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My ex-partner acquired a NZ student loan debt of approx $35k
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I studied in NZ at Auckland University in 1995 and 1996 -
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I received a call from the IRD today in regards to a student
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I recently paid my student loan in full. I was told in my
Hi Chris, I recently paid my student loan in full. I was told in my statements over the last few years that my interest has been written off. They gave me a statement showing an account balance of $0.… read more
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Chris, I negotiated a repayment deal with IRD student
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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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In 1994 I borrowed $10k from Student Loan. In 1996 I left
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Hello, My daughter has just received a letter from NZ IR,
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I have been living abroad for 12 years (UK & US - left straight
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I am a US citizen and an ex permanent resident of NZ. I left
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Hi, I previously asked a question regarding my NZ Student loan.
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New Zealand student loan renegotiation + help finding lawyer
Hello all. I live in Europe. I have a New Zealand student loan. I took out the loan in 1996, 1997, and 1998--about $5000 each year, about 15000 in total by the end of 1998. I have never made a repayme… read more
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In addition to the advise on below question Friend and
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Thanks for your answer. Could you tell me how a person declares
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Hi, I left NZ after graduating back in 1998 to travel and
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