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I lived in NZ for 5 years and had a student loan for $8k,
Hi, i lived in NZ for 5 years and had a student loan for $8k, after moving to the UK this has grown to £40k due to the compounded interest. I have no inclination to move back to nz and hold a UK passp… 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 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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I have a 100k student loan debt in NZ. I have lived in
I have a 100k student loan debt in NZ. I have lived in Australia for the last 11 years making the minimum repayment obligations. If i become an Australian Citizen and renounce my NZ citizenship does t… 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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I live in the UK. I have a student loan debt in NZ. which I
Hi there. Yes. I live in the UK. I have a student loan debt in NZ. which I have never been able to pay any back as I have never earned enough to do so. I recently received a letter from a collection a… 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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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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Hi. I have an old debt in Australia from over 3 years ago that
Hi. I have an old debt in Australia from over 3 years ago that I never paid. I'm now living in New Zealand, and have received a letter from a NZ collection agency, saying I need to pay the debt in one… 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 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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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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Hello, I am an Australian citizen residing in Australia,
Hello, I am an Australian citizen residing in Australia, but I have an unpaid NZ student loan. I have had no contact with IRD NZ for 12 years now. Until, that is, I recieved a letter from a debt colle… 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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Hi there I live in the UK and have a question about my out
Hi there I live in the UK and have a question about my out of control student loan. Like many others living abroad for 10 yrs I have stupidly ignored my student loan (about $50000) but honestly i have… read more
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Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy
Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy and student loans. I would like to clarify a few issues about declaring bankruptcy from overseas, I am in the UK. In some questions asked abou… 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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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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