Loan Market mortgage broker Bruce Patten

Banks don’t like tiny apartments: a flaw in the Auckland unitary plan

Fri 29 Jul 9

The drafters of Auckland’s unitary plan clearly didn’t consult the banks when they decided to abolish the minimum apartment size. With special feature audio.

Kiwibank CEO Paul Brock (Photo: Jenny Ruth)

All five leading retail banks require 40% deposit from property lenders

Thu 21 Jul 22

UPDATED: Last to the party was Kiwibank which will not accept applications that are not compliant with the proposed new speed limits". With special feature audio.

Semble chief executive Rob Ellis

Semble drops core offering

Fri 15 Jul 6

Mobile payment application Semble has discontinued its payment service just 16 months after it launched.

BNZ chief executive Anthony Healy

No change on interest-only loans from BNZ, ANZ, ASB

Tue 12 Jul

Westpac Banking Corp's New Zealand unit yesterday announced plans to cut its interest-only terms to five years from 15 years.

ICBC chairman Don Brash

Chinese NZ bank gets cash injection, looks to expand lending portfolio

Thu 7 Jul 13

[UPDATED] ICBC NZ has been advanced $85 million to extend its lending portfolio in New Zealand.

Nielsen research director Tony Boyte

Kiwis spent $4.7 billion online last year

Wed 29 Jun

More dollars heading overseas.


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