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Reserve Bank Releases Guidance To Help Build Cyber Resilience

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank Te Ptea Matua is today releasing draft guidance on what regulated entities should consider when managing cyber resilience. The cyber world has long been recognised as a significant source of operational risk for financial institutions, … Read more »

New Zealand Moves To Protect Cash

Press Release – Next Payments

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has today moved to protect the cash economy . The RBNZ announced a new role of steward of the cash system to preserve the benefits of cash for all who need them. RBNZ Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby said: … Read more »

Reserve Bank Seeks To Preserve Benefits Of Cash

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank Te Ptea Matua is taking on a new role of steward of the cash system to preserve the benefits of cash for all who need them, Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby told the Royal Numismatics Society of New Zealand annual conference … Read more »

Is Bitcoin Set To Have A 2017-style Mini Boom This Year?

Press Release – Prior Consultancy

Bitcoins price is set to surge before the end of 2020 with investors keen not to sleepwalk through a 2017-style mini-boom, says the CEO of one of the worlds largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations. The prediction … Read more »

Disputes Dip As Prevention Measures Bite, Reports Banking Scheme

Press Release – Banking Ombudsman Scheme

Disputes with banks fell in the last financial year as prevention efforts began to take effect, according to the Banking Ombudsman Schemes latest annual report. A high number of people continue to contact the Banking Ombudsman Scheme, although … Read more »

Auditor-General’s Annual Report 2019/20 Published

Press Release – Office of the Auditor-General

Weve published our Annual report 2019/20 on our website. It has been a challenging year for the country, the public sector, and the Office. We have all been deeply affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. In times of crisis, public trust and confidence … Read more »

New Zealanders’ Financial Resilience Shines Through Tough Times

Press Release – Financial Services Council

The latest round from the Financial Services Councils Financial Resilience Index shows that despite the last six months being one of the most challenging periods in recent history, New Zealanders have remained remarkably resilient and confident … Read more »

Māori King’s Former Assistant Sentenced For $111,000 Fraud

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

A former assistant of the Mori King has been sentenced to 12 months home detention and 300 hours of community work. He was also ordered to make full reparation for stealing approximately $111,000 of charitable funds and lying to the Serious Fraud … Read more »

Trusted Adviser Quality Mark Launched By Financial Advice NZ

Press Release – Financial Advice New Zealand

The Trusted Adviser quality mark was launched today by Financial Advice New Zealand. The mark is awarded to those Financial Advice NZ members who show they have committed to qualifications and continuing professional development obligations at a level … Read more »

People Who Get Professional Financial Advice Better Prepared For Future, Research Report Finds

Press Release – Financial Advice New Zealand

New Zealanders who get professional financial advice are much better prepared for the future than those who dont, research by Financial Advice New Zealand has found. The Trust in Advice research report reveals: 55.3% of Kiwis who received financial … Read more »

New KiwiSaver Scheme Offers Investors Choice And Flexibility

Press Release – InvestNow

Fast-growing Wellington-based investment platform, InvestNow, has launched into the KiwiSaver market with the InvestNow KiwiSaver Scheme, offering a range of low-cost passive (index) and active managed funds for investors to choose from. InvestNow … Read more »

ASB Lends Eden Park Naming Rights To Kaikoura Fish & Chip Business

Press Release – ASB

ASB Bank today revealed a Kaikoura fish and chip business as the naming rights sponsor of Eden Park for this weekends Bledisloe Cup encounter. Last week ASB made history by securing weeklong naming rights to the iconic stadium and announced that it would … Read more »

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