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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 23rd 2019, 10:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,376
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: 1 year update.

Hi Katie,

Glad it's all going well! I moved from UK with my now wife and we also chose Ngaio. We've been here ever since - lovely suburb!
Dec 20th 2019, 12:16 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By pleccy2000

Forum: Australia
May 27th 2019, 4:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Married to Kiwi - Moving to Australia (Advice needed)

I'd suggest staying another 6 months and getting your NZ citizenship. this would make so much sense.
Forum: New Zealand
May 24th 2018, 11:56 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,709
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Salary equivalents between UK and NZ

I've thought abou this a lot over the years. I've settled on using a factor of 2.5. So for example £50k equiv would be $125K.
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 24th 2016, 8:05 am
Replies: 124
Views: 22,394
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: money to be made with brexit exchange rate

so right now it's 1.9 NZD to the pound. Do we think it will drop lower, say to 1.8?
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2016, 9:13 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,559
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: How to...UK TV

I don't understand why it's complex. All I do is click on the unblock-us icon and choose 'connect' or 'disconnect'. It couldn't be more simple!!
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 23rd 2016, 3:36 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,559
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: How to...UK TV

DNS changer means you get better bandwidth than a VPN (which chokes the connection). it means you get less, or no buffering.

Download and run 'unblockus' https://www.unblock-us.com/

There's...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 8th 2016, 8:12 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: NZ dedicated Marks & Spencers site

Do they remove the VAT on the NZ site?
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 25th 2015, 8:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Wellington - where to live

Hi Tims,
It was only a minor squibble! Overall I love it it's really useful. Thanks for putting this together, in your own time at no profit :)
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 18th 2015, 11:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Wellington - where to live

It's got things wrong. For example it says that the Tirikaka settlement railway cottages are in Khandallah, but they're not they are in Ngaio.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 17th 2015, 6:08 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Wellington - where to live

Thanks for this link ,it's really useful - love it! :thumbsup:
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 3rd 2015, 1:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By pleccy2000

Question Private Medical Cover / Income Protection Insurance

Hi,
I'm currently looking into where to get some extra insurances for myself and my wife. We're considering

-Life insurance
-Trauma (inc TPD)
-Income Protection
-Private Medical

It's all...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 3rd 2015, 1:20 am
Replies: 35
Views: 7,817
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Student Loans company - ugh

do you know what happens if you have a baby? obviously you're not working so do they put the payments on hold until you're working again?
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 6th 2014, 6:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Life Assurance : Life cover ,disablement etc.

I've just started looking in to this myself last week. I've just received a quote from Partners Life for Income protection, Trauma, Life, TPD and Medical. Yeah it's not cheap - a few hundred dollars...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 12th 2014, 3:23 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: gyms

Mine is $39 per week. It's a boutique type gym, very nice and its like having a personal trainer every time you're there. I tried the $17pw City Fitness local to me and hated it with a passion!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 28th 2014, 7:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Marks and Spencer VAT rort

Are there any clothing shops that do drop the VAT when shipping to NZ? :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 8th 2013, 9:40 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 5,023
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: House prices

It's interesting that we all seem to expect to sell our houses for more than we bought them for, like it's a given right or something?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 12th 2013, 11:19 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,638
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Kiwi born and bred - over it

Obviously your frustration is resonating through there. What is it about the UK that appeals to you more?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2013, 11:31 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,407
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Hobbies you started in NZ?

What is a toastmaster? :confused:
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2013, 8:27 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,104
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Estate agent fees - how much do they chage to sell your house?

Thanks! I think I would sell a house myself. Everyone I know just looks on Trademe for the new listings daily then go to the open home if they are interested in a viewing. I don't really understand...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2013, 10:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,104
Posted By pleccy2000

Estate agent fees - how much do they chage to sell your house?

In NZ, when selling your house, how much money does the Real Estate agency take? For example if a house sells for $650,000 – how much money does the vendor actually get after all expenses etc?
...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 3rd 2013, 12:01 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By pleccy2000

Forum: New Zealand
Aug 2nd 2013, 12:18 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Mortgage Rates - What to do

ASB are offering 5.89 for 3 years so push your bank a bit more. 4.89 1 year is good though.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 27th 2013, 6:59 am
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By pleccy2000

How much does it cost for an electric garage door installation?

I was wondering if anyone knows roughly how much it costs for an electric garage door for a single garage? (Wellington region) The current door is just a manual one and are there any good garage door...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 17th 2013, 9:26 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By pleccy2000

Re: Fantasy Footy

ooh yes I won this last year!
Count' me in again!
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