Heartland Bank joins New Zealand Bankers’ Association

Heartland Bank today joined the New Zealand Bankers’ Association, bringing the total number of the association’s member banks to 14.

New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Kirk Hope welcomed Heartland Bank. “We are pleased to have New Zealand’s newest bank join us. Having Heartland on board further demonstrates the diversity of our banking sector,” said Hope.

“Heartland is delighted to become a member of the association that has such an important role to play in the New Zealand banking industry,” said Heartland Bank chief executive Jeff Greenslade.

With roots stretching back to 1875, Heartland Bank provides services to small and medium-sized businesses, farms, and households in regional New Zealand. Heartland Bank became a registered bank in December 2012.

As the industry’s voice, the New Zealand Bankers’ Association supports a strong and stable banking system that benefits New Zealand. Member banks work together on non-competitive industry issues.

Other New Zealand Bankers’ Association members are ANZ Bank New Zealand, ASB Bank, Bank of New Zealand, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Citibank, The Co-operative Bank, Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Kiwibank, Rabobank New Zealand, SBS Bank, TSB Bank, and Westpac New Zealand.