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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 am a New Zealand citizen and am currently living in
I am a New Zealand citizen and am currently living in Europe. I have an unpaid debt in New Zealand which I think is gone to a court order situation, this is a debt which is 3 years old now. I am wanting to go and visit my brother and his son, but am concerned about whether when coming back to Europe I will be stopped to leave NZ due to this unpaid debt. Is this the issue or will I be able to return back to Europe. Thank you in advance … read more
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I received a speeding ticket for traveling over 100km/h on a
I received a speeding ticket for traveling over 100km/h on a country road back in 2006. I did not pay the fine. Can I visit nz now by a cruise ship or airport entry without a fear of being arrested on… read more
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I have unpaid debts in NZ (unsecured Loan and Credit Cards)
Hi, I have unpaid debts in NZ (unsecured Loan and Credit Cards) I am currently living overseas, what is going to happen to the debts? … 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 have a NZ student loan debt that I just have not been able
Hello I have a NZ student loan debt that I just have not been able to pay. I have lived in UK for 10 years and have both NZ and UK passport. My son is getting married in Oct 2017 in NZ and his father … read more
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My friend has a $50k student loan, she's 28 and has tried to
My friend has a $50k student loan, she's 28 and has tried to organise a payment schedule, but they are saying pay $20k or arrested next time she's in NZ, which was planned to be in two weeks time. … read more
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I am a US Citizen, now a NZ Permanent Resident living in NZ.
Hi, I am a US Citizen, now a NZ Permanent Resident living in NZ. I owe an unsecured loan with a balance of about $29,000 USD, paid down from $55,000 USD a couple of years ago. I am having trouble with… read more
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I am looking help regarding an outstanding debt I have with
Hi Chris! I am looking for some help regarding an outstanding debt I have with Baycorp NZ. I currently live overseas, am a NZ resident tho. I want to go back for Christmas and am now wondering if I ma… 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 am wanting some information regarding bankruptcy in
Hi I am wanting some information regarding bankruptcy in NZ. I live overseas now and have alot of debt in NZ which we just dont have the ability to pay back. Are we able to file for bankruptcy from ov… read more
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I live in Australia however have debt with debt collection
I live in Australia however have debt with debt collection in NZ around $30,000 of various credit cards. I intend to ensure these are paid however if I was to return to NZ to visit family, can you be … read more
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Hi there, is there a ststute of limitations on money owed to
Hi there, is there a ststute of limitations on money owed to a bank eitherr by a loan or credit. i have a friend that has left nz and has been away for at least 10 years and wants to come back to nz b… read more
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I have a loan and credit card with a New Zealand bank totalling
I have a loan and credit card with a New Zealand bank totalling NZ$15,000. I now live in America and am unable to service the debt. I have spoken with my bank and they have told me that they will be t… 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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I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab
I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab Emirates. I am a British passport holder with a New Zealand residency (I lived in NZ for 8 years). I built debt over the last 3 years in NZ … 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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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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