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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 1st 2020, 7:53 am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,270
Posted By cym

Re: Lost and Confused

husband did send me an app that helps you make friends in Auckland using a unique logarithm. I sent him an app for dating in your 40s for when I divorce him. Patronising twat.

I'm so sorry, I...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 11th 2020, 1:46 am
Replies: 44
Views: 9,571
Posted By cym

Re: 3rd year in & unhappy - will this change?

Northern Anon
I totally sympathise with your situation. Others here have answered your post with some excellent observations.
I can only tell you what it was like for me when I came here, 15 years...
Nov 29th 2019, 4:16 am
Nov 29th 2019, 2:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By cym

returning to UK after a long time in NZ

Not even sure if this is the right place to put this thread, but anyway, here goes.
Has anyone returned back to the UK, to live, after being in NZ for some time, say over 10 - 15 years?
What was it...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2019, 8:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By cym

Re: Moving to Palmy

completely agree, avoid Highbury like the plague - unless you like sharing your contents of your house with all and sundry.=startThe student areas are great fun if you are 18, don’t work, don’t study...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 15th 2019, 3:54 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,140
Posted By cym

Re: Converting UK driving license to NZ

when I did mine it was a sratch card for each class and an eye test, which is a joke.
I think you were allowed 2 wrong answers before it became a fail.
These days I believe it's all done on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 11th 2019, 5:57 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,193
Posted By cym

Re: First Impressioins

i'll back everyone else who's don't buy a house just yet.....best advice by a long mile
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2019, 7:14 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,571
Posted By cym

Re: Giving Blood

This is interesting as I used to donate blood back home twice if not three times a year ever since I was 18 and I asked back then why can't you screen for vCJD. I was told that there wasn't a screen...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 14th 2019, 7:05 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,182
Posted By cym

Re: Auckland to Wellington

if you have the time to drive slowly, ie 2 days I'd take the road south out of Auckland, turn east on to SH2, at Mangatarata follow the SH27 towards Matamata (hobbit land).
From there take the 24...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2019, 8:22 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,182
Posted By cym

Re: Auckland to Wellington

what's your time span, days / hours ?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2019, 7:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By cym

Re: electrician moving to NZ

i gave them a dossier of what I'd done in the 17 years I was self employed, backed up with references from some of my major clients. Pages and pages of "and then I took my screwdriver, Red and...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 11th 2019, 9:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By cym

Re: electrician moving to NZ

Ah, got it. I had to do the same when I came because I'd been self employed for 17 years. I rang the EWRB and they had no idea what I was on about - so nothing new there then!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 9th 2019, 9:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By cym

Re: electrician moving to NZ

i've not heard of a Self Statutory Declaration, any chance of loading it to the site so we can see what you're on about?
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2019, 10:19 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,448
Posted By cym

Re: Is Zealandia worth it? Is the Weta Cave tours worth it?

gosh, you're a hard woman to please:rofl:
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 11th 2019, 5:25 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,448
Posted By cym

Re: Is Zealandia worth it? Is the Weta Cave tours worth it?

Hey Bevs
Not sure If I'm too late but depending on your likes
Free tour of the beehive
Botanic garden
Wellington museum (no not TePapa, the much better museum no-one seems to go to)
Cable car...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 30th 2019, 9:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By cym

Forum: New Zealand
Mar 30th 2019, 9:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By cym

Re: Job offer in Wellington

Hell yeah......
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 29th 2019, 5:56 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,817
Posted By cym

Re: Personal wills

I think we're all in that boat!
we're nil kids, and 'family' that aren't that interested in keeping in touch now....should imagine that will change if we ever look like we're at death's door.
We've...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2019, 12:30 am
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By cym

Re: Working Holiday taking car

I'd agree, brought a motorbike.......nothing but drama's from Go, to whoa
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2019, 12:26 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,817
Posted By cym

Re: Personal wills

we have a deal at work where our kiwisaver company do wills for FREE!!! and when I was doing mine, relatively simple - It's all going to the crazy cat woman - the bloke writing it up said a lot of...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 26th 2019, 8:34 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By cym

Re: Complete Junk We Buy

what i will admit to is a pasta maker......really does make wonderful pasta but in the end it gets dumped in boiling water and smothered in tomato sauce.....so what the heck!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 26th 2019, 8:32 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By cym

Re: Complete Junk We Buy

OOOOOH no no no Bev
love my salad spinner, especially when I've had a hard day at work......boy are those lettuce leaves spin within an ounce of their pathetic lives:eek:
I've almost spun them...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 23rd 2019, 1:44 am
Replies: 60
Views: 7,239
Posted By cym

re: North and South islands - Climate Advice & wher to live for lifestyle

Hey Guys,
I've sent you a private message - rather than clog up the board with the ramblings of a deranged ex valley, trog. lol
Sweaty Bettys, off of Taff Street, the place to go after a great...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2019, 9:36 am
Replies: 60
Views: 7,239
Posted By cym

re: North and South islands - Climate Advice & wher to live for lifestyle

Rainbow
easy answer first, came here in Sept 05 and been here since. Only been back once to 'ome and it was a big struggle to get back on the plane to come back to NZ....not because I dislike...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2019, 9:07 am
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