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Tower Wins Canstar’s Home & Contents Insurer Of The Year Award

Monday, 20 May 2024, 9:33 am | Canstar

Our expert research panel noted the outstanding value offered by Tower’s insurance products, especially its Standard and Plus policy options, which feature comprehensive insurance cover at affordable prices. More >>

TSB Scoops Major Credit Cards Award, Again!

Friday, 29 March 2024, 5:01 am | Canstar

28 March 2024 . Canstar is today proud to announce the winner of its Bank of the Year, Credit Cards Award. For the second consecutive year, the winner is TSB. The bank is also the winner of two Outstanding Value Awards, for its Low Rate Mastercard ... More >>

Canstar Announces New CEO

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 9:11 am | Canstar

Monday, 29 January 2024 - Canstar Group is today announcing the appointment of Mark Gracey as Managing Director and Group CEO, following the retirement at the end of February of long-serving Managing Director and Group CEO, Andrew Spicer. Mark brings ... More >>

Revealed: Outstanding Value Personal And Car Loan Providers

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 11:32 am | Canstar

December 14, 2023: ’Tis the season to be jolly - and to ensure your debt stays under control! Christmas and summer holidays mean spending up large. There are a number of financial options to tide you through, including loans. But personal and ... More >>

Kiwis Dive Back Into Travel, Look For High-value Insurance

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 2:54 pm | Canstar

 International travel is bouncing back, with a 70% jump in Kiwis going on holiday through September, according to the most recent statistics. And travel insurance is in hot demand, as cash-conscious Kiwis look for value and peace of mind ... More >>

Canstar Reveals Everyday Business Awards As Sentiment Ticks Up

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 11:16 am | Canstar

As New Zealand’s business sector faces down challenges including high inflation and skills shortages, Canstar is proud to announce the winners of its Bank of the Year, Business Bank Accounts and Bank of the Year, Business Credit Cards. Canstar’s ... More >>

Canstar Reveals New Zealand’s Small Business Bank Of The Year

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 8:10 pm | Canstar

New Zealand’s small business owners are resilient and largely optimistic about the future, despite the numerous challenges they have faced in recent years. A supportive banking partner is key to making these hard times a little bit easier. Today, Canstar ... More >>

ASB Sweeps Top Win On Back Of Online Budgeting Tools

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 11:04 am | Canstar

September 26 2023. ASB’s online budgeting tools, supporting Kiwis through the cost-of-living crisis, have helped propel it to the top of the Digital Banking award rankings for the second year in a row. ASB’s win of Digital Banking Bank of the ... More >>

Leading KiwiSaver Provider Wants To See Scheme Improvements

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 2:12 pm | Canstar

One of the country’s leading KiwiSaver managers is calling for improvements to the $94 billion scheme, saying the current setup won’t support Kiwis’ retirement aspirations. There are 3.25 million New Zealanders in KiwiSaver, with many contributing ... More >>

2degrees Again Scoops Small Business Telco Award With Sweep Of 5 Stars

Monday, 18 September 2023, 11:31 am | Canstar

September 18 2023. New Zealand small business owners have again crowned 2degrees their favourite telecommunications provider, awarding it a clean sweep of 5 Stars across all Drivers of Satisfaction. For the third year running, 2degrees have scooped ... More >>

Small Business Survey: Optimism Ticks Up Even As Revenues Lag

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 11:46 am | Canstar

September 7 2023. Over half New Zealand’s small business owners say they are optimistic about the future, despite less than half reporting revenue increases over the last year, according to the latest Canstar Small Business survey. The survey of more than ... More >>

Kiwis Look To Lower Emissions Footprints As Travel Returns

Monday, 26 June 2023, 11:42 am | Canstar

A third of Kiwis say they would hire a hybrid car for environmental reasons, while one in five would take public transport if it was available. Canstar’s new research into New Zealanders’ favourite hire cars reveals how interest in environmental ... More >>

Climate Change Puts Insurance In The Spotlight; Which Insurer Is Best?

Monday, 22 May 2023, 11:49 am | Canstar

Mitigating risk to your home and property has never been more important – with thousands of homeowners still picking up the pieces after the devastating impacts of the North Island floods and Cyclone Gabrielle. As the link between your home insurance ... More >>

Innovation Awards Celebrate Wins For Kiwis’ Financial Lives

Thursday, 20 April 2023, 2:43 pm | Canstar

This year’s winners of Canstar’s Innovation Excellence Awards have a common thread: An intense focus on improving New Zealanders’ financial lives. Canstar’s annual awards celebrate the very best in innovation across financial and household ... More >>

Kiwis Face Budget Crunch, Negotiate Deals With Their Banks

Tuesday, 18 April 2023, 10:44 am | Canstar

April 18, 2023: Kiwis are actively negotiating with their banks as they find ways to manage their finances amid the cost-of-living crisis. New research from Canstar shows that nearly one in five mortgage holders negotiated with their home loan provider ... More >>

Consumer Pulse: Kiwis Tighten Spend As They Face Financial Stress

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 1:11 pm | Canstar

Today Canstar is proud to release its second Consumer Pulse report, which delves into the financial worries, hopes and dreams of more than 20,000 New Zealanders over the past two years. The report, released annually, tracks Kiwis’ finances and reveals ... More >>

Heading Overseas? Here’s The Insurance To Ease Your Mind

Monday, 28 November 2022, 2:11 pm | Canstar

As New Zealanders gradually return to international travel, fears remain that COVID will disrupt the adventures. That is why Canstar this year brought back its Travel Insurance Ratings and Outstanding Value Awards for providers who offer travellers ... More >>

ANZ’s Support Of Agribusiness Recognised With Major Award

Monday, 7 November 2022, 12:16 pm | Canstar

New Zealand’s agribusiness sector is an economic powerhouse for the country, contributing billions of dollars to GDP. And right now, the industry is undergoing rapid change as it pivots to more sustainable practices and reduces its carbon footprint. Within ... More >>

NZ’s Small Business Owners Look To Invest But Face Cashflow Squeeze

Monday, 10 October 2022, 1:30 pm | Canstar

A quarter of New Zealand’s small business owners intend to expand their business over the next year, with many also looking to improve their technology and hire staff. The ambitions are despite concerns about cashflow and an uncertain economic forecast. ... More >>

Tower Scoops New Zealand’s Top Car Insurer Award For A Second Year

Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 10:15 am | Canstar

Canstar has crowned Tower winner of its Car Insurer of the Year Award for 2022, its second win of the award in a row. The Car Insurer of the Year award is based on the strongest combination of value, product and service performance, and customer ... More >>





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