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Can I register to be a chiropractor in NZ from the US if I
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We are needing to set up a family trusts to own our
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I'm hoping to get some help with attaining a refund for my
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Pension transfer from NZ to AUS. I'm 63 y old, will be
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Started a company in NZ as branch of one in Australia, Have
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We are a packaging company supplying the retail market with
We are a packaging company supplying the retail market with carry bags etc. … read more
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My husband and I are retiring in NZ at the end of this year.
My husband and I are retiring in NZ at the end of this year. I am a NZ citizen (with NZ passport) although I am a resident of Australia, having lived here for 42 years. My husband is Australian. … read more
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I'm seeking advice, my father passed away March last year
Hi there I'm seeking advice, my father passed away March last year here in nz while on holiday with me. He is a nz citizen but was residing in Sydney at the time of his death... how ever he is buried … read more
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I am in the middle of an international family law case,
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It's about students loan, citizen living in NSW, Migrated
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My daughter wants to bring her two year old son back to New
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Hi Chris, i have been reading the various post/comments regarding
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Hi Chris, I am a legal secretary helping out a friend here
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