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

Media Releases

Lending rule tweaks won’t help most consumers

- Tweaks to new consumer lending rules released today won’t make much difference for most people seeking credit says the New Zealand Bankers’ Association. Changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act introduced last December had an immediate dampening impact on the availability of consumer credit. “The government’s rushed attempt to fix the problem hasn’t... Read more »
Media Releases

Bank customers savvy with home loans and credit cards

- People generally have a good grasp of their banking products and services according to data insights released by the New Zealand Bankers’ Association today. “We were delighted to see people using home loans and credit cards to help get ahead financially,” says New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont. “Around 44 per cent of... Read more »