About NZBA

Established in 1891, we are the industry’s voice. We support policies that promote a strong and stable banking system that benefits New Zealand households, businesses and the economy.

NZBA is a forum for member banks to work together on non-competitive industry issues.

It is a non-profit unincorporated organisation funded by member banks through subscriptions. Full
membership of the Association is open to any bank registered under the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989.

NZBA’s governing body is its Council, comprising the chief executive of each member bank.

Member banks work with a small professional team in Wellington to undertake NZBA’s work.

Affiliate membership is available to organisations that provide services to banks, or are otherwise involved with the New Zealand banking industry.