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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2007, 9:24 am
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By chelsey

Re: Post for Petrol heads.....

Pukekohe is one hell of a track.

Be prepared for the bumps!!

And if you want to get into NZ motorsport - wht a sprinkling of F1 and road car stuff - try this new site. www.petrolheads.co.nz
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 13th 2007, 6:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By chelsey

Getting the container!! Help!!

Hi there, we have some friends who have moved to New Zealand and are staying with us in Tauranga. Their container is scheduled to arrive Monday. We have been told the rules for accessing it and...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 28th 2006, 9:01 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By chelsey

Re: Swimwear and underwear

Hi Karen,

We're down in Queenstown and a lot of the ski/snowboard shops turn into surf shops in the summer selling the usual big brands of O'Neill, Quicksilver etc which do seem to be reasonably...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2006, 9:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By chelsey

Re: Rural Broadband

Thanks K. Unfortunately we can't get wirelessas as we're too far away from the exchange so its dial up or sattellite. We'll just have to put up with the delay - I'd rather that than live somewhere...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2006, 7:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By chelsey

Re: nice places to eat in welligton

Hi Poppets,

We went to Logan Browns for a Christmas Day lunch and had a fantastic time a couple of years ago! It's in an old bank so the building was great and the bar has a small fish tank...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2006, 5:38 am
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By chelsey

Re: Queenstown!!! NEED THE INFO!

Hi fellow snowboarder!

My husband and I have been in NZ since early June and have spent the whole time down in Queenstown thoroughly enjoying the snow and learning to snowboard! So I thought I...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2006, 5:03 am
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By chelsey

Re: Rural Broadband

Thanks for this! My OH has found and spoken to Wireless Nation who can do it through satellite and they offer the best package which doesn't seem to cost the earth! So fingers crossed we will be up...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2006, 12:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By chelsey

Rural Broadband

Hi,

We're in the process of buying a property at Whakamarama just outside of Tauranga and are investigating broadband. We're currently in Queenstown using Xtra but have been told that we will be...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2006, 9:00 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By chelsey

Re: Build or Buy in Tauranga

Thanks Poppets. We've hopefully got some brochures coming our way along with a hit list of what to ask when buying land. It's amazing - I wouldn't have even considered this back in the UK! :eek:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 5th 2006, 8:55 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 5,607
Posted By chelsey

Re: Shipping Quotations Thread

Hi,

We did all of our packing and organised shipping a container ourselves using Arrowfreight as we had the time to pack/unpack each end and we were quoted extortionate amounts for someone to come...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 4th 2006, 10:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By chelsey

Build or Buy in Tauranga

Hi,

Just wondered if anyone can give me some advice as to buy or to build? We're moving to Tauranga in December and are scouring the web for properties but a friend has suggested building. I see...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 22nd 2006, 10:49 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By chelsey

Re: How fantastic is New Zealand

Hi,

Glad to hear you are settling in well - how long have you been here?

Know what you mean about putting on weight! All this great food is far too tempting!

My husband and I have...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2006, 4:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By chelsey

Re: Home/Health Insurance - any recommendations?

Thanks Poppets, will look into this. :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 1st 2006, 8:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By chelsey

Home/Health Insurance - any recommendations?

Hi, newly arrived to NZ and trying to sort out insurances and wondered if anyone can help. I have been recommended Southern Cross for Health Insurance and basic hospital cover for husband and I is...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 17th 2006, 11:15 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By chelsey

Re: Struggling without a credit card!

Thanks for all of this! Think I will have to stick with Westpac as not working at the mo and applications are asking for payslips etc and as Westpac know our situation think it will be best to put...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 17th 2006, 10:51 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By chelsey

Travel Insurance - don't use this company

Just a warning to all:

I had annual travel insurance with Insure and Go - taken out before we left the UK. When we moved out here a couple of months ago, I contacted them about a refund as there...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2006, 9:04 am
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By chelsey

Re: Struggling without a credit card!

Thanks for this. I've emailed them for more info! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2006, 8:56 am
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By chelsey

Re: Taking our dog

We used Golden Arrow to ship our 2 cats and I must say exactly the same. They were great - I never thought it would be that easy - the worst bit was collecting the 2 poo samples at home!! :eek:
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 16th 2006, 12:18 am
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By chelsey

Struggling without a credit card!

:) Been over here for about 6 weeks and thoroughly enjoying it as we've spoiled ourselves by staying down in Queenstown for the first 6 months and learning to snowboard! Anway we've got bank stuff...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2006, 11:22 am
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By chelsey

Re: Do It Yourself Removals - a good idea?

Have had 2 quotes both around 5k mark plus insurance for a 20ft container inc car but have been quoted about £1800 for just the container plus insurance (which includes building a frame round the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2006, 10:16 am
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By chelsey

Re: Do It Yourself Removals - a good idea?

Thanks for this but it is a special car and if push came to shove the car would come and not the belongings! My hubby knows a few other people who have shipped everything themselves including a car...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 8th 2006, 10:04 am
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By chelsey

Do It Yourself Removals - a good idea?

Can anyone help me please? I am currently getting quotes for shipping our house contents as well as a car and they are seriously over budget :eek: . Has anyone packed their house contents into a...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2006, 3:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By chelsey

Re: Flying out today....

Radio Ham, Can I ask you roughly how much one way tickets cost as I'm about to pluck up the courage to book ours for the end of May! :)
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2006, 10:43 am
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By chelsey

Re: Passport Control?

Thanks for this and all the responses, it puts our minds at ease. 2 months and counting - I can't wait. ;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2006, 2:42 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By chelsey

Passport Control?

My husband and I are due to walk through passport control with Resident's Visas for the first time :eek: in March and I just wondered if anyone else has done it and what can be expected? Will we...
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