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A relatives mother has passed away yesterday. He applied for
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Hi. My daughter 30ish years ago embezzled a substantial ammount of money from the Post office where she worked. She was duly caught and was fined the stolen amount to be paid back in installments. She… 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 am a Kiwi currently living in Australia for the past 12
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I am a american citizen living in america the last 6 years.
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My friend is stuck in Australia her ex partner won't let her
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Please can you tell me if a New Zealand Permanent Resident
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I am looking help regarding an outstanding debt I have with
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I live in australia & left NZ in 1998. Recently i applied to
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Hi I am wanting some information regarding bankruptcy in
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