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I would like take a legal advice regarding my application
I would like take a legal advice regarding my application for NZ Superannuation as follows:I have lived in NZ as a permanent resident and then as citizen since 1995 until 2006...and fulfilled " partly… read more
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A 75yo man and his wife (NZ citizens) have spent nearly 15
Hi, a 75yo man and his wife (NZ citizens) have spent nearly 15 years living in Australia then, because they were unable to survive on his pension and her lack of work there they moved to Asia. The hav… read more
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I am considering declaring bankruptcy in NZ for a NZ debt. I
Hi, I am considering declaring bankruptcy in NZ for a NZ debt. I live in Australia. How will this affect my travel during the bankruptcy time? … read more
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I have a Debt which has a Personal Guarantee against it from
I have a Debt which has a Personal Guarantee against it from a business which was liquidated some 5 and half years ago. a debt collection agency has now registered it with the district court. Looking … read more
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I have a question on New Zealand bankruptcy. From online
I have a question on New Zealand bankruptcy. From online forums, I have seen a post from a couple of bankrupted people (who are residing in Australia but have a student loan debt in NZ) saying that th… read more
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I am an New Zealand citizen, a single mom of two children I
Hi I am an New Zealand citizen, a single mom of two children I am in a finacial situation as I have had surgery and sick children which has resulted in alot of sick leave. … read more
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I applied financial hardship to my kiwisaver i applied full
I applied for significant financial hardship to my kiwisaver i applied for my full available balance but they gave me just the partial one or maybe not even of it. Now i would like to know if i can st… read more
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Hi ChrisI, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of
Hi Chris I, like many others, have a student loan in NZ of about $73,000. I had been living overseas for 10 years, went back to work in NZ last year for 7 months (was on the MSL tax code), but moved t… read more
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Hi there. I live in Australia and have permanent residency
Hi there. I live in Australia and have permanent residency here but have a $70k student loan in NZ. I am unemployed here in Australia but I do have $3000 in a savings account. I also have a car worth … read more
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Hi Crhis, I read this Q&A answered by you regarding the
Hi Crhis, I read this Q&A answered by you regarding the NZ Student Loan. I think it is one of the most detailed and sought after replies I've ever seen on this topic. I am in the similar situation as … read more
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Hi, I have an investment property in Australia which is
Hi, I have an investment property in Australia which is currently in negative equity. I need to sell it as I can't afford the repayments and there is also a predicted long term stagnation in that prop… read more
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I am about to be convicted with a blood alcohol level of 93Mg
I am about to be convicted with a blood alcohol level of 93Mg and I am worried that this will impact my ability to travel overseas for my job. I am a NZ citizen with a NZ passport. This is also my fir… read more
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Hi there, I have a mountain of debt due to a bad investment
Hi there, I have a mountain of debt due to a bad investment and then losing my job after the quakes. I was "robbing peter to pay paul" and no everything is about to come crashing down. What can I do?… read more
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Hi, I own a business that has gone under. One of the creditors
Hi, I own a business that has gone under. One of the creditors of the business was the owner of the property we lease which was leased for 36 months and still has 12 months remaining. We requested to … read more
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I am living in the USA and owe NZ65,000 in student loans. I
I am living in the USA and owe NZ65,000 in student loans. I am no longer a NZ citizen - I gave up my NZ citizenship. I have UK citizenship and will shortly become a US citizen (dual citizenship). I ha… read more
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Hello, I live in the United Kingdom and am a citizen of both
Hello, I live in the United Kingdom and am a citizen of both the UK and New Zealand. I have debts from when I lived in NZ. I was made redundant in the UK last August and have been out of work since. I… read more
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My wife is 74 years old and I am 70. We have been continuously
My wife is 74 years old and I am 70. We have been continuously resident in NZ for 40 years and are both NZ Citizens. We live together. 1] My wife recieves $348.44 superannuation every two weeks and I … read more
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If my ex wife is bankrupt and my kids dont have a passport,
If my ex wife is bankrupt and my kids dont have a passport, am I able to apply for their passports and will they still be able to travel outside NZ or if she's bankrupt and the day to day carer for th… read more
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