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Jan 16th 2020, 10:42 am
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Justcol

Re: Medical Assessor

My chest x-ray was forwarded to an assessor due to a shadow near my left clavicle
it turned out to be a smudged fingerprint 🙄
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 11th 2020, 11:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By Justcol

Re: Dilemma 2020 - I want to leave NZ but my partner wants to stay 2020

He's shown he couldn't care less about his kids by leaving them in Brazil. Yours will be just another he doesn't see anymore.Stay in blighty, send him packing and start over.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 6th 2020, 7:40 am
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Justcol

Re: Moving our belongings to New Zealand

11 years ago I used Crown. They were very good and delivered to our door, unlike some who will not tell you, but will use a different delivery company in NZ. Crown are a huge global moving company...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 29th 2019, 8:17 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Justcol

Re: Practical advise about NZ car import complaince

And all of them vastly overpriced compared to other countries, and most of them in worse condition than cars in other countries. That's why people import cars
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 29th 2019, 2:42 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By Justcol

Re: Have I made a big mistake?

1) running away from a problem (failed relationship) even halfway round the world, isn't going to make it go away, it will simply follow you and is the worst reason in the world to migrate.

2) I'm...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 23rd 2019, 9:01 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 13,214
Posted By Justcol

Re: The way forward for grandparent?

Marriage of convenience is an issue when the foreigners then apply to bring in other family members. Exploitation if this world wide now means if I wanted to, I couldn't return to the UK with my kiwi...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 22nd 2019, 10:31 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Justcol

Re: Practical advise about NZ car import complaince

I get it's frustrating, but rules are rules and they are pretty clear. Just buy a car with no rust and there won't be a problem. Loads of people do it all the time.

Try contacting these guys,...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2019, 9:17 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Justcol

Re: Practical advise about NZ car import complaince

Sorry I'm nothing to do with cars, compliance or imports.

6 or 7 years old is classed as new in NZ

Most NZ imports are ex Japan where the spec is usually fairly basic. I'm probably the most un...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2019, 1:18 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Justcol

Re: Practical advise about NZ car import complaince

Should be ok means, from can be seen in the photos, it should be ok, however if when I'm under it I see something that isn't clear in the photos, then I will have to re assess based on what I find. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 20th 2019, 8:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Justcol

Re: The wind in NZ now.

It's good drying weather 😊😁
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 19th 2019, 7:12 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By Justcol

Re: In the News items : New Zealand

Well, we don't really do we
Both referendums are being hidden in amongst the general election and I don't think either will be binding. It's just a way of getting both of these bothersome topics...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2019, 8:48 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 13,214
Posted By Justcol

Re: The way forward for grandparent?

Get over yourself luv,
I'm sure there's a forum for whatever country you live in, why not post on there, no one is interested in your views or opinions on anything on this one. Do us all a favour...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 14th 2019, 12:25 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,978
Posted By Justcol

Re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

Any fire fighter BA equipment would do.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2019, 7:34 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,978
Posted By Justcol

Re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

Why, because some thrill seeking idiots didn't have the mental capacity to perform the simplest of risk assessments. FFS how stupid do you have to be
Is standing in an active volcano dangerous...yes...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 13th 2019, 4:29 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,978
Posted By Justcol

Re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

You really have have no idea do you.
​​I get criticism on here for being to Pro NZ. This place is my home, has-been for 11 years and always will be. That doesn't mean I have to kiss the arse of...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 12th 2019, 9:16 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,978
Posted By Justcol

Re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

So it was ok to allow tourists onto the island but not rescuer's, even though the actual level of risk hasn't changed. There was increased activity before the eruption which raised the danger level,...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2019, 8:28 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,978
Posted By Justcol

Re: In New Zealand news today.

I suspect a large element of the "fleece the tourists at any cost" kiwi can do attitude at play.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2019, 8:18 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Justcol

Re: Retirement

I lived in Cambridge for a few years and loved it, until it started to grow. It used to be a nice town but now it's just an enormous sub division and the town's character has gone. Tauranga has far...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 10th 2019, 5:33 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,978
Posted By Justcol

Re: In New Zealand news today.

We're talking about Kiwis hoovering money out of tourists pockets. There's no level of H&S legislation or threat going to stop that.

Latest news is that there's going to be criminal charges....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 9th 2019, 1:42 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,978
Posted By Justcol

re: White Island eruption ( renamed)

People choose to go to the crater of an active volcano and are then shocked when it all goes tits up. . . . !!
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 5th 2019, 6:43 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By Justcol

Re: GST rules change

My understanding is, if the retailer does more than 60k of trade per year in NZ, they have to charge GST. That means that the price of anything that retailer sells in NZ will have to increase by 15%....
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2019, 7:04 am
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Justcol

Re: Passport

From posting the form to having passport in hand took 11 days.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 2nd 2019, 7:25 am
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By Justcol

Re: GST rules change

It's really nothing more than an online shopping tax. Governments are constantly trying to come up with new taxes to slap on us. This is no more than that. It's the most Saint Jacinda of Christchurch...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2019, 9:03 am
Replies: 101
Views: 13,214
Posted By Justcol

Re: The way forward for grandparent?

So you think prostituting yourself out is a good idea.....!!!

​​​​​​Good grief
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 1st 2019, 8:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By Justcol

Re: GST rules change

Basically closed a loophole and f####d everything up for everyone. Many items now won't be available in NZ and the rubbish that's brought in legally will be the usual crap standard at inflated...
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