Tō Mātou Haerenga is centred around who we serve as Payments NZ. The people and businesses of Aotearoa are at the heart of what we do, and we play a unique role in leading the industry to serve the people of Aotearoa. This underpins the aspiration of financial equity for all and will support our efforts to make decisions alongside those who are impacted by them the most.

The focus of Tō Mātou Haerenga is underpinned by our overarching company vision and purpose being:  

  • Company vision: World class payments for Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Company purpose: Empowering Aotearoa NZ’s payments future.

Tō Mātou Haerenga strategic statements of intent are:

  • Core objective: We are committed to Te Ao Māori, and upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi by ensuring the representation and rangatiratanga of Māori in the payments network. 
  • Belief statement: We believe payments that enable equity for Māori will enable equity for all.
  • Our role: Kaitiaki of the payments system and leader of the payments network.
  • Core strategic outcome: to enable financial wellbeing and equity of Māori whānau, hapū and iwi.