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

Media Releases

New Zealand ready for FATCA

- New Zealand is now ready to comply with US tax law that aims to reduce tax evasion by US persons who have financial accounts outside the United States said the New Zealand Bankers’ Association today. The third reading of the Taxation (Annual Rates, Employee Allowances, and Remedial Matters) Bill today, in conjunction with an intergovernmental... Read more »
Media Releases

Banks’ performance highly rated

- A public opinion survey has found a high level satisfaction among bank customers, the New Zealand Bankers’ Association said today. The survey also measured perceptions of the banking sector’s strength and acceptable profit levels. Seventy-seven per cent of respondents were satisfied or very satisfied with their main bank, with only nine per cent dissatisfied or... Read more »
Media Appearances

3 News - Online scams becoming more complex

- Banks will never ask for your pins or passwords, and legitimate retailers shouldn’t ask you for pins or passwords either. It’s pretty much a sure sign someone’s trying to rip you off.
Media Releases

Beware online banking scams

- The New Zealand Bankers’ Association today encouraged people to be wary of online banking scams as part of Fraud Awareness Week 2014. “Online scammers are constantly thinking up new ways to trick people into handing over personal information,” said New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Kirk Hope. “Never give anyone your PIN or internet banking... Read more »