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Shaping payments together

Payments NZ sets the rules that keep our payment system open, safe and efficient. We embrace relationships and technology to make sure our system is working at its best now and well into the future.

Integrity, efficiency, security

Our business is payment system safety, a level playing field and system efficiency. We work with our members to understand the landscape, set the rules and standards for New Zealand and make it fair for all.

What's happening

22 April 2016

Our take-outs from Money 20/20 Europe

Earlier this month our Europe-based Payments Strategy Advisor went along to the Money 20/20 Europe conference in Copenhagen. Find out what his key themes and take-outs were from the many presentations and panel discussions during this 3 day event.

22 April 2016

Chinese banks join Payments NZ High Value Clearing System

We're pleased to have welcomed China Construction Bank (New Zealand) Ltd (CCB) and the Bank of China (New Zealand) Ltd (BoC) into the High Value Clearing System (HVCS). HVCS is an integral part of the New Zealand payments system with around 2.4 million transactions processed in 2015, equating to $5.26 trillion of value.

29 February 2016

Payments NZ welcomes ICBC to BECS

Payments NZ has welcomed a new direct settlement participant to its Bulk Electronic Clearing System (BECS), the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China New Zealand Limited, (ICBC).

16 February 2016

Payments Direction reports now available

Key reports from our strategic initiative Payments Direction are now available online including our latest report Payments 2025 which sets out our view of the future of payments in New Zealand.

14 December 2015

NZ payments stats - a year in review

We’ve looked back at New Zealand’s payments statistics for 2015, picked out some notable trends and packaged it all up in this handy infographic.

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29 April 2016

Industry news top reads

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