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

Media Appearances

NZ Herald - Banks select provider for confirmation-of-payee, a key anti-scam measure; Consumer says efforts ‘too slow, too light’

- “Rolling out confirmation-of-payee is not as simple as flicking a switch. Broadly speaking there are two main phases involved. First, we need to build a solution and ensure it works technically with our current payments system and complies with banks’ privacy and confidentiality obligations. Once we have that, banks then individually need to implement changes... Read more »
Media Appearances

Business Desk - ‘Confirmation of payee’ anti-scam measure inches closer

- Beaumont said there was also a role for telecommunications companies, social media websites and search engines in helping combat scams. “To take the centre to the next level, we’ve asked the government for operational support by involving the police and other relevant agencies.”