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How are you? I need find out if I am from SOUTH AFRICA and
I need find out if I am from SOUTH AFRICA and my minor child was born 8 months ago but we dont have residency in NZ and I want to return to my home country. Can the father stop that if the child is also not a citizen not the dad … read more
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I am a NZer born here and have a NZ passport and own a house
I am a NZer born here and have a NZ passport and own a house here which I live in when I'm here … read more
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I have only a few hours ago recieved an order preventing
i have only a few hours ago recieved an order preventing removal of my child without notice, my current partner and i had intentions to move to bali for 6 months in 6 weeks time due to my partner being an english citizen and only being able to be here for 6 months of the year, our intention was to then come back to nz to live and apply for his residency in october - this was expressed to the paternal family of the natural father of my child as i have a good relationship with them and pfcourse want to continue their involvement in my sons life, they were made aware it was only temporary. i have no contact with the father due to the fact he is a recurring meth user, and i felt an unfit father, he has been jailed four times and is currently on ebail awaiting a hearing for intent to manufacture meth and driving related charges, yet has somehow proven he is worthy to the judge to prevent us leaving. He is not on the birth certificate and has no guardianship at present - something i have always been willing to give him once he proved himself a fit father to my child. I have now also only recently found out that i am pregnant with my second child to my current partner and we had only just decided to go to england after 4 months in bali to have the child as my partner would still not be allowed in new zealand due to visa restrictions meaning he would miss the birth of his first child, due to the fact we both want to live in nz permanently and to do this we need to prove living together which takes 12 months of living together i am now in fear be a month fear he will have to leave myself, my child & my unborn child missing out on important milestones of this pregnancy, and causing instability to my sons life as we have already made arrangements to move out of the home we are in, meaning i would have to find housing in 5 weeks time. How do i go about cancelling this order within 5 weeks and Is this actually possible given our circumstances. Not sure if i have worded this very well and theres a lot more detail but if you could please give me some insight i would be very grateful … read more
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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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Peal, My partner is a NZ man .We are at the moment residing
My partner is a NZ man .We are at the moment residing in NZ but as I am an Australian ,we wish to reside permanently in Australia.My Partner/fiancée is 62 yrs of age but his working life has been in NZ .Will he be able to access his NZ super indefinitely whilst we live in Australia … read more
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My son and partner moved to Perth Australia approx 5 years
Hello. My son and partner moved to Perth Australia approx 5 years ago for an initial 2 year trial period. Not long after arriving there, my sons partner ended the relationship, and remained there (wit… read more
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I am a NZ citizen, having emigrated from UK in 1973 with my
Hello, my name is***** am a NZ citizen, having emigrated from UK in 1973 with my wife and two children. My wife passed away approximately 8 years ago. I had tried new relationships but failed to find … read more
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My son is a NZ citizen, with NZ passport. He has a British
Hello,My son is a NZ citizen, with NZ passport. He has a British partner. They have a newborn baby and now issues with their relationship. The partner (she) is intending to take baby back to UK and we… read more
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My partner travelled to australia for 5 days and is
my partner travelled to australia for 5 days and is returning home today, he has just noticed his NZ passport expired yesterday, can he travel home and how can he seek dispensation? … read more
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I hope all is well at your end my question is my husband and
Hi, I hope all is well at your end my question is my husband and I are planning to get divorced and he will be returning to samoa and he has NZ Residency under partnership through me being kiwi born..… read more
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My name is ***** ***** just want some information about my
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My daughter has been married to an Irish citizen years. They
My daughter has been married to an Irish citizen for 12 years. They married in New Zealand and had one child here then moved to Ireland and have been living there for the last 8 years and during this … read more
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I am looking on how to get dual citizenship if I marry an
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I am going to Italy with my daughter this Sept. 2 week
I am going to Italy with my daughter this Sept. for a 2 week holiday. I have provided copies of return airline tickets to her father. But we are currently being blackmailed by a barrister in Auckland … read more
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Hello Chris. I want to apply for a divorce. Our married was
Hello Chris. I want to apply for a divorce. Our married was registrated in Russia, but we are nz citizen and have been living last 8,5 years in NZ. Now I'm with our kinds staying in Thailand for a few… read more
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Hi, [Background] Myself and my wife were granted a Residence
Hi, [Background] Myself and my wife were granted a Residence Visa after our successful skilled immigration application. I am Pakistani and my wife is from Ukraine. I was the primary applicant and she … read more
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Hi. I live in Auckland with my 4-year old daughter. Her father
Hi. I live in Auckland with my 4-year old daughter. Her father lives in Wellington, he pays child support and sees her about 4 times a year in the holidays (he's a primary school teacher). Just after … read more
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If a female spouse of Pakistan national and holding a Pakistan
If a female spouse of Pakistan national and holding a Pakistan Government senior position marries a New Zealand citizen and lives in Nz temporarily to gains NZ citizenship and obtain NZ Passport. But … read more
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