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

Media Appearances

NBR - Banking first sector to come under consumer data right mechanism

- “Because of the weight of other regulation and compliance falling on banks at the moment – such as the new conduct regime and increased capital requirements, along with staffing and other supply chain constraints – we’ve told the Government that banks need time to enable quality products that will excite New Zealand consumers. This will take some... Read more »
Media Releases

Need to get open banking right to deliver for customers

- It’s important to get it right for customers, says the New Zealand Bankers’ Association in response to the government’s announcement today about open data for banking. New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont says: “The consumer data right will help make open data sharing a reality for banking and other sectors. It’s important to... Read more »
Media Appearances

Business Desk - Mixed reaction to Adrian Orr reappointment

- “The banking industry worked closely with him in the early response to covid and was grateful for his support for banks to offer customers deferred or reduced repayments for around $70 billion in loans.”
Media Appearances

NZ Herald - Banks unfair?

- Last year they made a direct contribution of $8.52 billion to the New Zealand economy by spending $6.12 billion running their businesses here and by paying $2.4 billion in tax. The total contribution is more than their combined profits.