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Stubbies Or Space Exploration? Research Reveals New Zealanders’ Views On What It Means To Be Kiwi

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 9:11 am | Kiwibank

New Zealand: New research released today from Kiwibank reveals New Zealanders’ views on what it means to be a modern Kiwi, with findings showing the majority believe Aotearoa is a progressive and innovative country. The survey reveals that two-thirds ... More >>

Kiwibank Delivers First Major Brand Overhaul In A Decade

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 9:38 am | Kiwibank

Wellington, New Zealand: Kiwibank has delivered its first major brand overhaul in a decade revisiting what it means to be Kiwi and revitalising its brand to reflect modern Kiwi culture. Twenty years ago, when Kiwibank first launched, it was a promising ... More >>

Kiwibank Term Deposit Rate Changes

Monday, 9 May 2022, 9:42 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank is increasing its term deposit rates, including lifting its popular one year rate by 0.20% to 3%, the highest it has been since August 2019. Senior Manager of Borrowing and Savings Richard McLay says Kiwibank exists to support the financial ... More >>

Kiwibank Result Overview For The Six Months To 31 December 2021

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 9:15 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank today announced a net profit after tax of $64m for the six months to 31 December 2021, up 16% on the same time last year. More >>

Kiwibank Sets Future Direction As It Celebrates 20 Years Of Making Kiwi Better Off

Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 9:06 am | Kiwibank

Twenty years after Kiwibank opened for business and the first Kiwibank accounts were opened, chief executive Steve Jurkovich said the New Zealand-owned bank had more than delivered on its purpose of making Kiwi better off and was strongly positioned ... More >>

Kiwibank Accelerates Real-time Services With New ACI Worldwide Cloud Based SAAS Solution.

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 10:18 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank has taken the next step in delivering real-time experiences for its customers, after entering into a strategic partnership with ACI Worldwide , (NASDAQ: ACIW) a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software. The landmark agreement ... More >>

Kiwibank Response To FMA Proceedings.

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 11:09 am | Kiwibank

As a purpose-led organisation, Kiwibank has and continues to take any issue impacting its customers seriously. This includes proactively seeking out and investigating issues where, like in this case, manual processes have led to errors. We are sorry ... More >>

Kiwibank Savers To Benefit From Higher Returns Following OCR Rise

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 2:13 pm | Kiwibank

Kiwibank has raised interest rates on a range of savings accounts as well as home lending following the first rise in the Official Cash Rate for seven years. Variable lending rates have been increased by 25bps, but the rates remain well below those ... More >>

The RBNZ Lifts The Cash Rate, And Kicks Off The First Tightening Cycle In 7 Years. Kiwi Higher.

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 2:11 pm | Kiwibank

The RBNZ lifted the cash rate 25bps to 0.5% today, as expected. The Kiwi economy has solid momentum and the RBNZ has good reason to withdraw stimulus. And he RBNZ won’t stop here. October marks the beginning of a new chapter for the cash rate: More >>

Kiwibank Term Deposit Special Rate

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 6:15 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank is increasing its term deposit rate to 1.25% from 0.95% for its nine-month term. This is a special limited time only offer that runs to Sunday 8 August. Term Deposits Effective from: Wednesday 4 August 2021 Change applies to Business, PIE ... More >>

Kiwibank Drops Two-year Home Loan Rate

Friday, 16 July 2021, 1:48 pm | Kiwibank

Kiwibank has dropped its two-year fixed home loan rate to 2.49 percent, an offer that is significantly lower than others in market. Kiwibank Chief Executive Steve Jurkovich said in this rising rate environment the bank was providing certainty to ... More >>

Inflation Is Rising And So Are Interest Rates.

Friday, 16 July 2021, 12:03 pm | Kiwibank

Inflation rose a massive 1.3% in the June quarter, much higher than consensus of 0.7%, and even our 1.0% pick. Prices rose 3.3% over the year, with chunky gains in construction costs, transport costs, Food, and… the gains were broad based. Core ... More >>

Kiwibank Term Deposit Special Rate

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 6:07 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank is increasing its term deposit rate to 1.2% from 0.8% for its 200-day term. Kiwibank Senior Manager for Borrowing and Savings Richie McLay said: “Our customers are looking to maximise the return on their investment so Kiwibank is making it easier ... More >>

Kiwibank Welcomes Digital Boost Alliance And Continues Its Commitment To Digital Inclusion

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 5:22 pm | Kiwibank

Kiwibank today welcomed the Government’s Digital Boost initiative and pledged to continue to support efforts to bring free online banking education to communities around New Zealand. The Digital Boost Alliance exists to support small business resilience ... More >>

Kiwibank Supports Savers With Market-leading Term Deposit Special

Monday, 17 May 2021, 8:55 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank is increasing its term deposit rates, including lifting its 100-day rate by 0.70% to a market leading 1.10%. Head of Borrowing and Savings Chris Greig says Kiwibank exists to support the financial security of Kiwi by delivering long- term ... More >>

Snap Lockdown Snaps Spending Streak

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 11:06 am | Kiwibank

The resilience of household spending has surprised us, and has been a key driver of the Kiwi economy’s post-lockdown recovery. The splurge in spending over the second half of last year lasted much longer than expected. But now we have seen a ... More >>

Another Contraction In Economic Activity. It's Turbulence.

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 11:07 am | Kiwibank

According to StatsNZ “Activity in the December quarter shows a mixed picture – some industries are down, but others have held up or risen, despite the ongoing impact of COVID.” More >>

Kiwibank Focused On Delivering Better Outcomes For Customers.

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 9:36 am | Kiwibank

Kiwibank today announced a solid half year result for the six months to 31 December 2020 as it continued to focus on delivering better outcomes for customers. The bank recorded a net profit after tax of $55 million, up $4 million (8%) on the prior corresponding ... More >>

We're Growing In Confidence. But We've Just Been Reminded Of The World In Which We Live

Monday, 25 January 2021, 11:20 am | Kiwibank

Businesses are feeling upbeat about the economy. Renewed optimism, however, was built on our ability to keep covid at bay. We're on tenterhooks. Inflation in the last quarter proved much stronger than expected. Strong demand and severe supply ... More >>

A September Spring Fling. Double-digit Growth Won’t Be Repeated

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 1:37 pm | Kiwibank

Smaller slide, bigger bounce The Kiwi economy bounced back with a vengeance, recording a masssive 14% rebound in Q3, following the 11% contraction in Q2. This is as close as you get to a true V-shaped recovery. Output in all main industry groups rose over ... More >>