You’ve come to the right place

It’s easy and hassle-free to move your everyday banking to us. Plus, there are loads of great benefits. 

2018 Canstar Bank of the Year - Online Banking

We’re excited to be the 2018 Canstar Bank of the Year for Online Banking. This award recognises the smart digital tools and great online experiences we design for our customers.

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Enjoy more than just an account when you decide to move your banking to us. There are lots of good reasons to make the switch. 

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Award-winning banking

Set goals, budget and keep track of your money with our award-winning internet banking and mobile app. 

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Get rewarded. Every day.

Earn Cash Rewards or Fly Buys points^ on your spending with our BNZ Advantage credit card^.

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Find us when you need us

We have 170 stores and 400 ATMs across New Zealand. 

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Join our online community

Ask questions and get answers about money in our BNZ Community

Opening an account to start the switch

Choose how you’d like to open your account based on the way you want to identify yourself.

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Opened immediately

If you’ve already verified your identity with RealMe®  you can open an account online and start using it straight away in Mobile and Internet Banking. 

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Opened next business day

You can open an account using your current New Zealand passport and a desktop or mobile device

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In person

Opened by appointment

Start your application online by leaving your details and we’ll get back to you to arrange a time to visit a BNZ store. You’ll need to take required ID along with you.

Get comfy. Make yourself at home.

It’s easy to get up and running once you’ve registered for Internet Banking.

Transfer your salary

Give your employer your new account details and get your salary transferred over. 

Set up bill payments

Add payees, set up automatic payments, transfer money or send it overseas^

Switch direct debits

Get your regular direct debit payments moved to your new account. 

Pay for things

Choose which day-to-day accounts you want linked to your Flexi Debit Visa card.

On hand when you need it

With our mobile app you can check your balances at a glance and quickly move money as you need to. You can even change which accounts you access on your cards, plus if your card ever gets lost or stolen, you can block it straight away and unblock it if you find it again. Easy! 

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Find out more about Mobile Banking

Let us help you switch