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New Zealand Payments Startup Cymonz Catapulted To World Stage In This Year’s Visa Accelerator Programme

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 6:01 am | Visa

AUCKLAND, 27 April 2022 – Visa, the world leader in digital payments, has selected New Zealand payments startup Cymonz for the 2022 cohort of its Visa Accelerator Programme in Asia Pacific. Joining a select group of five elite startups from across the region, ... More >>

Visa’s Artificial Intelligence Prevents Nearly $88 Million In Fraud From Impacting

Friday, 19 November 2021, 12:32 pm | Visa

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has today announced its artificial intelligence (AI) solution Visa Advanced Authorisation has helped financial institutions to prevent nearly $88 million in fraud from impacting New Zealand businesses in the ... More >>

Visa Invites Startups In New Zealand To Build Next Generation Digital Payment Capabilities

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 2:52 pm | Visa

SYDNEY, 3 NOVEMBER 2021 — Visa, the world leader in digital payments, is looking for startups from Australia, New Zealand and across Asia Pacific to join the second cohort of their accelerator program. The Visa Accelerator Program focuses on helping ... More >>

Visa Invites New Zealand’s Top Startups To Unlock Their Global Potential

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 4:11 pm | Visa

Startups across the country can apply from today to seek one of up to six places in the Visa Accelerator Program Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, is announcing an accelerator program for startups in New Zealand and across Asia Pacific ... More >>

Visa Study Finds Smartphones Could Serve As Low Cost Secure Payment Terminals For NZ Small Business

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 9:15 am | Visa

AUCKLAND – Tuesday, 27 October 2020 – As consumers and businesses increasingly turn to digital payments during the COVID-19 pandemic, Visa has launched new consumer payments research that shows how ‘tap to phone’ payment solutions could bring ... More >>

Visa Shines Spotlight On Small Businesses In Campaign Reminding Kiwis That ‘where You Shop Matters’

Friday, 14 August 2020, 12:47 pm | Visa

97 per cent of Kiwis say they will shop local and support small businesses as the country continues to band together in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic [1] . AUCKLAND , FRIDAY 14 AUGUST 2020 – Six Kiwi business owners will soon become household names ... More >>

New Zealand’s Online Shoppers Can Now Click To Pay With Visa, Making Checkout Easy, Smart And Secure

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 10:30 am | Visa

Visa, the global payments company, today announced the arrival of click to pay, a simpler and more secure online checkout experience in New Zealand. More >>

Visa Launches Business Locator Tool And E-commerce Support Packages For New Zealand Small Businesses

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 8:52 am | Visa

Visa, the global payments network, has today launched Where You Shop Matters, an initiative that encourages New Zealanders to locate and support local businesses, and provides e-commerce support packages to help small businesses adapt to the new More >>

NZ payments leaders commit to making online shopping better

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 10:45 am | Visa

AUCKLAND, September 12, 2019 – New Zealand payments leaders Adyen, Bambora, Cybersource, Paystation by Trade Me, and Windcave, have committed to rolling out a new payment tech-nology in partnership with Visa, making New Zealand one of the first countries ... More >>

International spend into NZ rises to $3.4 billion from Visa

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 8:38 am | Visa

Visa’s annual Inbound Spend Report highlights move by international visitors towards paying via phones and wearables, as total spend grows across all merchant categories AUCKLAND, June 26 2018 – Spend by international Visa cardholders grew 15 per cent ... More >>

Kiwi merchant successes linked to accepting Visa payWave

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:49 am | Visa

AUCKLAND, May 30 2018 – The increasing use of contactless payments by consumers is providing demonstrable benefits to merchants, according to an independent study that quantifies the business benefit of contactless for New Zealand retailers and ... More >>

Kiwis prefer biometrics payments over PINs and passwords

Monday, 14 May 2018, 11:04 am | Visa

AUCKLAND, May 14, 2018 – Nearly nine in 10 Kiwis (88%) want to use biometrics to authenticate their payments, with the convenience of not having to remember their password or PIN considered the top benefit1, according to new research by Visa. More >>

Auckland among top nine cities for digital payments

Monday, 22 January 2018, 10:28 am | Visa

Auckland among top nine cities for digital payments leadership AUCKLAND, January 22, 2018 – Visa, the global payments technology company, has revealed the results of a new global study examining the economic impact of digital payments, with Auckland ... More >>

Visa Signs On as Sponsor for 2018 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:48 am | Visa

Global payments tech company announces support for “good” Kiwi innovation, sponsoring award for ‘Best Technology Solutions for the Public Good’ More >>

Fitbit Ionic Launch

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 1:04 pm | Visa

AUCKLAND, 4 October, 2017 – Visa congratulates Fitbit on today’s launch of Fitbit Ionic in New Zealand and looks forward to activating the payment features of the smartwatch so Kiwis have more options to pay on-the-go. More >>

65% of NZers likely to try out new ways of paying

Monday, 10 July 2017, 1:04 pm | Visa

AUCKLAND, 10 July, 2017 – According to the latest YouGov survey, commissioned by Visa[1], almost two-thirds (65%) of Kiwis say they’re likely to try out new ways of paying for goods and services. This growing appetite includes connected devices, ... More >>

Int'l Visa cardholders contribute $2.8b to NZ economy

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 3:09 pm | Visa

New Visa tourism report shows 9 of the top 10 visitor markets increased spend in 2016 More >>

The changing face of the retail consumer

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 4:16 pm | Visa

The next generation of influential and savvy shoppers want new ways to pay for goods, are particular about where and how they shop, and display little loyalty to brands, according to new research [1] from Visa. More >>

BNZ Android Pay launch - Visa Statement

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 12:17 pm | Visa

AUCKLAND, 1 December, 2016 – “Visa congratulates BNZ on the launch of BNZ Android Pay. BNZ Android Pay is powered by Visa payWave and secured by Visa Token Service which provides a new layer of security for mobile payments.Tokenisation replaces ... More >>

Kiwis more comfortable with new digital payment security

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:55 pm | Visa

AUCKLAND, November 18, 2016. Since the emergence of payment innovations like contactless, mobile wallets and online checkouts, Kiwis have become significantly more comfortable with the security of these new ways to pay, a recent Visa survey¹ discussing the ... More >>