Media Appearances

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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.”
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Stuff.co.nz - Banks crack down on money transfer services

- New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Kirk Hope said: “Banks take their obligations under the act very seriously. “We’re aware that one of the consequences of banks implementing the law is that some customers providing money remittance services have had their accounts closed.”