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I have an outstanding student loan debt to nz and want to
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Hello Chris, I have just been charged with a drink driving
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hi I have a problem, I was once convicted and discharged
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I am a first time offender for drink driving in new zealand
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Would you please advise whether a person with a criminal conviction
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Is drink driving a criminal or traffic offence in NZ and which
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