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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 -
I studied in NZ at Auckland University in 1995 and 1996 - … read more
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I received a call from the IRD today in regards to a student
HI there, I received a call from the IRD today in regards ***** ***** student loan from 2002 of which I forgot about and have neglected due to that. the loan was 20k but is now 80k with interst and pe… read more
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My friend has a $50k student loan, she's 28 and has tried to
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It's about students loan, citizen living in NSW, Migrated
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Just been contacted by Baycorp (I live in Australia) on
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I have an outstanding student loan debt to nz and want to
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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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In 1994 I borrowed $10k from Student Loan. In 1996 I left
In 1994 I borrowed $10k from Student Loan. In 1996 I left NZ and went to work in Singapore. I have not made any repayment to the student Loan. QUESTION If IRD files a claim in the court against me for… read more
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I am a NZ citizen living and working in Europe, been away for
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Hi I have just been on the phone with the IRD NZ regarding
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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, I previously asked a question regarding my NZ Student loan.
Hi, I previously asked a question regarding my NZ Student loan. I would like to ask your opinion as to what my best course of action is now as I have not been in contact with IRD since leaving NZ back… read more
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Hello, Ive got a large student loan (70k) and have lived in
Hello, I've got a large student loan (70k) and have lived in the EU since I finished university. I have no intention of returning to NZ to live, and would like to know whether a means exists to get ri… read more
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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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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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