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1. I am a NZ citizen (still currently living in NZ), and
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I have a series of questions regarding filing bankruptcy in
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I have a NZ Student loan with the IRD and am now living in
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Chris, I have a ($20,000) Student loan that has now accumulated
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Hi Chris, My partner is from New Zealand and has a $40,000
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I moved from NZ last year to Australia. I have a $200K tax
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Hi. I have a debt of around NZ $60,000 (student loan). I
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Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy
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