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$6.25 Billion In New Lending Available To Covid-19 Affected Businesses

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

New Zealand’s banks are offering up to a total of $6.25 billion in guaranteed loans to businesses financially impacted by Covid-19. Eligible businesses can apply to their bank for new lending under the scheme from today. “Businesses are at the ... More >>

Coronavirus Affected Customers Urged To Talk To Their Bank

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association is encouraging businesses and individuals financially affected by coronavirus (Covid-19) to talk to their bank. “We’re aware that some businesses, particularly small to medium sized ones, are being financially ... More >>

New Fund To Get Advice For Struggling Farmers Is Now Open

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

   A new initiative funded by banks and the government offering support for farmers struggling with farm debt is now up and running. The government has allocated $200,000 for the Farm Business Advice Support Fund, to be managed by ... More >>

International requirements may freeze your bank account

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 10:41 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

New Zealand banks are reminding customers who have been asked about their foreign tax status that they need to respond to their bank as soon as possible. More >>

Bankers’ Association congratulates new Reserve Bank Governor

Monday, 11 December 2017, 8:05 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

Bankers’ Association congratulates new Reserve Bank Governor The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today congratulated Adrian Orr on his appointment as the next Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. “New Zealand is lucky that we have someone ... More >>

Code of Banking Practice Review: call for public submissions

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:28 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today called for public submissions on its review of the Code of Banking Practice. More >>

Prudent Budget supports growing economy

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The government’s prudent financial management provides a solid grounding for the New Zealand economy, households and businesses, says the New Zealand Bankers’ Association today in response to Budget 2017. “There were no major surprises in today’s Budget. ... More >>

Fraud Week: Take care online

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The recent global randsomware attack provides a grim reminder to protect yourself online, says the New Zealand Bankers’ Association in Fraud Week 2017. More >>

Phone scam targets elderly

Friday, 3 February 2017, 11:44 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association has issued a warning to beware fraudsters pretending to be utility companies and banks, and targeting elderly people. More >>

Warning: credit card chargebacks and risky online investment

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 10:17 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today supported the Banking Ombudsman’s warning that you shouldn’t expect to be reimbursed for authorised credit card payments to risky binary options trading websites. More >>

Beware financial crime this festive season

Friday, 9 December 2016, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

As New Zealanders prepare to go on their summer holidays the New Zealand Bankers’ Association cautions people to watch out for financial crime. More >>

‘Money mule’ scam warning

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:37 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today warned people against transferring money for people they do not know to avoid becoming a ‘money mule’. More >>

Banks offer assistance to earthquake-affected customers

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:43 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

“Banks based in affected communities are acutely aware of the huge impact the earthquakes have had on people’s lives, homes and businesses,” says New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Karen Scott-Howman. More >>

NZBA warns against email whaling scams

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:10 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) warns that anyone can be the target of an email whaling scam. More >>

NZBA welcomes FMA’s proposed guide on conduct

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) today welcomed the Financial Markets Authority’s (FMA) release of ‘A guide to the FMA’s view of conduct’. “Good conduct and trust form a vital part of banks’ relationships with their customers. ... More >>

NZBA supports considered approach to inquiry recommendations

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) supports the Government’s announcement today that it will take a considered approach to implementing recommendations on anti-money laundering legislation, which were highlighted in its Inquiry into Foreign ... More >>

Taking steps to prevent financial elder abuse

Friday, 17 June 2016, 9:46 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

As part of Elder Abuse Awareness Week the New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) is encouraging people to look out for signs of financial elder abuse. Financial elder abuse is the illegal or improper use of older people’s money, property and other ... More >>

Protecting your banking information – Privacy Week

Monday, 9 May 2016, 4:01 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

It’s Privacy Week (9-15 May), and the New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) says that the broader theme “Privacy – in your hands” is a timely reminder that while banks work hard to protect our banking information, we all need to take ... More >>

Banking sector remains strong – FIPS

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Bankers' Association

Banking sector remains strong – FIPS KPMG’s Financial Institutions Performance Survey for the 2015 financial year has found that New Zealand’s competitive banking sector stands as one of the strongest in the world. “New Zealand’s banks have ... More >>

Be smart and play your part for safer banking

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 11:45 am | New Zealand Bankers' Association

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA) is encouraging people of all ages to be vigilant in protecting their personal information and finances as part of New Zealand’s Safer Internet Day (9 February 2016). The event, coordinated by NetSafe, ... More >>

 

 

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