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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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11 years 6 months

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New Zealand man, and former Worldclear employee Richard Whitham, pleads guilty to removing more than S$1 million from Singapore that wasn't his
10th Jul 21, 8:46am
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New Zealand man, and former Worldclear employee Richard Whitham, pleads guilty to removing more than S$1 million from Singapore that wasn't his
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
9th Jul 21, 2:35pm
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
The number of people holding shares rises and the number of people with term deposits drops as FMA commissioned survey shows increase in investor confidence
7th Jul 21, 1:57pm
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The number of people holding shares rises and the number of people with term deposits drops as FMA commissioned survey shows increase in investor confidence
ANZ New Zealand taps Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme for $500 million to help 'provide competitive lending to the productive parts of the economy'
7th Jul 21, 12:05pm
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ANZ New Zealand taps Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme for $500 million to help 'provide competitive lending to the productive parts of the economy'
Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
6th Jul 21, 6:14pm
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Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's departing chief economist, argues central bank digital currencies could have both financial stability and monetary policy benefits
Fidelity Life buying Westpac Life NZ in $400 million deal with the help of Ngāi Tahu Holdings
6th Jul 21, 10:49am
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Fidelity Life buying Westpac Life NZ in $400 million deal with the help of Ngāi Tahu Holdings
Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
6th Jul 21, 10:18am
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Credit bureau Centrix says its data is painting a picture of an economy going from strength to strength, but activity may start slowing
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government will establish a consumer data right to boost consumer choice
6th Jul 21, 9:27am
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government will establish a consumer data right to boost consumer choice
Gareth Vaughan on the rise of contactless payments, the potential for IAG to be taken over, a long trip to nowhere, the great pandemic tipping boom & 'it's hard not to meme this stuff'
3rd Jul 21, 9:32am
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Gareth Vaughan on the rise of contactless payments, the potential for IAG to be taken over, a long trip to nowhere, the great pandemic tipping boom & 'it's hard not to meme this stuff'
TSB lending more money in Auckland than Taranaki as annual profit and housing lending surges. Bank sells its Harmoney loan portfolio
30th Jun 21, 5:23pm
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TSB lending more money in Auckland than Taranaki as annual profit and housing lending surges. Bank sells its Harmoney loan portfolio
Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
30th Jun 21, 10:48am
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Reserve Bank to consult on, and test the perceived benefits and challenges of, a central bank digital currency
Morningstar Equity Research says shareholders in the big four Australasian banks set for mammoth paydays as the banks unwind 'excess' capital holdings
29th Jun 21, 9:34am
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Morningstar Equity Research says shareholders in the big four Australasian banks set for mammoth paydays as the banks unwind 'excess' capital holdings
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at the rather odd ownership review of Westpac NZ run by its Australian parent the Westpac Banking Corporation
26th Jun 21, 9:01am
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Gareth Vaughan takes a look at the rather odd ownership review of Westpac NZ run by its Australian parent the Westpac Banking Corporation
Gareth Vaughan on central bank digital currencies cutting out the banks, why you can't debase a fiat currency, Bernard's most despairing column, living with COVID-19 long-term & a cricket tragic celebrates
25th Jun 21, 2:38pm
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Gareth Vaughan on central bank digital currencies cutting out the banks, why you can't debase a fiat currency, Bernard's most despairing column, living with COVID-19 long-term & a cricket tragic celebrates
BNZ overtakes ANZ to become New Zealand's biggest lender to businesses in a market going backwards
24th Jun 21, 4:31pm
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BNZ overtakes ANZ to become New Zealand's biggest lender to businesses in a market going backwards
Australia's Westpac Banking Corporation to retain ownership of Westpac New Zealand after ownership review
24th Jun 21, 10:03am
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Australia's Westpac Banking Corporation to retain ownership of Westpac New Zealand after ownership review
A lack of cyber security regulation, loan provision releases racking up, COVID-19 challenges forward looking loss provisioning models, climate-related accounting standards & more
23rd Jun 21, 10:35am
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A lack of cyber security regulation, loan provision releases racking up, COVID-19 challenges forward looking loss provisioning models, climate-related accounting standards & more
Ministry of Justice requiring enhanced customer due diligence for companies with nominee directors through amendments to anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism regulations
21st Jun 21, 9:38am
Ministry of Justice requiring enhanced customer due diligence for companies with nominee directors through amendments to anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism regulations
We take a look at where banks' mortgage serviceability test rates are at against the backdrop of news the RBNZ could set these as a debt serviceability restriction
19th Jun 21, 9:01am
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We take a look at where banks' mortgage serviceability test rates are at against the backdrop of news the RBNZ could set these as a debt serviceability restriction
RBNZ responds favourably to banks' concerns around terms sheets, dividend stoppers and foreign law oversight in capital review
18th Jun 21, 9:25am
RBNZ responds favourably to banks' concerns around terms sheets, dividend stoppers and foreign law oversight in capital review
The RBNZ finally gets conditional agreement from the Finance Minister for debt serviceability tools, but the initial one it's able to use is likely to be one pushed by the bank lobby group
17th Jun 21, 10:30am
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The RBNZ finally gets conditional agreement from the Finance Minister for debt serviceability tools, but the initial one it's able to use is likely to be one pushed by the bank lobby group
Juniper Research predicts huge growth in consumer spending via buy now, pay later services over the next five years despite the expected introduction of regulation
15th Jun 21, 9:50am
Juniper Research predicts huge growth in consumer spending via buy now, pay later services over the next five years despite the expected introduction of regulation
Central banks' global prudential regulation standard setter proposes weighty capital, and liquidity, requirements for banks' exposure to cryptocurrencies
15th Jun 21, 9:46am
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Central banks' global prudential regulation standard setter proposes weighty capital, and liquidity, requirements for banks' exposure to cryptocurrencies
As the Aussie anti-money laundering regulator investigates BNZ's parent, in such scenarios the RBNZ says it typically investigates whether similar issues are present here
14th Jun 21, 9:37am
As the Aussie anti-money laundering regulator investigates BNZ's parent, in such scenarios the RBNZ says it typically investigates whether similar issues are present here
Bank for International Settlements teams with Swiss National Bank, Bank of France, Accenture and others in cross-border central bank digital currency experiment
11th Jun 21, 12:30pm
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Bank for International Settlements teams with Swiss National Bank, Bank of France, Accenture and others in cross-border central bank digital currency experiment