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Westpac & Contact agree 1st sustainability-linked loan

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 5:33 pm | Westpac

Westpac NZ and Contact Energy have entered into a $50 million, four-year sustainability-linked loan facility, the first such loan issued by Westpac NZ and one of the first of its kind in New Zealand. Contact Energy will receive a discounted interest rate on the ... More >>

Businesses encouraged to join 10 banks in Samoa fundraiser

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 12:46 pm | Westpac

Staff from a range of banks around New Zealand will be wearing their hearts on their sleeves on Tuesday (17 December) as they raise funds for Samoan families affected by the devastating measles epidemic. More >>

Westpac New Zealand delivers balanced full-year performance

Monday, 4 November 2019, 10:40 am | Westpac

Westpac New Zealand (Westpac NZ) has delivered a balanced financial result, following a continued focus on achieving the best outcomes for its customers and New Zealanders. More >>

Westpac to reduce KiwiSaver fees

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:11 am | Westpac

BT Funds Management (NZ) Ltd is reducing fees for Westpac KiwiSaver Scheme members from December 1 2019. The changes announced today include: • Reducing the monthly administration fee for all members from $2.25 to $1. • Reducing the management ... More >>

Westpac NZ opens new ATM in Murupara

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 10:47 am | Westpac

Westpac NZ has opened its new ATM in the town of Murupara, replacing a machine which was stolen in June. More >>

Survey shows Kiwis have a keen appetite for renovating

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 9:25 am | Westpac

New Zealand is a nation of home improvers, with nearly half of renovators saying it’s important to do up their home to increase its value and sell, according to new research. The online survey of more than 800 homeowners found that 37% of property ... More >>

Westpac NZ interest rate changes

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 8:27 pm | Westpac

· Bonus interest for Westpac Bonus Saver and Westpac Bonus Saver PIE has been reduced by 40bps to 1.35%pa. Base interest has been reduced by 5bps to 0.05%. The total available rate will now be 1.40%. This change will become effective on Monday August 12. More >>

Westpac NZ interest rate changes

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 3:17 pm | Westpac

Westpac NZ can advise changes to the following interest rates: Housing • The Choices Floating rate has been reduced by 45bps to 5.34%pa and the revolving Choices Everyday rate has been reduced by 40bps to 5.44%pa. This change will become effective on Monday ... More >>

Travel clothing company named regional finalist in grants

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 9:58 am | Westpac

Tauranga-based travel apparel and accessories company, Pacific Collections, has been named as one of six regional winners of the Westpac Business Growth Grants, and will compete for a chance to win $50,000. More >>

Westpac becomes first NZ bank to receive Accessibility Tick

Monday, 8 July 2019, 11:28 am | Westpac

Westpac NZ has become the first New Zealand bank to achieve the Accessibility Tick, for its commitment to becoming more accessible and inclusive of people with disabilities. More >>

Westpac NZ to install new ATM in Murupara

Friday, 5 July 2019, 9:05 am | Westpac

Westpac NZ will reinstall an ATM in the town of Murupara, replacing a machine which was stolen on June 3. More >>

First home buyers divided on accepting home ownership help

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 8:47 am | Westpac

More than half of Kiwi parents say they would loan their children money interest-free to help them buy a home, according to new research by Westpac NZ. However, only 38% would expect the money to be fully repaid. The online survey of more than 1,000 people ... More >>

Survey finds Kiwis’ backyard dream still alive and well

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 7:51 am | Westpac

The vast majority of New Zealanders still dream of owning a home with a backyard, according to new research into Kiwi’s housing preferences commissioned by Westpac NZ. More >>

Women of Influence Awards nominations open

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 9:22 am | Westpac

A national celebration of New Zealand’s most inspiring women begins today, with nominations now open for the annual Women of Influence Awards. Presented by Stuff and Westpac, the renowned event returns for its seventh year to recognise Kiwi women ... More >>

Westpac NZ interest rate changes

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 7:32 pm | Westpac

Westpac NZ interest rate changes Westpac NZ can advise changes to the following interest rates: Housing • The Choices Floating rate has been reduced by 16bps to 5.79%pa and the revolving Choices Everyday rate has been reduced by 11bps to 5.84%pa. This ... More >>

Survey highlights Kiwis’ attitudes to flexible working

Monday, 8 April 2019, 2:36 pm | Westpac

Only one in four New Zealand workers feel comfortable “leaving loudly” during normal work hours to attend to family and other commitments, while one in five say they still have to sneak out of the office quietly, according to new research. More >>

Westpac offers relief options to West Coast customers

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 11:53 am | Westpac

Westpac NZ is offering financial support to customers affected by severe weather and flooding in Westland. More >>

Scammers target Christchurch attack donations

Monday, 18 March 2019, 3:05 pm | Westpac

Westpac NZ is warning of an email scam that is targeting people wanting to make donations to the victims of the Christchurch terror attack. The scammers are sending out an email that carries Westpac branding. We ask anyone who receives this email to forward ... More >>

Westpac offers prefab choices in New Zealand-first scheme

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 8:35 am | Westpac

Westpac NZ is the first bank to launch a dedicated mortgage product aimed at helping get Kiwis into prefabricated homes. More >>

Westpac And Stadium Trust to Conclude Partnership

Friday, 15 February 2019, 11:24 am | Westpac

Westpac NZ and the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust have announced they will conclude their naming rights sponsorship at the end of 2019, bringing to an end one of the longest partnerships in New Zealand sport. More >>

 

 

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