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Master Geek
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  Reply # 735441 20-Dec-2012 12:27 Send private message

majiktripp: Sold out on Play Store in US now of both models, walked into Bond and Bond and bought one 16GB model one for NZ$779 - couldn't resist!


Does Bond & Bond have these in stock now?

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  Reply # 735445 20-Dec-2012 12:32 Send private message

Benjip:
majiktripp: Sold out on Play Store in US now of both models, walked into Bond and Bond and bought one 16GB model one for NZ$779 - couldn't resist!


Does Bond & Bond have these in stock now?


Got an email from Parallel Imported yesterday .  They must think people in NZ are stupid.  The have the 16 gig Nexus 4 for a mere $899  !!

You people are nuts paying $799 for the fone here in NZ.  By doing this your just supporting the retailers and telling them to keep ripping us off.

You should be directing you efforts to telling the likes of Google that NZ is a part of the tech 1st world not tech 3rd world.

Anyone know of Google NZ's contact details as they ignore you on G+ when you complain..




Regards,

Old3eyes

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Geek


  Reply # 735468 20-Dec-2012 13:14 Send private message

Oncop53:
Mahoney1978:
You are right mate (just checked the customs website - damn it). In hindsight I should have declared US$313 (the extra $13 for the postage) and this should mean that I get pinged about $100 NZ for Duty. I must admit I read the Youshop declaration which i had to fill in as "what is your item worth in USD"... not even thinking about the postage!!


Just talked to NZ Post (online chat with Lynda) and she confirmed that I only needed to put the 'value' of the contents on the parcel - not the US postal cost - phew! Customs then take into consideration the NZ Youshop postage charge (in this case $17.25).

Does this help?


So do you get charged GST twice on the Youshop charge then? Once by NZpost and once by customs?


My invoice from Youshop has nil value for GST

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 735485 20-Dec-2012 13:31 Send private message

Benjip:
majiktripp: Sold out on Play Store in US now of both models, walked into Bond and Bond and bought one 16GB model one for NZ$779 - couldn't resist!


Does Bond & Bond have these in stock now?


They did in Queens Streets store yesterday when I went in - had to ask but they had stock out back.

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Geek


  Reply # 735522 20-Dec-2012 14:15 Send private message

Mahoney1978:
You are right mate (just checked the customs website - damn it). In hindsight I should have declared US$313 (the extra $13 for the postage) and this should mean that I get pinged about $100 NZ for Duty. I must admit I read the Youshop declaration which i had to fill in as "what is your item worth in USD"... not even thinking about the postage!!


Just talked to NZ Post (online chat with Lynda) and she confirmed that I only needed to put the 'value' of the contents on the parcel - not the US postal cost - phew! Customs then take into consideration the NZ Youshop postage charge (in this case $17.25).

Does this help?


Thanks for the research. looks like i overcharged myself! I'll know for next time.

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Geek


  Reply # 735665 20-Dec-2012 17:45 Send private message

majiktripp:
Benjip:
majiktripp: Sold out on Play Store in US now of both models, walked into Bond and Bond and bought one 16GB model one for NZ$779 - couldn't resist!


Does Bond & Bond have these in stock now?


They did in Queens Streets store yesterday when I went in - had to ask but they had stock out back.


Picked mine up from bond and bond a week ago.

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Geek


  Reply # 735863 21-Dec-2012 09:04 Send private message

Oh heck, you won't believe it - but The Warehouse / 2degrees have just sent me [b]a second Nexus 4]/b]!

Sheesh, obviously they don't keep very good tabs on what's been sent out, so if it doesn't arrive they send another one!

xyf

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Geek


  Reply # 735864 21-Dec-2012 09:09 Send private message

Bet they come asking for it in a week or two
J

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Master Geek


  Reply # 735866 21-Dec-2012 09:11 Send private message

andrewb: Oh heck, you won't believe it - but The Warehouse / 2degrees have just sent me [b]a second Nexus 4]/b]!

Sheesh, obviously they don't keep very good tabs on what's been sent out, so if it doesn't arrive they send another one!


If you had not noticed 2degrees is registered as well good going dude

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Geek


  Reply # 735876 21-Dec-2012 09:22 Send private message

I know they're registered on here, and I'm a bit more honest than to keep a second $700 phone I've not paid for.

Now I'll just have to face on-hold hell while I try and explain what's they've done.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 736061 21-Dec-2012 15:23 Send private message

Anyone waiting on a Google Play order since the 30th of Nov?
This is getting a bit ridiculous now that google is shipping orders post this date...

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 736062 21-Dec-2012 15:24 Send private message

Steve113: Anyone waiting on a Google Play order since the 30th of Nov?
This is getting a bit ridiculous now that google is shipping orders post this date...

I'm still waiting on mine from the 27th! It's still listed as "pending", though I was given a 4-5 week ETA :|


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Geek


  Reply # 736072 21-Dec-2012 15:45 Send private message

Ouch, I hope you guys get some good news soon - it's an awesome phone. I was surprised to hear quite a few people have been able to walk into a store and pick one up, or even order it direct from 2degrees.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 736078 21-Dec-2012 16:15 Send private message

old3eyes:
Benjip:
majiktripp: Sold out on Play Store in US now of both models, walked into Bond and Bond and bought one 16GB model one for NZ$779 - couldn't resist!


Does Bond & Bond have these in stock now?


Got an email from Parallel Imported yesterday .  They must think people in NZ are stupid.  The have the 16 gig Nexus 4 for a mere $899  !!

You people are nuts paying $799 for the fone here in NZ.  By doing this your just supporting the retailers and telling them to keep ripping us off.

You should be directing you efforts to telling the likes of Google that NZ is a part of the tech 1st world not tech 3rd world.

Anyone know of Google NZ's contact details as they ignore you on G+ when you complain..


I would agree as well to this point. Google NZ should have opened up their shops and let us buy the devices from them directly here. I cant remember, but I think I did read a forum somewhere that since Australia and NZ are different regions, the laws that would apply for us getting content (movies, books, music etc) here would be different to the rules in Aus. I think that was the reason that someone stated that Google cant open up shop here.

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Geek


  Reply # 736128 21-Dec-2012 18:12 Send private message

Noel Lemmings in Wellington has a Nexus 4 on display!

Mine is still "held for clearance" at customs. Looks like no Xmas present for me!

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