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Forum: USA
Oct 1st 2007, 7:11 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By Herm

Re: Logan, Utah - Rugby World Cup

Thanks - not very promising though.........
Forum: USA
Sep 29th 2007, 10:29 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By Herm

Logan, Utah - Rugby World Cup

Travelling to US end of this week - anybody know if there is anywhere in Logan where I can catch Rugby World Cup matches live?

Thanks
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 3rd 2007, 8:32 am
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Herm

Re: Help My Mum ...

My mum was out last xmas for 3 months - I wish you luck.
She brought some cash with her and used her normal Lloyds bank debit card to withdraw cash as and when needed - caused no problems.
Sent her...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 10th 2007, 6:37 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,024
Posted By Herm

Re: What is up with the housing market?

Just interested - where abouts in Wanganui is the house?

If it makes it any easier the market in the BOP is drying up fast. Hopefully interest rates will turn downwards soon which may help to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2007, 9:03 am
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By Herm

Re: First single/LP/CD bought?.........and when?

Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde - was it Georgie Fame??? Anybody know???
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2007, 10:21 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,716
Posted By Herm

Re: Fantasy Premier League

I've joined........a real mission but got there in the end........

Cheers for the link and may the game begin:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2007, 9:37 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Herm

Re: Schooling - Son is 15 years old?

Most schools follow NCEA. In year 11 (UK 5th form) - Level 1 - 6 subjects with maths and english compulsory are taken, in year 12 - 6 subjects with english compulsory and year 13 is 5 subjects with...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 5th 2007, 6:59 am
Replies: 66
Views: 3,464
Posted By Herm

Re: One of the biggest problems affecting NZ

I don't find it all boring but then again I'd done "exciting" to death so coming to NZ was a real plus.

My kids on the other hand think it is the most boring place on earth and can't wait to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 27th 2007, 11:30 am
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Herm

Re: Olives??

Taste one off the tree - they are VERY bitter so need to be soaked in brine, washed, soaked in brine, washed, soaked in brine etc etc .........get the picture:):)
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 27th 2007, 10:43 am
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Herm

Re: Olives??

I have 250 olive trees (sad but true) - depending on variety, quantity etc etc. I'll tell you all about them oneday - boy would that make for an interesting conversation.

PS - Would normally pick...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 26th 2007, 8:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By Herm

Re: New fangled Kiwi Saver Scheme

Some employers are even beating that - if I go 8% mine will go 6% - even nicer:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Jun 25th 2007, 10:19 am
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By Herm

Re: Greetings from New Zealand.

It has to be illuminated so the seagulls can see to s**t on it.

Only joking - honest.......
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2007, 11:12 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By Herm

Re: "Parachute" landing site

Hi M+C,

Currently are living about 10 minutes from Waihi Beach but spent our first 3 months in NZ there due to the plentiful supply of rentals off-season.

The beach itself runs from the main...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2007, 11:25 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By Herm

Re: Do you want a job in Whangarei/North Shore?

Whats the salary range for these sorts of jobs?
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2007, 11:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Herm

Re: Day Trip Bay of Plenty?

Different thread - more thoughts.

If you have money to burn a day in Rotorua doing the skyline, louge and finishing up at the hot pools is always good.

There is a really cool mountain bike...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2007, 11:04 am
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Herm

Re: Who to chose for utilities supplies?

Sweet As - see I can do it too......Not sure about dogs as they sometimes lay 1080 down to get rid of possums but you could check by phoning either Katikati or Waihi tourist info. From Papamoa 40 min...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2007, 10:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Herm

Re: Who to chose for utilities supplies?

No probs and a BOP meet up would be good though not sure that my wife or I could keep up with with all you "youngsters":beer::beer::beer:

PS - Day out. Have you thought about heading north on SH2...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2007, 10:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Herm

Re: School Years

Have you thought that maybe YOU should tell the school what year your daughter should be in? When we came over we took the approach that our children required so many years schooling - they had...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 14th 2007, 10:37 am
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Herm

Re: Who to chose for utilities supplies?

Hi - Hope all is going well. Can't comment on gas but I keep an eye on electricity charges and in all the years I've been here have found no deal that matches Trustpower.

Cheers
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 4th 2007, 6:51 am
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By Herm

Re: Buy here or over there??

Forgive me for being stupid but i thought USA were 110volts electricity and NZ and UK 240.:blink:[/QUOTE]

Input on laptops (plus many other appliances) is 110v - 240v so will charge anywhere. Just...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 3rd 2007, 10:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By Herm

Re: Buy here or over there??

Just been to the States and bought a Mac - half the price of buying one in NZ so if your flying via the good ole US of A might be an option for you.

Cheers
Forum: New Zealand
May 12th 2007, 12:18 am
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Herm

Re: Coromandel

It is a really beutiful place and I don't agree with the previous post that it is too isolated. Depends exactly where you are but 2 hours to Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton and there are a number of...
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2007, 9:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Herm

Re: Mobile phones

Tri-band:confused:

Anyway - my son recently arrived back from trip to UK. Whilst there bought a standard motorola pay as you go vodafone. Got back - took sim card out and replaced with NZ...
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2007, 8:49 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By Herm

Re: Schools!! Your View?

As long as you have residency -

First year halls are about $3600 per year.
Course fees obviously differ but as an example my son is doing a BA and his work out at around $4500 per annum....
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2007, 10:55 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By Herm

Re: Schools!! Your View?

Looked at that as well and considered son moving in with my Mum but made no difference at all. What counted was where he had finished his schooling. An option might have been that if he had moved...
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