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Me and Paul are wanting to move to Tauranga, New Zealand. I have done so much research i know everything about the intended move already. Only one problem a tragic housing market and a 3 bedroom house to sell!!We have already been waiting nearly 6 months can i wait any longer?? As soon as it does sell you can gurantee i will be on the next flight out there.

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Comment by charlileeuk on March 31, 2009 at 19:58
Good luck to you ! well done on the offer, fingers crossed it all goes well for you. I am so jealous, still trying to convince the hubby to up and leave for NZ. Hopefully my persistant nagging will do it eventually lol
Comment by Colin Harvey on March 31, 2009 at 16:47
Thanks very much!
regards col
Comment by terri moore on March 31, 2009 at 16:30
Have just accepted an offer on the house so as long as no hiccups we can now start planning the move
Comment by terri moore on March 31, 2009 at 16:30
I have been to both oz and nz. In Oz i went to Perth which is a fantastic place and would be my second choice. New Zealand was very laid back much like Australia but life seemed to go at a slower pace, not as much urgency with everything. To be honest,I decided to go to New Zealand mainly however, as my partners brother lives there so we can stay with them til we find our feet and have abit of a support network. Saying that my partner did chose New Zealand over Australia for the outdoor life New Zealand has to offer. It is a lot greener whilst still having the benefit of nice weather and sandy beaches. There is a bit of variety so you have snowy mountains, green forest and white beaches.
Comment by Colin Harvey on March 31, 2009 at 14:39
Hi terri just wondered why you decided on nz and not oz?we are still undecided as we have two nippers and im trying to get it right first time!!!so your thoughts would be useful
regards col
Comment by terri moore on March 5, 2009 at 20:26
had two viewings on the house this week both seemed to love it so keeping our fingers crossed!2009 may be the year
Comment by sheryl c on February 15, 2009 at 19:10
Hi Terri
Do you need equity from your house for the move? Could you not try renting it out...get a tenant for 6 to 12 months by which time hopefully market will be better and also currency exchange rate better as this is also a nightmare at the moment??

I'm right at the start of possible move to Aus and I'm desperate so goodness only knows how you feel with everything in place bar the house sale!

Hope good things happen soon for you
Sheryl
Comment by Catherine on February 14, 2009 at 18:53
Hi Terri, we have the same problem, researched everything possible on the old internet, just need a house sale!!!

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