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Kiwibank strikes up partnership with ACI Worldwide
Wed, 9th Feb 2022
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The agreement will see ACI provide and run Kiwibank's newly installed, full capability Payment Hub: a SaaS solution hosted in the Microsoft Azure cloud.
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Unplanned outages cause Kiwibank to go offline for second time in three days
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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The latest issue comes after planned maintenance on Kiwibank’s IT systems in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Kiwibank appoints two new GMs to its tech department
Wed, 3rd Feb 2021
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Kiwibank bolsters its digital and technology team with the appointment of two new leaders as part of its digital transformation strategy.
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Inland Revenue to stop accepting cheques
Wed, 26th Feb 2020
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The news comes following similar moves by the Accident Compensation Corporation, Kiwibank and New Zealand Post.
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Kiwibank to stop accepting cheques
Tue, 4th Feb 2020
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Kiwibank will no longer accept cheques as cheque use declined and customers moved to faster, safer and cheaper ways to pay and get paid.
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Jon Hartley to replace Susan Macken as Kiwibank chair
Tue, 12th Nov 2019
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Kiwibank appoints Jon Hartley as new chair, pending approval from the Reserve Bank, to replace outgoing chair Dr Susan Macken.
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Kiwibank reestablishes commitment to local market, despite drop in profit
Mon, 26th Aug 2019
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Kiwibank announces growth in customer lending and deposits, but a decrease in net profit after tax for FY2019.
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Proposed RBNZ changes should ensure a level playing field - Kiwibank
Tue, 2nd Jul 2019
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Kiwibank insists on equal footing amid RBNZ capital review.
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Kiwibank receives the Gender Tick accreditation
Tue, 11th Jun 2019
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Kiwibank chief executive Steve Jurkovich said fairness was an important attribute for the New Zealand-owned bank.
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New chief digital and technology officer for Kiwibank
Wed, 29th May 2019
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Hamish Rumbold appointed as Kiwibank's chief digital and technology officer, bringing his expertise from ClearPoint and Fidelity Life.
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Fractions sparking new fintech friction - Kiwibank
Tue, 28th May 2019
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Facilitation of shared or 'fractionalised' investment ownership looks to be the next big thing in financial technology.
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How Kiwibank aims to enable greater digital inclusion
Wed, 17th Apr 2019
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Kiwibank partners with Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa to provide free digital banking training to empower Kiwis.
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Meet the finalists in the 2018 Young Enterprise Alumni Awards
Tue, 6th Nov 2018
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Sharesies, Banqer, Creative HQ, Kiwibank and Girlboss NZ are just four of the standout finalists in this year’s Young Enterprise Alumni Awards.
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Edtech startup says Kiwi teachers are overworked & underpaid
Mon, 11th Jun 2018
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Teachers are overworked and underpaid – and to prepare our next generations for the tech evolutions, they need to be paid better.
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Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator announces participants of latest cohort
Wed, 14th Feb 2018
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Companies are using blockchain to manage payments, creating chatbots, helping freelancers fulfil their tax obligations, and much more.
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Kiwibank fintech accelerator teams progressing well in lead up to Demo Day
Fri, 21st Apr 2017
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Two months into Kiwibank’s Fintech Accelerator, we catch up with programme manager Rosie Wall on how teams are doing in the final stretch.
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Kiwibank reveals FinTech Accelerator participants for 2017 – who made the cut?
Tue, 24th Jan 2017
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Kiwibank has announced the winners of its New Zealand Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator 2017. Who made the cut and what are their plans?.
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NZ’s first FinTech Accelerator unveiled to help Kiwi start-ups soar
Thu, 6th Oct 2016
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It has been released to turn great ideas into fledgling businesses and help NZ grow its share of a burgeoning global $1 trillion (NZD) industry.
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Banks 'could do more' as another email scam targets Kiwis
Mon, 30th May 2016
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Hackers are getting access to email accounts and altering bank account numbers on invoices before they reach the client, according to Consumer NZ.
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SAP NZ revenue continues upward climb
Thu, 25th Jun 2015
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SAP New Zealand has posted a marginal 1.3% increase in revenue for the last financial year – a year after posting its highest growth in a decade.
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KiwiBank mulls $150 million note sale
Fri, 10th Apr 2015
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Kiwibank, the banking unit of state-owned New Zealand Post, is mulling a $150 million note sale to help the bank meet regulatory requirements.
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UPDATE: Kiwibank cancels eftpos, debit cards after 2 ATMs hit by card skimmers
Wed, 25th Feb 2015
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Kiwibank, the government owned lender and subsidiary of New Zealand Post, has taken urgent action and frozen some customer accounts after two of its.
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NZ Post increased 1H profit 41%, helped by Kiwibank, sale of courier unit
Mon, 23rd Feb 2015
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New Zealand Post, the state-owned mail delivery service, increased first-half profit 41 percent after selling its Australian Couriers Please business.
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NZ Post to extend trial of mobility scooters to cut costs of mail, freight deliveries
Thu, 12th Feb 2015
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New Zealand Post is to extend a trial of customised mobility scooters that allow posties to deliver both parcels and letters, helping the state-own.