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27 January 2017

NZ payments stats - 2016 in review

We've reviewed how Kiwis made payments in 2016 and packaged up the key facts and figures in this infographic. You'll also see how our payment behaviour compared to previous years.

01 December 2016

‘Cleared funds’ initiative now live

A new industry standard came into effect on Monday (28 November 2016) which will increase the surety of payments by removing the ability for any electronic credit to be dishonoured for insufficient funds. You can find out more about this initiative in these Q&As. And, if you want to know more about how these changes and others are helping to improve our core SBI payments system, see our article below 'Improvements to payments processing is good news for Kiwis'.

18 November 2016

Improvements to payments processing is good news for Kiwis

Over the past four years, Kiwis might have noticed transactions showing up in their bank account much earlier in the day. That’s thanks to a group of banks and payments industry organisations, including Payments NZ, working behind the scenes to collectively speed up payments processing. Read here about what changes have been happening.

10 November 2016

Top 10 insights from The Point 2016

Here we’ve extracted 10 standout conclusions from our conference, The Point 2016. Delegates spent two busy days attending conference sessions focusing on today’s most important payments issues. The presentations and discussions generated hundreds of insights and hours of fascinating discussion.

09 November 2016

Fintech Innovation Challenge winner announced

Find out who has been awarded the top prize in our inaugural Fintech Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Paymark. Our five finalists had six minutes to pitch to delegates at The Point 2016, followed by a Q&A with an expert judging panel.

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24 February 2017

Industry news top reads

Check out our selection of top payments news from the past seven days.