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

Media Releases

Banking services open during level 4 lockdown

- All key banking services will remain available to customers during the alert level 4 lockdown the New Zealand Bankers’ Association confirmed today. “During the lockdown banks will balance managing public health requirements with the need to keep essential banking services available,” says New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont. “Cash will be available at... Read more »
Media Appearances

Stuff - Banks strong enough to absorb surge in bad debts

- Roger Beaumont, chief executive of the New Zealand Bankers’ Association, which speaks for member banks including ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Kiwibank, and Westpac, said: “The sooner you talk to your bank, the better placed they are to help you.”
Media Appearances

Politik - Robertson’s one two economic punch

- New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont said customers financially affected by a coronavirus, particularly small to medium-sized businesses, were encouraged to contact their bank.