Banking Information

Code of Banking Practice

The Code of Banking Practice sets out good banking practices. Members of the New Zealand Bankers' Association agree to observe these practices as a minimum standard to maintain good relationships and communications with their customers.



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Fraud prevention

Customer security is a major priority for banks. New Zealand banks work hard to prevent their customers from becoming victims of any kind of financial crime. We all have an important role to play in protecting ourselves and our money from financial crime.  

Customer security is a major priority for banks. New Zealand banks work hard to prevent their customers from becoming victims of any kind of financial crime. Banks take care to protect bank accounts from misuse and fraud. For example, bank systems can detect unusual spending patterns and prevent attempts by fraudsters to access accounts.
We all have an important role to play in protecting ourselves and our money from financial crime.  Customer security is a major priority for banks. New Zealand banks work hard to prevent their customers from becoming victims of any kind of financial crime. We all have an important role to play in protecting ourselves and our money from financial crime. 


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Priority Documents

Member banks of the Association have agreed a number of standard form Deeds and Letters of Priority that can be used where two or three lenders have competing interests in a debtor's land or personal property.



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Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is the cornerstone of a healthy and vibrant economy and is strongly supported by the New Zealand banking sector. It helps people make informed choices to improve their financial well-being.



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Payments Information

In October 2010 NZBA transferred responsibility for New Zealand’s domestic payment standards and rules to Payments NZ.



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Derivatives

Derivatives are financial contracts between two parties. The return depends on the performance of a specific underlying asset. 



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Contact Us

New Zealand Bankers' Association

Telephone: 04 802 3358
Facsimile: 04 473 1698
Email: nzba@nzba.org.nz

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80 The Terrace

P O Box 3043
Wellington 6140