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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 4th 2015, 10:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,545
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Real fish and chips

The ancient mariner on mt eden road does decent fish and chips. Piha has the best hot chips, I reckon
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2015, 7:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Reasonable pub grub in Auckland CBD ?

Galbraiths all the way. Not hugely atmospheric but I have ended up there on all of my significant events
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2015, 10:07 am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,447
Posted By pricklykina

re: long lost family - possibly in Perth

THere's also a Wendy Home in Sydney with links to Auckland
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2015, 10:00 am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,447
Posted By pricklykina

re: long lost family - possibly in Perth

There's a Wendy home on Facebook that must be a kiwi as they like food in a minute. I found my birth mother on facebook so it is possible!! Good luck
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2015, 6:01 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By pricklykina

Re: UK supermarkets

I have ordered from ASDA and Sainsburys. I use an NZ credit card and my parent's UK postcode. No problems
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 4th 2015, 9:42 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,136
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Beware and be warned...

There is a zero tolerance over summer. Previously there was tolearance of 4km/h over but that has been dropped this year
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 30th 2014, 10:32 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By pricklykina

Re: gyms

$96 per month for me at Les Mills New Lynn but can use any LM gym
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2014, 5:36 am
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Fine art courses?

Elam at univeristy of Auckland
Whanganui (ucol) for glass
AUT
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2014, 3:26 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,697
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Fix or float .... mortgage

We just refixed with westpac at 6% for three years.
That was on Wednesday.
We also have a small portion floating
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 24th 2013, 3:08 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,116
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Thorntons chocolates for Christmas!

I may have eaten a mini bag that i found at New World
Was a happy bunny indeed
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 1st 2013, 8:10 am
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Daughters birthday 1 week after arrival!

Girls love diva and equip. Home of cheap and fun fashion jewellery. Also smiggle for fun colourful stationery.

diva (http://diva.co.nz)
equip (http://www.equipyourself.com.au)
smiggle...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 24th 2013, 5:08 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,531
Posted By pricklykina

Re: New Zealand Laws? What's the difference?

Cycle lanes aren't two way, I don't think. Some people treat them as if they are.

Can't smoke any where indoors
Many local liquor bans.

You have to carry your driving licence at all times when...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2013, 5:31 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,874
Posted By pricklykina

Re: If you knew then, what you know now...

If I could give myself advice then, with what I know now, I would say "don't do it, PK!" The gains have been minimal and the losses are too great. It feels like I have sold my soul
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2013, 7:12 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,871
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Nice family friendly areas 40 mins out of Aukland central?

Blockhouse bay 1 (http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-to-rent/auction-602755464.htm)

Blokhouse Bay too...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2013, 7:08 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,871
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Nice family friendly areas 40 mins out of Aukland central?

We love it out west. Blockhouse Bay, Green Bay..still can find affordable rentals here.
Otherwise Beach Haven. I know people that love to live there. I think the ferry is starting in to the city...
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2013, 3:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By pricklykina

Re: British migrants in Auckland

Oh...pick me! I love this stuff....I love talking about me....but enough about me...what do YOU think about me?
Forum: New Zealand
May 22nd 2013, 9:25 am
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By pricklykina

Immigration Henderson

I went to get my blue sticker transferred into my new passport today.
It took...
wait for it
....approximately 10 minutes.
Great friendly service
Very happy indeed
Forum: New Zealand
May 20th 2013, 1:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By pricklykina

Re: What three things?

Silly Billy indeed. I have used book depository. Prefer fishpond as it keeps the money local and doesn't package things one book at a time. But sometimes, I wanna browse and buy in a real book shop...
Forum: New Zealand
May 19th 2013, 10:28 am
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By pricklykina

Re: What three things?

:thumbup:
1. Eating fish and chips with my fingers
2. A relaxed Christmas period
3. Finally, a sense of who I am in the world

:thumbdown:
1. That home isn't "just" a flight away
2. That the...
Forum: New Zealand
May 18th 2013, 2:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Ice rink Auckland

We go to the one in Avondale. I haven't anything to compare it too having never been in the UK, but I like it. The staff are friendly.
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2013, 7:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Sat nav

Nokia maps are brilliant because they don'tuse any data (you download the maps instead.
Saying that, I am biased as I love my lumia far too much
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2013, 10:07 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,405
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Ageing Chinese Migrants A Concern?

Yeah I get that, about the care assistants. What she said though, was that in Chinese hospitals, those cares are not undertaken by paid staff at all. That they are undertaken by family....
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 26th 2013, 9:59 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,405
Posted By pricklykina

Re: Ageing Chinese Migrants A Concern?

There are many grandparents here looking after the grandchildren in our neighbourhood. To my mind, those families will often stay together as customs dictates that they must. Hence they are often (at...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2013, 7:14 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By pricklykina

Re: My bird flu / insurance whinge

Agree that its so important not to get spooked.
I was saying the other day that 20 people dying in Shanghai is like less than one person dying in the whole of NZ.
Still, it's the insurance thing...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 22nd 2013, 11:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By pricklykina

My bird flu / insurance whinge

oh and hello everyone, just before I get going...

So I'm finally going home for a holiday after 8 years.
Thought we'd stop in Shanghai for 2 nights on the way.

Booked Tickets
Got insurance...
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