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Is there any way i could get my child's biological father's
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How are you? I need find out if I am from SOUTH AFRICA and
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I Just became a grandmother on the 30th April 2020 an My son
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I need to know how to add a "father's name" to a birth
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I have recently found that my biological father was in the
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Do you have any information about nz immigration laws
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Is there any way that I can make a case out of child or
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If a British Citizen is pregnant in NZ and the father is an
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Chris, Please can you tell me if there are any issues for a
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I am adopted & my natural mother had an affair, she told the
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I have a friend in Fiji who has a son and the child's father is a NZ'er and livi
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If a baby has a New Zealand citizen father, who was a New
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I am 36 and have just found my biological father. I live in
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