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

Media Releases

Banking sector prepared for responding to COVID-19

- New Zealand banks are ready to respond to the impacts of coronavirus, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and New Zealand Bankers’ Association say. The COVID-19 outbreak has the potential to impact the operations of New Zealand’s banking sector by affecting banks’ staff, their funding and their customers. The Reserve Bank has asked all banks... Read more »
Media Appearances

Rural News Group - Help for debt-stricken farmers

- New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont says there is a recognition it’s in everyone’s best interest for a farmer to have up-to-date business and financial plans.
Media Releases

Coronavirus affected customers urged to talk to their bank

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association is encouraging businesses and individuals financially affected by coronavirus (Covid-19) to talk to their bank. “We’re aware that some businesses, particularly small to medium sized ones, are being financially impacted by this unfolding global issue. The same may apply to individual customers working in sectors directly affected. Banks can offer... Read more »