Media Appearances

Media Appearances

Stuff.co.nz - How much will you get if the bank reveals your secrets?

- Bankers’ Association chief Kirk Hope says there are few times when a bank can legally divulge your information: “You’ve got compulsion by law, a public duty to divulge the information, or where a bank has to disclose information to protect its own interests, for example in a court case. Or where the customer agrees to... Read more »
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Stuff.co.nz - Court overturns ANZ credit card fee ruling

- New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Kirk Hope said: “The Australian courts have so far ruled that none of the fees targeted by the action are unreasonable. For bank customers these fees are also avoidable”.
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NZ Herald - Mortgages: Shopping around for better deals pays off

- NZ Bankers Association chief executive Kirk Hope said: “The Canstar report demonstrates the high level of competition … and the importance of consumers doing their research, and talking to their bank to ensure they get the best possible deal.”
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NZ Herald - Saver tactics worry watchdog

- “Many of us do enjoy being able to see all our accounts online at a glance, including our growing KiwiSaver balance. The performance of the banks’ funds is also a factor worth taking into account.”