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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 21st 2015, 4:28 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,972
Posted By minky

Re: Real fish and chips

Oceanz fish & chips on Botany and they cook fresh
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 15th 2015, 10:37 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By minky

Re: Parking at Auckland Airport!

We were parked international yes we did get help but was not forthcoming.

I only posted so to let others know & next time we will park in a different carpark as we live in the sticks so taxi is...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 8th 2015, 1:32 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By minky

Angry Parking at Auckland Airport!

I just thought I would write re our experience after leaving our car parked at Auckland Airport. I chose car park E as it was only a short walk from the car to the terminal as we were travelling ...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 29th 2015, 4:39 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,408
Posted By minky

Re: PVCu Double glazing

We used Homerit to for the frames all good use German profiles some of our frames had to be strengthened as they are 3m tall and had thicker glass due to being in a high wind zone
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 20th 2014, 11:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By minky

Re: Construction/civil/rail jobs

Hi
Downers are a main contractor in Auckland see www.downercareers.co.nz the commercial side is starting to take off here this year

Karen
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 24th 2013, 10:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By minky

Re: Quiet places to live - Auckland

I live in Brookby just next to Clevedon I drive to East Tamaki for work which is about 30 mins nearest shops Botany shopping centre Clevedon 15 mins café and various small shops we find everything...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2013, 9:49 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By minky

Re: Does British Homes Stores deliver to NZ?

This may help a friend has used this before forward2me it gives you a uk shipping address so you can get it delivered to uk and then onward ship it to NZ for companies that don't ship to NZ:thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 10th 2013, 3:13 am
Replies: 26
Views: 8,193
Posted By minky

Re: UPVC Double Glazing

Hi
We have had double glazing from Homerite up here in Auckland and I believe they go onto the South Island to They were very helpful considering the size of some of our windows needing extra...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2013, 12:51 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By minky

Re: Cook Strait Ferry

We have travelled on both and preferred the Pride of Cherbourg as we knew it well from travelling to France!!

The Bluebridge we went on was quite a lot smaller and is more catered for trucks
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2013, 12:36 am
Replies: 14
Views: 7,658
Posted By minky

Re: What's halfway between Auckland and Hamilton?

Pokeno is really just a small village there are some new sections being built on at the moment and then a new milk processing plant is going to be built
Puke has a traditional High Street and also...
Forum: NZ Update
Mar 20th 2013, 9:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,041
Posted By minky

Re: The story so far...

We arrived in 2006 and back then it took my husband six months to find a job probably does not help with our surname either.Hes in procurement and has ups & downs.Yes you have to tailor your cv to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2013, 9:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,662
Posted By minky

Re: We've been thinking about transfering our pensions over to NZ

[email protected]

This was on BBC news pages on the ads might be worth the free offer?
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2012, 1:32 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,282
Posted By minky

Re: Becoming a LBP (Carpenter)

Yes theres plenty of Paslode here and pricey!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 23rd 2012, 12:18 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,538
Posted By minky

Re: Ordering from UK

Just received an order from Debenhams3 duvet covers came thru no problems have ordered from China and again these came in no custom issues.But a friend ordered about $400 of clothes and did have to...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 25th 2012, 4:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By minky

Re: Area to live: Rural + Land + Back to basic

Theres also Clevedon Alfriston Drury further down Karaka and Pukekohe
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 4th 2012, 5:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,196
Posted By minky

Re: Private Boys Schools in Auckland

Hi

Saint Kentigern College is a private school which has boarding too called Bruce House and now take girl boarders.They have a good music dept have a look on the website and they currently have...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2012, 10:03 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By minky

Re: UK Passport renewal

You have to send them back to the UK now but my mum who is in the UK has just renewed hers and it cost 150 pounds
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 6th 2012, 12:36 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By minky

Re: commutable places to Auck CBD

Hi

We live out in Brookby near Clevedon look at clevedon.co.nz to see around the area.Clevedon has a few shops and restaurant plus farmers market.Botany is the main shopping centre which is about...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2012, 10:36 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,848
Posted By minky

Re: Mice

Yes peanut butter works a treat when we moved in we had three caught them one each night but you need to find out where they are getting in to stop them completely we have cats now as well but we are...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 27th 2012, 9:09 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By minky

Re: Sparky question ?

if you keep you electric bills you can work out how much electric you need we did this to work out our solar requirement
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 27th 2012, 9:00 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By minky

Re: Sparky question ?

Hi we are totally off grid and run power off solar panels for electricity and solar for hot water we have a wood boiler that heats the water for winter and the radiators.We have just got a generator...
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2012, 10:42 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,181
Posted By minky

Re: Transfer of UK private pension to NZ

If you go onto move2newzealand website there is an article http://www.mov****.com/member/showArticle.aspx?id=828&sm=g1000p11

Hopes this helps

Karen
Forum: New Zealand
May 1st 2012, 9:39 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 6,427
Posted By minky

Re: central heating

We are just putting central heating into our new house we bought our radiators and valves from Wickes in UK and shipped them over here a lot cheaper we are going to run it using a wood burner in the...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2012, 8:59 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,215
Posted By minky

Re: Double Glazing

We have just moved in and our windows make so much of a difference we cant even here the wind especially living on one of the highest points in Auckland with high wind the windows are great if you go...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2012, 1:58 am
Replies: 20
Views: 7,215
Posted By minky

Re: Double Glazing

We have just built and have used pvc white frames we used Homerit here in East Tamaki but we imported the double glazed glass ourselves from China which was half price to NZ nothing got broken...
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