sign up log in
Want to go ad-free? Find out how, here.

Gareth Vaughan

About

Gareth is editor of interest.co.nz and has worked for more than 20 years as a financial journalist in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Over recent years he has received awards in the EY Business Journalism Awards, Canon Media Awards, and Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

Member for

12 years 2 months

Latest articles

Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
24th May 22, 4:06pm
2
Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says country to stay in Orange setting with 'likelihood of a secondary wave of cases appearing'
24th May 22, 11:29am
11
COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says country to stay in Orange setting with 'likelihood of a secondary wave of cases appearing'
A repeat of 1970s-style stagflation is unlikely but high inflation needs to end soon, Bank for International Settlements bulletin article argues
23rd May 22, 8:30am
15
A repeat of 1970s-style stagflation is unlikely but high inflation needs to end soon, Bank for International Settlements bulletin article argues
Bank economists agree the RBNZ will lift the OCR by 50 basis points to 2% on Wednesday, so what else are they focusing on?
21st May 22, 9:05am
131
Bank economists agree the RBNZ will lift the OCR by 50 basis points to 2% on Wednesday, so what else are they focusing on?
Budget unveils proposal for Business Growth Fund to support SMEs with the assistance of bank investment
20th May 22, 7:50am
4
Budget unveils proposal for Business Growth Fund to support SMEs with the assistance of bank investment
Institute of International Finance cautions on hidden debt in emerging markets as global debt hits new highs
19th May 22, 12:38pm
17
Institute of International Finance cautions on hidden debt in emerging markets as global debt hits new highs
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why a risk-off mindset is dominating at NZ's major banks
18th May 22, 1:52pm
1
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why a risk-off mindset is dominating at NZ's major banks
BNZ's Stephen Toplis argues the labour market is causing RBNZ monetary policy more problems than the highest inflation in 30 years
18th May 22, 12:40pm
42
BNZ's Stephen Toplis argues the labour market is causing RBNZ monetary policy more problems than the highest inflation in 30 years
Economists at Westpac NZ say RBNZ inflation targeting facing the biggest challenge in its 30+ year history
17th May 22, 7:50am
75
Economists at Westpac NZ say RBNZ inflation targeting facing the biggest challenge in its 30+ year history
Gareth Vaughan on crypto contagion, improving supply chain resilience, mortgage interest rate caps, catching Covid again & again, and a house on stilts falling into the ocean
14th May 22, 9:10am
97
Gareth Vaughan on crypto contagion, improving supply chain resilience, mortgage interest rate caps, catching Covid again & again, and a house on stilts falling into the ocean
Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
13th May 22, 9:59am
2
Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
Fitch highlights global supply chain impact stemming from Shanghai lockdown as China pursues zero-Covid policy
12th May 22, 2:03pm
27
Fitch highlights global supply chain impact stemming from Shanghai lockdown as China pursues zero-Covid policy
BNZ the latest bank to increase the interest rate it uses to stress test mortgage applicants' ability to service their loans
12th May 22, 10:35am
13
BNZ the latest bank to increase the interest rate it uses to stress test mortgage applicants' ability to service their loans
Possible ANZ NZ anti-money laundering breaches referred to the Reserve Bank’s enforcement team
11th May 22, 5:00pm
7
Possible ANZ NZ anti-money laundering breaches referred to the Reserve Bank’s enforcement team
Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath 'pretty happy' with how bank staff are assessing how borrowers can afford their debt
11th May 22, 5:00am
10
Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath 'pretty happy' with how bank staff are assessing how borrowers can afford their debt
Former IRD Deputy Commissioner and current Secretary for Transport Peter Mersi to be IRD Commissioner and Chief Executive from July
10th May 22, 11:16am
1
Former IRD Deputy Commissioner and current Secretary for Transport Peter Mersi to be IRD Commissioner and Chief Executive from July
Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath says level of engagement and discussion with RBNZ now 'really good' after bank copped serves from the regulator last year
10th May 22, 9:48am
Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath says level of engagement and discussion with RBNZ now 'really good' after bank copped serves from the regulator last year
ANZ NZ CEO says NZ's biggest bank to be ready for new RBNZ outsourcing requirements ahead of schedule, but would've liked to spend the money on customer services
9th May 22, 4:44pm
2
ANZ NZ CEO says NZ's biggest bank to be ready for new RBNZ outsourcing requirements ahead of schedule, but would've liked to spend the money on customer services
[updated]
Westpac NZ interim profit falls 5% with net interest margin down eight basis points
9th May 22, 9:58am
72
Westpac NZ interim profit falls 5% with net interest margin down eight basis points
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ cuts milk price forecasts, FMA issues stop order, RBNZ retains floors, beef cattle numbers up, dairy cattle numbers down
6th May 22, 3:48pm
29
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; ANZ cuts milk price forecasts, FMA issues stop order, RBNZ retains floors, beef cattle numbers up, dairy cattle numbers down
CEO Dan Huggins says despite the weaker housing market, BNZ retains the appetite to grow lending; - responsibly
6th May 22, 10:35am
9
CEO Dan Huggins says despite the weaker housing market, BNZ retains the appetite to grow lending; - responsibly
As the ANZ Group eyes splitting its bank and non-bank businesses into two, CEO Shayne Elliott, citing the example of Macquarie, sees no limit to the potential size of the non-bank group
5th May 22, 10:55am
3
As the ANZ Group eyes splitting its bank and non-bank businesses into two, CEO Shayne Elliott, citing the example of Macquarie, sees no limit to the potential size of the non-bank group
[updated]
Half-year profit increases to $709 million for BNZ as income grows and expenses fall
5th May 22, 10:29am
2
Half-year profit increases to $709 million for BNZ as income grows and expenses fall
RBNZ expects always-on retail payments next year, to stress test banks on rising interest rates & climate change, will consult on cyber data collection
5th May 22, 9:50am
RBNZ expects always-on retail payments next year, to stress test banks on rising interest rates & climate change, will consult on cyber data collection
[updated]
Record half-year profit for ANZ NZ as it grows its share of the home loan market. Aussie parent eyes group restructure
4th May 22, 10:02am
43
Record half-year profit for ANZ NZ as it grows its share of the home loan market. Aussie parent eyes group restructure