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Forum: New Zealand
Jan 25th 2018, 8:39 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Some Advice Needed re: Bogans and car parking

Haven't had a problem parker since the 16th. Lots of visitors coming but they all park on the road. Hope my chat worked. Not seen the neighbour recently. Will avoid any waves or greetings for now.
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 16th 2018, 6:25 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Some Advice Needed re: Bogans and car parking

Might have to.

Another bloody car tonight. After last nights shenanigans can’t go round now.

If someone is ill they better hurry up and depart so I can get my lawn back.

Edit: the car moved...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2018, 8:21 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Some Advice Needed re: Bogans and car parking

Thanks for the tresspass link bo-jangles. Will keep that in mind.

If his story is true I expect the crowds will build over next few days/weeks if there is a funeral. Our street is long. People...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 15th 2018, 5:26 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Some Advice Needed re: Bogans and car parking

Well. It happened again today so I went round to neighbour.

Asked politely to neigbour if guests could move car and he went nuts. Said his wife is dying of cancer and I can stuff my property...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 14th 2018, 8:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,538
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Some Advice Needed re: Bogans and car parking

Hi. For those not in NZ please be aware that there are a lot of bogans around. Chav like people who have no class, manners or common courtesy.

My neighbour was having some do today and lots of...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 15th 2017, 11:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,468
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Anyone lived in Paekakariki

Not lived in Paekakariki but in Paraparaumu just up the road. Paraparaumu is the biggest town on the Kapiti Coast. Paekak (a lot of folk shorten it to Paekak!) is quite small but very bohemian and...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2017, 7:58 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Moving to Palmy

Since moving up to Kapiti i've done a couple of day trips to Palmy. I heard bad things about it being dull - but i found the opposite.

1. Lots of Art Deco buildings in Palmy. Never heard anyone...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 21st 2016, 9:20 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 6,777
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: This refugee thing.

Germany, Sweden and the like are idiots.
These refugees posed no threat to the civilised world at the bottom of the sea. Should have left them there.

NZ should have a zero quota or build...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 7th 2016, 11:14 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,284
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Back in the UK for 3 weeks now

Always impressed when people change careers and make a success of it. Well done!
Tiling eh..,might be my way of getting out of the public sector!
Will be good for you to have that as an option if...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 7th 2016, 9:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Students coming for visas, not education - opportunity?

Most of the Indians and Chinese must be fakers. The students i've dealt with and seen hardly speak English. Mass deportation is needed. A joke they then qualify as skilled migrants.

They'll turn...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2016, 6:04 am
Replies: 144
Views: 20,742
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Honest experiences of NZ life

Hard work at first as i came on my own. But then i met my partner and things got easier.

I'd say i've made 1 real friend in 6 years here. He is a kiwi who used to live in the uk so not like other...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 30th 2016, 4:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Anyone commute from Waikato to Auckland?

I think Hamilton may be the best bet
I keep checking on Google maps as they link to live traffic and it said 1h 44 mins if you left at 6.30am - surprisingly down to 1h 33 mins if you left at 8am but...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 29th 2016, 1:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Anyone commute from Waikato to Auckland?

My current commute is over an hour to Welly from Paraparaumu.

Google maps says 1 hour 15 mins Thames to Manukau. If setting off at 630 I imagine I'd be at work by 830..I hope

I may ask for a...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2016, 11:49 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: UK TV and England Football

Will check it out for MOTD...when Arsenal finish 5th and Claudio is King
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2016, 11:48 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: The truth of NZ

Or run over them in a drive way
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2016, 11:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: How long is your commute?

I leave the house at 7.10 and at my desk at 8.25

Drive to station - take train - walk for 7 mins

So about 1 hour 15 each way at the moment
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2016, 11:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Anyone commute from Waikato to Auckland?

Hello,

I currently live in the Welly region but have always wanted to be up north. I could possibly transfer to Manukau for work but couldn't afford to live in Auckland and was thinking of either...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 16th 2016, 7:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Wellington without a car?

Could get the bus out to Miramar for Weta Workshop
Or bus out to Brooklyn and walk to up Kowhai Park and where the wind turbine used to be (might be back as they were replacing it) and get some...
Forum: NZ Update
Feb 16th 2016, 7:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 4,629
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: I'm now a Citizen of New Zealnd

Great post and tips- funny how so many of us West Midlanders leave the place!
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 10th 2016, 7:47 am
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 8th 2016, 9:23 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,683
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Best flight/airline price to the UK in the next 2 to 3 months?

Sorry to hear of your loss BEVS.

I'm not sure on prices but i had a quick look and Qantas/Emirates including a flight Nelson to Aucks is 2700 or so - leaving on Fri 18 and back on April 1 - so...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 24th 2016, 7:34 am
Replies: 74
Views: 6,966
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: creepy crawlies

Ants are a constant pain for me - they come in the bathroom all the time and we've had the odd attack is various places. Quite a few roaming in the garage. Baiting doesnt do the trick and i use fly...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 9th 2016, 11:36 pm
Replies: 587
Views: 89,501
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Other peoples noise and anti-social behaviour.

Sorry to hear of your issues BEVS

Had a minor run in with my neighbor over mowing the lawns recently. We have a bit out the front where there is no boundary marker and it's not clear who's patch...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 7th 2015, 9:27 am
Replies: 18
Views: 8,078
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: My 2 years in Christchurch

Nice to hear of a success story

I visited CHCH first time over the anniversary weekend and it's a lovely place (except the CBD and eastern suburbs) Love the wide streets, parks and it feels like a...
Forum: NZ Update
Dec 7th 2015, 9:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,940
Posted By DennisBergkamp

Re: Ten years today!

Well done mate

Time goes quickly..just like life

Done 5 years in Welly region myself now
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