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

Media Appearances

Farmers Weekly - Banks support farm mediation

- In its submission on the Farm Debt Mediation Bill presented to the Primary Production Select Committee the Bankers Association said it supports the Bill, which has the potential to shorten the amount of time taken to get a resolution and avoid the need for creditor enforcement.
Media Appearances - Farmers want Farm Debt Mediation Bill tweaked

- The Bankers’ Association highlighted in its submission: “continual discussions and negotiations between lenders and with their farming customers is the norm in a banking relationship and in the event there is a dispute that warrants having a formal process with an independent “circuit breaker” involved, members would actively encourage mediation (regardless of the statutory scheme)”.