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Please my friend had a loan and credit card at the bank she
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I am a american citizen living in america the last 6 years.
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Hi Chris, My partner is from New Zealand and has a $40,000
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I moved to Australia 15 years ago this December with my then
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Hi Crhis, I read this Q&A answered by you regarding the
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Has any ex-NZer living overseas, who owes on their student
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Hi there. I am a kiwi who has been living in Australia for
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Hello, Im a kiwi living in Aust. In the mid 90s I accumulated
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I am a New Zealand citizen currently living and working abroad.
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