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  Reply # 658335 19-Jul-2012 12:01 Send private message

stuartjmz:
Giggs: I have just had the call from NL to say my tablet has arrived and is ready for pick up.  

Nexus 7 Owners thread here I come...

 


A call from Noel Leeming? Whereabouts? I wantg them to ring me now! 


Wellington, for mine...

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  Reply # 658351 19-Jul-2012 12:12 Send private message

kiwi_64:
stuartjmz:
Giggs: I have just had the call from NL to say my tablet has arrived and is ready for pick up.  

Nexus 7 Owners thread here I come...

 


A call from Noel Leeming? Whereabouts? I wantg them to ring me now! 


Wellington, for mine...



I got impatient and rang my local, Hastings - "still waiting for our stock, don't know when they're coming"

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  Reply # 658354 19-Jul-2012 12:16 Send private message

kiwi_64:
stuartjmz:
Giggs: I have just had the call from NL to say my tablet has arrived and is ready for pick up.  

Nexus 7 Owners thread here I come...

 


A call from Noel Leeming? Whereabouts? I wantg them to ring me now! 


Wellington, for mine...


Christchurch for me.

Good luck. I hope you don't have to wait too long.

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  Reply # 658356 19-Jul-2012 12:17 Send private message

Giggs: I have just had the call from NL to say my tablet has arrived and is ready for pick up.  

Nexus 7 Owners thread here I come...

 


I can confirm that Noel Leemings in Wellington has stock, I just picked mine up at lunch. (;

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  Reply # 658363 19-Jul-2012 12:32 Send private message

I am SO mad at Noel Leeming right now! After my local store said they had no idea when their units would be arriving, I rang the online store. After initially trying to fob me off by telling me "we have no information about that,you'll have to contact Google"(!) I finally insisted, and got him to check my invoice number and was told "it will be here by the end of the month" - despite having pre-ordered on the very 1st day, I'm going to have to wait for nearly another 2 weeks to get mine. Not in a metro = 2nd class citizen, obviously. Yell

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  Reply # 658375 19-Jul-2012 12:47 Send private message

stuartjmz: I am SO mad at Noel Leeming right now! After my local store said they had no idea when their units would be arriving, I rang the online store. After initially trying to fob me off by telling me "we have no information about that,you'll have to contact Google"(!) I finally insisted, and got him to check my invoice number and was told "it will be here by the end of the month" - despite having pre-ordered on the very 1st day, I'm going to have to wait for nearly another 2 weeks to get mine. Not in a metro = 2nd class citizen, obviously. Yell


I would honestly take that with a grain of salt.  When I pre-ordered mine the sales guy really had no idea the tablet even existed and just read the expected delivery date off the screen - which was the last week of July, so it was rather a shock when I got the call today.  The NL website has not been updated today either so I bet the person who told you end of the month just read it off there. 

Chances are it is already on its way to your local store. 

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  Reply # 658391 19-Jul-2012 13:04 Send private message

Giggs:

Chances are it is already on its way to your local store. 


No, it's definitely not. I was so mad I rang the central 0800 number to make a formal complaint, and the very helpful young lady who took my complaint found out that  my store, Hastings is one of only 2 in their Central region that did NOT receive any stock in this shipment - Napier, 20 kms away, received 2 units. She said she would try to find out why and get back to me. Nothing yet. 

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  Reply # 658411 19-Jul-2012 13:16 Send private message

Yeah sorry was out on Lunch, mine was Tory Street Technology too, in Welly




I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 

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  Reply # 658415 19-Jul-2012 13:19 Send private message

I just had a ring from my local store telling me my unit was in, the rep I spoke clearly did succeed in getting one of Napier's sent over for me. Happy now, the moral of the story is  ALWAYS COMPLAIN! 

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  Reply # 658430 19-Jul-2012 13:28 Send private message

stuartjmz: I just had a ring from my local store telling me my unit was in, the rep I spoke clearly did succeed in getting one of Napier's sent over for me. Happy now, the moral of the story is  ALWAYS COMPLAIN! 


Well done!  Good thing you didn't listen to me Foot in Mouth

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  Reply # 658454 19-Jul-2012 13:47 Send private message

Weren't they on a pre-order status anyway? What were you complaining about?




this is a slap in the face!

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  Reply # 658468 19-Jul-2012 14:16 Send private message

vinnieg: Yeah sorry was out on Lunch, mine was Tory Street Technology too, in Welly


Yep - can confirm.  Just been round to Tory St NL (on the basis of Vinnieg's earlier comment!) and bought one for myself.  I didn't pre-order as I'm leaving for a month in Europe next Wed and hadn't expected them to be in before I left.  So thanks for the heads up - I have mine (yet to charge).  Will be able to give it a good thrashing while away on holiday!

By the way, NL Tory St had two units left as at about 2:05 p.m.!!





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— most commonly attributed to Jonathan Swift, author/theologian

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Reply # 658476 19-Jul-2012 14:34 Send private message

For those in Auckland - i was just in Wairau Park Noel Leeming and they still have some in stock!! 

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  Reply # 658495 19-Jul-2012 15:01 Send private message

Noel Leeming Albany - 2
Noel Leeming Wairau Park - 5
Bond and Bond Queen St - 5

Just put one on hold at NL Albany and will pick it up soon

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  Reply # 658500 19-Jul-2012 15:08 Send private message

Wasn't it pointed out a few pages back that the pre order was just that, an order. Not an early delivery

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