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

Media Releases

New fund to get advice for struggling farmers is now open

- A new initiative funded by banks and the government offering support for farmers struggling with farm debt is now up and running.  The government has allocated $200,000 for the Farm Business Advice Support Fund, to be managed by Rural Support Trusts. For a qualifying farmer the fund will provide up to $6,000 to pay for... Read more »

Conduct, culture and capital

- Roger Beaumont, Chief Executive Published in KPMG’s Financial Institutions Performance Survey Review of 2019, 19 February 2020 The New Zealand banking industry is living in interesting times. In 2019 the three C’s – conduct, culture and capital – dominated our landscape. Where have we got to and what’s coming up? Good conduct and customer outcomes... Read more »