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I currently hold an Australian passport and live in
I currently hold an Australian passport and live in Melbourne. I was born in Australia but grew up in New Zealand, my family is in New Zealand and my Father is from New Zealand. I am in the process of… read more
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We have Travel agency in Auckland and since COVID 19 unable
We have Travel agency in Auckland and since COVID 19 unable to work from the office. We offered five months rent to the landlord to terminate the lease. He has now filed a case i High court for liquid… read more
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Not sure if u can help with this, Im in new Zealand,How can
Im in new Zealand,How can i apply on compassionate grounds for my sister to travel from Melbourne to see our mum who is sick and looking like she doesnt have long to live … read more
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We currently have 2 properties in wa Australia. With current
Hi, we currently have 2 properties in wa Australia. With current market and covid 19 our mortgages are higher than the value of properties. It we were to go bankrupt in Australia would nz assets be at… read more
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My wife and i own and house on 5 acres 11 k from the centre
Hi my wife and i own and house on 5 acres 11 k from the centre of Christchurch , and also own a house on the gold coast at Sanctuary Cove, and we both hold Australia Passports we built our house in Ch… read more
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I booked a TESOL course in Thailand late last year due to
Hi, I booked a TESOL course in Thailand late last year due to start on 27 April. This has been cancelled by the (Australian) travel company due to COVID-19, and I believe under the T&C's if they cance… read more
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I'm wanting some advice on a visa subclass 461. No not yet,
No not yet, I am not sure if I am an eligible NZ citizen for my partner to apply for that visa... as I was born in Australia but hold a NZ passport and citizenship and have never lived in NZ … read more
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My partners child is in qld in guardianship with her
My partners child is in qld in guardianship with her maternal grandparents. Mother has visitation rights. Child taken due to neglect. Father lives in Nz. Go to Australia every month for 5 days to visi… read more
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I am harpinder singh, my student visa was cancled and I
Hi, i am harpinder singh , my student visa was cancled and I apply for mrt and after 1 year they made a decision. I lose the case I was on brediging visa e . now I got 30 days from the Australian gov … read more
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I am a New Zealand Citizen have been living in Rural Vict
hello I am a New Zealand Citizen have been living in Rural Vict with my wife she is Australian citizen still travels on an australian passport. … read more
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I am a New Zealander by birth and an Australian citizen and
i am a New Zealander by birth and an Australian citizen and live in Australia at the moment. I married a chinese women and she is still on her prospective marriage visa which expires in jan 2018 and h… read more
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It is about Disability pension support for my dad who lives
Hi chris it is about Disability pension support for my dad who lives in Australia but New Zealand resident… read more
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Can I travel to new Zealand from Australia with a criminal
can I travel to new Zealand from Australia with a criminal record I was born in new Zealand but have live and worked in Australia for over 30 years … read more
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I have a friend who is on bail in Australia and has had to
Hi Chris I have a friend who is on bail in Australia and has had to surrender her passport to the courts as part of her bail conditions. Her passport has now expired. Can she apply to renew it? And if… read more
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I have a NZ student loan of $75,000 and have lived in Australia
I have a NZ student loan of $75,000 and have lived in Australia for the last 20 years and am now an Australian citizen. I would like to apply for bankruptcy in NZ to clear this debt as I am unable to … read more
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For a person approaching retirement - what are the pros and
For a person approaching retirement - what are the pros and cons of a New Zealander marrying an Aussie and living there / or living here please?… read more
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Good evening, I am aged 64 & my wife 57. I turn 65 in November.
Good evening, I am aged 64 & my wife 57. I turn 65 in November. We are thinking of retiring in Australia to be near family, we have always lived on a permanent basis in NZ. Our question is are we elig… read more
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Hi, we are looking at buying an investment property in NZ.
Hi, we are looking at buying an investment property in NZ. we have an account in NZ but have been based in Australia for 20 years. Are we better off taking the loan out in Australia and consolidating … read more
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