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Mary Quin joins Westpac NZ board

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:16 am | Westpac

Mary Quin joins Westpac NZ board Experienced international executive and director Mary Quin has been appointed to the board of Westpac New Zealand. Currently the Chief Executive of Callaghan Innovation Ms Quin returned to New Zealand in 2013 after a ... More >>

SMEs tightening belts

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 10:05 am | Westpac

Small-medium business are tightening their belts and putting pen to paper to plan their way through a tightening a number of challenges facing the economy according to the findings of the latest Westpac Business Growth Monitor. More >>

Westpac joins partnership to improve education

Friday, 26 February 2016, 9:43 am | Westpac

The Middlemore Foundation for Health Innovation has launched a three year pilot programme to improve the health and education levels of 1,700 students at schools in Papakura with Westpac backing the initiative as principal sponsor. More >>

Richie McCaw backs action campaign with Westpac

Friday, 5 February 2016, 12:12 pm | Westpac

Kiwis are great at setting financial goals but then never make them happen, according to new research by Westpac into why people don’t achieve their short and long term goals. More >>

SMEs confident of growth but not new jobs

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 10:19 am | Westpac

Half of New Zealand small-medium businesses (SME) are confident of growing their business over the next six months but don’t see that translating into more jobs, according to the Westpac Business Growth Monitor. More >>

Westpac NZ maintains momentum and continues investment

Monday, 2 November 2015, 2:57 pm | Westpac

Westpac New Zealand has confirmed Cash earnings of $916 million for the year ended 30 September 2015, a 6% increase on the prior corresponding year. More >>

Westpac launches first AirpointsTM earning debit card

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 10:09 am | Westpac

Westpac has launched New Zealand’s first AirpointsTM earning debit card to complement its Airpoints earning credit cards and home loan offerings. More >>

Westpac NZ retains Government banking services

Monday, 5 October 2015, 2:54 pm | Westpac

Westpac has been confirmed as the Government’s main bank for the next eight years, retaining the Crown Transactional Banking Services contract on an exclusive basis in addition to elements of Foreign Exchange Services, Payment Services and Card Services. More >>

Westpac - New Zealand’s First Dementia Friendly Bank

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:02 pm | Westpac

Westpac has become New Zealand’s first dementia-friendly bank in partnership with Alzheimers Auckland in a move to support the 50,000 people living with dementia in New Zealand. More >>

SMEs to pitch for cash in Westpac Business Growth Grant

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:47 am | Westpac

Small businesses with a plan to grow will be able to pitch for support through the $250,000 Westpac Business Growth Grant programme. More >>

Digital investment enhances the customer experience

Monday, 4 May 2015, 3:14 pm | Westpac

Westpac New Zealand1Summary financial points – 1H15 vs 1H14 Cash earnings2 of $441 million, an increase of 2% Core earnings increased 7%, to $640 million Good Lending growth of 5% to $66.6 billion Deposit3growth of 6% to $51.5 billion, maintaining ... More >>

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 >>



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