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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2010, 9:05 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,397
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: is it mean't to feel like this?

Hi

I just want to say I felt exactly the same. About 8 weeks after we arrived (end of Jan) I had a big wobble. My youngest daughter had settled in at school, eldest daughter and her boyfriend off...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2010, 8:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Candles

Hi

We bought a load of Ikea candles over, vanilla and plain tea lights. The packers didnt list them, just put them in a box. Very glad we did, cos we have had 3 power cuts in 5 months since we...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2010, 8:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Central heating help - where can I find...

wow, very jealous! How did you find somewhere with central heating?! Havn't seen any radiator thingies, too busy looking for dehumidifiers on trademe, for our damp, freezing cold house!!

enjoy the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 2nd 2010, 6:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: dicount phone calls

Hi

My mum rings me with Telestunt. You dial the telestunt number first, then the NZ number and it only costs 1p a minute, so its fab! Just look up the telelstunt number online (it should be...
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2010, 10:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 21,830
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Can my son visit us in NZ ? He has a criminal record

Hi

I know he can't fly via America, but I'm not sure about coming into NZ.

Not sure how you would find out.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 10th 2010, 5:15 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,143
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: 5-a-side-footy Auckland

Hi my daughter's boyfirend Mike (29) would love a kick about tomorrow, if its still on! Let us know.

Is it at St Johns Park, Auckland? Where is that?

Cheers x x
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2010, 7:25 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,389
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Anyone for a Thai in Whangaparaoa?

Hi

I have just arrived in Castor Bay, North Shore, would love to meet up with some people! Will look out for the next meet-up!

Lindsay x :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 30th 2010, 7:15 am
Replies: 155
Views: 11,033
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: UK 2 NZ Jan 2010!!

Hi

Have a great journey. You will start to relax once on the plane.

Just to let you know our dog Feebie arrived safe and well today! She has had a good run around and now having a good sleep!...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 9:16 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: OMG we have our PR visas!!!!!!!

Hi

We arrived yesterday! Its boiling! Feels very sureal to be here! Just looking forward to the dog arriving on Saturday.

Our last week was very emotional, felt sick and cried a lot, seems to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2010, 9:13 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: OMG we have our PR visas!!!!!!!

Hi

Congratulations! My daughter and I arrived in Auckland yesterday, still shell-shocked and tired! Our dog Feebie is coming Thursday (UK time) We have used Animal Couriers, who have been great....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2010, 8:41 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,279
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

Not quite! Leaving on Sunday!, but will be there very soon. Thanks for the meassage. My hubby not coming strainght away, so we'll have a great time!!

See you soon! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 22nd 2010, 8:37 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,279
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

Hi

Glad your stuff arrived ok, shame about the mirror! Just 2 days left to go for us! Very tearful! :(

The dog is indeed coming, she flies out on 28th. Actually I am just waiting for her to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 21st 2010, 1:04 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 11,033
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: UK 2 NZ Jan 2010!!

Hi

Thanks for your good wishes. I am finding this last week really hard. Saying goodbye to everyone is killing me. Very emotional, crying a lot! Now my daughter, Harriet says she's not getting on...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 10th 2010, 8:53 am
Replies: 155
Views: 11,033
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: UK 2 NZ Jan 2010!!

Hi

Forgot to mention the dog, Phoebie, is flying out on 28th Jan! :ohmy:

Wish her luck, I am more worried about the dog than me!

Good luck again to everyone else. :thumbup:

lindsay x
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2010, 5:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: First Few Days

Hi

Check out the website below. Its for an employment agency in Christchurch. The guy who runs it is in Christchurch and is from the UK. He has a small apartment that he rents out, and has loads...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2010, 6:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Uk Expat - Just moved to Hibiscus Coast

Hi

We are flying out on 24.01.10 to the North Shore so could come over that way too for a meet up. I will keep an eye out for meetings.

Happy New Year to everyone, Lindsay x
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2010, 6:13 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 11,033
Posted By lindsay loo

Smile Re: UK 2 NZ Jan 2010!!

Hi

One more to your list!! :p

flights booked for 24th Jan Air NZ via LA

Big suitcases ready but not packed yet!!

Yikes, having a panic now its January!! :eek:
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 30th 2009, 4:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Renting with dogs

Hi

I know some people have offered to pay double the bond, incase of any damage, and that seems to work.

Some of the estate agents who do rentals seem to know who might take pets, so its worth...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 30th 2009, 4:26 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,279
Posted By lindsay loo

Cool Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

Hi

Did your container arrive? Ours went on 22nd December, no problems except not much left in the house to cook with, etc! We went with PSS and they were great.

We will be arriving on Jan 25th...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 24th 2009, 9:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: The Packers are here!! Got PR, sold the house & booked flights!!

Yes the lovely Taryn was our crappy case officer! I can say that now cos our blue stickers came yesterday x x
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2009, 5:40 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By lindsay loo

The Packers are here!! Got PR, sold the house & booked flights!!

Yikes!! The packers are here, doing a great job so far! Its all chaos though! My computer is going tomorrow, so last few emails before it goes in its box.

Havnt started Xmas shopping yet!! Will go...
Dec 9th 2009, 4:11 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Picking up visas next week!

How long did it take for your blue stickers? we have been granted residency, just waiting for a police certificate to arrive and then we can send in passports. We are hoping to fly around 20th Jan...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 7th 2009, 2:27 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,539
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Very Sad Day Today

Hi

Really feel for you all. We are coming to Auckland in January and are leaving our son Dan, who is 19, behind. He will be better off in Uk career wise and will hopefully join us further down the...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 7th 2009, 2:22 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,866
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: what to bring

HiAfter spending 4 weeks in Auckland in November, we are definitely bringing our washing machine, as they seem very expensive in NZ and most are those crappy old top loaders that dont seem to wash...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 5th 2009, 5:55 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,279
Posted By lindsay loo

Re: Here at last... and it's never stopped raining!

Hi

My daughter and her boyfirend live in Castor Bay and have been there for 6 months. Good news is we have just been granted PR and are coming out in January. We will be living all together in...
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