Category: Life in New Zealand

Development Concent

John Key told us that resource consents process should be shortened yesterday. However, the discussion of the policy should take more time to conclude. The leader should enhance the discussion more quickly than it used to be.

Resounding Victory by National

I was not sure about the meaning of ‘resounding victory’. However, I looked into the Internet dictionary. According it, it is a great triumph of the game. So, National Party won in the election significantly. John Key keeps his Prime Minister seat until 2017. National is continuing the ruling party. I am so happy to hear that their current policy of accepting immigrants and focusing on economic growth will be continuous until 2017.


One of my Japanese friends is trying to conditional PR (Permanent Residency Visa) for NZ. He advances to the final process on this matter. According to him, He is so pissed off by the immigration officer’s attitude after a new officer is in charge of his process. I am so afraid that I would be very upset about the officer’s reaction about my PR obtaining process….

New Book

I have been writing a new book to be published in November in Japan. I always write it early in the morning, say like 4 am. I have finished writing 3 chapters. However, I have to write 7 chapters in total from now on. I am going to complete the rough draft of the book until the end of August.There are about 10 days to go. I have to open my engine in full speed….


Last night, the neighbor visited us about fence repairing. The woman asked several questions about fencing. We have reached conclusion about how much each will be born the cost of fence repairing. Usually, fencing cost should be born equally by the related parties.