Fried Kiwis

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Fried Kiwis
This blog follows Liz Fried, a science teacher and tutor, Mike, her computer science husband on a work visa, and her family of two young boys, Ben and Zack, as they explore New Zealand as expats from Kingston, MA, USA.
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  • Jews of Christchurch 3 months ago Being Jewish is something you are born into, although there are a few converts, such as my brother's girlfriend Bernadette. This can be tricky if you are discriminated against by others. Sometimes, a person can be discriminated against in subtle ways. This may be done in passing comments or in...
  • 2.5 year update in NZ! 3 months ago Sometimes I get the occasional blog response to my expat blog that I wrote mostly from September 2012- Feb 2014. It is from one of my 18,000 readers. The latest asked, "How are things in NZ now for your family?" My family has mostly adjusted to life in NZ. Ben is in year 4 ( 3rd grade) and Zack is...
  • New Year, New Job 1 year ago Exciting news for me! A new job at Burnside High School is starting for me tomorrow teaching Year 11 Science and Year 9 Maths. This comes as a big changing time for my family, because this week is Zack's 5th birthday and Ben's 8th birthday. That means that Zack starts Year 1 at Waimairi School in...
  • Cicadas at Hagley Park 1 year ago In the US, there is a species of cicada that lives for 17 years underground, and then mates for two weeks and goes back underground. NZ does have cicadas, and the ones that are singing in the trees tonight were all living underground lives in the 2011 earthquake. How time flies when you live in...
  • The Winding Road to Akaroa 1 year ago We were invited to an event for the American Club of Christchurch. A picnic in Akaroa. Sounds like fun! I look at the map, and it seems close enough to Christchurch. I guess it will be a 45 minute drive. We pile into the car and head out for the event at 11:15 am. Once we start off, Google Maps... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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09:07 AM November 17, 2013

Welcome to New Zealand. Do you all have your own pair of gumboots yet? :D

08:41 AM April 20, 2014

Loved your blog, we are trying to move to New Zealand when my husband retires in Dec. So would love more information on how you adjusted to the cost of living. We are currently living in the Middle East but we are orginally from Florida.

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