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

Media Appearances

NZ Adviser - Just 1% of mortgage borrowers behind their payments – NZBA

- “As interest rates declined over recent years, these borrowers likely retained their repayments at the same level, or increased them, to help repay their loans faster, which shows a good level of financial capability,” Beaumont said. People were also managing their credit cards well, he said, with 66.6% of card balances paid off in full... Read more »
Media Appearances

NZ Herald - Retailers to save $74m with contactless fee changes

- “Banks operate in a highly regulated environment and take their compliance obligations very seriously, including this cap. We can’t comment on competitive issues, including pricing and the products and services offered by our member banks.”