Media Appearances

Media Appearances

NZBA - New push for farm debt mediation

- “One relevant factor in this discussion is whether it’s justifiable for farms as businesses to be treated differently from other businesses that find themselves in financial difficulty. Any proposal for a special mediation service for farms would need to provide a good rationale for establishing a sector-specific service,” Kirk Hope said.
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NZ Herald - Banks want more ID to fight crime

- Chief executive Kirk Hope said, “We all have a role to play in the new anti-money laundering regime … This is about New Zealand’s international reputation and fighting crime.”
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Stuff.co.nz - Property surging outside Auckland

- Chief executive Kirk Hope said house prices were not being spurred along by looser credit conditions as the Reserve Bank claimed.¬†Credit growth was running at about 3 per cent.¬†“This isn’t a credit-driven price issue, it’s a supply-driven price issue,” he said.