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Postby shoveitnz » 11 Jul 2006, 03:16

Hello- just thought i'd pop my head through the door and say hi but where is everyone? It seems that this forums been a little quiet recently...has something happened that i've missed out on?
Me?- I'm busy in NZ trying to sell my escort I bought(previous post) before I head back to england so I can buy another chevette(or manta)

Please put a reply up and lets see what everyones up too...maybe your all just enjoying summer whilst I'm inside over winter eh?...

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Postby kw107 » 11 Jul 2006, 05:59

I think the weather is so fine that everyone is outside enjoing the summer. 8)
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Postby Doive » 11 Jul 2006, 08:43

I'm spending my days at work and my evenings trying to get life sorted out....
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Postby shoveitnz » 12 Jul 2006, 02:32

middle of winter here but it was 14 degrees c yesterday!
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Postby kw107 » 12 Jul 2006, 10:02

here's 32 + degrees c. :?
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Postby Doive » 12 Jul 2006, 10:17

shoveitnz wrote:middle of winter here but it was 14 degrees c yesterday!

Are the winters reasonably good there? I'm seriously considering a move to different shores, our business has just opened a New Zealand office and they are looking for engineers to up sticks and move over there. Very tempting to move away from Bliar's Britain. What's it like in NZ?
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Postby jifop » 12 Jul 2006, 13:49

i wanna live in NZ :(
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Postby Doive » 12 Jul 2006, 13:57

Let's all move - that way we can pester Tortron up close and in person. 8)
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Postby jifop » 12 Jul 2006, 16:32

mwah ha ha haaaa he will regret telling us of his lovely safeland
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Postby Tortron » 15 Jul 2006, 07:02

well, im back at uni, picked up an 85 suzuki FA50 scooter the other day for $20. got it running and now have something to terrerorise the streets with.

yea come over for sure, i need some people to sand my roof for a re spray
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Postby shoveitnz » 17 Jul 2006, 10:26

Yeah- diove- you would love it here! I'm only leaving as there is still too much world to see I really like europe so far.
Winters are good in the south island where i live- Generally cold and clear most the time(had alot of snow recently). Not the short grey sky days of blighty.
summer can be very dry and hot down here- good for carsroads are clear and very fun....you can buy my escort if you want.....
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Postby Doive » 17 Jul 2006, 12:21

Is it expensive down there? I mean does the day to day life cost a lot more than in the UK? Can't see how, it's so bloody expensive here. Probably cost a fair bit to have the chevette shipped over though - it has to be done really. Could I keep my UK plates?!
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Postby Tortron » 17 Jul 2006, 22:54

shoveitnz wrote:.
Winters are good in the south island where i live- Generally cold and clear most the time(had alot of snow recently)


thats sorta putting it lightly isnt it
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Postby shoveitnz » 20 Jul 2006, 09:29

yeah...ok..quite a bit of snow. But hey- its great for snow boarding..if only I could afford the lift passes!

Come on over Diove- you'll love it here. Fuel is about as cheap as in the US and living is cheap. It'll cost you about £1200 to ship your car but thats a 20ft container you can fill with other stuff to.

Wellingtons a very nice place because its so close enough to to the south island to escape the north island.
Any way- its all nice down here- very advanced country too...

what with roads like this...

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and houses like this...

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Postby Herbie_Flowers » 20 Jul 2006, 09:42

i can hear Doives banjo being tuned up after seeing those pics Image :lol:
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Postby Neilyman » 20 Jul 2006, 09:49

I wonder if he can squeal like a Image :P
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Postby Shoveitpusher » 20 Jul 2006, 13:04

off there next year for a month

first thing packed is the CV!
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Postby shoveitnz » 20 Jul 2006, 21:45

and no salt on the roads...
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Postby Tortron » 21 Jul 2006, 12:26

come over and il consider letting you work on my car, then get it dusty on said road
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Postby Doive » 21 Jul 2006, 13:01

That's no a road, that's a farm track where I come from. I thought I saw Billy Connolly riding on proper tarmac roads when he was down there. And as for that house - perfect. Just needs a lick of paint. :lol:
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Postby Tortron » 22 Jul 2006, 01:35

Doive wrote:That's no a road, that's a farm track where I come from. I thought I saw Billy Connolly riding on proper tarmac roads when he was down there. And as for that house - perfect. Just needs a lick of paint. :lol:


they just flew them in for the shoot. bet that hut is native timber. ie will last pretty much forever
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Postby shoveitnz » 23 Jul 2006, 10:45

And this is a NZ motorhome....we haven't discovered fibreglass yet....(this is cool as far as i'm concerned)

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Postby Tortron » 24 Jul 2006, 05:13

wow thats big. my aunty just got a house bus. a real gypsy one with dragons and stuff painted on it. truck is rusted out tho
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Postby shoveitnz » 24 Jul 2006, 08:01

ahhh- nothing some chicken wire and bog wouldn't fix?
i'm really going to miss the housetrucks here when i go back to blighty- never seen anything like em over there. Good 'ol kiwi number 8 wire and a bit of sheep poo and she'll be right eh?
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Postby Herbie_Flowers » 24 Jul 2006, 16:23

shoveitnz wrote:never seen anything like em over there.

our pikeys prefer caravans so they can use the towing vehicles for tarmacking driveways
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