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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2015, 8:00 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,726
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Are we barking up the right tree here?

Better not share any of your own real views on here as the thought police will take them down, pathetic.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 6th 2015, 8:21 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,726
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Are we barking up the right tree here?

Funny how these threads always end in an arguement
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 6th 2015, 3:49 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,902
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Making friends

I can sort of see where Snap Shot is coming from, One word answers is the classic, Hard work. Easy in the UK to make friends after 9 months maybe one of two half decent sort of mates but not like...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2015, 1:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Clothes

Shop online the clothes here are bad quality and moderately expensive, or very expensive and moderate quality.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 21st 2015, 1:18 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,349
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Poorly paid job in Taranaki

Can't understand these people that move to rural NZ and expect good jobs, unless you are highly skilled this is highly unlikely. Move to a city and you will have more luck finding something that pays...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2015, 4:16 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,902
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Fear of not being able to go back

Yes that's the feeling I get, looking in from the outside. Never really close to people except OH family which are pretty great but no one else not like at home where you have a real connection with...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2015, 3:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,068
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Moving to Invercargill

Yeah bugger that, cold hole.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2015, 3:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: UK truck driver

You can drive on UK license but employers are far less keen on employing you. As soon as I had the NZ license the offers came rolling in, before it was a struggle.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2015, 3:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,068
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Moving to Invercargill

Cold as hell down there.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 19th 2015, 3:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: UK truck driver

Hi, You will need to do a medical test and if you pass that you do a theory online test, 35 questions you have to get 33 right, but you can resit again after if you fail immediately. Test cost is...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 1st 2015, 7:25 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Jamie's dinners maybe coming to Wellington

Its not about food, more about promoting his imagine to as many places as he can.

Well over rated in my book, better to go to this place which is excellent Nicolini's | Italian Cafe Bar and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 26th 2015, 4:30 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,567
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: how do i settle in nz??!!

Why does no one go to the pub? That is weird!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 18th 2015, 5:52 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,579
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: We are coming over in January

Prob a bit late for me top join this thread, but I arrived from the UK about 6 weeks ago, living in Wellington. Ship everything! We didn't and really regret it. We never planned on bringing...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2015, 1:52 am
Replies: 64
Views: 6,220
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: I am I making a horrible mistake - Auckland?

I think you need car in Auckland as the transport is not all that good apparently but the traffic can be quite bad. Depends on where you are though.

Cars are not as good as in the UK and more...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2015, 3:18 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

Thanks guys. That is a good idea about going out on a Friday also, I will give that a try for sure.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2015, 10:05 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

Thanks biscuit, only really started looking a few weeks ago and seriously this week so pretty pleased. The guys at the new firm all seems to be really nice blokes, especially the owner we got on like...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2015, 9:59 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

eThanks for all the replies, I got offered the job I went for this morning working for a big company so well pleased with that. So we've both got decent jobs, just been here over a month, so that's...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2015, 3:12 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

I notice the 01245 number - this is my home town or city, don't say your from Chelmsford too Mrs F?
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2015, 3:10 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

Yes I've noticed these small towns - well blow me down with a feather, it is like stepping back into the 1890's wouldn't even consider living in a place like that, your soul would slowly vanish until...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2015, 3:03 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

Hi Thanks, I've got another company also interested in hiring me as well so it is going much better, I've only really been looking this week so can't expect too much.

Are you still up in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2015, 2:55 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

Us Brit's like moaning that's the long and short of it.

I know a guy who moans so much he's forgotten he has his own nice house, a brand new cars and secure job.

The only thing he is lacking...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2015, 12:23 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,912
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: How to settle into NZ life?

Well looks like I've got my first interview tomorrow, I am Penelope's OH by the way. Thanks for the advise and we are only in Whitby so been keen to meet people from Wellington area from back home...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 28th 2014, 1:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By RichieRich80

Re: Car Registration cost

Yes apparently they are advising to get a 7 month registration so you can make use of the saving.
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