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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2020, 10:47 am
Replies: 772
Views: 85,763
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

I know how you feel with England. My Nan is very ill and I'm hoping to return to the UK soon just in case.

She llives where I grew up, in Bournemouth. I saw the images from the beach yesterday. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2020, 11:36 pm
Replies: 772
Views: 85,763
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/121146070/coronavirus-ardern-walks-fine-line-on-lockdown-bridges-missteps?cid=facebook.post&fbclid=IwAR2xt4qduM7tqdiURVO6ygVHZVE0Rxl5HGI-WUfHo3hzAgSTAx9fdAnqK...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2020, 11:06 am
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Tom H

Re: No entry to temp/visitor visas - 19/03/2020

I'd hate to be on a work visa at this time

Especially if you have a family emergency in your home country and need to return



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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2020, 1:03 am
Replies: 772
Views: 85,763
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

His comments about money to the health system made me laugh big time

Considering the past

Also his health minister is more bothered about a road than the state of the health system in New...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2020, 9:53 am
Replies: 772
Views: 85,763
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

Rumour has it that the election may be brought forward

Excellent. One good piece of news from this would be seeing Simon Bridges face when the people's republic of China party loses the election...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2020, 8:12 pm
Replies: 772
Views: 85,763
Posted By Tom H

Re: Coronavirus

I was supposed to head back to England for a family surprise in Easter.

Sadly that has now been cancelled. Thankfully all fully refunded from my travel insurance provider.

It's a shame as I...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 27th 2019, 10:15 pm
Replies: 247
Views: 38,588
Posted By Tom H

Re: Cucumber News

Barnsley Matt will be shocked if news got to him that Woodend Veg Shop was selling Cucumbers at 99c. That being advertised nearly caused a huge amount of crashes on SH1 with locals and drivers in...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2019, 5:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By Tom H

Well that was thoroughly enjoyable!!!

The first rugby world cup semi final

I could watch that Sam Underhill tackle on Barratt over and over again

just like Owen Farrells face when they were doing the Haka. Love it!!!!

I'm...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2019, 5:31 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By Tom H

Re: Air NZ

It slightly got better when they moved to the Tom Bradley terminal and the Star Alliance lounge is one of the best in world. Must say the transit process is very hit and miss depending what side of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2019, 5:41 am
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Tom H

Re: Pegasus

It's the best place to live in New Zealand!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 13th 2019, 10:01 am
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Tom H

Re: Kaikoura - short break . Anyone been recently please?

If/When you go - you must stop at the Oahu point.

There's a temporary walkway on the coast side for you to park and use, as the actual walkway itself isn't fully repaired yet.

However, I have...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 22nd 2018, 7:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By Tom H

Re: NZ goodies available in UK

hmmm

I see they sell weet-bix. Perhaps a mail to Weetabix UK is in order. Blue and yellow look the same
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2018, 3:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Tom H

Re: The Weetabix War of 2018

Sadly the marmite saga spelt the end for the owner of the British shop here

Family are happily back in the UK now.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 10th 2018, 9:06 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Tom H

Re: Learning to drive in NZ

Learn here

You'll easily pass.

However, there is one tough part which is answering the "what radio station is the car in front of you listening to"??? It can be daunting when you first try.
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Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2018, 4:08 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,512
Posted By Tom H

Re: Blinglish is a gone burger

So Simon Bridges is their new leader.

I assume he's been asked about baby plans whilst he's in charge.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2018, 5:48 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By Tom H

Re: Storm's a comin'

Have our weather forecast experts gone to the Michael Fish school of weather forecasting????

That was nothing!!! Just a standard rainy day.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2018, 5:42 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,512
Posted By Tom H

Re: Blinglish is a gone burger

See Steven Joyce has now thrown his hat into the ring.

I suppose they'll go with the candidate China picks in the end.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 20th 2018, 5:40 am
Replies: 88
Views: 13,681
Posted By Tom H

Re: WAIN

Pah this is nothing compared to October 1987

Or March 2014.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 19th 2018, 9:22 am
Replies: 53
Views: 6,858
Posted By Tom H

Re: Why did you move?

We moved here because I was in the process of being made redundant for the 3rd time in 4 years (global financial crisis) and just had enough of the lack of job security back at home.

I could have...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2018, 9:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Tom H

Re: PyeongChang Winter 'lympics

I'm watching some of it on BBC I player. Sometimes I'll watch a bit live on the beeb and then catch up online for events I missed.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 5th 2018, 5:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,432
Posted By Tom H

Re: NZ living - Budget estimation

I'll give you one money saving on that budget you have

Sky

Don't bother wasting your money with that rubbish

Just get a free view box and then sign up to Netflix. You'll still be able to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2018, 7:51 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,622
Posted By Tom H

Re: UK v NZ grocery shopping comparison

Far out!!!!

I've never ever bought nappies from any supermarket

Why do that when you can get them significantly cheaper from The Warehouse. I buy the Pampers nappies or imported Huggies from...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 11th 2017, 7:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Tom H

Re: Drinking water (again)

No doubt that picture will be used for the 100% pure NZ adverts
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 29th 2017, 7:41 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 37,856
Posted By Tom H

Re: Worst and Best things about moving back to Uk from NZ

Where's the Pavlova question????
How could you forget the most important question of all, who invented the pavlova?

Anyone that answers Australia deserves a Warriors season ticket for life.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 29th 2017, 9:45 am
Replies: 106
Views: 37,856
Posted By Tom H

Re: Worst and Best things about moving back to Uk from NZ

Aaah the stuff commentator. A unique special breed of human being. One that thinks the year is 1852 and Victoria is still Queen of England.

There's your Rugby Heaven commentator. One that spits...
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