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I am a Kiwi currently living in Australia for the past 12
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My friend has a $50k student loan, she's 28 and has tried to
My friend has a $50k student loan, she's 28 and has tried to organise a payment schedule, but they are saying pay $20k or arrested next time she's in NZ, which was planned to be in two weeks time. … read more
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I have an outstanding student loan debt to nz and want to
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Hi Chris, Please can you help me this issue? A 17 year old is deported from NZ to UK and shortly afterwards has 3 charges laid against him (2 driving and 1 theft). Naturally, he knows nothing about th… read more
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I live in australia & left NZ in 1998. Recently i applied to
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Hi Chris, I had a civil judgement against me by a finance company in Dec 2011, I then left
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Hi Chris, it has come to my attention I have a warrant out
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How can I ascertain whether there are any charges outstanding
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i have lost and forgot to pay my speeding ticket which happened
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Hi, I know of a person who is a NZ citizen but has not lived
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I am interested in getting an arrest record expunged from my
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Hi, so I was in NZ for a business trip and was on my way to
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Hi, Is there any prohibition or restriction against mortgaging
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Hi, I am NZ Citizen moved to Aussie last year. I have a
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About four years ago I received a speeding ticket while visiting
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