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I have $100k debt (student loans, income tax, credit cards)
Hi, I have $100k debt (student loans, income tax, credit cards) in NZ but have recently moved to the UK. The debt was with a debt consolidation company but the payments have become unmanageable so I a… read more
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I was talking to you on my iphone regarding my husbands
Hi i was talking to you on my iphone regarding my husbands student load in NZ. They said I would be put through to someone. $56 was taken from my PayPal account but no person has appeared. … read more
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Can you advise what the criteria is to have the interest
Hi, can you advise what the criteria is to have the interest written off for a student loan. I am living overseas and have been granted financial hardship so I don't have to make repayments but the in… read more
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I live over in Sydney but originally from Christchurch. I
I live over in Sydney but originally from Christchurch. I went to Otago Uni in 1998 and 1999 and had a small Student loan then … read more
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There. I left Australia and returned to NZ at the end
Hi there. I left Australia and returned to NZ at the end of 2011 with mental health issues. At the time, I was intending to return to Australia after resolving my health issues. However, this never ev… read more
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Hi ChrisI, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of
Hi Chris I, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of about $73,000. I had been living overseas for 10 years, went back to work in NZ last year for 7 months (was on the MSL tax code), but moved t… read more
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Hi Chris My partner has just found out that he owes $81,000
Hi Chris My partner has just found out that he owes $81,000 for a student loan, having left NZ in 2005 with an original loan of $40,000. We are by no means well off, but recently sold our house and so… read more
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Hello, My partner who is a new zealander and I (French)
Hello, My partner who is a new zealander and I (French) live in France. He has a student loan debt of about 70 000 NZ$. His initial student loan was only half of that, but having lived abroad for more… read more
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I am a US citizen and an ex permanent resident of NZ. I left
I am a US citizen and an ex permanent resident of NZ. I left NZ over 7 years ago and completely forgot about my $5500 student loan among several other small debts. I have been reading about the IRD de… read more
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Hi, I have a few questions relating to bankruptcy over student
Hi, I have a few questions relating to bankruptcy over student loan debt. Like many others I studied during the 1990's at the start of the Student Loan scheme and spent my full entitlement every year,… read more
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Hi there I live in the UK and have a question about my out
Hi there I live in the UK and have a question about my out of control student loan. Like many others living abroad for 10 yrs I have stupidly ignored my student loan (about $50000) but honestly i have… read more
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Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy
Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy and student loans. I would like to clarify a few issues about declaring bankruptcy from overseas, I am in the UK. In some questions asked abou… read more
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Hi there I am writing once again about NZ student loans. I
Hi there I am writing once again about NZ student loans. I currently live in Australia and have just had the NZ Inland Revenue send me a email. I have had a loan for some years but was unable to obtai… read more
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Currently a debt for 80K nzd is held for unpaid student loans
Currently a debt for 80K nzd is held for unpaid student loans inclusive of interest. Cannot repay this as I am a struggling musician residing in the UK. Heard the NZ govt are collecting on unpaid nz s… read more
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Hi, I left NZ after graduating back in 1998 to travel and
Hi, I left NZ after graduating back in 1998 to travel and find work relating to my qualifications, as there were very few opportunities in NZ in my field. To cut a long story short, I couldn't afford … read more
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I have a massive (circa $300,000) student loan in NZ bought
I have a massive (circa $300,000) student loan in NZ bought on by many years of burying my head in the sand and difficult overseas repayment conditions. I have made contributions in the past but the p… read more
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Can i apply for bankruptcy in NZ, if i live overseas This
Can i apply for bankruptcy in NZ, if i live overseas? This is related to my student loan which may be recalled in full.… read more
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I am a NZ Permanent Resident, and after living in NZ for 25
I am a NZ Permanent Resident, and after living in NZ for 25 yrs, have moved to the US in order to help care for my elderly parents. I've taken a very low paying job, and have left behind a bank loan i… read more
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