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No Data, No Worries: Free Mobile Banking For Vodafone And BNZ Customers

Friday, 17 December 2021, 9:17 am | BNZ

From today, Vodafone and Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) customers won’t have to worry about chewing-up mobile data while using BNZ banking services, with the two companies partnering to bring free mobile banking to all BNZ customers on the Vodafone platform. ... More >>

More Options For Burgeoning SaaS Sector As BNZ Launches First Revenue-based Financing Scheme

Monday, 13 December 2021, 1:53 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has launched BNZ Revenue Based Financing for Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses, giving this important segment of New Zealand’s tech industries early access to capital to fund growth and expansion plans. BNZ Head ... More >>

BNZ Announces Vaccination Requirements

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 12:06 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced vaccine requirements for staff, contractors, suppliers, and customers who visit Partners Centres and BNZ corporate sites to start on 17 January 2022. There will be no change for customers wishing to visit a branch ... More >>

Once In A Generation Level Of Change Divides Primary Sector

Monday, 6 December 2021, 10:09 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand’s (BNZ) Shift Happens – Future of agribusiness report today reveals a divided primary sector, adapting to the challenges of climate change and regulation, demanding more from rural connectivity, and grappling with COVID-induced ... More >>

BNZ Sets Sights On Tackling Economic Harm

Friday, 26 November 2021, 10:18 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has acknowledged today, the first Economic Harm Awareness Day, the important work being done to tackle Economic Harm by Good Shepherd NZ and other Non-Government Organisations and is stepping up its efforts to tackle the issue. ... More >>

BNZ Targets Net Zero By 2050; Working With Customers To Transition To Low Emissions Economy

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 1:46 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has today reported operational emissions reductions of 50% since 2019, increased sustainable finance lending and initiatives and tools to support business customers to reduce emissions. The bank’s progress against sustainability ... More >>

Auckland Retail Card Spending Bounces Back In Step Two

Friday, 19 November 2021, 12:29 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) card spending data released today shows one week of retail therapy at Alert Level 3 Step 2 has been enough to raise card spending in Auckland to levels greater than before the Delta lockdown. Data released today is for the ... More >>

Ecommerce Continues To Be A Shot In The Arm For The Economy

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 1:18 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) card spending data released today shows that the downturn in spending during the Delta lockdown was less extreme than during the nationwide lockdown in 2020, although the recovery is more drawn out. BNZ Chief Economist, Paul ... More >>

FY21 Result: Strong And Stable BNZ Backing Business

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 10:04 am | Bank of New Zealand

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) today released its full year result to 30 September 2021 and says it is backing business to lead New Zealand’s COVID-19 recovery. BNZ announced its statutory net profit for the financial year increased by $560 million or 74% ... More >>

BNZ Payments Innovation Helps Small Business Stay Contactless And Save

Friday, 5 November 2021, 2:36 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has unveiled a radical new way for Kiwi SMEs to pay for their point-of-sale transactions, giving them more flexibility and more clarity through low-fee payments packages. The changes mean SMEs will be able to offer contactless ... More >>

BNZ First NZ Bank To Sign Up To Net Zero Banking Alliance

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 11:11 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has today signed up to the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA), committing it to work with customers to increase sustainability and reduce emissions that align to net-zero emissions by 2050. In becoming the first New Zealand bank ... More >>

BNZ Extends Contactless Debit Fee And Payclip Waivers

Friday, 29 October 2021, 1:45 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced today it is extending contactless debit merchant service fee rebate and PayClip fee waivers until 30 November 2021 for eligible small and medium businesses. BNZ Executive, Customer, Products & Services, ... More >>

Waikato Card Spending Down 18%

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 4:36 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) card spending data released today shows the COVID-19 Alert Level 3 lockdown in Waikato is impacting economic activity in the region. BNZ Chief Economist, Paul Conway, says, “Waikato has seen a significant drop in card spending ... More >>

BNZ Supports Kāinga Ora Shared Ownership Scheme To Help First Home Buyers

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 1:48 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has welcomed the First Home Partner shared ownership initiative announced today by Te Tuapapa Kura Kāinga/Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities. BNZ is one of the two founding partner ... More >>

Spending In Auckland Climbs 28% Under Alert Level 3

Monday, 4 October 2021, 6:24 am | BNZ

New data from Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) shows card spending in Auckland has risen 28 per cent in the first full week of COVID-19 Alert Level 3, to Tuesday 28 September. Nationwide, total card spending has rebounded to just five per cent below pre-lockdown ... More >>

Dan Huggins Starts As BNZ CEO

Friday, 1 October 2021, 1:26 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand’s (BNZ) Dan Huggins officially starts in the role of Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director today. He is the bank’s 31st CEO since being founded 160 years ago. Speaking on his appointment, Huggins says: “It is ... More >>

BNZ Launches ‘Get A Vaccine, Give A Vaccine’ With UNICEF Aotearoa

Friday, 24 September 2021, 3:23 pm | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has teamed up with UNICEF Aotearoa to encourage vaccinations in New Zealand and support UNICEF’s partnership with the COVAX facility – providing vaccines for low and mid-income countries, including Fiji and Papua New Guinea. Through ... More >>

Consumer Card Spending Climbing Out Of Delta Lockdown

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 2:17 pm | BNZ

New data from Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) shows card spending is heading back towards pre-delta lockdown levels. Spending on BNZ credit, debit and Eftpos cards has bounced back over the last three weeks and is now 14 per cent below the pre-delta lockdown ... More >>

BNZ branch opening hours changing

Friday, 17 September 2021, 3:23 pm | BNZ

BNZ’s priority remains on protecting customers and staff, and it encourages customers to use its digital, online and phone services in the first instance and only visit a branch if there is no alternative way to conduct their banking. Please be advised ... More >>

BNZ cuts fees on KiwiSaver and YouWealth managed funds

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 9:52 am | BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has moved to give customers further fee reductions on its KiwiSaver Scheme funds and its suite of easy-to-use managed investment funds, YouWealth, which will have the same fee level as most BNZ KiwiSaver funds. More >>