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Forum: New Zealand
Jun 17th 2009, 11:34 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By Broaders

Re: Christchurch, is is really like Cambridge UK?

Whoopee!!!!

A little bit sad that you have to trawl through my previous posts to make your comments on matters I did not even refer to the Christchurch post but there again that about sums up a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2009, 7:27 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By Broaders

Re: Christchurch, is is really like Cambridge UK?

I think its you and other users that have taken the thread off track with your 'attacks' on certain users opinions / comments.

Try and lighten up a bit - you guys are taking all this far too...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2009, 11:21 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By Broaders

Re: Christchurch, is is really like Cambridge UK?

Why would you need to intervene? Or perhaps you are joking? Difficult to tell with some of you guys?

Surely the whole point of forums is for debate and opinion?

Just because one individual...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2009, 7:49 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By Broaders

Re: Christchurch, is is really like Cambridge UK?

One persons perception of exaggerated rantings is perhaps another persons valid and accurate opinion from their viewpoint of life in NZ, however negative or unpalatable this may be.

Everyone has a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2009, 7:03 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By Broaders

Re: Christchurch, is is really like Cambridge UK?

Oh I don't know - I get the impression thate anyone with anything other than a positive comment seems to get shot down in flames by the usual suspects.

Just my opinion!!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2009, 2:47 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By Broaders

Cool The Off Topic Posts From the ChCh Thread!

Perhaps some people get wound up by other people putting on posts that portray NZ better than it actually is?:mad:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2009, 9:52 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Broaders

Re: Car Hire

Try Omega Car Rentals - have used a couple of times and found to be very good and competitive.

You can also reduce your excess to nil for only $10 a day (you need to consider this as kiwi driving...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2009, 8:39 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,132
Posted By Broaders

Re: Next?

Next for clothes - nothing remotely like for men or women - quite a let down really especially for the missus who is far from impressed with the clothes shops overhere.

There is Pumpkin Patch for...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 9th 2009, 12:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Broaders

Re: whats the weather really like?

Would echo everytning you have said - the houses in general are shocking - the one we staying in is a typical wooden house, no insulation and no heating!!!

We have 2 children, 8 and 3 years old,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2009, 7:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,487
Posted By Broaders

Re: Anyone like to share there experience of moving to New Zealand?

:thumbsup:

:lol::lol::lol:

Forgot to change user name - thanks for that - it was before we came out thinking it was the promised land.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2009, 11:43 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,487
Posted By Broaders

Re: Anyone like to share there experience of moving to New Zealand?

To sum up I would say overhyped and not the promised land many to perceive.

Many aspects of the country are overpriced and overrated.

Cost of living very expensive.
Kiwis unfriendly, ignorant...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 24th 2009, 8:36 am
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Broaders

Re: Car?

Hi.

Yeah - the selling price of similar X Trails in the UK were going anyway between £4k-£5.5k (the backside had well and truly fallen out of the used UK car market before we left) and as we...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 23rd 2009, 9:54 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Broaders

Re: Car?

Hi Lee.

I have just gone through the process.

What car are you looking at importing?

We brought a Nissan X Trail over (5 years old but low mileage for its age and in good condition) - we...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2009, 11:03 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Broaders

Re: Hi from Milford, North Shore - anyone like to meet up?

Hi All.

We are keen to meet all you North Shorers out there.

Have PM funtimes so they can let us know when and where.

Steve, Catherine, Tom & Matty.:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2009, 10:01 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Broaders

Re: Hi from Milford, North Shore - anyone like to meet up?

Hi Gavin.

Have only been here 4 weeks - landed in NZ on 17 February.

We have 2 boys - 1 x 8 year old ad 1 x 3 year old.

Not got to the feel like home bit and dont suppose will do for a few...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2009, 10:22 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By Broaders

Re: Hi from Milford, North Shore - anyone like to meet up?

Hi Trench.

Just down the road from you in Murrays Bay - how are you finding it and have you settled in yet?

Have 2 boys - 1 goes to Murrays Bay does yours go to school yet?

Be good to hear...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2009, 7:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Broaders

Re: Childcare Services

Hi.

Thanks for the replies.

We will be after something more for the full day - i.e. 8am to 4.30pm 5 days a week - as we are both likely to be working after we arrive.

So looking at either a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2009, 7:35 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Broaders

Childcare Services

Hi.

Does anyone know of any childcare providers / childminders / day nurseries for North Shore area in particular Greenhithe / Torbay / Mairangi Bay / Browns Bay / Albany / Red Beach / Stanmore...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 20th 2009, 1:20 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,506
Posted By Broaders

Re: Anglo Pacific

Hi - the £4,000.00 for Allied Movers was that for a 40ft sole use container? We were looking at using Anglo Pacific and have got them down to £5,200 on cost including our car using a 40ft container....
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2009, 11:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Broaders

Re: Furniture Rental

Hi - we are heading to North Shore Auckland
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 11th 2009, 9:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Broaders

Furniture Rental

Hi.

Does anyone know of any companies that you can hire furniture from?

Our container will probably not arrive until 6-8 weeks after we land and would prefer to rent a house rather than a...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 10th 2009, 9:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Broaders

Re: Mobile Phones

If I bring an unlocked phone with me how much generally are the 'pay as you go' and 'pay monthly' sim cards to buy then?

Thanks.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2009, 10:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Broaders

Re: North Shore Primary Schools

Thnaks for all your help.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2009, 10:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Broaders

Re: IMPORTING CARS FROM THE UK

Many thanks for your help.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 5th 2009, 10:27 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Broaders

Re: Junior Football In North Shore Area

Many thanks for your help.
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