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Reserve Bank Act review

Chapman Tripp outlines how 'neobanks' could enter the New Zealand market, potentially shaking up the local financial services sector
17th Mar 20, 9:50am
Chapman Tripp outlines how 'neobanks' could enter the New Zealand market, potentially shaking up the local financial services sector
Finance Minister Grant Robertson now tight-lipped on whether the RBNZ should be able to limit bank lending based on borrowers' incomes, having previously opposed such restrictions 
17th Aug 19, 9:31am
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson now tight-lipped on whether the RBNZ should be able to limit bank lending based on borrowers' incomes, having previously opposed such restrictions 
Finance Minister Grant Robertson backs the RBNZ, as its latest critic labels it ‘obsessively autarkic, nationalistic and excessively defensive’ and calls for the Government to pull it in line 
24th Jul 19, 9:41am
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson backs the RBNZ, as its latest critic labels it ‘obsessively autarkic, nationalistic and excessively defensive’ and calls for the Government to pull it in line 
Reserve Bank Governor asks Finance Minister for his 'support' and 'respect', as the regulator of banks and insurers takes a more 'intensive' and 'intrusive' approach
11th Jul 19, 10:11am
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Reserve Bank Governor asks Finance Minister for his 'support' and 'respect', as the regulator of banks and insurers takes a more 'intensive' and 'intrusive' approach
David Hargreaves thinks the RBNZ should have lost its role as insurance regulator, but since it will be keeping the role, the emphasis needs to be on ensuring it is now better resourced for the job
4th Jul 19, 10:30am
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David Hargreaves thinks the RBNZ should have lost its role as insurance regulator, but since it will be keeping the role, the emphasis needs to be on ensuring it is now better resourced for the job
Prime Minister dismissive of ANZ, as it raises concerns over proposed bank capital rules eating away at GDP and pushing lending towards housing
1st Jul 19, 7:13pm
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Prime Minister dismissive of ANZ, as it raises concerns over proposed bank capital rules eating away at GDP and pushing lending towards housing
The IMF and OECD weigh in on the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements, and the Government's proposal for protection for bank depositors
26th Jun 19, 3:34pm
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The IMF and OECD weigh in on the RBNZ's proposals to increase bank capital requirements, and the Government's proposal for protection for bank depositors
Government to introduce deposit protection regime that will likely cover 40% of funds in bank deposits; Treasury warns costs could fall on bank customers, shareholders and taxpayers
24th Jun 19, 4:00pm
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Government to introduce deposit protection regime that will likely cover 40% of funds in bank deposits; Treasury warns costs could fall on bank customers, shareholders and taxpayers
National Leader Simon Bridges calls for the Finance Minister to challenge the Reserve Bank's independence by intervening in its controversial bank capital review
20th Jun 19, 7:40am
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National Leader Simon Bridges calls for the Finance Minister to challenge the Reserve Bank's independence by intervening in its controversial bank capital review
Gareth Vaughan argues there are bigger issues at play behind ANZ NZ's censure by the RBNZ, well beyond calling for John Key to go as the bank's chairman
11th Jun 19, 3:27pm
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Gareth Vaughan argues there are bigger issues at play behind ANZ NZ's censure by the RBNZ, well beyond calling for John Key to go as the bank's chairman
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says his easing bias will provide the new Monetary Policy Committee with a starting point to make its first OCR decision in May
29th Mar 19, 4:23pm
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says his easing bias will provide the new Monetary Policy Committee with a starting point to make its first OCR decision in May
How two academics and a former unionist teaming up with the Reserve Bank to set monetary policy will affect the economy
29th Mar 19, 9:20am
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How two academics and a former unionist teaming up with the Reserve Bank to set monetary policy will affect the economy
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says delivering good customer outcomes and removing sales incentives shouldn't be rocket science for banks
20th Feb 19, 5:00am
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says delivering good customer outcomes and removing sales incentives shouldn't be rocket science for banks
Geof Mortlock explains why higher bank capital ratios are not a substitute for deposit insurance
19th Feb 19, 11:08am
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Geof Mortlock explains why higher bank capital ratios are not a substitute for deposit insurance
Geof Mortlock makes the case for a shake-up to RBNZ governance and a fundamental, independent review of the regulatory framework for NZ's financial system
12th Feb 19, 12:32pm
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Geof Mortlock makes the case for a shake-up to RBNZ governance and a fundamental, independent review of the regulatory framework for NZ's financial system
Geof Mortlock says as financial sector regulator the RBNZ needs a Policy Objectives Statement, like its Policy Targets Agreement for monetary policy
14th Dec 18, 12:15pm
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Geof Mortlock says as financial sector regulator the RBNZ needs a Policy Objectives Statement, like its Policy Targets Agreement for monetary policy
Robertson quiet on whether something's wrong when the RBNZ pays the Government a $430m dividend but can't afford to hire 15 new staff
13th Dec 18, 10:00am
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Robertson quiet on whether something's wrong when the RBNZ pays the Government a $430m dividend but can't afford to hire 15 new staff
National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says the Government's planned reforms could undermine the Reserve Bank and turn it into a political tool
18th Oct 18, 4:14pm
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National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says the Government's planned reforms could undermine the Reserve Bank and turn it into a political tool
A look ahead to phase 2 of the RBNZ Act review, a warning to non-bank lenders, a telling off for Westpac, open banking, BKBM & internal models discrepancies
31st May 18, 1:44pm
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A look ahead to phase 2 of the RBNZ Act review, a warning to non-bank lenders, a telling off for Westpac, open banking, BKBM & internal models discrepancies
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RBNZ Governor says differences between deposit insurance & minimum deposit not frozen in OBR scenario are 'technicalities', NZ banks searching for 'skeletons' against backdrop of Aussie Royal Commission
28th Apr 18, 9:30am
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RBNZ Governor says differences between deposit insurance & minimum deposit not frozen in OBR scenario are 'technicalities', NZ banks searching for 'skeletons' against backdrop of Aussie Royal Commission
Gareth Vaughan seeks answers after the RBNZ declines to release a report it commissioned on the requirement for directors to sign-off on the accuracy of bank disclosure
17th Mar 18, 10:00am
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Gareth Vaughan seeks answers after the RBNZ declines to release a report it commissioned on the requirement for directors to sign-off on the accuracy of bank disclosure
Acting Governor Grant Spencer wants the RBNZ's macro-prudential policy Memorandum of Understanding with the Finance Minister integrated into the Reserve Bank Act
14th Mar 18, 11:16am
Acting Governor Grant Spencer wants the RBNZ's macro-prudential policy Memorandum of Understanding with the Finance Minister integrated into the Reserve Bank Act
Treasury says involving external experts in setting monetary policy will 'promote a diversity of perspectives' while the RBNZ has said it could create a 'circus'
21st Feb 18, 1:26pm
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Treasury says involving external experts in setting monetary policy will 'promote a diversity of perspectives' while the RBNZ has said it could create a 'circus'