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Gareth Vaughan

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Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for more than 20 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the UK. He was the Commentary category winner in the 2015 EY Business Journalism Awards. In 2017 he was named Business Journalist of the Year at the Canon Media Awards, and won the Commentary category in the Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

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Articles by Gareth Vaughan

11th May 21, 3:33pm
As Westpac reviews its ownership of Westpac NZ, its three big rivals, ANZ, CBA and NAB, remain committed to their kiwi subsidiaries
As Westpac reviews its ownership of Westpac NZ, its three big rivals, ANZ, CBA and NAB, remain committed to their kiwi subsidiaries
11th May 21, 3:33pm
11th May 21, 10:00am
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Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
Financial inclusion, payments stability, efficiency, and monetary policy implementation touted as benefits from central bank digital currencies
11th May 21, 10:00am
8th May 21, 6:30am
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It was created as a joke but now has a market capitalisation above US$70 billion. What is it? Dogecoin of course
It was created as a joke but now has a market capitalisation above US$70 billion. What is it? Dogecoin of course
8th May 21, 6:30am
7th May 21, 9:35am
BNZ CEO Angela Mentis says outcome of Westpac's New Zealand ownership review 'will be interesting'
BNZ CEO Angela Mentis says outcome of Westpac's New Zealand ownership review 'will be interesting'
7th May 21, 9:35am
7th May 21, 9:30am
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ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says growth of housing lending as a percentage of the bank's overall lending isn't a problem, but she'd like to see more borrowing for business investment
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says growth of housing lending as a percentage of the bank's overall lending isn't a problem, but she'd like to see more borrowing for business investment
7th May 21, 9:30am
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6th May 21, 10:24am
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BNZ posts big rise in interim profit boosted by a positive turnaround in credit impairments, solid revenue growth and a major drop in expenses
[Updated]
BNZ posts big rise in interim profit boosted by a positive turnaround in credit impairments, solid revenue growth and a major drop in expenses
6th May 21, 10:24am
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5th May 21, 9:59am
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ANZ New Zealand half-year profit rises 18% helped by a turnaround in credit impairment charges and the red hot housing market
[Updated]
ANZ New Zealand half-year profit rises 18% helped by a turnaround in credit impairment charges and the red hot housing market
5th May 21, 9:59am
5th May 21, 8:03am
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
The Reserve Bank says it will address recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force 'to the extent feasible' within the scope of its government funding agreement
5th May 21, 8:03am
4th May 21, 7:30am
Outgoing Westpac NZ CEO David McLean sees 'finely balanced' decision on whether the Westpac Banking Corporation maintains ownership of Westpac NZ
Outgoing Westpac NZ CEO David McLean sees 'finely balanced' decision on whether the Westpac Banking Corporation maintains ownership of Westpac NZ
4th May 21, 7:30am
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3rd May 21, 9:51am
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Westpac NZ CEO David McLean retiring in June with bank executive & ex-politician Simon Power to serve as acting CEO as a search for a permanent successor takes place
[Updated]
Westpac NZ CEO David McLean retiring in June with bank executive & ex-politician Simon Power to serve as acting CEO as a search for a permanent successor takes place
3rd May 21, 9:51am
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29th Apr 21, 7:30pm
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Global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog says the RBNZ needs 'adequate resources to apply the appropriate scope and depth of supervision to banks'
[Updated]
Global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog says the RBNZ needs 'adequate resources to apply the appropriate scope and depth of supervision to banks'
29th Apr 21, 7:30pm
29th Apr 21, 7:30pm
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Financial Action Task Force's anti-money laundering review of NZ highlights the openness to abuse of trusts and company nominee director & shareholder arrangements
Financial Action Task Force's anti-money laundering review of NZ highlights the openness to abuse of trusts and company nominee director & shareholder arrangements
29th Apr 21, 7:30pm
27th Apr 21, 5:00am
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Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
Gareth Vaughan delves into the detail of sweeping new powers proposed for the Reserve Bank, and explains why the Government wants to move regulation of deposit takers in this direction
27th Apr 21, 5:00am
25th Apr 21, 6:01am
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Government eyes personal insurance requirement for directors of banks and other deposit takers with the entity they represent not allowed to insure or indemnify directors
Government eyes personal insurance requirement for directors of banks and other deposit takers with the entity they represent not allowed to insure or indemnify directors
25th Apr 21, 6:01am
23rd Apr 21, 2:33pm
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Beefed up RBNZ bank failure powers under the incoming Deposit Takers Act to include statutory bail-in and statutory management
Beefed up RBNZ bank failure powers under the incoming Deposit Takers Act to include statutory bail-in and statutory management
23rd Apr 21, 2:33pm
22nd Apr 21, 12:37pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveils a a new process for setting lending restrictions, which introduces what appears to be a more active role for the Minister of Finance
22nd Apr 21, 12:37pm
22nd Apr 21, 10:19am
Macquarie analysts see ANZ as the biggest revenue beneficiary from higher trading and markets income among the major Australasian banks
Macquarie analysts see ANZ as the biggest revenue beneficiary from higher trading and markets income among the major Australasian banks
22nd Apr 21, 10:19am
21st Apr 21, 7:38am
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Mortgage broker Squirrel unveils home loans requiring a deposit as low as 5% targeted at first home buyers in cities who are on good incomes but can't rely on parental support
Mortgage broker Squirrel unveils home loans requiring a deposit as low as 5% targeted at first home buyers in cities who are on good incomes but can't rely on parental support
21st Apr 21, 7:38am
19th Apr 21, 5:26pm
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Big four banks deliver strong financial performance in December quarter as housing market goes ballistic
Big four banks deliver strong financial performance in December quarter as housing market goes ballistic
19th Apr 21, 5:26pm
16th Apr 21, 3:58pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday: Third Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine dose may be needed, new order boost for manufacturers, govt trumpets subsidised Amazon deal
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday: Third Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine dose may be needed, new order boost for manufacturers, govt trumpets subsidised Amazon deal
16th Apr 21, 3:58pm
16th Apr 21, 9:27am
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Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
Gareth Vaughan on inflation worries, why Richard Prebble can blame himself for QE, curious court cases as borrowers take on their bank, Brexit & red tape, the big US chance for climate change action
16th Apr 21, 9:27am
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15th Apr 21, 4:00pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday: House prices in the stratosphere as S&P sees an orderly unwinding, ASB restates capital ratios, Westpac's windfall & more
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday: House prices in the stratosphere as S&P sees an orderly unwinding, ASB restates capital ratios, Westpac's windfall & more
15th Apr 21, 4:00pm
15th Apr 21, 10:38am
Major international evaluation of New Zealand's efforts to combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism due out soon
Major international evaluation of New Zealand's efforts to combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism due out soon
15th Apr 21, 10:38am
14th Apr 21, 4:00pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday: RBNZ holds the line, get in quick for Kiwibank's term deposit rate increase, FMA spotlight on fees
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday: RBNZ holds the line, get in quick for Kiwibank's term deposit rate increase, FMA spotlight on fees
14th Apr 21, 4:00pm
14th Apr 21, 9:47am
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
RBNZ unveils a new enforcement department and says it wants to 'transform into a flexible and proactive regulator'
14th Apr 21, 9:47am

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