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

Media Releases

Reserve Bank should rethink capital proposals

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association has called on the Reserve Bank to reconsider its proposals to almost double capital requirements for New Zealand’s banks, and take into account an independent review by former Treasury Secretary Dr Graham Scott. “Independent analysis by former Treasury Secretary Dr Graham Scott shows the Reserve Bank should rethink its proposals to avoid putting a handbrake on our economy,” says New Zealand Bankers’ Association... Read more »
Media Appearances

Newstalk ZB - Fewer than half of Kiwi customers say banks can be trusted

- A Government review of the industry last year found no widespread issues. “On top of that, bankers have also removed or in the process of removing all sales incentives for their staff, and that will be in place later this year for all the major banks that took part in that review.”