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2 years 22 hours ago #551953 by TheCowans
Hello all. My family are intending to move home to NZ and purchase a LSB or small farm. We are currently in search mode for land with a multitude of criteria.

We hope not to be the Spanish Inquisition but I imagine we'll be asking many questions and reading incessantly.

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2 years 13 hours ago #551955 by Stikkibeek
You may have already considered an approximate "where" ie. near to family, medical help, far enough out of large cities not to attract city prices. etc? That may mean small provincial towns. Are you needing to find work? Work from home etc. Good roads. Have a look at trademe real estate (if you haven't already) There is generally good coverage of all areas in NZ where properties are for sale. At the very least it should give you an idea of the range of prices in each locality.
Can't advise on QE2 covenanted land. I've never had anything to do with it.
Lots of Kiwis returning home so welcome to the LSB and and also "home" if you do make the move.

Did you know, that what you thought I said, was not what I meant :S

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2 years 10 hours ago #551959 by linrae
If its QE !! land ,do public have a right to it .
How would they access ?? thru your land or does it have separate access
I may be wrong but check it carefully.

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1 year 11 months ago #551990 by max2
Replied by max2 on topic Hello from a a curious newbie
Check the internet availability too. Rural NZ (even just outside of Auckland Airport regions) is appalling from the big guys. We have been with a family run ISP that set up in our area in recent years.

broadbandmap.nz/home

www.broadbandcompare.co.nz/?fbclid=IwAR3...tOEvF8jKXl_cW0nlVQqw
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1 year 11 months ago #551999 by max2
Replied by max2 on topic Hello from a a curious newbie
I'm writing the following on a personal level after a local ''event'' yesterday...

I gather/assume you haven't lived in NZ for an extended period of time. Can I urge you to seriously consider renting in your chosen district before making the financial plunge of buying something?

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1 year 11 months ago #552001 by TheCowans
Thanks. I'm kiwi born but haven't lived in NZ for a very long time. I have visited though and I must say the older I get the more homesick I become. I'm so very excited to return and enjoy a LSB life with my family.

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1 year 11 months ago #552002 by TheCowans
Thanks, yes I haven't lived in NZ in decades but we have visited family. We will be renting until we build, so if the property purchase area turns out to not be as suitable as we'd hoped then we can always resell and start again.
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1 year 11 months ago #552025 by tonybaker
you could try posting/joining this group as it is a group of LSB'ers who use visitors to help with chores, there's bound to be someone wanting to sell. I think it costs $20 to join and you can peruse all the LSB'ers postings to see what sort of properties are out there.
Not sure what your financial position is but it makes sense to buy somewhere close to your employment!

5 acres, Ferguson 35X and implements, Hanmay pto shredder, BMW Z3, Countax ride on mower, chooks, Dorper and Wiltshire sheep. Bosky wood burning central heating stove and radiators. Retro caravan. Growing our own food and preserving it. Small vineyard, crap wine. :)

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1 year 11 months ago #552221 by Julio Sands
I found this forum and loved it, I'm a fan of animals and rural life. I'm learning a lot about how to get the best out of living away from the big cities and certainly here I'm finding many interesting topics and fun comments too! :woohoo:

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