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Farmers in drought conditions encouraged to talk with their banks

- South Island farmers facing continued drought conditions are encouraged to talk with their bank said the New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA). “Banks recognise how important the agri-sector is to our economy. We encourage any farmers facing hardship due to ongoing dry conditions to contact their bank to discuss options for assistance and how they can... Read more »
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Tis the season to be careful

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association is urging people to be vigilant as we head into the holiday season. More about Tis the season to be careful The New Zealand Bankers’ Association is urging people to be vigilant as we head into the holiday season. “It’s that time of the year when people have a lot... Read more »
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Commissioner’s collaborative approach welcomed

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report Preparing New Zealand for rising seas: Certainty and Uncertainty. “I commend Dr Wright in her collaborative approach to this serious issue,” said New Zealand Bankers’ Association Chief Executive Kirk Hope. “We look forward to having a role to play should the... Read more »
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Vigilance needed on mobile banking scams

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today encouraged people to be increasingly vigilant of banking scams as part of Fraud Awareness Week 2015. The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today encouraged people to be increasingly vigilant of banking scams as part of Fraud Awareness Week 2015. “As more and more Kiwis are using multiple mobile devices, scammers... Read more »
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Indue welcomed as NZBA’s latest affiliate member

- Today the New Zealand Bankers’ Association announced that Australasian payments solutions provider Indue had joined as its sixth affiliate member. “We are delighted to welcome Indue as an affiliate member of the Bankers’ Association,” said New Zealand Bankers’ Association Chief Executive Kirk Hope. “This shows Indue is committed to working with the New Zealand banking... Read more »
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Spring into Money Week

- It’s a good time to spring clean your finances and get your money fighting fit says the New Zealand Bankers’ Association today as Money Week kicks off. “Financial fitness is a lot like physical fitness. It’s easy to put off taking the first step. But once you do, you’ll really notice the benefits. Money Week... Read more »
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Moves to lift quality of regulation welcomed

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today welcomed the government’s response to the Productivity Commission’s recommendations to improve regulation in New Zealand. “We support any moves to improve the quality of regulation in New Zealand and it’s good to see the government acknowledging that more needs to be done in this area,” said New Zealand Bankers’... Read more »
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How to spot financial elder abuse

- As part of Elder Abuse Awareness Week the New Zealand Bankers’ Association is encouraging people to look out for financial elder abuse. “Financial elder abuse is about the illegal or improper use of older people’s money, property and other assets. It’s particularly nasty because it preys on people’s trust, and often exploits family and other... Read more »
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Supporting New Zealand’s farmers

- Farmers facing tough times are being encouraged to talk to their bank early and often in an information resource launched today by the New Zealand Bankers’ Association at Fieldays. “We all know that the agri sector is hugely important to our economy. We also understand the volatility and complexity of the sector,” said New Zealand... Read more »