It’s A Drama Podcast.

This podcast was born in 2019.

Returning to New Zealand after a twelve-month backpacking trip around the world, Liz started a podcast with her teenage son, Sonny.

They talked about all things travel and living in New Zealand with teenagers.

She told others that the podcast was designed to help other parents with teenagers.

But that wasn’t entirely true.

It was her way of legitimately sticking her nose into her son’s business while she slurped lots of green tea.

When Sonny finally grew tired of spending his days recording conversations with his ma, Liz roped her long-suffering husband, Brian, onto the show.

The couple now records weekly videos on YouTube about life in New Zealand and other very cool stuff.

They like to drink wine and chew the fat. They talk about life, travel, kids, money, being British and living in New Zealand.

 

Podcast Episodes

Swapping America For New Zealand

Swapping America For New Zealand

If you are considering moving to New Zealand from the US then you will love this week’s show. Two weeks ago, our guests found themselves leaving America for good to start a new life down under.

And it wasn’t easy for them. Moving away from family, selling your home and giving away possessions all comes with a big emotional price tag.

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You Know You’re in New Zealand When…

You Know You’re in New Zealand When…

When we first moved to New Zealand the following typical ways that we are about to share were alien to us.

Now, these habits are (mainly) the norm!

If you are moving to New Zealand and want to be ahead of the game, you will LOVE this show! 7 common New Zealand habits that will have you questioning the way the rest of the world does things!

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HOW Much?? USA vs New Zealand Cost of Living.

HOW Much?? USA vs New Zealand Cost of Living.

If you are considering emigrating to New Zealand from America then you’ll have some questions. And I’m guessing that the number one concern is the USA vs New Zealand cost of living.

There is talk about town that the wages are lower in New Zealand and the cost of living is higher. 

Have you heard that too?

Well, today you’re in for a treat! In this week’s podcast, we talk to Ryan. Ryan left the US 5 years ago to live in NZ.

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What IS The New Zealand Cringe Culture?

What IS The New Zealand Cringe Culture?

We have been living in New Zealand for twelve years, and today, we discovered something about the country, about the New Zealand culture that we never knew existed.

The cringe culture.

You and me both…we’d never heard of it either.

In this week’s podcast, we explored WHAT the new Zealand cultural cringe is, WHY does it happen, & share something crucial with all of the arts lovers out there who are thinking of moving to New Zealand. 

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Living in New Zealand, Supporting England!!

Living in New Zealand, Supporting England!!

If you love football, are from England and are living in New Zealand then we have something in common – we’ll all be calling in sick to work on Monday morning!! 

In this mini-podcast, we dive into how it feels to be on the other side of the world when England are about to take part in something momentous.

We also discuss the ways in which you can still keep up with your favourite sports teams when you are an ex-pat living in New Zealand!

Enjoy!

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Shut up!! Misconceptions About The UK

Shut up!! Misconceptions About The UK

There are many myths & misconceptions about the UK that get on our nerves.

Just a bit.

But because we are polite and British and would rather roll in cow poo than confront anyone about anything, we have saved them up and made a podcast about them.

Here are 8 of the most common misconceptions about life in the United Kingdom.

Enjoy!

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See You NEVER…The Guilt of Moving Away From Family.

See You NEVER…The Guilt of Moving Away From Family.

Moving away from family is probably the number one factor that prevents people from emigrating.

There’s no easy way to say it.

Leaving loved ones behind, be it, parents, grandparents, brothers or sisters, while you and yours move far, far away to start a new life is tough.

But that’s not to say it’s impossible and that you shouldn’t do it.

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Are You SERIOUS?? An Inbetweeny True Story Podcast

Are You SERIOUS?? An Inbetweeny True Story Podcast

Hello and welcome! This is the first of the in-betweeny true stories podcast where Brain and I will bring (or try and bring), a true story to entertain you each week!

So many of you have said that you love it when we go off on a tangent and start on a story, so this is where the idea came from!

This weeks story takes place in East London, in 1996.

Brian, who was working as a maintenance plumber, was called out to a block of flats (English word for an apartment) to fix, what he thought was, a leaky tap…

Enjoy!

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Scary Things in New Zealand That DETER Visitors

Scary Things in New Zealand That DETER Visitors

Scary things in New Zealand. Do they exist?

You are probably reading this post because you are or at some point in your life have considered moving to New Zealand.

And who could blame you? Clean, green, and with hobbits roaming the countryside in search of gold rings. New Zealand is indeed, a very attractive place to raise a family.

But what about the downsides?

What about the scary things in New Zealand? Matters that keep you awake at night worrying yourself senseless?

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Auckland? Who’d Want To Live THERE?

Auckland? Who’d Want To Live THERE?

According to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2021 Global Liveability Index, living in Auckland, New Zealand is now the number one chosen place to live in the world.

And why not? The sun, the sails, the diversity.

But wait.

Before we all hunt for our passports and leave granny, Kansas and the wind behind, let’s look at a few cold facts…

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