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I am looking into options with my New Zealand student loan.
Hi - I am looking into options with my New Zealand student loan. I have been living in the US for the last 15 years (and am now naturalized). I have no assets in NZ and the only debt I have is my stud… read more
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I am a UK resident but have a NZ student loan outstanding
Hi Chris, I am a UK resident but have a NZ student loan outstanding since the 90's with a balance of $28000 and an assessment of $11000 apparently due now. I have just received an email and text from … read more
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I have a question for a New Zealand Lawyer. I went bankrupt
Hello, I have a question for a New Zealand Lawyer. I went bankrupt 4 years ago and left the country. I would like to return home to NZ but I am concerned as I was placed on a flight notification years… read more
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If you were to go bankrupt in Austalia dose it effet your
If you were to go bankrupt in Austalia dose it effet your credit rating in New Zealand? … read more
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I am an New Zealand citizen, a single mom of two children I
Hi I am an New Zealand citizen, a single mom of two children I am in a finacial situation as I have had surgery and sick children which has resulted in alot of sick leave. … read more
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I have a NZ Student loan with the IRD and am now living in
Hi Chris, I have a NZ Student loan with the IRD and am now living in the UK. I am considering filing for bankruptcy in NZ as I am unable to repay the loan and do not see myself returning to NZ to live… read more
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Please my friend had a loan and credit card at the bank she
Hi there, yes please my friend had a loan and credit card at the bank she left NZ to Aus to start new life for her and her kids, she wants to visit family back in future she afraid she might stop at i… read more
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I am a american citizen living in america the last 6 years.
Hello I am a american citizen living in america the last 6 years. I have a nz student loan of $12,000 + interest and penalties. I have not made a payment since I left. My question is if I were to trav… read more
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My son has a student loan debt that went from $50,000 to
My son has a student loan debt that went from $50,000 to $169,000 all in interest. He lives permenantly in Japan since 2001.Can he take the no asset bankrupcty option to clear this debt .or can the IR… read more
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Hi Chris, My partner is from New Zealand and has a $40,000
Hi Chris, My partner is from New Zealand and has a $40,000 student loan there. He has been living here since 1998. He started trying to repay it but then we got into financial trouble in the UK. If th… read more
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I am a person of 41 years of age, I had a student loan in new
I am a person of 41 years of age, I had a student loan in new zealand 20 years ago I left new zealand the day after I finished university and have not lived in New zealand ever since, I have just had … read more
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Im a NZ citizen living in the UK. A UK collections agency
I'm a NZ citizen living in the UK. A UK collections agency has just approached me for full repayment of my NZ student loan which I cannot afford. Can I declare bankruptcy in NZ, and if I do, how will … read more
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Hi there. I am a kiwi who has been living in Australia for
Hi there. I am a kiwi who has been living in Australia for the past 13 years. I am still a new Zealand citizen however. I have just found out I have an outstanding debt with the IRD from a student loa… 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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I have had an informal agreement with my ex wife for child
I have had an informal agreement with my ex wife for child maintenance. She and my child live in NZ. She is a NZ citizen. I am UK and our child was born in UK. She was given leave to remove our child … read more
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Hi, during my stay in New Zealand 9 years ago as an overseas
Hi, during my stay in New Zealand 9 years ago as an overseas student, I had a couple of speeding tickets. I left NZ without paying them off. Will NZ immigration or the Ministry of Justice share this i… read more
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Hi there i left new zealand almost 9 years ago. at the time
Hi there i left new zealand almost 9 years ago. at the time i had a $8000 bank loan, which i had started paying off. i then left the country with the intention of paying it back, but have not done so.… read more
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I am living in the USA and owe NZ65,000 in student loans. I
I am living in the USA and owe NZ65,000 in student loans. I am no longer a NZ citizen - I gave up my NZ citizenship. I have UK citizenship and will shortly become a US citizen (dual citizenship). I ha… read more
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