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Offline !!DV!!

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Re: Public Transport
« Reply #30 on: April 30, 2008, 07:44:20 am »
Thanks

That just confirms my research on Maxx




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Re: Public Transport
« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2008, 10:47:54 am »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AMgarfu5Kc

welcome to a country, where we can also use public transport without fear of being killed.
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Re: Public Transport
« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2008, 10:47:54 am »

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Re: Public Transport
« Reply #32 on: September 24, 2008, 06:26:53 am »
It is very seldom that I use our car - three times since we arrived to be exact.  The Go Wellington buses save me much anxiety and time (no looking for parking spaces which don't exist!) and of course public transport is much more earth friendly. But now our drivers went on a strike!! 

They want: between 8 and 12% pay increase, they are offered: a 7 per cent pay increase in the first year and 3.25 per cent for the next 10 months, with a gross cash payment of $250.
Apparently it is well above the cost of living, which is sitting at 4 per cent.

Whether what's going on there is fair or not, I do not know, I do know however that we're in for some bad hair days!  Hope they sort their stuff soon  >:(



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Re: Public Transport
« Reply #33 on: September 24, 2008, 10:27:45 am »
In Whangarei we just got new busses - very cool. They have GPS big screen showing the stops and the attractions (llom left now to see the hospital  :2funny:) and they talk to you when ou do not sit down.

I only use the bus if I have to go to town with the kids for fun stuff and it is too far to cycle.

I love this country!!!!!!  :smitten:



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Re: Public Transport
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2008, 02:49:58 am »
Since I'm having not so good a week at work, I was really  >:( about this whole strike, didn't need that too.  But having to walk those kilometers uphill today was not half that bad, in fact, I enjoyed it so much it may just become a habit.  The weather is great today, all sunshine and the sky couldn't be more blue, the ocean is breathtaking,  all in all picture perfect.  Happy to spend time outside - even if it wasn't voluntary.   :)