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Transgender New Zealanders face hefty cost

Annabel Kean

Rosie Muir doesn't like what's "downstairs". She wants to "renovate". But she's forced to crowdfund to go to Thailand for gender reassignment surgery.

A Christchurch woman is asking members of the public to help raise $25,000 so she can go to Thailand. It's not for a holiday.

Rosie Muir's plans involve staying in a hospital in Chonburi where she will undergo gender reassignment surgery.

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