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Forum: New Zealand
Apr 16th 2008, 4:29 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: North Island V's South Island

South Island rules, OK.:thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 13th 2008, 8:58 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: NZ Adverts

Vince Martin = "Merchant Banker"
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2008, 9:59 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Nelson - retail therapy guide needed!

Thanks for the info Sarah.

Yes the poster was us, but it did its job, we got it returned yesterday!:thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2008, 6:22 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By Beachcombers

Nelson - retail therapy guide needed!

Good day Everyone.

We are heading over the hill into Nelson soon for some much needed clothes shopping and wondered if we could get some recommendations for the following

Good shops for women's...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2008, 9:19 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: BLENHEIM................

It's a question only hindsight can answer!

But as to being able to afford what Marlborough has to offer, a fishing rod cost $50 , a half days ski pass and gear hire is $ 45, body boards cost $20...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2008, 7:33 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: BLENHEIM................

Hi

I live in Renwick and commute 10mins to Blenheim.

Blenheim itself is OK, pleasant enough, but hardly the center of the universe. But and this is the hook, if you want to have an incredible...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 2nd 2008, 12:14 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,154
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: CeBIT EXPO - HANOVER

1433 to be exact.

But hey Campbells, don't let facts ever get in your way!
...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 1st 2008, 4:56 am
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Travelling

Travelling is part of the Kiwi culture. The big "OE" as they call it here. New Zealand is the most travelled nation on earth and the NZ passport is the most accepted.

BTW, both myself and my wife...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 12th 2008, 10:24 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Nelson vs Marlborough and housing boom

Hi

We live in Renwick, a small town 10km outside of Blenheim, surrounded by vineyards and it's a very beautiful and peaceful place to live.

And yes, there is a building boom at the moment, so...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2008, 1:32 am
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Four years in

:ohmy: In chronological order!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2008, 11:40 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Beachcombers

Four years in

Well today four years ago, we arrived in Auckland, trying not to look to nervous at immigration as we queued for visitors permits. With only about $500 to our name and no real plan, we were rolling...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2008, 7:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Picton?? Carpentry??

Hi There

We lived in Picton for six months and I did the daily 25min commute to Blenheim (and saw about four cars on the way). Loved living there, beautiful, quite.

There should be plenty of...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2008, 8:01 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,452
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: What are you up to on Waitangi Day?

I will be celebrating Bob Marley's birthday!

Irie! ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 31st 2008, 9:18 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Webcams

Hi Maz

We got a Logitiech QucikCam

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/webcam_communications/webcams/devices/3057&cl=us,en

Works a treat, dead simple to use, works good in low light. We got a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2008, 7:57 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Where to settle in northern south island

Hi, we are waving the flag for Marlborough!

Sunniest place in NZ, lowest unemployment, great (I mean really amazing) outdoors lifestyle, affordable housing, beautiful scenery, Marlborough Sounds,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2008, 7:02 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 2,606
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: top 5 greatest albums

Geez! Did none of you lot ever get out on a dance floor?

1 Leftfield - Leftism
2 Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman (love the title!)
3 Sunday 8pm - Faithless
4 Movements in Still life - BT
5...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2008, 11:34 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 4,212
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Is anyone not nearly mortgage free?

Absolutely! Better than having a fat arse! :p
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2008, 8:28 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,465
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Where do you go on Holiday when living in NZ?..

Plenty of places in NZ to explore!

http://www.aatravel.co.nz/101-must-dos-for-kiwis/index.php
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2008, 7:29 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 4,212
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Is anyone not nearly mortgage free?

Came here with $500.00 to our name, bought a house on a 100% mortgage, down to a single income now (new baby). It's tough at times, but managable, lots of great things to do here for free! :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 29th 2008, 2:00 am
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Beachcombers

Getting a Tattoo - South Island

It's my 40th this year and I looking to get a new tattoo to mark the occasion.

I have a good idea what I want (kind of a tribal manta ray design), but need a good tattoo artist to help me realise...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 28th 2008, 7:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Urban Addicts

Talking to some expats, espeacily up in Auckland. I would ask what they would dream of the kind of life they would like to have in NZ. Most were along the lines of, "having some land so the kids can...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2008, 12:48 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Do people hire childrens entertainers in NZ???

There is a circus school in Christchurch, I know a few of the students make spare cash by doing kids parties, but they tend to end up being glorified babysitters, all the growups then getting pissed!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 16th 2008, 7:56 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Little kiwi spotted in Marlborough!

Thank you so much everyone! The days (and nights) have just flown buy and we are enjoying every minute of it. :wub:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2008, 8:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Beachcombers

Re: Wellington Posse

Hi Michelle

As soon as the ink was dry on our PR, we escaped Auckland! As you know we moved down to Marlborough and can highly recommend it, affordable, lots to do, best weather, wine industry...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2008, 8:19 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By Beachcombers

Little kiwi spotted in Marlborough!

Her name is Sabrina. She was born on the 8th of Jan and is just beautiful.

Melissa and Sabrina are back home safe and well.

Proudest dad in the world! :D
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