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I am a Kiwi and so is my ex husband. We live in Auckland
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We came to NZ 2 years ago from South Africa, my husband was
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A friend of ours applied for his PR as main applicant along
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Hi We are going through a divorce after 9 months of marriage.
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Hello, I hope there is someone there that can assist us. My
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