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I have dual NZ and Swedish citizenship. I am briefly in NZ
I have dual NZ and Swedish citizenship. I am briefly in NZ for a week to visit my dying mother. I'm travelling on a swedish passport and this trip was paid for by my uncle. IRD contacted me once I arr… read more
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It's about students loan, citizen living in NSW, Migrated
Migrated from Iraq in1995 to NZ and I was encouraged to study for Master degree which I did … read more
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I have an outstanding student loan debt to nz and want to
hi there, I have an outstanding student loan debt to nz and want to know how I can find out if there is a warrant for my arrest? … 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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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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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 ChrisI, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of
Hi Chris I, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of about $73,000. I had been living overseas for 10 years, went back to work in NZ last year for 7 months (was on the MSL tax code), but moved t… read more
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I have an outstanding student loan that I have not touched
I have an outstanding student loan that I have not touched since I left uni in 1999. I have a Nz passport and an Australian passport which I currently travel on. I work onboard a yacht which is Britis… read more
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Hi Chris My partner has just found out that he owes $81,000
Hi Chris My partner has just found out that he owes $81,000 for a student loan, having left NZ in 2005 with an original loan of $40,000. We are by no means well off, but recently sold our house and so… read more
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I am a NZ citizen living and working in Europe, been away for
I am a NZ citizen living and working in Europe, been away for about 7 years and just found out about the new Student Loan arrest laws. Is fair to say i'm quite worried. Before I left I worked for abou… read more
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I am a NZ citizen married to another NZ citizen and living
I am a NZ citizen married to another NZ citizen and living in Italy with 2 children. We both have NZ student loans in excess of $60,000 each. I am a stay at home mum so am not earning anything and hav… 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 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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Hello, I am looking for advice regarding my student loan. I
Hello, I am looking for advice regarding my student loan. I am currently residing in Australia, however I am a New Zealand citizen and I have a loan that is at present totalling $75,000. I have always… read more
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Thanks for your answer. Could you tell me how a person declares
Thanks for your answer. Could you tell me how a person declares bankruptcy from outside NZ? Does it cost money to do so? Also, how do female students fare regarding repaying student loans, when they b… 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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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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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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