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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2010, 1:48 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By teeym

Re: Sorry for the absence.....what's Auckland like then?

Matewx - thought about a scooter? I laughed myself inside out when the good lady suggested one, but after seeing the one her cousin has in Wellington (50kph max, about $1000 brand new with all the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 9th 2010, 10:25 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By teeym

Re: Sorry for the absence.....what's Auckland like then?

Actually, speaking of Trademe - is there anyway you can get an account set up with them before you have a Kiwi address? There are a couple if cars on there that I'd wouldn't mind having a look at who...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 9th 2010, 10:18 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By teeym

Re: Sorry for the absence.....what's Auckland like then?

Dewb - July leavers please - 16 days and counting!!! :blink:

Cheers for all the feedback and good wishes so far folks - a lot to consider. It is just me and SWMBO (no sproglets or intention...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2010, 3:49 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,143
Posted By teeym

Sorry for the absence.....what's Auckland like then?

I could bore you with a long story of moving house, dead computers, TalkTalk killing my phone connection permanently and what not*, but that would just be dull. So let me just update you on what has...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 16th 2010, 4:26 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,862
Posted By teeym

Re: how much money do i need????

Not at all - we've been saving some cash for the move which is nothing to do with capital gains, enough for us to come over, set ourselves up properly and generally get us on our feet to a decent...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 16th 2010, 2:50 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,095
Posted By teeym

Re: What went in the container that shouldn't have?!

Sorry if this is a little off topic but SWMBO has got it in her head that huge savings can be made by bringing a lifetime supply of Pantene (other shampoo's are available) when we move. :blink:
...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 16th 2010, 2:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,862
Posted By teeym

Re: how much money do i need????

Would you call family death resulting in unavoidable responsibilities in the UK "failed"? Even if you do, I don't think I've got it in me to suggest to them that things may have worked out if only...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2010, 12:38 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,862
Posted By teeym

Re: how much money do i need????

Well you're entitled to your opinion - I only brought it up as it was near as damn it identical advice given by two completely seperate sets of people. Whether people want to do it is completely up...
Apr 14th 2010, 9:58 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By teeym

Re: We have been approved!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS DAVENHELEN!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2010, 9:54 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,862
Posted By teeym

Re: how much money do i need????

Are you into the process yet or just starting out? Either way, the very best of luck!

We have been speaking to a couple of people who have come back from NZ and West Island and both have given us...
Apr 7th 2010, 8:12 am
Replies: 144
Views: 15,739
Posted By teeym

Re: Testicular cancer - will I be let in?!? - YES I WILL !!

How many more of these "one last thanks" will I have to do?!? :rofl: Keep it coming folks - in the words of the great philosopher R. McDonald, "I'm lovin' it"!

Wicked change to the title BEVS - I...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 2:01 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By teeym

Re: did anyone else find this difficult?

Those wouldn't be the rose tinted spectacles I've heard so much about would they? :rofl:
Apr 1st 2010, 12:51 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 7,132
Posted By teeym

Re: Advice for telephone inerview please!

Well done Ibex! Get a few stress relieving beers down you! :beer:

Hopefully you'll have a nice Easter and then some good news as soon as they are back from hols!
Apr 1st 2010, 12:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By teeym

Re: NON ENGLISH SPEAKING WIFE

Hi Moh - welcome to the world of British Expats! I've not had personal experience of this, but many people have spoken about IELTS tests which seem to be a requirement for speakers of other...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 12:34 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,651
Posted By teeym

Re: NZ a failed nation?

Awww - thanks! :wub:

Although as typical bloke, if I start acting ten years younger than I do now then I reckon that the missus will have me back in nappies.... :eek:

Really happy that NZ is...
Apr 1st 2010, 11:41 am
Replies: 144
Views: 15,739
Posted By teeym

Re: Testicular cancer - will I be let in?!?

One last big thanks to all you nice people of British Expats land! :wub:

As this thread was intended to follow my progress and provide a bit of info for anyone going through similar, it seems like...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 10:41 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By teeym

Re: did anyone else find this difficult?

No problems - but it's very difficult to talk to your neighbour when it's a public car park if you read the post. On the other side the neighbours are great, but unfortunately due to the angle of the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 9:47 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,651
Posted By teeym

Re: NZ a failed nation?

That's OK then - a little light twiddling keeps me happy!
Apr 1st 2010, 9:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By teeym

Re: Into the hands of the Gods ~ ITA Submitted

Ours was about 5 months all in, but we had to go via medicals, so your 7 months may come down a bit?

Whatever happens, good luck and if you have any problems there are some brilliant people on...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 9:38 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By teeym

Re: did anyone else find this difficult?

I thought it was a sensible question - some people have a thing about looks/taste.

And it you can angle your dangle all you want, but when you have a long narrow back garden and don't fancy...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 9:33 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,651
Posted By teeym

Re: NZ a failed nation?

And the other reason for the existence of internet chat forums would be? :o
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 9:15 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By teeym

Re: did anyone else find this difficult?

SWMBO is a massive greenhouse fan - the only thing that stops us growing more is we lack a spot in the garden where we get consistent enough sun for ripening, so our tomatoes tend to become green...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 9:05 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,651
Posted By teeym

Re: NZ a failed nation?

Spent some very happy times in Chapel Hill :thumbup:

Most of my time was around Asheville/Hendersonville way - lovely neck of the woods.

Can't say I could say the same as AndyR about America...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 1st 2010, 8:30 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By teeym

Re: did anyone else find this difficult?

Yes you can, but go to our local farmers market and NZ$6 for a cucumber won't seem a million miles away. Then you have to take into account that, if you are using the grading system, pretty much...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 31st 2010, 7:39 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,651
Posted By teeym

Re: NZ a failed nation?

Certainly is! I've had my bit of the American dream and I doubt I'll ever go back to live, but I will forever hold very fond memories of the place and the people. Really a very nice place indeed....
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