There's a phone company in NZ called 2 degrees - the theory is that NZ is so small, 2 degrees of separation is more the norm than Hollywood's 6 degrees. We can vouch for that.
We looked at a house in Titahi Bay, 30 minutes north of Wgtn. Cute house, too little though, with a cool northern sea view over the bay - a sunken volcano. That geology is going way back, of course. So we didn't buy it, but we did look at it twice and we did meet the owner.
A week later, standing in our Newlands house, we were talking to our agent about properties we'd seen on the search for a new house. Turns out the owner of our house is the mother of the owner of the Titahi Bay house. The agent handles both properties. Oh, how we laughed.
Had a haircut last week and the hairdresser told me she grew up on Ruskin Road (our new address), AND that her mother knows my littlest sister, Arlene.
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