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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2016, 8:05 am
Replies: 144
Views: 17,563
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Honest experiences of NZ life

And what about 'home grown' terrorists that sadly identify with ISIS for whatever reason. Plenty of young disenfranchised people all over the world.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2016, 7:43 am
Replies: 144
Views: 17,563
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Honest experiences of NZ life

Sorry just saw BB pointed out Aramoana.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2016, 7:41 am
Replies: 144
Views: 17,563
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Honest experiences of NZ life

Mark Smith - ever heard of the Aramoana massacre. Lone wolf. Mental health issues. 13 dead. Not terrorist related. Very ignorant of you to pretend stuff like this does not happen in NZ, because...
Forum: NZ Update
May 10th 2016, 9:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,496
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Throw another shrimp on the barbie...

Love, love, love reading your updates BB. So insightful and beautifully wise! Very excited for you and your new move xxx
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 29th 2016, 8:58 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 9,507
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Young couple (one a Teacher) considering moving to New Zealand - advice please

I think it is you who is actually not listening. You state you are not going to contemplate moving without securing a job first. This is a common problem amongst immigrants to NZ, you can't secure...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 10th 2016, 7:41 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,039
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Is Maori compulsory for all students?

No, as far as I am aware it is not compulsory. However, I would suggest you and your children beginning to learn the basics of Maori culture and the basic history of New Zealand.

New Zealand is...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 9th 2016, 7:41 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,634
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Sick parents :(

Hi Rob,

Sorry you are in this situation, not nice.

I hope you get back to spend some time with your mum, dad and sister. Please don't spend all your time travelling to see other people,...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 12th 2016, 11:29 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,586
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Moving back to Chch with husband & two small kids

Hello kiwicominghome

I am a kiwi who has returned home, very similar situation to yours - with British husband and two small children in tow, after living in London for 10+ years. I do need to...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 9th 2016, 12:05 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Med Costs

We were getting charged $70 a hit for each GP visit initially in NZ. Even me as a NZ citizen!! I tried to query with the GP admin, they stated that the NZ govt do the reciprocal funding twice per...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2016, 11:59 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,457
Posted By dannigirl

Re: NZ dilemma

Hello there,

First off £12k for a holiday/reccie is extortionate, considering if you have a six month old you wouldn't need to pay for a flight for them.

I'll try and answer some of your...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2016, 6:55 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Housing and mental health

I agree with Bo, you need to live in the here and now!! If you want to stay in Auckland then you need to come to terms with the property situation. The sooner people start realising they might have...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 3rd 2016, 6:47 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Bullys at work

https://www.lawspot.org.nz/privacy/can-i-surreptitiously-record-a-conversation-if-i-want-proof-of

Just be careful! I think if it is bad enough for you to contemplate recording, then you need...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2016, 10:59 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Bullys at work

"....in certain circumstances...."

Would be helpful to know what those "circumstances" are before you embark on any recording. I would seek professional advice first.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 2nd 2016, 6:30 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Bullys at work

I would work out first the legalities of recording people without their consent. You may end up in hot water. You could inform her you are recording all your conversations from now on, to see if...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 12th 2015, 7:24 am
Replies: 57
Views: 7,629
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Should we move back?

Can you expand a wee bit more on why you want to move back. No worries if you don't want to but this place is pretty good to help unpick some of the stuff going on in our heads.

Why do you feel...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2015, 12:08 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,403
Posted By dannigirl

Re: The awful feeling that is 'Homesickness'

I think whoever can solve the homesickness conundrum would be very rich!!! I totally get what you mean about the little activities for people on UK beaches. The UK is extremely stimulating and I...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 6th 2015, 11:53 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Monthly Outgoings

Mortgage costs are not as much as your rental costs but here are some of our monthly/yearly costs:

Gas bottle $109 for about 3 weeks. We heat lounge and hot water on external gas bottle. Gas...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 29th 2015, 8:50 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By dannigirl

re: A long way to go and need advice - Teacher and HGV driver

I am pretty sure that competition for teaching jobs is extremely competitive. There are lots of local, NZ qualified teaching graduates that struggle to find work. Best place is to look at Auckland...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2015, 8:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,822
Posted By dannigirl

Re: happy birthday to Bevs

Happy Birthday BEVS!!!! Hope you've had a great day! :drinkingbeer::drinkingbeer::drinkingbeer::britflag:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2015, 7:15 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,838
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Making friends

Yes and most of us have a filter in our brain that tells us what might be inappropriate. No-one says you're not entitled to an opinion. You were rude and insulting. End of.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2015, 6:18 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,838
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Making friends

No, I said maybe you need to take a look at yourself, you know, be introspective and not blame others/things/a country. What do you bring to this recurring theme?

Because clearly what you are...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2015, 5:27 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,838
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Making friends

Exactly, makes you wonder doesn't it.....
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 29th 2015, 5:26 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,838
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Making friends

Thank you for calling me dull and witless SnapShot. Maybe you should look a bit closer to home as to why YOU can't friends or get a job for that matter. Because if your social interaction in real...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 17th 2015, 5:20 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,038
Posted By dannigirl

Re: who can help my sister

Firstly, is your sister still in the property with this man? If so, I would strongly advise her to leave or seek immediate help to get him out of the property! Has she sought legal advice in terms...
Forum: New Zealand
May 14th 2015, 10:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By dannigirl

Re: Flying with a car seat

At 20 months, will he even have his own seat? Won't he be on your lap for the entire flight or have you booked a separate seat for him? I feel your pain as it's a difficult age...stickers,...
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