a lot more laid back and not as driven as uk,they tend to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2013, 6:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By Heal

Re: Becoming a LBP (Carpenter)

I'm a builder in Nelson
Regarding the LBP a few answers to your questions.
Initial cost is a little under $600
You need to have recent knowledge and experience of NZ building regs and code of...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2011, 8:07 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,017
Posted By Heal

Re: Leeds United

here here,I must say I'm pleasantly surprised at the mainland league, and the standard of some of the junior teams is brilliant I watched a young player a few weeks ago and he was one of the best 10...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2011, 7:20 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,017
Posted By Heal

Re: Leeds United

I think we should put this to bed now, my experience is that the word scum is widely used amongst football fans and have heard it said against Leeds fans many times ,it doesn't really upset me that...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 4th 2011, 7:50 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,017
Posted By Heal

Re: Leeds United

So its ok for you to be abusive and call people an arse,and its ok for you to dislike things but don't like other peoples opinions,I think you have double standards and should look closer to home...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2011, 7:34 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,017
Posted By Heal

Re: Leeds United

Why is it Man U fans are always banging on about Munich,you didn't mention your fans singing about Turkey did you, you've been living off the Munich tragedy since 58,what have you ever done for the...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2011, 9:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By Heal

Re: Advise on which schools and areas of Nelson please.

Some people do let their homes over the holiday period while they go on holiday but it can be expensive,its not uncommon to see $300 upwards a day around here over christmas...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2011, 8:01 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By Heal

Re: Advise on which schools and areas of Nelson please.

If you need any help with anything else just let us know.
:thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
May 5th 2011, 9:17 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By Heal

Re: Advise on which schools and areas of Nelson please.

Our little boy who's 6 goes to Mapua school and loves it, I've not met anybody anywhere in Nelson who as complained about any of the schools so my understanding is that they are all good.I know...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 16th 2010, 7:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Heal

Re: Decided to take the plunge!!!

I feel for you bevs about the noise and nuisance thing we hear very little noise from the pub and are guilty of occasionally using it though we don't live too near it.I can imagine how annoying it is...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 16th 2010, 6:37 am
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Heal

Re: Decided to take the plunge!!!

I wouldn't advice anyone to come to NZ to be better off financially,house and land prices where we live are on a par with UK if not more and generally prices are higher with very low wages.
The...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2010, 7:40 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By Heal

Re: Leeds United

I've had the pleasure of watching them since 1971 until 2 years ago since we came here, even though their not so good at the moment I really miss it.
Hopefully if we get promoted this season we'll...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2010, 8:09 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By Heal

Re: Leeds United

4-1 win yesterday :rofl:
Yes there's another Leeds fan down here in Nelson so that takes it to 5.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2010, 7:42 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By Heal

Re: bbc iplayer

It used to be 5 pounds a month
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2009, 9:28 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By Heal

Thumbs up Re: LA Stopover

We stayed at Disney Land and thought LA was great, infact we only booked 5 days because of all the negative things we'd heard but having spent time there wish we'd booked longer, don't listen to all...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 23rd 2009, 8:45 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,919
Posted By Heal

Re: Any Info on Nelson

I'm sure you'll love Nelson.
We live in Mapua about 30min drive from Nelson.
For rent you usually pay 2 weeks plus a week for your bond and I think if you go through an agent you pay them the value...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2009, 6:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By Heal

Re: taking tools to newzealand

I sent mine just with them all together in the boxes and there was no problem.Just make sure their clean and if any are new use them before sending them or you may have to pay duty on any new items.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2008, 9:06 am
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By Heal

Re: driving licence

I think since September you don't have to do a test other than the eye test.
Hope this helps.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 13th 2008, 7:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By Heal

Re: best way geting tools to nz

Also site tools are 230v not 110v like in the UK.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2008, 8:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By Heal

Re: Nelson??

We've been here since August and love it , for us it has just about everything within a 30 minute drive, and I think the smaller shops closing early on a Saturday is a little strange at first but is...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 15th 2008, 8:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Heal

Re: shipping my tools!

Not too sure if you can do that I think you may need some kind of convertor or something.
The problem I had is that I needed my tools in the uk right up to a few days before setting off then I...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2008, 9:35 am
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By Heal

Rural Broadband

Just found out we cant get broadband as its just out of range using the telephone line.
I've found a company called rocket broadband , does anybody know anything about them or any other satalite...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2008, 9:22 am
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Heal

Smile Re: shipping my tools!

Don't bring any 110 power tools over because site tools work off 230 I just brought over a few tools with me and shipped a few cordless drills and nailguns over the rest I bought here.
The wages are...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2008, 8:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By Heal

Re: Flights via LA? ......

:thumbsup:We stopped off in LA for 5 days and had a great time.
We had no problems at the airport,we had 6 large cases which a porter took care of.
Because we had lots of cases we hired a limo to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2008, 6:55 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,037
Posted By Heal

Re: Nelson

We are moving to Nelson next week and can't wait.
When I visited last year the best way to describe it personally for me was if I had a blank piece of paper and designed a place to live,this area...
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