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Dec 29th 2016, 12:50 am
Replies: 471
Views: 31,728
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2016

Debbie Reynolds RIP :-(
Nov 16th 2016, 9:52 am
Replies: 471
Views: 31,728
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2016

Oops, sorry my bad. I also saw it on FB and didn't check the date. :o
Nov 16th 2016, 6:18 am
Replies: 471
Views: 31,728
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Celebrity Croakers 2016

Warren Mitchell (Alf Garnett) Warren Mitchell - obituary - Telegraph (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11996002/Warren-Mitchell-obituary.html)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 27th 2016, 4:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Relocation Package

I got nothing either! Whatever they offer you, accept graciously.
Oct 20th 2016, 5:51 am
Replies: 69
Views: 3,360
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Gable Tostee of Tinder

Verdict in: NOT GUILTY
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2016, 5:48 am
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By cappuccino

Islands of Australia

Starting this Friday, Martin Clunes is discovering Australian Islands on channel 7. The first of the three episodes features, among others, Restoration Island where I did a couple of weeks...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 8th 2016, 7:16 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By cappuccino

Re: How to beat exchange rates? E.g. buy a sought after car in UK and import to NZ

If you buy a car in the UK to ship to NZ, you have to own it for 12 months in the UK or be liable for import tax.
Sep 7th 2016, 6:37 am
Replies: 1,268
Views: 131,780
Posted By cappuccino

Re: UK TV Programs

Cold Feet has returned for a new series with the original cast (minus Helen Baxendale who died in the last series). If you liked the original, you'll enjoy the continuing story 13 years on.

Our...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 5th 2016, 9:03 am
Replies: 2,704
Views: 247,201
Posted By cappuccino

Re: You know you are in Australia when...

Just when I got used to standing on the left on Aussie escalators, I'm now having to remember to stand on the right in London.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 1st 2016, 6:29 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Looking for job opportunities

You are not allowed to do any work on a tourist visa and you are too old for a working holiday visa.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2016, 9:45 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By cappuccino

Re: What is a "Pensioner" in NZ?

Here in Oz: Pension = any type of benefit, whilst Senior implies OAP. I work in a museum in Melbourne and it confused me at first cos there were young people claiming to be on a pension :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2016, 1:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Our beloved leader's birthday!

Many happy returns BEVS.
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 30th 2016, 2:47 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Many Happy Returns Oldfresco .......

Happy birthday old chum.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2016, 7:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By cappuccino

New Zealand: Earth's mythical islands

Beautiful BBC2 documentary filmed in NZ. If you get a chance to watch it, you won't be disappointed. If you can't view it online, here's a link with some photos...
Forum: Australia
Jun 17th 2016, 7:45 am
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By cappuccino

Ambulance cover

I've just learnt that all states except QLD & Tasmania charge for ambulance services. I believe you can add this as an optional extra to private health care policies, but if you don't have private...
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2016, 12:00 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Brisbane Dog Owners

There is a dog park (large fenced off area) in New Farm Park near the Powerhouse. I'm sure there are other similar parks in other areas.
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2016, 1:16 pm
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2016, 10:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Rental property in Melbourne

I was able to rent an apartment in Melbourne before I started work. I had to show bank statement and provide several references (Airbnb host where I was staying + ex-work colleagues). I was lucky...
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2016, 3:50 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,491
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Travel insurance

Yes but you need to also be covered by insurance for medical emergency when you are in transit especially via the USA which is a common route. Anything could happen on the flight or at the airport.
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2016, 2:08 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Job Agencies

This mirrors my experience in Melbourne too. Even so far as second interview for a Gvt dept. They gave me great feedback but then decided to change the role to a more technical one which I didn't...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2016, 11:09 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,233
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Renting

NEVER EVER rent a property without seeing it first. Photos on the internet are often very different to reality, plus you need to know the area etc. Spend a couple of weeks in an Airbnb...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2016, 11:04 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Moving day has arrived!

Good luck with everything.
Forum: New Zealand
May 17th 2016, 12:55 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 9,877
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Things NZ has never heard of

I'm a true Cockney - born at the (Royal) London Hospital within the sound of Bow Bells.
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2016, 2:05 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,491
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Travel insurance

Be aware that if you get sick/visit GP/ admitted to hospiral etc after taking out an insurance policy and don't tell the insurance company, then if you do travel your insurance policy is invalidated....
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2016, 1:48 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 9,877
Posted By cappuccino

Re: Things NZ has never heard of

My boss gave me a document to read and I told her I would "take a butcher's". Of course she had no idea what I meant nor did any other Kiwi in the office.

If you're not familiar with Cockney...
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