Monday, 19 November 2012
BNZ SME survey highlights growth expectations but also skills gaps
Small business owners are hands-on, expecting growth and aware of their development needs according to a new survey of BNZ small business customers released today.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012
Strong result for BNZ based on deposits, customer focus and innovation
Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has today reported cash earnings for its New Zealand banking operations* for the year ended 30 September 2012 of $741 million.
Friday, 19 October 2012
BNZ Appointment Reflects Growing Importance of Irrigation Projects
Guy Ensor is on a mission to support some of the most critical infrastructure developments New Zealand will see this decade.
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
BNZ announces new CFO
BNZ is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrienne Duarte as its new CFO.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Last Call - Two Weeks to Sharpen the Pencil
Time is running out for New Zealand’s talented writers to enter the 2012 BNZ Literary Awards.
Tuesday, 5 June 2012
BNZ makes contact with contactless payments
BNZ has introduced a new dual-interface chip card which gives customers the ability to make contactless payments, while still able to make payments the traditional way.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Aussie Dollars now within cooee of the office
Kiwis wanting Aussie cash will be able to easily withdraw what they need from four newly souped-up ATMs around Auckland, making a trip across the ditch that little bit easier.
Thursday, 10 May 2012
BNZ reports a strong result in a restrained economy
Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has today reported cash earnings for its New Zealand Banking operations for the six months to 31 March 2012 of $385 million. This is an increase of $56 million or 17% compared to the half year to September 2011. Underlying profit for the period has increased by $37 million or 7.0% over the September 2011 half year.
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Entries open for 53rd BNZ Literary Awards
BNZ is calling for New Zealand’s best and brightest writers with the BNZ Literary Awards returning for the 53rd year.
Wednesday, 28 March 2012
High demand for volunteers as bank Closes For Good
More than 770 community organisations nationwide have put their hands up for help during BNZ’s Closed for Good day.
Friday, 16 March 2012
BNZ extends the deadline for Closed for Good submissions
BNZ wants this year’s Closed for Good day of nationwide volunteering to be the biggest, brightest and busiest ever.
Monday, 12 March 2012
BNZ saves Kiwis $101million, picks up innovation award
In just five years, Kiwis signed up for BNZ’s TotalMoney offset bank account have saved $101 million in interest charges.
Tuesday, 6 March 2012
$1m funding up for grabs for business scholarships
BNZ have today announced they are extending their business capability scheme to include senior managers of SMEs.
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
BNZ helps the Sallies keep up the good work in Canterbury
-Make a gold coin donation to the Salvation Army Appeal in BNZ stores nationwide-
A year on from the February 22 earthquake, BNZ is asking the nation to get behind The Salvation Army’s good work in Canterbury by making a donation through its stores nationwide.
Friday, 17 February 2012
BNZ is Closed for Good... ...and calls for community projects across the country
On May 8, BNZ employees and members of the community will be getting stuck into some of the thousands of odd jobs that that need doing around New Zealand while the bank is “Closed for Good”.
Friday, 13 January 2012
BNZ slashes 'ATM rage' through new investment
BNZ’s ATM network is now more reliable than ever, thanks to a New Zealand-first investment that anticipates when the bank’s ATMs are in danger of breaking down or not working.
Wednesday, 21 December 2011
JBWere appoints CEO New Zealand
JBWere, Australia and New Zealand’s pre-eminent private wealth management and investment firm, has today announced the appointment of Mr Tom Alexy to the role of CEO - JBWere New Zealand.
Friday, 16 December 2011
FaceMe takes out $100k prize in BNZ Presents: The Virgin Business Challenge
FaceMe has been crowned winner of BNZ Presents: The Virgin Business Challenge, after being judged best by some of New Zealand's top entrepreneurial and business minds.
Thursday, 15 December 2011
New Zealand: our safe haven in troubled times and the family roast rules the roost this Christmas
In 2011 home is seen as a safe haven and Christmastime still means family time to New Zealanders; that is the heartwarming finding of the inaugural BNZ Face of the Nation Survey.
Thursday, 8 December 2011
Top ten finalists announced for BNZ Presents: The Virgin Business Challenge
The top ten finalists for BNZ Presents: The Virgin Business Challenge have been announced, in the next step towards finding New Zealand’s best entrepreneurial talent.
Friday, 2 December 2011
BNZ retains its AA rating with a one notch move from AA to AA- after the S&P Global Rating Methodology Review
Rating agency Standard & Poor’s has announced BNZ’s long term credit rating change of one notch from AA to AA- outlook stable and leaves unchanged BNZ’s short term rating of A1+.
Monday, 28 November 2011
Online and tech industries dominate business challenge
The online and technology industries have dominated entries to a business challenge, which has attracted 263 entrepreneurs, all vying for a prize package that includes $100K and time with Sir Richard Branson.
Wednesday, 23 November 2011
BNZ Chairman now Auckland City's Chairman
Auckland City business will benefit from one of New Zealand’s leading business directors, with John Waller accepting the reins as chairman of BNZ Partners in Auckland City.
Friday, 11 November 2011
$100K still up for grabs in BNZ Presents: The Virgin Business Challenge
Entrepreneurs with what it takes to go global have until 17th Nov to stake their claim
Kiwi companies need to get in quick to take advantage of a unique opportunity to take their business to the world.
Wednesday, 26 October 2011
BNZ streamlines trade with China
Bank of New Zealand is pleased to announce the availability of a wide variety of CNY related services for its clients, an essential role in New Zealand’s trade with China.
Friday, 21 October 2011
Virgin and Bank of New Zealand challenge Kiwi companies to go global
The Virgin Group and Bank of New Zealand today put out a challenge to New Zealand businesses to prove they have the “right stuff” to go global.
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
BNZ world-first takes small business to The Edge
Bank of New Zealand today announced initiatives that are set to save small business clients a collective $5 million per annum, and provide facilities to take their business to the next level.
Friday, 9 September 2011
Moon Festival shines light on China business opportunities
Last night’s celebration of one of the most significant events on the Chinese calendar carried an important message for the future success of New Zealand business.
Monday, 11 July 2011
Bankers storm Christchurch airport to welcome home Crusaders
Hundreds of BNZers, decked out in red and black, are set to storm the Christchurch airport this afternoon in a pitch invasion to celebrate the Crusaders’ stellar season.
Monday, 4 July 2011
BNZ mobile banking hits the spot
Bank of New Zealand’s new mobile banking website and iPhone app have been welcomed with open arms by smart phone toting customers across the country.