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Forum: New Zealand
May 6th 2013, 7:15 am
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By deb_steve

Re: New Plymouth

Sounds good to us just name the time & place. Sorry if duplicating myself, its that long since I was on here I have forgotten how to use it.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2013, 11:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By deb_steve

New Plymouth

We moved to New Plymouth from Manchester getting on for 4 years ago and never regretted it for one minute. On our arrival we met some wonderful expats through this sight, if any newbies would like to...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2011, 7:50 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,166
Posted By deb_steve

Re: this forum scares me!!

Please don't be scared it a beautiful amazing place with some wonderful people. We came to New Plymouth 2 years ago and had never been here before but now would not live anywhere else. I also got...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 29th 2011, 8:33 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By deb_steve

Taranaki

How fast time flies, next month we have been in Taranaki 2 years. It is the best place in the world and we hope to stay here for the rest of our lives. We have made so many friends and met some...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 24th 2010, 9:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By deb_steve

split loyalties

Just got tickets for The All Blacks v Ireland Rubgy game on the 12 June in my wonderful New Plymouth. Then emailed my lads back in the UK to brag as they are mad rugby fans and would love to see the...
Jan 12th 2010, 3:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By deb_steve

Re: Returning to the U.K.

I must be missing something here, did you not write 'Like most people comment N.Z is a great place to be with the Lifestyle, Climate, Opportunity and Culture, especially with me living in...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 12th 2010, 2:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,411
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Re: How long to find work?

We arrived in lovely New Plymouth in July 09 my hubby already having a job. Unfortunately I have not been so lucky, agency have been a waste of time and jobs seem non existant. Starting to go...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2009, 5:17 am
Replies: 48
Views: 11,402
Posted By deb_steve

Re: Hi I am looking to moving to new zealand do you have any regrets(moved to new thr

Thanks for that, very interesting!

We have just bought a house and heating is definately the first priority.

Cheers:thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2009, 2:59 am
Replies: 48
Views: 11,402
Posted By deb_steve

Re: Hi I am looking to moving to new zealand do you have any regrets(moved to new thr

We arrived in New Plymouth 3 weeks ago and WE ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT. I feel like I have come home.

I know it has only been a short time since we arrived but I cannot think of any reason that would...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2009, 3:09 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By deb_steve

Re: where is my head?

I know exactly what you are talking about and what you are going through, it is perfectly normal to have doubts, I bet everyone who has made this giant step has felt the same at some point. We have...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 21st 2009, 4:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By deb_steve

Re: we made it!

Congrats & good luck, been in NZ just over a week myself and still have to keep pinching myself.

Live in the moment, be happy!:thumbup:
xx
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 21st 2009, 3:17 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,815
Posted By deb_steve

Re: Just interested - What is the average age of people who emigrate to NZ?

Me 45 and steve is 47, but don't feel anything like that.

Cannot believe we have got to this age sooooo quickly, makes you see that you really have to live for the here & now!!!! :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 21st 2009, 3:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By deb_steve

Re: Here in New Plymouth at last

The house is 5 mins out of town in Westown, it has a beautiful view of the mountain.
At the moment I do not have a car but hope to be car hunting on saturday, so fingers crossed I can sample some...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2009, 10:34 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Re: Here in New Plymouth at last

It looks like we have the house, the estate agent phoned last night & gave us the thumbs up. Calling into Council Office today for LIm report, It will need quite a bit if work doing on it bring it...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2009, 5:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Here in New Plymouth at last

At last we have arrived in New Plymouth and I love it already. We have only been here a week and it has rained quite a bit, but my vibes so far are that I will be fine.

We have seen a house we...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2009, 3:02 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,100
Posted By deb_steve

Re: cannot stop crying

Well we are here now and I have to say saying goodbye was harder than I had anticipated.

I feel so drained, I must have cried for the full week before the final goodbye.My dad and grandson were...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2009, 7:49 am
Replies: 82
Views: 4,213
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Re: Supermarkets etc in NZ

One again I say thank god for you!!

Having done what I though was a lot of research, I was under the impression that supermarkets were not really available and you had to go to several little...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2009, 8:17 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,100
Posted By deb_steve

Re: cannot stop crying

I am such an emotional wreck, I even sat here crying reading all your goodbye
stories.

It feels better to know it gets easier, and I am quite sure I will probably speak to our youngest son more...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2009, 8:09 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,115
Posted By deb_steve

Re: Online Article about NZ - why we all love Nz apparently. (merged 2 threads)

Thank for you reassurance, its such a big life change, I know you will doubt your decisions when making such choices to change your lifestyle, but some of these comments really can put the willies up...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2009, 6:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,100
Posted By deb_steve

Re: cannot stop crying

Yes got skype thankfully. Trying to get kids set up with it at moment but they seem to be in denial still.

God I will miss them so much
xx
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2009, 6:02 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,115
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Re: Online Article about NZ - why we all love Nz apparently. (merged 2 threads)

Thank god for you !! We are due to be in NP wed 15 july to begin 'new life' having read comments so far I was thinking we should cancel flights.

What is wrong with people? are we making a mistake...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 22nd 2009, 4:14 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,100
Posted By deb_steve

Red face cannot stop crying

We have just booked out flights for wed 8th July to start our new life and I cannot stop crying.

It was our grandsons birthday on sunday & he was 2, we had a family day out to Chester Zoo. Having...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 15th 2009, 6:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Re: NEW PLYMOUTH???????????????????????

Hi all

We fly out on the 8th July to Auckland where we will be collecting OH's company car, meeting his new employer then driving over to our new life in New Plymouth, hope there is room round the...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 13th 2009, 12:39 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Re: new plymouth

I cannot believe how everyone is so welcoming, it really helps when making such a big step to know that other have done it and are glad they did and are willing to help.

I hope you don't think we...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2009, 9:11 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By deb_steve

Red face Re: new plymouth

Thank for advice, much to consider ! It sound like Inglewood is at the top of the list.

I will be looking for a job when we arrive and was wondering what the job market is like in New Plymouth, my...
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