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

Media Appearances

NBR - Banks initiate anti-scam centre to combat rise in fraud

- “Our retail banks already have systems in place to help detect and warn customers about potential scams and the further initiatives announced by the industry today are expected to have a significant impact in combatting scams. But we have reached a point where a new approach to fighting fraud and scams is required and this... Read more »
Media Releases

Banking industry to lead the way on national cross-sector approach to scams

- The retail banking industry today announced a number of key initiatives to further fight fraud and scams, leading the way for a significant, co-ordinated, multi-sector approach to protecting New Zealanders including: Supporting the establishment of a centralised, co-ordinated, multi-sector national Anti-Scam Centre Instigating an industry wide ‘confirmation of payee’ account name checking service Committing to... Read more »
Media Releases

Wānanga launched to support whānau financial literacy

- A new financial capability programme specifically focused on Māori is being launched this weekend through wānanga being held in Te Tairāwhiti, and later in Ōtautahi. The initiative, called Te Rito Hou, a Sorted programme for whānau, has been realised through a partnership between Tāwhia – the Māori bankers’ group, the New Zealand Banking Association –... Read more »