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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 17th 2014, 8:25 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,257
Posted By Biddy

Re: A few questions about moving

I concur with the above. You are already being sensible by asking the relevant questions. Give yourself an escape plan but do what your heart tells you to do. My advice, don't go to Auckland, if you...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2013, 9:03 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 31st 2013, 9:01 pm
Replies: 7,411
Views: 273,219
Posted By Biddy

Forum: New Zealand
Apr 6th 2012, 8:04 pm
Replies: 456
Views: 48,749
Posted By Biddy

Re: Scorching !

And it's shaping up to be a Good Saturday Scorcher too.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 16th 2010, 9:24 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,152
Posted By Biddy

Re: What CAN'T I bring with me??

Don't bring the inlaws.
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 16th 2010, 9:20 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,878
Posted By Biddy

Re: Otaki.....what's it like??

We live 10 mins sth of Otaki and I can't realy recommend it. It is a generally low decile area with some poor housing. 3 main areas to it. State Highway 1 which is mainly commercial. Road to the...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 15th 2010, 6:00 am
Replies: 137
Views: 11,580
Posted By Biddy

Re: New Zealand is really, really cool because...

My parents come out once a year for 6 weeks or so. On their 2nd visit we did a big shop at our local Big Save - armchairs, bed etc.
On their 3rd visit we went back to Big save to get a few more...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2010, 6:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By Biddy

Re: Blatant self / business promotion thread

Right then .....done.

I was actually thinking of a more 'useful' thread where local / national products or services could be promoted rather than the usual gigolos looking for action - see above....
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2010, 11:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By Biddy

Blatant self / business promotion thread

Hi all - and especially you lovely Mods - thought i'd start a thread (if allowed please Mods) where all us ex Poms struggling to make a living over here can promote their own goods / services so that...
Forum: New Zealand
May 30th 2010, 3:59 am
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Biddy

Re: Website Design

Thanks Turkeys - my wife and I have just started a new business importing books from the UK and US - and i rustled up a very basic website using Weebly in a couple of hours!! It's only got a couple...
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2010, 5:49 am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,270
Posted By Biddy

Re: What job did you do in UK ? and what do you do in NZ ?

Medical sales manager then village post office owner UK
Medicals sales rep then book selling franchise owner NZ

Which is nice.
Forum: New Zealand
May 28th 2010, 5:48 am
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2010, 11:54 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,310
Posted By Biddy

Re: Wanganui..what a.....

Get a room you two!
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2009, 7:35 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,915
Posted By Biddy

Re: Any regrets

We moved here 4+ years ago with my salary on 55k and no 2nd income. Survived off UK savings bought land etc. Then we bought a franchise business between us and income increased a bit.
We're a family...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2009, 7:31 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,988
Posted By Biddy

Re: Fantasy Living

Haven't been there yet but the Coromandel seems to have a good press. Fairly laid back - pituresque, lush, good beaches & not over populated - but probably full of grockles and caravans in summer.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 17th 2009, 7:26 am
Replies: 150
Views: 8,182
Posted By Biddy

Re: How knackered is the UK?

I know a doctor who can fix that for you.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2009, 6:38 am
Replies: 45
Views: 2,189
Posted By Biddy

Re: 2009 Awards Night

Poster you'd most like to see 'down under'
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 3rd 2009, 3:34 am
Replies: 94
Views: 9,876
Posted By Biddy

Re: Racism toward Poms

I might pop into Toyworld in Porirua and put on my plummiest accent just to see what happens!

Can honestly say I've never in 4 years experienced any overt racism towards the Poms - just a bit of...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 2nd 2009, 6:11 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,189
Posted By Biddy

Re: 2009 Awards Night

Least use of puctuation and grammar?
I get hacked off by people who obviously never stayed at skool till they woz 16 writing long drawn out boring sentenses that you wish youd never started reading...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2009, 7:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Biddy

Re: sky packages

Sky Sports package approx $80 pm - if you add on My Sky (which is flippin brilliant) then you can take that figure up to $90 - $100pm. (ish)

This ovbviously include all the other stuff like...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 21st 2009, 5:31 am
Replies: 284
Views: 15,885
Posted By Biddy

Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2009, 7:54 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 5,144
Posted By Biddy

Re: What do you miss most?? Cream

[QUOTE=Persephone;7720152]With you Vitalstatistix on the double cream. There seems to be only one type of cream in fact, no choice of single or double:thumbdown:

I missed the huge variety of cream...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 6th 2009, 5:38 am
Replies: 284
Views: 15,885
Posted By Biddy

Re: The "...or..." game

Sparkes...probably.

Tom or Jerry
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 3rd 2009, 11:25 am
Replies: 191
Views: 5,636
Posted By Biddy

Re: Things you have learned the hard way.

Letting off stink bombs on the coach gets you banned from the school Wimbledon trip.
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 3rd 2009, 11:20 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,438
Posted By Biddy

Re: Believe me.

I seem to have wandered into the 'random comments' thread.

Vinegar aparently, or baking in the oven.

Or painting a pebble brown might do the trick.
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