New Zealand payments stats – 2019 in review

This infographic looks at how Kiwis made payments in 2019.

Read more   7 Sep 2020

Financial Market Infrastructures Bill submission

On 6 May, our Chief Executive presented Payments NZ’s submission for the Financial Market Infrastructures (FMI) Bill before Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Select Committee. You can read the full submission here.

Read more   8 May 2020

Increasing the PIN limit for contactless payments

New Zealand’s payments industry is progressively rolling out a temporary increase to the PIN limit for contactless card payments to $200 over the coming days and weeks from Thursday 9 April. This increase is up from the current $80 limit for contactless cards. Raising the limit is a measure to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Read more   9 Apr 2020

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  • The rise of buy now, pay later

    Read the highlights from The Hub October 2019 which was held in Wellington and Auckland where we explored the topic of buy now, pay later services.

    Read more   8 Nov 2019
  • FMI Bill exposure draft submission

    This is our submission in response to the exposure draft of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Financial Market Infrastructures Bill.

    Read more   4 Oct 2019
  • 2019 Environmental Scan Report

    This is our latest environmental scan which looks at the global trends and influences likely to impact the New Zealand payments ecosystem. Our findings both confirm and extend previously identified themes.

    Read more   27 Sep 2019