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BNZ Gears Up To Support More Kiwi Businesses As Business Finance Scheme Loan Criteria Expanded

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 10:55 pm | Bank of New Zealand

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) is encouraging customers to get in touch and discuss whether a Business Finance Scheme Loan is right for them following lending criteria for the government-backed loan being expanded today. The government announced that it was ... More >>

Auckland BNZ Branches Operating Under Alert Level 3

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 5:13 pm | Bank of New Zealand

With Auckland now in COVID-19 Alert Level 3, the following BNZ branches will be open 10am to 2pm Thursday 13 and Friday 14 August: Ponsonby Albany Botany New Lynn Manukau Newmarket Link Drive Pukekohe There will be strict physical distancing measures ... More >>

BNZ Branch Opening Hours 12 – 14 August

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 5:06 am | Bank of New Zealand

11 August Following the Prime Minister’s announcement this evening about changes to the COVID-19 Alert Level, BNZ is advising of the following changes to branches and BNZ Partners Centres. BNZ is committed to doing everything it can to help keep ... More >>

BNZ Cuts Costs For Contactless Payments

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 2:55 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has cut the costs of using debit contactless (PayWave) payments for small and medium business customers. As of 1 August 2020, SMEs that settle into a BNZ business bank account will pay no more than 0.70% (70 bps) per ... More >>

BNZ Offers Banking Support To Domestic And Economic Abuse Victim Survivors

Monday, 22 June 2020, 12:07 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced today it is, in partnership with other organisations working in the sector, launching a dedicated domestic and economic violence banking team. BNZ Chief People Officer, Kate Daly, says, “New Zealand has a terrible record ... More >>

NZ Primary Sector The Fuel For The Post Pandemic Engine Room

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 7:56 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand’s (BNZ) Shift Happens Agribusiness survey reveals a significant change in the mindset of New Zealand primary producers with the vast majority excited about the primary sector’s prospects post COVID-19. The survey, conducted before ... More >>

Everything Under 3% – BNZ Unveils New Home Loan Rates

Friday, 22 May 2020, 1:37 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) announced its new Classic rates today, with all rates, from one year to five years now below three per cent. Announcing the change, BNZ Chief Customer Officer, Paul Carter, says, “We’re making bold moves with our ... More >>

Lockdown Lessons: Towards A More Productive Digital New Zealand Economy

Monday, 18 May 2020, 9:58 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has released a new report on the opportunity New Zealand now has to transform its economy and boost productivity at pace through increased digital adoption as we come out of lockdown. The report also outlines the role that ... More >>

BNZ Opens Branches For Level 2 With New Ways Of Working

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 1:42 pm | BNZ

From Thursday this week, Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) will open its branches and resume normal operating hours during alert level 2. BNZ opened 48 branches on reduced hours during lockdown and while the majority of its branches will be back to normal operating ... More >>

BNZ Strengthens Regional Support With 17 New Head Of Region Roles

Friday, 1 May 2020, 10:31 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced 17 new Heads of Region roles to support communities around the country and strengthen its regional presence. The 17 new heads are bankers with decades of experience. 14 were appointed internally with three external ... More >>

BNZ: Robust And Ready To Help Rebuild New Zealand’s Economy

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 9:48 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) today released its half year results to 31 March 2020 and says while the operating environment has changed, BNZ is well-capitalised and has the balance sheet strength to play its part in helping get New Zealand back on ... More >>

BNZ And Good Shepherd NZ Provide $5 Million For Families Struggling Due To COVID-19

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 11:55 am | BNZ

BNZ and Good Shepherd NZ announced today they will be extending their Community Finance programme, allowing $5 million of no interest loans to be used by families financially impacted by COVID-19. BNZ CEO Angie Mentis, says, “There are families ... More >>

BNZ Opens 48 Branches On Thursday

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 3:14 pm | BNZ

Online and contact-centre geared-up to help customers Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) is open for business with online banking, digital tools, all smart ATMs, contact centres and 48 of its branches open this Thursday. BNZ has confirmed a geographical ... More >>

BNZ Home Loan Deferments Applications Available Now

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 11:23 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced today it is ready to accept applications for home loan repayment deferment from its customers. The scheme, announced yesterday by Finance Minister Grant Robertson, has been developed in conjunction with the Government, ... More >>

BNZ Supports Over 70s With Dedicated Phone Team

Friday, 27 March 2020, 3:54 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) announced today it is supporting customers over the age of 70 with a dedicated phone support team offering shorter wait times and specialised service. BNZ Chief Customer Officer, Paul Carter, says, “This is another way we’re ... More >>

BNZ Waives PayClip Monthly Fees To Support COVID-impacted SMEs

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 2:58 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced today that monthly fees for its PayClip product will be waived for the next month. BNZ General Manager SME and Enterprise Partnerships, Karna Luke, says, “The lockdown is affecting all businesses, but ... More >>


Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:21 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) is encouraging kiwis to stay vigilant as scammers seek to take advantage of COVID19 uncertainty. In the past few weeks, scams purporting to be the World Health Organisation, an infection map tracker and the more standard ... More >>

BNZ Acts To Provide More Certainty For Customers

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:51 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced changes in home loans, term deposits, and contactless transaction fees to provide its personal and business customers more certainty. BNZ Chief Customer Officer Paul Carter, says, “BNZ’s focus is very ... More >>

BNZ Stepping Up To Help Kiwi Businesses

Monday, 16 March 2020, 12:46 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) announced today that it will pass through the full official rate cut to its customers. In addition, BNZ has expanded its package of support measures to help Kiwi business customers through the impacts of COVID-19. BNZ’s business ... More >>

Kiwi Wellbeing Stands Strong Against Global Turmoil

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 12:58 pm | BNZ

Despite a rocky second half of 2019, with geopolitical uncertainty and a slowing global economy, New Zealanders’ wellbeing held up at a similar level as in the previous BNZ Wellbeing Report six months earlier (66.9 vs 67.2). BNZ Economist Paul ... More >>