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Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2019, 4:28 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,360
Posted By cyndi

Re: Health care

Yes but it's something you don't know until it happens so you have a right to be concerned, I'm originally from England and worked in the NHS even though I was on the Dental side of it. My hubby is...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 5th 2019, 12:49 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,360
Posted By cyndi

Re: Health care

I'm usually just a lurker, but felt that I must reply to this thread. Firstly we have been here almost 14 years after living in the States for the previous 16 years. We have absolutely no complaints...
Sep 6th 2016, 2:39 am
Replies: 0
Views: 531
Posted By cyndi

medical certificates

Hi there,
We are in the process of applying for another work visa for our daughter. She has been here since last November & she had a medical & chest x-ray done back then, but was only issued a one...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 24th 2015, 12:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By cyndi

Re: How to breed flys..

NEW! - Bug-A-Salt In Action - YouTube
my daughter showed me this today, I want one!!!!!!!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2011, 4:36 am
Replies: 150
Views: 12,351
Posted By cyndi

Re: Earthquake ! Log your rumbles here.

bugger, are these things ever going to stop. Thought our TV was going to go this last time & had a couple of pics. fall over, & that's down here in Ashburton. Take care all you guys up in...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 23rd 2011, 12:39 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,885
Posted By cyndi

Re: Xchurch Quake - Offers of help and accom.

We'd also be willing to give someone a break too, we are 1 1/4- 1/2 hrs south in Ashburton & have a spare room.
Take care you guys,
Janet
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 22nd 2011, 3:14 am
Replies: 194
Views: 19,406
Posted By cyndi

Re: 6.3 quake reported in Christchurch?

we have felt about 3 down here in Ashburton this afternoon (about 1 1/2 hrs south) & they were scary enough. I truly feel for all you guys up in Christchurch, I'm still shaking so can't imagine how...
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2009, 6:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By cyndi

DVD Help

We have a Pioneer DVR-230-S DVD recorder which we purchased at Harvey Norman's and were assured it would play anything that we put in it. We're finding now that it doesn't play about a third of the...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2008, 4:59 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By cyndi

Re: Check your receipts!

You got to watch Briscoes too.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2008, 4:57 am
Replies: 150
Views: 9,587
Posted By cyndi

Re: Educated Kiwis leaving NZ

[QUOTE=samwel;5879691]Not for everyone.





Try comparing living somehwere like Harrogate or the Cotswolds to living in redneck Dargaville or Ashburton or many other small NZ service towns...
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2007, 5:48 am
Replies: 221
Views: 11,984
Posted By cyndi

Re: The slag off New Zealand Ultimate Thread.

Oh come on!!!!!!! goodness me, did you ever get out of New Jersey, did you ever go west? We were in Nebraska hardly any trees at all & I could name quite a few other States too that were practically...
Forum: New Zealand
May 29th 2007, 5:42 am
Replies: 221
Views: 11,984
Posted By cyndi

Re: The slag off New Zealand Ultimate Thread.

Hey Weezer, we havent been here that long that my memory has gone. The school my kids went to in the States served up hamburgers, Pizza, Nachos & other such rubbish. You call that healthy:blink: They...
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2007, 11:33 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By cyndi

Re: Moving over without a Job - BEWARE

We went into NZIS in Christchurch & got our visa's renewed within 2 hrs & that included sitting waiting for 1 1/2 hrs. This was just 2 months ago. It might be quicker if you can go into immigration...
Forum: New Zealand
May 23rd 2007, 11:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By cyndi

Re: 0161 - cheap calls

I've just called my daughter in Germany using 0161 & got straight through. Didn't get any messages or anything so I hope it worked as I was calling her mobile & I really don't need a heart attack if...
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2007, 6:09 am
Replies: 89
Views: 8,009
Posted By cyndi

Re: Whangarei - cost of living

Something I do when baking a cake is to bake them in loaf tins instead of a cake pan. When they've cooled I cut them in half lengthways then put the icing on the bottom half. Then sandwich the halves...
May 7th 2007, 10:04 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By cyndi

Re: So... if I got a job offer...

But hey, why worry about what the states are doing? Who cares.[/QUOTE]

I care, I'm married to an American & have two kids who are American citizens, getting through customs at an airport is...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2007, 5:27 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,663
Posted By cyndi

Re: Creepy crawlies

Well yeah. we used to get crickets in Colorado & Nebraska but they were never that size. 6 - 8 cms thats 2 - 3 in:eek: & that's just the body length. If something like that jumped at me I'd have a...
Forum: New Zealand
May 7th 2007, 3:34 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,663
Posted By cyndi

Re: Creepy crawlies

OH MY GOD!!!!!!!! Don't mind the stick insects, but those wetas:ohmy: :ohmy: Haven't seen any of them yet & I don't think I want to. I've just been outside to look at the gravel chips on our...
Forum: New Zealand
May 3rd 2007, 4:26 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,224
Posted By cyndi

Re: Sorry, but you can't rain on my parade.

A lot of the "old" posters have gone to pastures new - what a shame as all their experience and good advice has gone with them.[/QUOTE]

Where are the pastures new:confused: , can i come? I'm also...
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2007, 9:17 am
Replies: 77
Views: 2,883
Posted By cyndi

Re: This New Zealand section

Did you never manage to find yours again then lexylou when you returned to the UK?:eek: :rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2007, 9:06 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,287
Posted By cyndi

Re: Please Please Please help........

We brought my daughter's saddle & hessian covered saddle stand. Cleaned the saddle so it was spotless, didn't have time to clean the saddle stand. Declared both but MAF required the saddle to be...
May 2nd 2007, 9:00 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By cyndi

Re: So... if I got a job offer...

Ooh errr!!!!!! Ive just reread my last post, I honestly didn't mean anything nasty about the US being able to be choosier about who they let in.::o :o It was just meant as size of population being...
May 2nd 2007, 8:39 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By cyndi

Re: So... if I got a job offer...

Maz it's a lot easier with immigration here than in the States honestly. The US can be choosier who they let in due to population size. We (me & you) probably had it a lot easier with US immigration...
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2007, 1:35 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,759
Posted By cyndi

Re: 3 Weeks In

Good to hear things are going well. Do you think you may become one of us happy clappy tree huggers then.:lol:
Forum: New Zealand
May 2nd 2007, 1:12 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,948
Posted By cyndi

Re: Why we are not going to NZ after getting PR.

Oh lenmil, good luck & all the best for the future to you & your family. You can only do what you think is best. As a fellow geordie well, you could be stuck in a much worse place. Give my love to...
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