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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2020, 8:23 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Border closures and exceptions

So then why are taxpayers (already in NZ) not entitled to the same benefit? We had to fork out our own hard earned cash to pay to keep ourselves in isolation during lock down.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2020, 10:30 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,179
Posted By kiwibok

Re: General Election - 2020 edition

Doubt it. In New Zealand cigarettes are ridiculously priced and taxed. Dont hear about any illegal trade in the tabacco industry. Dealers will just cook more meth.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2020, 9:06 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,179
Posted By kiwibok

Re: General Election - 2020 edition

I agree to a point, History tells us though that criminals being criminals will still be criminals. Ordinary local drug dealers will just move on to other things, most if not all drug dealers deal...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2020, 8:58 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Border closures and exceptions

Do you think its fare that taxpayers in New Zealand whom already had to pay for their own isolation in level 4 lockdown, now also pay for your isolation? I think its very fare to be honest.
Forum: South Africa
Jul 28th 2020, 8:40 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,752
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Hillbrow SA

For those on facebook there is a group "Jhb/hillbrow Survivor" for ex people from hillbrow. Its quiet interesting.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2366785925/
Forum: South Africa
Jun 2nd 2015, 12:34 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,781
Posted By kiwibok

Re: SABC Reporter mugged on TV

Just wealth re-distribution..
Forum: South Africa
Sep 4th 2014, 7:50 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,943
Posted By kiwibok

Re: WOW This place is dead.....

Might also be good to create a new sub forum for Cape Town.
We all know that Cape Town is not part of Africa. :p
Forum: South Africa
Sep 3rd 2014, 11:52 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,513
Posted By kiwibok

On Angry South African Expats

Ok so a family member (from SA) posted this one on Facebook recently. Yes we as expats can be angry. After all we left our home country, some still have family members in SA etc etc ... emigrating is...
Forum: South Africa
Sep 3rd 2014, 11:42 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,943
Posted By kiwibok

Re: WOW This place is dead.....

When I made this post I did not realize that there was now a South Africa separate forum. I seem to recall everything was just under africa. But maybe I missed it because the south africa forum is...
Forum: South Africa
Aug 31st 2014, 11:38 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,040
Posted By kiwibok

Re: South Africa - Bill Keller

Its sad. Makes me wonder what the next president is going to be like. I suspect worse ....
Here is a youtube video doing the rounds a couple of months ago about lazy Jayzee! At least it makes light...
Forum: South Africa
Aug 28th 2014, 5:06 am
Replies: 24
Views: 5,943
Posted By kiwibok

Re: WOW This place is dead.....

At least if you bored you can joint a local bobsleigh team :thumbup:

Jamaica actually sounds really nice. Good luck Ed.
Forum: South Africa
Aug 26th 2014, 3:44 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,040
Posted By kiwibok

Re: South Africa - Bill Keller

Oh hell. Ed. Thanks for sharing...

All the best.
South Africa has a way of breaking you heart.
Hope things turn out OK for you.
Forum: South Africa
Aug 26th 2014, 3:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Cape Town or NYC?

If its just for a few weeks/months. I would go for Cape Town.
Hell. I cant imagine anything worse than being stuck IN NYC for a few months.
Forum: South Africa
Aug 25th 2014, 8:22 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,943
Posted By kiwibok

Re: WOW This place is dead.....

:goodpost: Jamaica? Ed?
You move to greener pastures? Is that not like going from the pot into the fire?
Forum: South Africa
Aug 25th 2014, 12:20 am
Replies: 24
Views: 5,943
Posted By kiwibok

Re: WOW This place is dead.....

:goodpost: Good stuff. Glad to see the lights are not quiet out yet .....

Ed. Hows it hanging mate? Hows SA treating you?
Forum: South Africa
Aug 22nd 2014, 1:19 am
Replies: 24
Views: 5,943
Posted By kiwibok

WOW This place is dead.....

Seems nobody around anymore? Everybody left SA?

Well we booked our flights back to SA in March next year (just a holiday)
2 Weeks in Joburg and 2 weeks in CT. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Africa
Jun 24th 2014, 9:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Buying a Pick n Pay In Cape Town - thoughts

:goodpost:

Sorry had to use that new smilie!!!
Yea I stick my head in here every now and again. Need to add some diversity to the forum. Boredom in NZ? yea right. Too many liberal socialists...
Forum: Africa
Jun 24th 2014, 3:45 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Buying a Pick n Pay In Cape Town - thoughts

what area is the Pick N Pay?
We use to shop at Pick N pay Constantia Village. It was a little gold mine.
...
Forum: Africa
Jun 24th 2014, 3:42 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,224
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Cape Town - short term accommodation in a safe area

Difficult to do both safe and on a budget in CT.
Good luck
Forum: South Africa
Dec 16th 2013, 1:40 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,053
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Move to Cape Town - Advice Needed!

Further South from Seapoint can be very nice. (I would avoid staying in Seapoint)

Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay and Llundadno are all awesome but pricy. If you renting though u may find a good...
Forum: South Africa
Nov 25th 2013, 1:57 am
Replies: 8
Views: 8,505
Posted By kiwibok

Re: George and safety

George/Knysna/Plett probably some of the safest places in SA.
The whole of the garden route is "relatively" safe when compared to the rest of SA. But don't use other places in South Africa as your...
Forum: South Africa
Sep 13th 2013, 8:47 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,230
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Investing

Ahh . I thought this thread was about investing.
Forum: South Africa
Sep 12th 2013, 2:43 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,230
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Investing

The best investment you can make is to keep your hard earned foreign currency out of SA.

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Forum: South Africa
Jul 23rd 2013, 1:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By kiwibok

Re: Moving to Cape Town

Agreed. Cape Town is probably one of the best run cities in South Africa. Thanks to the DA government.

That said. Compared to the western world it will be frustrating. Im from Cape Town, loved...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2013, 10:08 pm
Replies: 7
TV
Views: 621
Posted By kiwibok

Re: TV

First of all what type of TV is it?

If the TV is not going to be freeview compliant then why would you bring it? You would then have to spend a further $100-$200 on a new separate freeview box?
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