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Forum: New Zealand
Oct 9th 2012, 10:59 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By daviesl

Re: November 2012 Departure and Arrival details

Hi
Myself my OH and our little one are leaving Heathrow on Sat 3rd Nov and arrive in Auckland on the 7th Nov at lunch time, we are having a stop over in Hong Kong on the way. We will be living in...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 18th 2012, 8:48 am
Replies: 40
Views: 19,812
Posted By daviesl

Re: Auckland V Christchurch

Thanks again everyone. If anyone is in the construction trade, do they know where is busy at the moment - I know work tends to move around the country abit - but does anyone know where OH is most...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 17th 2012, 8:29 am
Replies: 40
Views: 19,812
Posted By daviesl

Re: Auckland V Christchurch

Hi everyone, thanks very much for all the replies. I knew it would be a lively one.:)

Sounds like there isn't much work going in either place at the moment. OH is C&G qualified and so we felt it...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2012, 3:52 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By daviesl

Re: The cost of childcare.

I can't help with the costs I'm afraid as I still live in the UK - but another thing to be mindful of is waiting lists, friends in Auckland say there can be up to 6 months on a waiting list.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 16th 2012, 2:55 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 19,812
Posted By daviesl

Smile Auckland V Christchurch

Well there's a title to spark discussion.

We moved to NZ in 06 and then back to the UK in 09 and are now looking to move back again (yep yo yo pome's we are). We lived in Tauranga before and...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 9th 2006, 6:26 am
Replies: 82
Views: 7,821
Posted By daviesl

Re: Forum Get Together, what about Bay of Plenty???

Hi Dave and Izzy - wondered if you had managed to make any friends yet?

We have now arrived in Mount Maunganui and are in a rental not far from Bayfair. We have only been here about 3 weeks and...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2006, 10:29 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 3,311
Posted By daviesl

Re: Bogged under ... So much to organise!

sure will let you know - but going to bed now - running round like a headless chicken this week trying to finalise everything - night night
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 14th 2006, 10:20 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 3,311
Posted By daviesl

Smile Re: Bogged under ... So much to organise!

hi fairy girl keep your chin up
we have also had the same thoughts and doubts, I am taking a pay cut to go over, OH needs to get a job over there and after 5 years his business was now just really...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2006, 10:01 am
Replies: 1,026
Views: 79,362
Posted By daviesl

Re: The Great New Zealand picture thread

All the piccies are great - we can't wait to get over there and these just make us want it even more - thanks everyone.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2006, 10:00 am
Replies: 1,026
Views: 79,362
Posted By daviesl

Re: The Great New Zealand picture thread

Yuck! wouldn't like swimming up next to that in the sea....... :eek:
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2006, 9:36 am
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By daviesl

Toll Bridge

We are looking at places to live in Bay of Plenty. I will be working in Tauranga and just wondered if the bridge between Tauranga and Mount Maunganui is free or a toll bridge?

If it's a toll -...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2006, 2:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By daviesl

Re: Quick questions re Hoover

Thanks for all the responses - looks like we need to take it apart then, we used to have a dyson for years but replaced about 1 year ago with this one. This is also a bagless hoover though, so looks...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 29th 2006, 10:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By daviesl

Question Quick questions re Hoover

Is it best to bring ours or not?
How clean do they have to be for MAF?
cheers
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 28th 2006, 9:58 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By daviesl

Re: Blue stickers........... at last!!!

I am going to celebrate tonight!!!! :beer:[/QUOTE]

I'll have a beer with you :beer:
we got our about 2 weeknds ago - so know how your feeling - good luck with the rest of your journey
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2006, 10:34 am
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By daviesl

Re: Which Suitcase...?

We may by one suitacase but otherwise were using North Face Duffle bags, big and durable..
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 8:49 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By daviesl

Re: Bay of Plenty - here we come

NOpe not sold up - timescales have been tight due to job offer so are trying to rent out

thanks all for the good wishes :D
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 12:30 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By daviesl

Re: new life in nz

Yes I did have a letter/form from my new employer, but also read carefully and make sure you include everything they need, so they don't have to come back to you for things. We are going to Tauranga...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 10:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By daviesl

Re: Bay of Plenty - here we come

thank you very much Karonious - was just getting a bit excited on my own then...we live in Telford (for now), know both Shawbury and Shrewsbury well - take it you were at the RAF base. got to sign...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 10:04 am
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By daviesl

Re: Bay of Plenty - here we come

You miserable gits - I know it's saturday morning, but 9 views and not one congratulations on getting visa.....
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 9:54 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,233
Posted By daviesl

Re: British Food in NZ

Thank you to both cottageinthesky and sky, OH the tea addict is relieved.

anyone for a brew - he's just put the kettle on?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 9:44 am
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By daviesl

Bay of Plenty - here we come

yippee!!! :)
woke up this morning to the saound of the postman at the door - what a wonderful sound....especially as he had a parcel containing my returned, paperwork, and our pasports WITH THE...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 9:40 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By daviesl

Re: new life in nz

Hi there - I have a job offer to go to, submitted all paperwork 3 weeks ago and got visa in post this morning... yippee :D
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2006, 9:36 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By daviesl

Re: Timescale Advice Please

Good morning Fairy Girl how's the head and the emotion coping....
Good news our end, postman safely delivered a package this morning containing our passports WITH blue stickers included. :D ...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 13th 2006, 1:00 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,233
Posted By daviesl

Re: British Food in NZ

I know we all shouldn't worry about the food etc over there, not like we are going to starve, especially with lovely NZ lamb, but OH typical tea drinker, wonders if they will have anything as 'he...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 12th 2006, 3:10 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By daviesl

Re: Timescale Advice Please

Go on fairy girl - break your rules and drink on a school nite, you sound like you need it :beer: , may see you in the bar later, if not i'll have a sly one anyway for ya!
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