payday lenders

23 Nov 17, 2:09pm
Self-proclaimed 'pushy' Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi commits to revamping archaic insurance law, but prioritises introduction of payday lender interest rate caps & a supermarket code of conduct
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4 Nov 17, 7:30am
The newly-minted Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister commits to championing open banking, capping payday lenders' interest rates, and writing a code of conduct for the supermarket industry
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26 Oct 17, 3:14pm
Ex-TV reporter Kris Faafoi replaces former Play School host Jacqui Dean as Minister of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
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20 Sep 17, 11:40am
Labour Consumer Affairs spokesman Michael Wood says a Labour-led government may cap interest rates & wants Commerce Commission 'properly resourced' to protect consumers
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17 Mar 15, 11:03am
Loan sharks and 'unscrupulous' payday lenders key targets as government releases Responsible Lending Code
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17 Feb 15, 4:15pm
BNZ requests delay to introduction of Government's Responsible Lending Code
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19 Nov 14, 4:00pm
Draft Responsible Lending Code says lenders should review fees if the fees are generating a profit
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18 Nov 14, 8:54am
Government releases draft Responsible Lending Code
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8 Sep 14, 5:00am
Banking Ombudsman calls for special treatment for payday lending and loan sharking in Responsible Lending Code
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25 Aug 14, 5:00am
NZBA says principles based Responsible Lending Code would facilitate innovation, competition and credit access, prescriptive approach creates compliance costs
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14 Jul 14, 5:13pm
Responsible Lending Code discussion document outlines choice between prescription certainty and benefits of flexibility
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9 Jul 14, 10:47am
Consumer Affairs Minister Craig Foss seeking submissions on proposed Responsible Lending Code
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29 May 14, 2:57pm
Lenders face duty of care, borrowers more questions and potentially credit tap being turned off, in new anti loan shark law
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5 May 14, 11:16am
Government teams with BNZ, Salvation Army and others in community finance initiative
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26 Aug 13, 4:24pm
British payday lender starts offering NZ loans, says RBNZ LVR restrictions may create demand to 'fill the gap'
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