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Forum: New Zealand
Sep 25th 2014, 5:50 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Tango1

Re: Scottish Couple - 18 months in Auckland

I tried really hard to make kiwi mates when we first arrived over 7 years ago, and nothing really worked. I found if you weren't family or had been to school together it was a closed shop. So I gave...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 18th 2013, 7:25 am
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Tango1

Re: Sausage meat and chipolatas?

Torbay butchers have excellent sausage meat
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 31st 2013, 8:35 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By Tango1

Re: Is it illegal to bring chilly seeds with me to NZ?

yes illegal to import seeds, unless packaged and declared
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 30th 2013, 6:58 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,572
Posted By Tango1

Re: cost of dental braces for a child

No free dental here unless you get emergency dental care at A&E. If you have no insurance you pay, it cost me about $4500 per child but that's it any future work like repairs, taking out, putting...
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 20th 2013, 11:44 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By Tango1

Re: The Pound

Does that mean I should hold on changing my sterling a liitle bit longer
Forum: New Zealand
Jun 20th 2013, 10:04 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By Tango1

The Pound

I see the pound has hit the $2 mark this morning............will it keep going:fingerscrossed:
Forum: New Zealand
May 26th 2013, 1:18 am
Replies: 142
Views: 18,338
Posted By Tango1

Re: NZ Tax Bill Introduced - UK Pensions

Thanks for that, we arrived in 2007 and I transferred pension over once we had residency so about three years later.
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2013, 4:30 am
Replies: 142
Views: 18,338
Posted By Tango1

Re: NZ Tax Bill Introduced - UK Pensions

Hi

Do you know how do I stand, I transferred my pension just over 5.5 years ago, put it into a QROPS (still in sterling) April 2012 I took a lump sum out into a non QROPS account and withdrew it...
Forum: New Zealand
May 11th 2013, 2:31 am
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Tango1

Re: Mortgage advisor North Shore

We tried a couple a few years back and found the best deal was with the Westpac advisor at the Albany branch.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 7th 2012, 6:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,762
Posted By Tango1

Re: Black pudding

The Torbay (North Shore) Butchers does a really good black pudding, it's as good as I ever had in the UK.

Worth a visit if you are up this way.

Great pork sausages as well.


ps I am not...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 18th 2012, 5:08 am
Replies: 101
Views: 7,258
Posted By Tango1

Re: Nice HAPPY post please ;)

All of my bluebells have flowered and a little part of my garden is like a little bit of an English wood.
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 7th 2012, 4:28 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,011
Posted By Tango1

Re: Its just flippin coffee..

I prefer a cup of Nescafe Gold instant coffee anyday
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2012, 9:20 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tango1

Re: NZ Wildlife

weasals, rats, mice, deer, wild turkey's, we have hedgehogs and a possum living in our garden. The sealife is better, dolphins and whales in Auckland harbour, seals and blue penguins when kayaking,...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 21st 2012, 6:14 am
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By Tango1

Re: Store discount

I always ask 'is that the best price', or if I buy that and that what's the best price.
If they don't I go elsewhere, only had to once at Dick Smiths and got a discount in another branch of Dick...
Forum: New Zealand
May 25th 2012, 11:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Tango1

Re: Persimmons?

excellent with a good strong cheese
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 6th 2012, 7:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Tango1

Re: Region Free DVD Player

We were told they are all region free and have been for the last few years, sometimes you need to unlock the region lock and you can put the dvd player model number into google and get the code.
...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 29th 2012, 5:43 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,504
Posted By Tango1

Re: Anyone remember "The Flashing Blade"

And Champion the Wonderhorse............check out tv-ark.org.uk for old programmes and ads
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 28th 2012, 5:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,504
Posted By Tango1

Re: Anyone remember "The Flashing Blade"

Used to be on Saturday mornings with Robinson Crusoe
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 28th 2012, 4:46 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By Tango1

Re: Spotted a new(ish) UK food shop! Wairau Park

Went in yesterday, Youngs chip shop battered cod and Whitby scampi was very nice
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2011, 6:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By Tango1

Re: UK state pension

Cheers Stormer
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 19th 2011, 9:17 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By Tango1

Re: UK state pension

Who do you apply to for a forecast?
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 21st 2011, 8:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By Tango1

Re: Auckland to Torbay

You can get a bus from the Britomart (train station on Queen Street Auckland direct to Albany in about 25 minutes if its a one or two stop bus. Then you'll need to get a bus across to Torbay another...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 25th 2011, 6:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By Tango1

Re: New life in Albany - need advice

Also in Torbay, great place to live and kids at Northcross and Long Bay College and both having a great time.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 14th 2010, 4:45 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,059
Posted By Tango1

Re: Scampi

i'll get the tartare sauce on
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 13th 2010, 4:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,059
Posted By Tango1

Scampi

Has anyone found breaded scampi here in NZ?...I just fancy some
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