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Forum: NZ Update
Apr 22nd 2012, 7:49 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,970
Posted By polly.glot

Re: two and a half years on

Near Cromer! :D
Forum: NZ Update
Apr 20th 2012, 5:41 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,970
Posted By polly.glot

Re: two and a half years on

Crumpy - also ex-Norfolk here!
Forum: NZ Update
Apr 20th 2012, 5:39 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,970
Posted By polly.glot

Re: two and a half years on

Great news! :) (just wish Mr G could find work now......) :(
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2012, 11:40 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,815
Posted By polly.glot

Re: I think I could love it here but I'm miserable :(

Would you like to use our place at Rotoiti for a weekend away? You are very welcome! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 29th 2011, 7:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By polly.glot

Re: IT Work

OH has just got residency and is looking for IT work in Auckland. Very experienced and highy regarded. Can you give me an email addy for his CV, please?:)
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 15th 2011, 1:59 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,421
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Tell you a secret I wouldn't share with anyone else....I lived in Wangers (Springvale) for 8 years! (it's not that bad really...)
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 14th 2011, 10:24 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 19,421
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

My only criticism is with the generalisation about Kiwis. I certainly did not label all Brits as arrogant snobs from my long experience in the English Public School system, nor as dole-bludging,...
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 14th 2011, 7:52 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,421
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Quite frankly, I am not surprised that you don't easily make friends in this country, with an attitude like yours. Pathetic.
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 14th 2011, 7:49 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,421
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

While many Brits of my acquaintance are simply ignorant and cannot even write a coherent sentence in their own language.
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 14th 2011, 6:37 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,421
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

I really do take exception to sweeping generalisations such as the one you have made above .."but it's all fake". How dare you be so insulting?
Forum: NZ Update
Nov 14th 2011, 6:10 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,421
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Mr G, ex-Mancunian, would say differently - he has been so impressed by the friendliness of Kiwis and has been made to feel really at home. Compared with the snobs we encountered in Hertfordshire,...
Nov 10th 2011, 7:10 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Require genuine nz immigration agent/expert

We have been working with a really great agent - will message you details.
Forum: NZ Update
Oct 23rd 2011, 7:32 am
Replies: 105
Views: 19,421
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Almost two years on and.........friendships are hard to come by!!!!

Hippygran - we are a "mixed marriage" (he Pom, me Kiwi). In our 60s, having returned to NZ to retire, we have had a renewed zest for life and working! We work in Auckland during the week, and return...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 15th 2011, 7:19 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By polly.glot

Smile Re: New to NZ - Couple

Are you a teacher, Richard? Welcome to our lovely part of the world!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2011, 5:34 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Moving to Mount Maunganui from Yorkshire

Good old Donny, eh! We spent years in Worksop, and I assure you, you won't know you're born at the Mount. It's totally gorgeous (tho i have to say, was better in the Good Old Days when it was less...
Jun 8th 2011, 10:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Partnership Visa

Thanks John. You have been very helpful.
Just heard from daughter in London, who is sitting the citizenship test - £900 for that,:ohmy: so I suppose it's always going to cost.
Jun 8th 2011, 6:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By polly.glot

Question Partnership Visa

I'm a Kiwi, recently returned home from many years in the UK, complete with the ultimate souvenir - a Welshman! He came in on a visitors' visa, but is now getting himself sorted with a partnership...
Feb 9th 2011, 7:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By polly.glot

Smile Partnership visas ...applying in NZ

We are happily settled back in NZ - my UK husband is still on a visitor visa, as my job came up here with little notice, and we had no time to apply before we left.
Can anyone tell me how we should...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2011, 2:03 am
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By polly.glot

Polly and Mr Glot are here!!!

Back home after 11 years!! Mr G is a new Kiwi. Thanks, Rotoiti, for the most gorgeous, sunny weather.....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 30th 2010, 3:42 am
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By polly.glot

Pickfords

Pickfords came in yesterday to pack us up. The blokes worked like crazy. The original estimator had got it slightly wrong, but the office cheerfully upped our quantity with very minimal extra charge...
Dec 27th 2010, 7:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By polly.glot

Re: URGENT HELP PLEASE!

Thanks very much, folks. Have decided to go with the letton percival option after checking out their prices and conditions! Cheers for the ££ savings, and I owe you a cold beer in a week's time when...
Dec 15th 2010, 5:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By polly.glot

Re: URGENT HELP PLEASE!

uh-oh..misread the document...suggested valueof £40 per c.f. Idiot.
Still interested in your experiences, though.
Thank you!
Dec 15th 2010, 4:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By polly.glot

URGENT HELP PLEASE!

:confused:
I've booked Pickfords to get our stuff out to Rotorua on 29 December. However, we are gobsmacked by the cost of insurance. Has anyone brought their gear without insurance? £40 per cubic...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2010, 9:03 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,913
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Post Xmas Rotorua meet

We're returning to our mouse house at Okere Falls..yay!!:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 26th 2010, 9:01 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,913
Posted By polly.glot

Re: Post Xmas Rotorua meet

Are Mr G and I eligible?? I'm a returning kiwi, after many years in the UK, and Mr G is from Manchester (yeah, I know...but he can't help it...):D
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