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I have a query about NZ student loans. Not yet. I currently
Not yet. I currently live in the UK and have recently received a letter from CCI credit management asking to contact them regarding my student loan, which I have not had a chance to start repaying. … read more
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A 75yo man and his wife (NZ citizens) have spent nearly 15
Hi, a 75yo man and his wife (NZ citizens) have spent nearly 15 years living in Australia then, because they were unable to survive on his pension and her lack of work there they moved to Asia. The hav… read more
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I had a question answered yesterday regarding filing for
Hi Chris, I had a question answered yesterday regarding filing for bankruptcy in nz when residing in australia. I have more queries relating to this with an outstanding 25 year old student loan debt w… read more
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A question to do with ird student loan debt in New Zealand.
A question to do with ird student loan debt in New Zealand … read more
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Possibly! - how much does it cost? It shouldn't be too
Im in australia, but this is a question regarding the IRD and NZ law … read more
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Just been contacted by Baycorp (I live in Australia) on
Just been contacted by Baycorp (I live in Australia) on behalf of the IRD (Inland Revenue Department) of New Zealand for a Student loan. I thought this had been paid off prior to leaving in 1997. It's… read more
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Im living overseas and since the 12 years I am here I have
Customer: Hi Im living overseas and since the 12 years I am here I have been in financial hardship and unable to neither return to NZ nor to repay the loan. I see that bankruptcy could wipe the loan b… 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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Under the New Zealand Student Loan Amendment Act (2005)
Under the New Zealand Student Loan Amendment Act (2005) Sect.38AE, the Commissioner of the IRD has the ability to exempt borrowers from the requirement to be in NZ for the 183 days required for the in… read more
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I have a large New Zealand student loan. I have been living
I have a large New Zealand student loan. I have been living continuously in NZ for many years and during this time my student loan has been NZ based and interest free. Last year I went to Australia fo… 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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Hi,I had a student loan of $12,000 20 years ago ... due
Hi, I had a student loan of $12,000 20 years ago ... due to health issues etc I have earned an income above $25,000 for about 5 of those years. now I am being asked to pay almost 60,000 ...I am in sho… read more
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Hi, I am currently getting separated here in NZ, I have been
Hi, I am currently getting separated here in NZ, I have been married for over 12 years and we came to NZ in Nov 2008 but were away living in Rarotonga (where the defence force my employer sent me) for… read more
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I have a student loan which with interest over 20 years has
I have a student loan which with interest over 20 years has now blown out to $75,000.00 . I am living in Australia and a stay at home mum to my three children , my husband works in the Ambulance servi… read more
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Hi I live in Australia (since 1995) last week I got a letter
Hi I live in Australia (since 1995) last week I got a letter from the IRD saying I owe money from a Student Loan in 1993. When I left NZ I believed this was paid. I have been back to NZ several times … read more
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I would like to apply for NZ citizenship. Im American, my
I would like to apply for NZ citizenship. I'm American, my wife and three children are Kiwis. I have permanent residency granted November 2009, I've lived in NZ since October 2008 and made a couple br… read more
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Hi, I left NZ after graduating back in 1998 to travel and
Hi, I left NZ after graduating back in 1998 to travel and find work relating to my qualifications, as there were very few opportunities in NZ in my field. To cut a long story short, I couldn't afford … read more
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Hi, we are looking at buying an investment property in NZ.
Hi, we are looking at buying an investment property in NZ. we have an account in NZ but have been based in Australia for 20 years. Are we better off taking the loan out in Australia and consolidating … read more
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