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

Media Appearances

Regulation Asia - New Zealand’s New Conduct Regime Not Adequately Developed

- “It is critical to allow the time to ensure that the legislation and regulations are workable and proportionately address the identified issues, and that financial institutions and their intermediaries have sufficient time to ensure compliance with whatever is set as the final regime.”
Media Appearances

NZ Herald - Bank and insurance licensing law change doesn’t go far enough, Consumer says

- In its submission the New Zealand Bankers Association’s deputy chief executive and general counsel Antony Buick-Constable said while it supported the underpinning policy goal of the bill – to treat consumers fairly through the lifecycle of financial products – the bill itself needed significant refinement to ensure a clear framework was developed.
Media Appearances

NZ Herald - Kiwis reveal their biggest financial worries

- Of those surveyed 62 per cent had a positive attitude towards banks, up two percentage points on the February research and 17 per cent were negative down four percentage points. Those who described the banks as helpful pointed to the mortgage deferral scheme and good communication from the banks.