New Zealand Law
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Once the assets have been sold then the executor can just transfer the funds to you. There is no need for the accounts or tax numbers. The courts dont have any part in the winding up of the assets, but only confirm the will by the process of obtaining an order of probate. Once this order is sealed the executor will use this to sell the assets. Do you have a lawyer acting in New Zealand for the estate? Did they tell you to get a bank account?
Usually in New Zealand the lawyer acting for the estate will obtain probate and then assist in selling the assets, and the money is held in their trust account until distribution. But the funds can be sent directly to you from the trust account