Here you’ll find our media releases and opinions about banking in New Zealand, along with our media appearances.

Media Releases

Calls to banks up 20% through lockdown

- The number of customers contacting their bank has increased 20% since New Zealand went into Covid alert level 4 lockdown on 17 August. “In the first week of lockdown banks saw little customer contact due to the Covid restrictions. Since then, calls have increased on average 20 per cent. We put the increase down mostly... Read more »
Media Appearances

Stuff - Banks: Call us, if you are under financial pressure

- New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont said: “On top of the support measures already announced by the government, we encourage anyone experiencing financial difficulty as a result of the lockdown to contact their bank.