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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 United Kingdom. Over recent years he has received awards in the EY Business Journalism Awards, Canon Media Awards, and Shareholders' Association Business Journalism Awards.

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Ministry of Health reports first death in Delta outbreak and 20 new community Covid-19 cases
4th Sep 21, 1:00pm
Ministry of Health reports first death in Delta outbreak and 20 new community Covid-19 cases
ASB and Westpac to waive debit card contactless merchant fees for SMEs until the end of October
3rd Sep 21, 10:00am
ASB and Westpac to waive debit card contactless merchant fees for SMEs until the end of October
BNZ the first major bank to waive contactless debit transaction fees for SMEs since NZ returned to lockdown
2nd Sep 21, 2:47pm
BNZ the first major bank to waive contactless debit transaction fees for SMEs since NZ returned to lockdown
Macquarie analysis suggests Australian banks are starting to feel an impact from Covid-19 lockdowns
2nd Sep 21, 8:04am
Macquarie analysis suggests Australian banks are starting to feel an impact from Covid-19 lockdowns
Country's major banks not repeating 2020 waiving of contactless debit fees for business customers
1st Sep 21, 11:25am
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Country's major banks not repeating 2020 waiving of contactless debit fees for business customers
TSB's penalty for breaching anti-money laundering laws reduced by $355k to $3.5 million
31st Aug 21, 10:13am
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TSB's penalty for breaching anti-money laundering laws reduced by $355k to $3.5 million
RBNZ analytical note suggests OCR change is felt by home loan borrowers within a month, with biggest impact taking 6 months
30th Aug 21, 11:39am
RBNZ analytical note suggests OCR change is felt by home loan borrowers within a month, with biggest impact taking 6 months
Economists' predictions of big Official Cash Rate hikes 'part and parcel of trying to grab attention,' Kiwibank CEO says
29th Aug 21, 7:21am
Economists' predictions of big Official Cash Rate hikes 'part and parcel of trying to grab attention,' Kiwibank CEO says
At the risk of ending up with egg on his face, Gareth Vaughan weighs in with some views on the Covid-19 pandemic
27th Aug 21, 10:24am
At the risk of ending up with egg on his face, Gareth Vaughan weighs in with some views on the Covid-19 pandemic
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Kiwibank aims to build up to the Reserve Bank's higher, incoming capital requirements by retaining earnings
27th Aug 21, 9:32am
CEO Steve Jurkovich says Kiwibank aims to build up to the Reserve Bank's higher, incoming capital requirements by retaining earnings
Kiwibank boss Steve Jurkovich says little noticeable impact on customers so far since move into Covid-19 level 4 lockdown
26th Aug 21, 1:11pm
Kiwibank boss Steve Jurkovich says little noticeable impact on customers so far since move into Covid-19 level 4 lockdown
Kiwibank posts annual profit of $126 million as net interest income surges, lending grows and the bank writes-back Covid-19 loan provisioning
26th Aug 21, 8:57am
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Kiwibank posts annual profit of $126 million as net interest income surges, lending grows and the bank writes-back Covid-19 loan provisioning
New Zealand's major banks record major year-on-year profit turnaround in the June quarter
26th Aug 21, 7:30am
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New Zealand's major banks record major year-on-year profit turnaround in the June quarter
BNZ makes internal appointment of current executive Dan Huggins to succeed Angela Mentis as CEO in October
25th Aug 21, 10:40am
BNZ makes internal appointment of current executive Dan Huggins to succeed Angela Mentis as CEO in October
Another 41 community Covid-19 cases reported taking the total to 148 with 58, the biggest sub-cluster, associated with the Mangere Assembly of God church
24th Aug 21, 12:57pm
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Another 41 community Covid-19 cases reported taking the total to 148 with 58, the biggest sub-cluster, associated with the Mangere Assembly of God church
The New Zealand Bankers' Association says there are no plans to resurrect the mortgage deferral scheme, but isn't ruling out doing so
24th Aug 21, 8:00am
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The New Zealand Bankers' Association says there are no plans to resurrect the mortgage deferral scheme, but isn't ruling out doing so
Financial Markets Authority formally warns online investing platform Sharesies for failing to have sufficient anti-money laundering procedures, policies, and controls in place
23rd Aug 21, 11:07am
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Financial Markets Authority formally warns online investing platform Sharesies for failing to have sufficient anti-money laundering procedures, policies, and controls in place
Former Finance Minister Michael Cullen dies after battle with lung cancer
20th Aug 21, 10:27am
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Former Finance Minister Michael Cullen dies after battle with lung cancer
Impact of lockdowns on credit quality at Australasia's big four banks yet to fully emerge, Macquarie analysts say
20th Aug 21, 8:15am
Impact of lockdowns on credit quality at Australasia's big four banks yet to fully emerge, Macquarie analysts say
Westpac NZ subsidiary Red Bird Ventures prepares launch of open banking payments app 'Buck' which will be available to the customers of all NZ's major banks
19th Aug 21, 5:00am
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Westpac NZ subsidiary Red Bird Ventures prepares launch of open banking payments app 'Buck' which will be available to the customers of all NZ's major banks
Auckland community Covid-19 cluster rises to seven, with a high school, church and casino among the locations of interest. Modelling suggests we may get between 50 and 120 cases
18th Aug 21, 12:58pm
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Auckland community Covid-19 cluster rises to seven, with a high school, church and casino among the locations of interest. Modelling suggests we may get between 50 and 120 cases
Westpac New Zealand capital position strong, mortgage delinquencies tick higher in June quarter
18th Aug 21, 8:46am
Westpac New Zealand capital position strong, mortgage delinquencies tick higher in June quarter
Buy now, pay later service providers tipped to replace banks as the dominant issuers of Visa and Mastercard cards
17th Aug 21, 10:08am
Buy now, pay later service providers tipped to replace banks as the dominant issuers of Visa and Mastercard cards
Fitch says rising interest rates will be both credit positive for New Zealand banks, as well as boosting their profitability
16th Aug 21, 10:09am
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Fitch says rising interest rates will be both credit positive for New Zealand banks, as well as boosting their profitability
Is the Reserve Bank's focus on the moveable feast of maximum sustainable employment appropriate, or could something like a government job guarantee be a better way of dealing with unemployment?
15th Aug 21, 6:01am
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Is the Reserve Bank's focus on the moveable feast of maximum sustainable employment appropriate, or could something like a government job guarantee be a better way of dealing with unemployment?