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# 222537 16-Aug-2017 13:10
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Hey guys,


Rob checking in. Just moved to NZ from Canada, still getting settled in, but noticing tech is 20-40% more expensive here than back home. Going to have to be a little smarter with what I purchase lol.



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  # 1847545 16-Aug-2017 13:10
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  # 1847555 16-Aug-2017 13:15
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  # 1847609 16-Aug-2017 14:39
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Welcome. Aye.

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  # 1847644 16-Aug-2017 16:08
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Welcome to the hoooose.. did you bring your moooooose?

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  # 1847648 16-Aug-2017 16:11
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Welcome and apologies in advance for all the lame Canadian "eh" jokes!


Is there sales tax in Canada? The 15% GST on *everything* in NZ plus the extra cost of shipping and small economy of scale here will do that to prices. You'll see that folks here at GZ purchase a *lot* of gadgets on Amazon, eBay etc to get around this.


But hey, there are places in NZ where you can walk from the East coast to the West coast in aboot 20 min, try doing that in Canada!,174.8299238/-36.9357242,174.844268/@-36.9366467,174.8327673,16z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!4m1!3e2



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  # 1847650 16-Aug-2017 16:16
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Welcome from another Canuck-iwi


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  # 1847654 16-Aug-2017 16:27
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Welcome to a warmer climate. smile

Please keep this GZ community vibrant by contributing in a constructive & respectful manner.

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  # 1847720 16-Aug-2017 18:17
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Welcome to NZ, bro.
Most things are more expensive here but the outdoors are very affordable.

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  # 1847725 16-Aug-2017 18:32
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Howdy Rob

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  # 1847760 16-Aug-2017 20:11
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  # 1847845 17-Aug-2017 03:09
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Hi! Where in Canada?

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  # 1847847 17-Aug-2017 03:44
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Welcome :)

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  # 1847868 17-Aug-2017 07:47
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Welcome to Niew Zilland and Geekzone!

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  # 1847933 17-Aug-2017 09:50
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Oh no!  not another immigrant ;-)  Hope you're not contributing to the housing crisis in Auckland?


But Welcome from one immigrant to another :-D



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