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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.

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12 years 2 months

Latest articles

Banks have tapped into the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme to the tune of more than $8 billion to date
2nd Mar 22, 11:55am
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Banks have tapped into the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme to the tune of more than $8 billion to date
RBNZ review of bank liquidity policy to look at adopting the international Basel liquidity framework and changes to requirements for NBDTs
1st Mar 22, 9:33am
RBNZ review of bank liquidity policy to look at adopting the international Basel liquidity framework and changes to requirements for NBDTs
RBNZ January new residential mortgage figures show overall lending levels back close to where they were in January 2020
28th Feb 22, 10:53am
RBNZ January new residential mortgage figures show overall lending levels back close to where they were in January 2020
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act changes appear to be catalyst for slowing housing market
25th Feb 22, 10:44am
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Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act changes appear to be catalyst for slowing housing market
Kiwibank CEO details the cost of the bank's technology transformation programme
25th Feb 22, 9:41am
Kiwibank CEO details the cost of the bank's technology transformation programme
Reserve Bank highlights higher mortgage rates faced by borrowers refixing mortgages for more than one year
24th Feb 22, 7:31pm
Reserve Bank highlights higher mortgage rates faced by borrowers refixing mortgages for more than one year
Heartland Group Holdings CEO interested in potential Aussie acquisitions in reverse mortgages and elsewhere
24th Feb 22, 12:24pm
Heartland Group Holdings CEO interested in potential Aussie acquisitions in reverse mortgages and elsewhere
Heartland Group's car loan decline rate trebles, mortgage acquisition cost rises following December's CCCFA changes
23rd Feb 22, 9:35am
Heartland Group's car loan decline rate trebles, mortgage acquisition cost rises following December's CCCFA changes
Heartland Group Holdings posts 8% interim profit rise, eyes growth in home loan market
22nd Feb 22, 10:23am
Heartland Group Holdings posts 8% interim profit rise, eyes growth in home loan market
ANZ loosens high LVR home lending criteria after November clamp-down, but borrowers need more uncommitted monthly income than before
21st Feb 22, 3:39pm
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ANZ loosens high LVR home lending criteria after November clamp-down, but borrowers need more uncommitted monthly income than before
Macquarie analysts see bounce from rising interest rates for the Aussie parents of big NZ banks
21st Feb 22, 11:00am
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Macquarie analysts see bounce from rising interest rates for the Aussie parents of big NZ banks
Latitude strikes A$335 mln deal to acquire Humm in a consolidation play that bolsters its BNPL offerings
18th Feb 22, 3:52pm
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Latitude strikes A$335 mln deal to acquire Humm in a consolidation play that bolsters its BNPL offerings
Crypto-asset markets could threaten global financial stability, international regulatory body the Financial Stability Board says
17th Feb 22, 1:43pm
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Crypto-asset markets could threaten global financial stability, international regulatory body the Financial Stability Board says
As the RBNZ mulls developing a central bank digital currency, the NZ Bankers' Association queries what public policy problem one would address
15th Feb 22, 1:30pm
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As the RBNZ mulls developing a central bank digital currency, the NZ Bankers' Association queries what public policy problem one would address
Five-year Westpac NZ bonds to pay investors interest rate of 3.696% per annum
11th Feb 22, 12:56pm
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Five-year Westpac NZ bonds to pay investors interest rate of 3.696% per annum
Ownership shake-up may be afoot at Kiwibank's parent company, Kiwi Group Holdings
11th Feb 22, 10:45am
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Ownership shake-up may be afoot at Kiwibank's parent company, Kiwi Group Holdings
New Zealand finally appears set for 24/7, 365 days a year retail payments
10th Feb 22, 7:14pm
New Zealand finally appears set for 24/7, 365 days a year retail payments
ASB's Vittoria Shortt sees 'clear' impact from credit contracts & consumer finance law changes, says there's no moral attachment to lending decisions
10th Feb 22, 8:12am
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ASB's Vittoria Shortt sees 'clear' impact from credit contracts & consumer finance law changes, says there's no moral attachment to lending decisions
Trustee of NZ foreign trust turns to the High Court in attempt to recover more than $2.3 million from Vivier and Company
9th Feb 22, 5:04pm
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Trustee of NZ foreign trust turns to the High Court in attempt to recover more than $2.3 million from Vivier and Company
ASB half-year profit jumps 23% helped by lending and income growth and some loan provision write-backs, pays $650m dividend
9th Feb 22, 10:18am
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ASB half-year profit jumps 23% helped by lending and income growth and some loan provision write-backs, pays $650m dividend
Gareth Vaughan on mortgages designed for bank shareholders not customers, Westpac's lost decade, the increasing size of home loans, Banksy & a NZ trust, the UK's lockdown partying PM
6th Feb 22, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan on mortgages designed for bank shareholders not customers, Westpac's lost decade, the increasing size of home loans, Banksy & a NZ trust, the UK's lockdown partying PM
Statistics NZ says unemployment at its lowest level since Household Labour Force Survey launched in 1986
2nd Feb 22, 11:44am
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Statistics NZ says unemployment at its lowest level since Household Labour Force Survey launched in 1986
Gareth Vaughan makes 5 predictions for 2022 looking at Covid-19, climate change, bank lending, the RBNZ & rising interest rates
22nd Dec 21, 10:15am
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Gareth Vaughan makes 5 predictions for 2022 looking at Covid-19, climate change, bank lending, the RBNZ & rising interest rates
Westpac NZ continues board and executive refresh through the appointment of Tania O'Brien as CFO and Martin Gaskell as CTO
20th Dec 21, 1:59pm
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Westpac NZ continues board and executive refresh through the appointment of Tania O'Brien as CFO and Martin Gaskell as CTO
How has the composition of NZ's top 10 non-bank financial institutions changed over the past decade and does this say anything about the economy?
18th Dec 21, 8:03am
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How has the composition of NZ's top 10 non-bank financial institutions changed over the past decade and does this say anything about the economy?