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Kiwis offered faster way to fly with range of products

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 3:00 pm | Westpac

Westpac this week announced it has signed a 10 year agreement as an Air New Zealand Airpoints™ programme partner, and has launched a suite of cards that it says will offer Kiwis a faster way to earn Airpoints Dollars™. More >>

Westpac NZ launches fully responsive online banking platform

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 10:51 am | Westpac

Westpac has launched its new online banking platform “Westpac One”, redefining the way customers are able to bank using mobile devices. More >>

Only surface deep acceptance of Rainbow Community at work

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 10:46 am | Westpac

The majority of New Zealanders say they are accepting of the Rainbow Community (which includes those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) but that does not extend to the workplace, according to a new survey by Westpac New Zealand Limited. More >>

Young people overly optimistic about finances

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 10:00 am | Westpac

A new survey of young New Zealanders by the Westpac-Massey Fin-Ed Centre shows that many believe their financial situation will improve in the coming year and their money management skills require no improvement. More >>

Positioned for growth – Investing in the customer experience

Monday, 3 November 2014, 3:09 pm | Westpac

Westpac New Zealand Cash earnings were $864 million in FY14, a 13% increase compared to FY13. The growth in Cash earnings was supported by a 78% reduction in Impairment charges driven by asset quality improvement, and 3% growth in Core earnings. More >>

Westpac launches new mobile payment stickers

Monday, 20 October 2014, 12:20 pm | Westpac

Westpac has launched its new mobile payment sticker, enabling customers to make payments with any mobile device. The Westpac PayTag, can be attached to the back of a mobile device (or any other suitable item), enabling customers to make quick, secure contactless ... More >>

Westpac enters exclusive partnership with Moven

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:36 pm | Westpac

Westpac is entering into an exclusive New Zealand partnership with New York based start-up Moven to launch a series of new mobile initiatives over the next two years. More >>

Westpac customers to get first augmented reality banking app

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 3:52 pm | Westpac

Westpac New Zealand is to release the world’s first banking app for account management using augmented reality. More >>

Westpac trials HCE Digital Wallet technology

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:53 pm | Westpac

Westpac is trialling Host Card Emulation (HCE) mobile payments, the first bank in New Zealand to actively do so and one of only a handful of banks globally to be using the innovative ‘digital wallet’ technology. More >>

NZers happy to handle big sums of cash via mobile devices

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 10:58 am | Westpac

Nearly 70% of New Zealanders are confident to deal with amounts up to $10,000 through mobile banking and 15% are comfortable handling sums of $50,000 or more according to the latest Westpac Mobile Banking Report. More >>

Westpac NZ to deliver faster, easier for online customers

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 3:19 pm | Westpac

Westpac NZ is looking to launch a new online payment option called ‘Direct From Account’ for customers. More >>

Samsung and Westpac NZ sign collaboration agreemen

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 12:15 pm | Westpac

Westpac New Zealand and Samsung Electronics New Zealand have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to develop world leading digital banking innovations. More >>

Westpac receives NZD/CNY ‘Market Makers’ Licence in China

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 9:18 am | Westpac

Possibilities for closer ties between New Zealand and Chinese business took a step closer with Westpac receiving approval from the People’s Bank of China to act as a market maker for direct trading of NZD/CNY on the China Foreign Exchange Trading ... More >>

Westpac to boost its $1bn investment in NZ CleanTech sector

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 12:44 pm | Westpac

Westpac is partnering with the CleanTech industry to establish a certification programme as it targets a 15 percent increase in its lending to the New Zealand CleanTech sector over the next two years. More >>

Westpac plans $million investment in Tauranga

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 11:20 am | Westpac

Westpac New Zealand is investing at least $1million into a new development to create a super branch on Cameron Road and establish a Help Station in the CBD within the next 18 months. More >>

Westpac New Zealand to crowdsource mobile banking apps

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 11:19 am | Westpac

Westpac is launching an initiative to crowdsource ideas for mobile banking apps from New Zealand developers and designers with up to $70,000 of incentives and the opportunity for those chosen to take their app to the world. More >>

Kiwi women say not enough leadership opportunities

Monday, 1 July 2013, 1:07 pm | Westpac

Most Kiwi women believe they don’t have the same opportunities as men to be leaders, according to a Westpac survey for the Women of Influence Awards. More >>

BT Funds Management appoints Salt

Friday, 10 May 2013, 12:10 pm | Westpac

BT Funds Management (NZ) Limited (“BTNZ”), a part of the Westpac group of companies in New Zealand,has appointed new boutique investment firm, Salt Funds Management Limited (“Salt”), as an investment manager for certain NZ equity and property ... More >>

Westpac Leaders Fellowship launched to support women leaders

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 11:46 am | Westpac

Westpac is supporting the growth and development of New Zealand women leaders in a new partnership with the New Zealand Leadership Institute. More >>

NZ a great place to live but …

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 10:07 am | Westpac

NZ a great place to live but … Survey suggests Kiwis are letting their hearts rule their wallets While an overwhelming number of Kiwis are proud to be living in New Zealand, many doubt it is the smart thing to do financially, according to a survey ... More >>



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