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Media releases and news about credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand published by New Zealand Association of Credit Unions.
8/05/13 The Aussie-owned banks are currently reporting another round of bumper profits - but imagine if there was a bank that was more interested in helping you get ahead than screwing every last dollar out of you. Credit unions are a viable alternative. Learn more >
2/04/13 Credit Union Insurance Limited, the insurance business owned by the New Zealand Association of Credit Unions (NZACU), joins just 7 other fully licensed insurers today when it was issued with its full insurance license by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ). Learn more >
18/09/12 Christchurch-based Jade Software's financial crime detection business, Wynyard Group, has secured a multi-year contract to supply financial crime detection software to 20 New Zealand Association of Credit Unions member credit unions and mutual building societies. > Click here to read full...
10/09/12 Credit unions and building societies are pushing for legislative reform so they can make a tilt for the lucrative small to medium business market. The first big revision of the Friendly Societies and Credit Union Act 1982 passed into law last week. The most notable change lifts a cap on deposits...
10/09/12 Cooperative business: as foreign as frogs legs? They underpin our country’s economy, have a collective turnover of more than $39 billion and significantly contribute to local community employment, yet to many the term ‘cooperative’ is as foreign as frogs legs. > learn more
7/09/12 Credit unions and building societies are pushing for legislative reform so they can make a tilt for the lucrative small to medium business (SME) market. The first major revision of the Friendly Societies and Credit Union Act 1982 passed into law last week. >Click here to read full story.
19/08/12 Credit unions will next month start offering members a MasterCard debit card with PayPass near-field technology and the ability to link to Google and MasterCard virtual wallets. > Read the full article