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Is it common practice in New Zealand to lend money to friends or other students? - HOW DO I / International students / Living in New Zealand - NMIT Support

Is it common practice in New Zealand to lend money to friends or other students?

Lending money to friends or your fellow students can cause problems and should be avoided. 

The borrower may not be able to pay it back as promised. Friendships can be ruined. You can end up stressed and unhappy.