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Aug 31st 2009, 8:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By ratliffe

Re: pets from NZ to UK

contact 'Dogtainers' they are base in Auckland airport, they will arrange whatever you want, it is not cheap, a dog will st you back about 5k it takes a fair bit of planning including a 6 month...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 11:33 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 4,738
Posted By ratliffe

Re: house prices

in your case you should be on the oz page not here on the nz page, $800 a week on interest????????????????? how much do you need to borrow for that, that works out to be about $450,000 nz, that would...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 9:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By ratliffe

Re: Arrived 3 weeks ago!!!!!!

welcome to nz,,,,,,,,,, the most difficult thing for you to battle is the homesickness which you WILL get this once past it you can get on with it but beware it will come back from time to time just...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 3rd 2008, 8:47 am
Replies: 65
Views: 4,738
Posted By ratliffe

Re: house prices

for those of you who are waiting to buy a house for when they come down in price so you can get a better deal, well if you do your maths presuming you are paying around 350 a week in rent, well thats...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 7th 2005, 12:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By ratliffe

Re: brits in tauranga

hi there im in tauranga and have been for 20 months now,well actually in papamoa, but thats close enough, we know loads of brits here too
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2004, 6:25 am
Replies: 77
Views: 3,572
Posted By ratliffe

what i miss

My wife miss's eastenders ALOT but i would be happy when i get a bloody good wave for a change, any surfers out there will understand the withdrawl symptons when there is no surf, well i havent. had...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 17th 2004, 8:06 am
Forum: Australia
Feb 4th 2004, 7:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By ratliffe

Thumbs up Hello butter inner! Papamoa and the mount!!! ...

Hello butter inner!
Papamoa and the mount!!!
you want down sides, hte property to buy is silly now if you want a house on the sea front ant the mount.......... just forget it. at papamoa sea front...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2004, 8:45 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By ratliffe

Thumbs up Re: Love England But why are will still in NZ

Hey Darren how you doing
i'm back on the forum again after getting settled down and then my computer crashed big time and lost all my information, gutted.
Tauranga is great! a bit expensive at the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2004, 7:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By ratliffe

Hey Don it takes a a good sunburn session to...

Hey Don
it takes a a good sunburn session to make you realize how dangerous that big fat yellow thing can do. i never used to put sun cream on but here i do all the time especially my head face and...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2004, 7:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By ratliffe

Hi Penguin dont worry too much. what you need...

Hi Penguin
dont worry too much. what you need is a job offer in an area which is on the employment shortlist. You can find out the shortlist through the n.z.i.s website. i am a toolmaker by trade...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2004, 9:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By ratliffe

Hi Jack the house price increase mainly at the...

Hi Jack
the house price increase mainly at the mount and in papamoa. in Tauranga itself is pretty safe for the moment but later in the year i reackon it will go up a bit. we are looking in the town...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2004, 9:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By ratliffe

Hi Jack Rain!! i have been here for 3 and a...

Hi Jack
Rain!!
i have been here for 3 and a bit months and it has rained about 4 times.
one day didnt stop all day.
I havent experienced a winter yet but when i was here last may the temp was 18...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2004, 9:15 am
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By ratliffe

Hi Jack We havent bought a house yet because of...

Hi Jack
We havent bought a house yet because of the very reason but we are actively looking for one at the right price. some people are starting to get desperate in some cases now to sell there...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2004, 8:49 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By ratliffe

Re: Love England But why are will still in NZ

Hi there
lets be real honest, its not like that every day though is it, but it is nice to be the situation where it can be.
I also live by the beach although not overlooking it but i can certainly...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2004, 8:40 am
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By ratliffe

Here in Tauranga (papamoa) the houses peaked in...

Here in Tauranga (papamoa) the houses peaked in October, there wasnt a 'for sale' sign anywhere, now they are all over the place. people are starting to reduce there house prices because it is...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2004, 8:25 am
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By ratliffe

Hello Gazauk and hi Don ive not been on...

Hello Gazauk
and hi Don
ive not been on expats for a while due to computer problems and also settling down here in nz.
The new points system in my opinion is pretty much how Don put it, but with...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2004, 11:40 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,515
Posted By ratliffe

Re: Migration Agencies?

DO IT YOURSELF!!!
i wish i saved my money and done it myself.why?
you hear comments like 'it takes the stress out of the situation' well thats not true.at the end of the day why fill out all these...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2004, 11:24 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By ratliffe

Harvey It doesnt matter if you have not done...

Harvey
It doesnt matter if you have not done the job for a while, as long as you can prove your work experience in the job with paperwork(payslips will do). and dont forget that you will only be...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2003, 7:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By ratliffe

Cool Settled In Tauranga

Hi everyone
I am now eventually online as it has been a while,we arrived here in Tauranga 4 weeks ago and everything is great. i started work after a week and my wife Nicola got a job straight away...
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2003, 9:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By ratliffe

Re: flying out next week,nz

Hi Darren
Sorry ! i know its been a while since i have posted, i actually used mac donalds this morning to use the internet as they now have the facility. its all so hectic at the moment but...
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2003, 8:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By ratliffe

flying out next week,nz

hy everyone
ive not posted for a while as i have been extremely busy,
we actually fly out to nz next tuesday so all is manic, sold the house and yes the money is in the bank. we get to tauranga on...
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2003, 8:26 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By ratliffe

passports nz

does anybody know how long you passports have to be valid for when emmigrating to nz as mine expires April 2004 but i am leaving in October, its just that i have only 3 weeks to sort it out!!!!!
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2003, 9:59 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By ratliffe

Thumbs up only weeks away NZ

Hi all
Just a few weeks away now from moving to Tauranga NZ. As soon as the sale of our house goes through we will be off, all the technical stuff with solicitors is done so its just wait now.
My...
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2003, 10:01 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 5,925
Posted By ratliffe

Thankyou Rach it seems this post has totally...

Thankyou Rach
it seems this post has totally gone off the subject with the others.
I give it ten years untill the U.K will be a third world country or one that is run by the yanks, skilled workers...
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