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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 13th 2019, 11:18 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Giving Blood

It's the same in Australia as well, where I'm originally from. I was in the Uk in 1993 and 1994 so I'm out, found out years ago.
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 12th 2019, 5:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Love and Whangarei

I can't help you with Whangarei as I am in christchurch but I couldn't love this post more!

​​​​​Congratulations and good luck woth your new life :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 11th 2019, 10:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Bah ! Quake!

You're the first person I thought of BEVS!

Glad you and cat are ok :)
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2019, 12:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Advice please - 6 Month Sabbatical in NZ?

One of my friends in Nz did this in 2012 when their kids were in primary school. Her husband got a redundancy payout after the earthquake, he's from Scotland so they took six months off and went over...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2019, 5:29 am
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Name the albatross chick - Chance to win a package.

Ha ha yes, I saw the wingspan of one in Canterbury museum.
But then I'm from the land of big things, where a spider taking down a possum went viral!
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Forum: New Zealand
Jul 26th 2019, 3:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Name the albatross chick - Chance to win a package.

I've got nothing but they are really cute!
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 20th 2019, 6:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,042
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Ooh how exciting, another new arrival

I do like Aldi, we had it in Oz and I miss it sometimes, especially the cheap booze in Nsw (they don't sell that in Qld).

I can't even contemplate Costco with just me and my daughter, and I get...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 23rd 2019, 11:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Returning to NZ after 12 years, any tips?

I returned to Christchurch after just over 8 years since I left (although had visited four times since leaving but lived in Oz) , like previous posters have said, things have changed there like...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 23rd 2019, 5:34 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,435
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Freezies. Bbrrr.

Ok yeah it's cold. But I'm ok with it, I haven't had a winter for a few years after living in Qld, abd I can't handle the humidity. Jandals year round and still warm in winter got a bit old.
My...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2019, 10:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,042
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Ooh how exciting, another new arrival

I've never been to Lidl, I'm from Australia although lived in Belfast and London for a couple of years in the 90's :)
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 16th 2019, 10:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,042
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Ooh how exciting, another new arrival

I've never been to Costco even though there was one five minutes away from me when I lived in Sydney.
What I would like is Aldi, love that. ..
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2019, 9:43 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,435
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Freezies. Bbrrr.

The no shoes or thongs (jandals) thing gets me too. My husband used to do that, darned crazy Kiwi...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2019, 5:05 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,435
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Freezies. Bbrrr.

I'd forgotten about lack of winter in Qld to oh my god it's cold in Chch! I'll adjust!

17 year old daughter loves it though, but she hates the heat!
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 5th 2019, 12:13 am
Replies: 65
Views: 5,801
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Auckland area

I tried to give you Karma for this post Bevs as it hits the nail on the head but apparently I have to spread myself around more first!
;)
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 4th 2019, 5:56 am
Replies: 65
Views: 5,801
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Auckland area

No abuse here, makes sense to me!
Forum: New Zealand
May 18th 2019, 12:52 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Would you rather...

Neither, I'm a big chicken , running as I type!
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2019, 6:47 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,256
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Why did you move to New Zealand?

Because I love it :)

Originally moved in 2009 with my then husband and two young girls, he was from Christchurch and after a few holidays there we both decided we'd had enough of Sydney (I'm an...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 20th 2019, 6:36 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,222
Posted By Mishclark

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

That's beautiful Justcol!

The only thing I add to this thread for the original posters is as an Aussie living in Christchurch for the second time, I burn very fast and quick in Nz. I am dark...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2019, 4:22 am
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Whangarei or Christchurch for a move for mother and teenage daughter

Christchurch, but I'm biased, we are back after an absence of 9 years with one less daughter and just me, and 14 year old doggie. Daughter prefers here to Australia (she's 17) still has friends she...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2019, 7:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Relocating from Aus to Nz

Thanks Vital, I appreciate that!
michelle

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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 22nd 2019, 12:09 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Relocating from Aus to Nz

I tried you give you karma Bo Jangles but it won't work on my phone, so I'm giving you karma ..

Michelle
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2019, 10:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Relocating from Aus to Nz

Hi Rabble,

There may be places like that but not where i live! I don't know where you live on Oz, but i grew up in Sydney and lived on the Gold coast for two years and there was plenty of that in...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2019, 6:02 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Relocating from Aus to Nz

Hi Northern lights,

i am Australian and moved back to Christchurch recently with my 17 year old daughter who wanted to go back.
Lived there previously, moved back to Sydney in 2010. Was living in...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2019, 9:07 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By Mishclark

Re: Active Shooter in Christ church

It's just so damned awful. As an Aussie I am ashamed as well. How dare he, how dare anyone do this to those poor Innocent people just going about their day.

I think your kids will be fine but I...
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