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02 June 2017

New website coming soon

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes developing a new website so all our visitors can have an improved experience with us online. We’re looking forward to launching the new site soon.

31 March 2017

The Hub payments event 28 & 30 March

This week we held The Hub in Wellington and Auckland to discuss: The age of the empowered customer – are we meeting their expectations? Our speakers presented research on consumer needs and described how firms are trying to meet them. Here we’ve summarised some of the key takeaways.

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.

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23 June 2017

Industry news top reads

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