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I have some problems...Our house is being force sold by my
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I'm wanting some advice on a visa subclass 461. No not yet,
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I can ask some questions here for free? I am single mother
I am single mother in Auckland, and I have a day to day care son live with me, I just finished PGD level 8 study and will get 3 years open work visa, but right now I am waiting for the interim visa. my son is year1 student now. I have a partner, he is a NZ citizen, if I go to Thailand this month, can I transfer my son's guardianship to him? how to apply this transfer? … read more
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Dual citizen NZ/US desires to relocate to NZ. Family is
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Just wondering if my husband can sponsor my son from the uk
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My daughter wants to bring her two year old son back to New
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I am an new zealander citizen, i am a gay male hoping to get
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I am a british citizen I have been cohabiting in new Zealand
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