New Zealand banks
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There are currently 22 banks registered in New Zealand. All banks operating here must be registered with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and are required by law to disclose their financial condition each quarter.
Registered banks in New Zealand
- Banks currently registered in New Zealand including their credit ratings and links to their websites.
- List of past and present registered banks in New Zealand.
See Know Your Credit Ratings (PDF 110KB) for an explanation of how credit ratings work, and what they can and cannot do.
For information on the quarterly disclosure statements which registered banks are required to publish see Your bank's disclosure statement - what's in it for you?.
Banking system oversight
Information on the Reserve Bank's banking registration and supervision framework is contained in the Banking system oversight section.
This section details the cautions and notices issued by the Reserve Bank on some financial institutions and non-bank deposit takers.
FeaturesThe Financial Stability Report contains general information on current issues and recent developments in the New Zealand banking system. Note: before 2004 these matters were reported on in each June issue of the Reserve Bank Bulletin.
New Zealand's financial sector regulation (PDF 245KB) by Geof Mortlock. This article provides a summary of the regulatory framework in the New Zealand financial sector (published in the Reserve Bank Bulletin - December 2003.