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'No guarantees with large IT projects'

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Kiwibank posts 10% interim profit fall on anti-money laundering expenses; Won't put exact numbers on cost of 'more than $100m' 3-4 year core banking system upgrade

Kiwibank profit may fall

Kiwibank interim profit under pressure to match last year's record high; Cost of, and funding plan for, core banking upgrade awaited

BNZ signs up for govt's RealMe

BNZ the 1st of the big 4 banks to sign up for online identity verification service RealMe; Bank commended by Minister of Internal Affairs Peter Dunne

Kiwibank valued at almost $1b

Pushing $1 billion; Equity value of $992 mln placed on Kiwibank in Ernst & Young report done for Treasury

NZ Post, Kiwibank, negative outlook retained

Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's affirms NZ Post and Kiwibank's A+/A-1 rating but keeps the outlook at 'negative'

Real deal on RealMe for TSB

TSB Bank officially 'goes live' with new service for new customers to prove their identity

NZ Post to cut up to 2,000 staff

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NZ Post to cut workforce by up to 2,000 by 2017; will phase out cycling posties; to stop owning Post Offices; looking for Kiwibank expansion capital; but Kiwibank float off agenda

NZ Post/Kiwibank changes cleared

Government approves plans for NZ Post to slash existing outlets in favour of automated self-service kiosks

AM Best affirms Kiwi Insurance ratings

NZ Post/Kiwibank's insurer has credit ratings affirmed, AM Best says solvency strong, significant Post Shop closures could hit business generation

Partial privatisation's pivotal point

The pending float of Meridian Energy will shape whether the asset sales programme is seen as a success or failure