BNZ offers financial flexibility for flood-affected New Zealanders

Media release
7 April 2017

BNZ today announced it would provide financial flexibility and support for New Zealanders affected by flooding.

Customers, both business and personal, can apply to:

 ·         Access temporary overdraft facilities or credit limit increases

·         Restructure business loans without incurring fees

·         Suspend loan payments on business and home loans

·         Access term deposits early, and without penalty.

BNZ CEO Anthony Healy said the bank understands that customers will have different needs now and in the coming weeks.

“If you are a BNZ customer and you need assistance, please get in touch with us and we will do our best to help. We know that our customers need to first look after themselves, their families and their businesses and that financial flexibility means different things to different people,” said Mr Healy.