[New] Austalia New Zealand Change - boards.ie
Boards.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more x
Forum Closed  
Thread Tools Search this Thread
09-04-2012, 02:19   #1
Zambia's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Victoria
Posts: 7,163
Austalia New Zealand Change


Myself and hussey mod a Forum Called "Australia New Zealand"

As can be seen in attachment there is another Forum a step down called "New Zealand" Modded by TrueDub and Pclancy

We would like to rename "Australia New Zealand" to just "Australia"

This means that all New Zealand queries would start to go to the New Zealand Forum.

We would also like both forums to be on the same level one directly under the other.

Justification for this is self evident in the fact New Zealand queries are split in half. There are currently 2 forums handling the exact same issues.

All Mods of the concerned forums are aware and agree.

Many thanks
Zambia is offline  
(5) thanks from:
10-04-2012, 00:23   #2
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 3,134
Just adding this here as I posted it in the Oz forum thread

I don't think anyone would have a problem with that. The only thing I'd say is that it is very hard to find the NZ forum. I only found it through chance. It is in the Living Abroad section of the Region forum. There could be some links in there to make accessing it all easier. The Oz/Nz forum has a link in the Travel and Living Abroad section, whereas NZ forum is not in Travel section.
A forum for travelling in SE Asia would also be handy as a lot of people seem to use that route.
Tigerandahalf is offline  
10-04-2012, 00:30   #3
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Wellington
Posts: 3,840
+1 great idea to make things easier for people wishing to visit or emigrate to either country and drive more relevant traffic to the NZ forum.
pclancy is offline  
10-04-2012, 01:20   #4
Black Swan
Category Moderator
Black Swan's Avatar
The current New Zealand forum under Region should have its linkages fixed to:
Region>Abroad>New Zealand (separated completely from Australia, with a referral link to New Zealand from Travel).

It would be grand if all things that pertained to New Zealand could be sourced in this one Regional forum; e.g., "one-stop shopping" for short term visits and long term residency. Having a single forum for all things New Zealand would reduce the current ambiguity, and concentrate all the threads and posts in one convenient forum.
Black Swan is offline  
Thanks from:
10-04-2012, 12:19   #5
Registered User
jamiecoins's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Tramore ,Waterford now Auckland New Zealand
Posts: 601
great idea there will be more cchance of having a question answered a bit more swiftly i would agree with changing it from the region section maybe have it just below the new to be australia only forum

Last edited by jamiecoins; 10-04-2012 at 12:20. Reason: forgot to add something
jamiecoins is offline  
10-04-2012, 13:27   #6
TrueDub's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Depends on which over it is...
Posts: 1,964
I'd be fully in favour of the proposal, it will allow the NZ forum to find it's full potential and will tidy things up in the Australia forum too.
TrueDub is offline  
10-04-2012, 14:34   #7
Closed Account
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 6,424
+1 to this.
mikedragon32 is offline  
10-04-2012, 23:54   #8
Captain, Léader, Legend
JT26's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The Saddledome
Posts: 9,870
+1 too
JT26 is offline  
11-04-2012, 02:45   #9
Zambia's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Victoria
Posts: 7,163
Just as a support to this

Today there are 5 active (posted today ) threads running in AUS/NZ on the subject of New Zealand.

Today there is one on the NZ forum
Zambia is offline  
Thanks from:
11-04-2012, 13:22   #10
Mrs OBumble
Registered User
Mrs OBumble's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Galway
Posts: 12,685

I don't want no stinkin' Aussies in any forum I read!

(joking guys, I'm sure they're all lovely, sure one of my best friends is an Aussie ... )
Mrs OBumble is offline  
13-04-2012, 02:13   #11
Xavi6's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Not Boards
Posts: 40,694

Kiwis Out
Xavi6 is offline  
01-05-2012, 01:56   #12
Registered User
Cookie_Monster's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: New Plymouth
Posts: 20,149
Send a message via Skype™ to Cookie_Monster
do it, wading through all that crap about Aus to find the NZ gets old
Cookie_Monster is online now  
03-05-2012, 14:05   #13
Hosted Moderator
MugMugs's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Dark Side of the moon
Posts: 15,148
MugMugs is offline  
07-05-2012, 04:19   #14
Registered User
20260622's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Auckland via Dublin
Posts: 157
20260622 is offline  
08-05-2012, 11:03   #15
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 588
+ 1
Claasman is offline  
Forum Closed

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Share Tweet