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Jul 9th 2015, 2:13 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,164
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Any thoughts/experience with Sale, Gtr. Manchester?

Well there are not so nice bits and really some quite nice leafy suburb bits, depends on your budget really. As far as the Uk goes I would say it is a nice urban place to live although Hale,...
Jul 9th 2015, 1:17 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,164
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Any thoughts/experience with Sale, Gtr. Manchester?

We have just spent 2-3 months in Sale. It's very nice in most parts, it has the tram station and is on the ring road for commuting so everything is say to get to. They have the Grammar School and the...
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2015, 12:16 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,886
Posted By upandrunning

Re: What heating system?

Actually if there is mains gas in the road, it is free to have a line and meter installed. We went for a Rinnai Energsaver fluid gas heater. It heats the whole house as long as doors are open. We...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 2nd 2014, 1:15 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,876
Posted By upandrunning

Re: What areas for nice house up to $450k in Auckland

You might find contracting a bit more lucrative. Contracting for all sorts of jpbs is very popular here. Less fraught than the UK contract market and also no big problems with tax. If you want to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2014, 11:50 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,876
Posted By upandrunning

Re: What areas for nice house up to $450k in Auckland

If you are a .net c# guy you will have no trouble finding work in Auckland. there is plenty of work . We have been here for 10 years and my husband has contracted throughout never having a problem....
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2014, 9:47 am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,876
Posted By upandrunning

Re: What areas for nice house up to $450k in Auckland

I have a friend that has just bought in Waiuku. It is commutable to Auckland 45 mins. very country place and you will get something for 450k. also Pukekoe is ok too.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2014, 9:44 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,885
Posted By upandrunning

Re: cost to ship our dog to NZ....OMG!

Try Pet Relocation - Animal Airlines (http://www.animalairlines.co.uk/)
we paid 1000quid ish for 2 cats. They were really good. London-Auckland
May 18th 2014, 4:50 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,081
Posted By upandrunning

Re: NZ to UK with a 15yr old.

Hi
I have a 15 year old too and we have used the NZ Correspondance school, http://www.tekura.school.nz/ It is the State run school for kids that can't get into school or have parents that travel. At...
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2010, 8:06 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,216
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Flights......

I have been looking at AirNz excess baggage policy and dare I say it is quite good(flying from NZ to Uk $75 for and extra suitcase)
Flying from London it is 35 quid for an extra bag(up to 23kg) to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 4th 2010, 9:44 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,553
Posted By upandrunning

Re: If you're female and living in Auckland / North Shore, where do you shop for clot

I buy stuff on ebay.com(Usa) and get them posted over, works out that I pay $75 for a apir of Calvin Klein jeans and they are $280 in Smith and Caughey!
Shorecity at Takapuna is quite good as it has...
May 20th 2010, 12:25 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,577
Posted By upandrunning

Problems Renting??

Hi
husband is already back in UK on a 6 month contract(in a hotel). We need to rent a house but are worried that we will have to pay 6 months rent up front. (Some friends of ours who were in NZ 3...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2009, 10:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Junior Football In North Shore Area

My boys play at East Coast Bays SOCCER(!) Club. Footie is rugby here!
http://ecbafc.co.nz/
they do registrations at beginning of April ish and play thru til end September when the summer sports...
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2008, 5:23 am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,286
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Teenager problems

Crap
I don't know if you have given these guys a ring..
The Parent Helpline is a telephone information service for parents
in South Australia.
1300 364 100 (local call cost within South...
Forum: Job Offers
Apr 9th 2008, 12:10 am
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Developer with c# experience NEEDED ASAP

Do they want a contractor? OH free from 24th April. We live on the shore.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 7th 2008, 2:37 am
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By upandrunning

IT work

Anyone know of .net/c# contractors (senior/team leads) wanted in Auckland at moment. OH contract up in 2 weeks(been there 20 months with various extensions) banking so credit squeeze has finally...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 8:24 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,337
Posted By upandrunning

Re: NZ or OZ please help?

Why don't you come to Nz and see what you think ? You can always rent a house for 6 months and put your dosh in the bank 8% interest here for investors. You might qualify for working family income,...
Forum: Australia
Mar 26th 2008, 2:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,034
Posted By upandrunning

Re: LAFHA and buying a house in Aus

In NZ lots of people buy their houses and put them into company name and then rent them back "from the company for the market rate" as any loss on the property ie mortgage-less rent can be deucted...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 25th 2008, 12:12 am
Replies: 55
Views: 53,019
Posted By upandrunning

Re: best areas to live near auckland?

Walking distance from a beach and an easy commute can cost well in excess of a milion dollars(Takapuna and Milford). However with the new busway (www.maxx.co.nz) you could look at the shores East...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 25th 2008, 12:02 am
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Question about trees

Yep,they are all tree huggers here. We bought a house which has 2 native trees on it and you can prune 10% a year of branches with no more than 5cm girth. We started hacking ours a couple of days...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2008, 12:11 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,281
Posted By upandrunning

Re: Schooling - again.

Glenfield has a very high maori and islander population it has its problems with gangs and also in the news this week the maori studies teacher has just been jailed(well home detention) for sexually...
Forum: Australia
Mar 6th 2008, 4:06 am
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By upandrunning

renting in Sydney

Hiya,
Can anyone tell me how much dosh we will have to pay for renting house up front as in bond plus how many weeks rent? Also has anyone here with cats had a problem renting a house or just not...
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