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    Smile New member from New Zealand

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    Suzie here from beautiful New Zealand.

    I'm new to freelancing and looking forward to connecting with other freelancers and learning the tricks of the trade.

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    Thanks!!!
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    Welcome. Is New Zealand all as beautiful as it looks in the Lord of the Rings movies?

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    Kia ora Suzie and welcome
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    Thank you everyone for the warm welcome.

    NZ is an AMAZING place. Alright I will admit we get rain and fog, but we also have spectacular mountains, beaches, fiords, hot pools, geysers, skiing and no snakes. Hard to believe you can find all that in one itty bitty country, right?
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    Welcome, Suzie

    You didn't mention the sheep.


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    P.S. Tepelus is that image from Narnia? Did you know that was filmed here in New Zealand? Yep, we're more than Hobbiton here
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    Quote Originally Posted by mccardey View Post
    Welcome, Suzie

    You didn't mention the sheep.

    They outnumber me 7 to one. I'm kind of scared of the bleaters...

    Oh you're an Aussie. You're a fine one for sheep jokes :-)
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    Sometimes I wish we did have snakes. I like snakes.
    I am bitterly disappointed that fire ants have established themselves in the country though. Those things are the worst.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lastlittlebird View Post
    Sometimes I wish we did have snakes. I like snakes.
    I am bitterly disappointed that fire ants have established themselves in the country though. Those things are the worst.
    Seriously? We have fire ants? Why did no one tell me?

    And thanks everyone for the welcome
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    There is a bit of a Kiwi enclave here. Once you learn the secret handshake we can let you in on the plans [shhh].

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    Quote Originally Posted by veinglory View Post
    There is a bit of a Kiwi enclave here. Once you learn the secret handshake we can let you in on the plans [shhh].
    Is chocolate involved? If it is - count me in!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SuzieRox View Post
    Seriously? We have fire ants? Why did no one tell me?

    And thanks everyone for the welcome
    A couple of years ago I read that there are several colonies established around Auckland (particularly near the airport... go figure) and that they weren't very optimistic about getting rid of them. Best bet is to live in the South Island
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