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

Media Releases

NZBA welcomes farm debt mediation announcement

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today welcomed the government’s announcement that it will introduce a bill to set up a farm debt mediation scheme. “Banks are responsible lenders that take a long-term view to the rural sector. They know the vital role farmers play in the economy and that it’s important they succeed,” says New... Read more »
Media Appearances

NZ Adviser - Farmer satisfaction with banks slips further

- New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont, who is pleased to see most farmers remain satisfied with their bank, said he expects RBNZ’s capital requirements proposal to a net cost to the New Zealand economy of $1.8 billion a year.