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Banking Becomes First Living Wage Accredited Industry

Monday, 27 July 2020, 5:08 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

Banking has become New Zealand’s first fully living wage accredited industry, leading to nearly 1800 employees and contractors moving onto the living wage and gaining greater economic independence for them and their families. As of today, all ... More >>

Banks Commit To Pay Suppliers Faster

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 10:21 am | NZ Bankers' Association

New Zealand’s banks are committing to paying suppliers of goods and services within two weeks. This initiative matches the government’s target for public sector agencies to pay 95% of invoices from New Zealand-based businesses within 10 working days. ... More >>

Loan Relief Offered For Small Businesses

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 10:25 am | NZ Bankers' Association

New Zealand’s retail banks are offering a range of relief options to small business customers financially affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, including interest-only loan repayments or temporarily deferring all loan repayments in some cases. “There ... More >>

Mortgage deferrals will not affect customer credit ratings

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 3:24 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

Anyone who has deferred their mortgage repayments for up to six months because they are financially impacted by Covid-19 will not have their credit rating affected as a result of the deferral, provided they were not in arrears before the pandemic. ... More >>

Banks Offer Six Month Mortgage Repayment Deferrals

Friday, 27 March 2020, 1:08 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

New Zealand’s retail banks are offering to defer repayments for all residential mortgages for up to six months for customers financially affected by Covid-19. “We know that some customers are already being financially impacted by Covid-19 and have ... More >>

Banking Services Open During Level 4 Lockdown

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 2:41 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

All key banking services will remain available to customers during the alert level 4 lockdown the New Zealand Bankers’ Association confirmed today. “During the lockdown banks will balance managing public health requirements with the need to ... More >>

Banking industry welcomes conclusion to RBNZ capital review

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 1:47 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today welcomed the conclusion of the Reserve Bank’s review of how much capital New Zealand’s banks should hold. More >>

Banking Hub trial a new approach to regional banking

Monday, 30 September 2019, 3:40 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

A unique partnership of six New Zealand banks will trial a new approach to providing banking services in small regional communities. Banking Hubs will be trialled in four small towns for 12 months, with the first starting by early 2020. The hubs will ... More >>

Bank staff to help teach School Leavers’ Toolkit

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:41 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

The banking industry will provide hands-on skills to support the School Leavers’ Toolkit by making staff available to teach the financial literacy component, as required. More >>

Banks welcome new financial conduct regime

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 1:07 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today welcomed the government’s announcement to introduce a new regime for financial service providers to ensure fairer treatment for customers. More >>

NZBA welcomes farm debt mediation announcement

Monday, 17 June 2019, 4:27 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today welcomed the government’s announcement that it will introduce a bill to set up a farm debt mediation scheme. More >>

Reserve Bank should rethink capital proposals

Monday, 20 May 2019, 9:18 am | NZ Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association has called on the Reserve Bank to reconsider its proposals to almost double capital requirements for New Zealand’s banks, and take into account an independent review by former Treasury Secretary Dr Graham Scott. More >>

Bank guidelines for older and disabled customers launched

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 12:21 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

Minister for Disability Issues Hon Carmel Sepuloni today launched the New Zealand Bankers’ Association’s revised guidelines to help banks meet the needs of older and disabled customers. More >>

Banks respond to Conduct and Culture Report

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:29 am | NZ Bankers' Association

All 11 banks involved in the Bank Conduct and Culture review by the Financial Markets Authority and the Reserve Bank have responded with individual work plans. More >>

Banking industry contributes $1mil to Christchurch families

Monday, 18 March 2019, 1:34 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

The banking industry has today contributed $1 million to the Christchurch Foundation’s Our People, Our City Fund to meet the long and short term needs of the families most affected by Friday’s terror attacks. More >>

Get password smart!

Monday, 4 March 2019, 1:02 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

That’s the New Zealand Bankers’ Association’s message in support of CERT NZ’s Get Password Smart campaign that kicks off today. “We all have a role to play in preventing financial crime by protecting unauthorised access to our bank accounts. ... More >>

New CEO appointed to New Zealand Bankers’ Association

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:06 am | NZ Bankers' Association

Roger Beaumont has today been named as Chief Executive of the New Zealand Bankers’ Association, the organisation that represents the New Zealand banking industry. More >>

Keep yourself and your money safe this festive season

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:19 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

This festive season the New Zealand Bankers’ Association is reminding people to watch out for financial crime. More >>

Stop and Think: is this for real?

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 9:40 am | NZ Bankers' Association

Stop and Think: is this for real? That’s the message for Fraud Awareness Week 2018 and the New Zealand Bankers’ Association is urging people to do just that. “Fraudsters are always coming up with new ways to steal our money. They trick people into handing ... More >>

Banks take action on conduct and culture report

Monday, 5 November 2018, 2:27 pm | NZ Bankers' Association

5 November 2018 The New Zealand Bankers’ Association acknowledges a major report into bank conduct and culture released by the Financial Markets Authority and the Reserve Bank today, and accepts all their recommendations. “We are pleased the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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