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Regional Banking Hubs w / Roger Beaumont and Shane Jones: October 1, 2019

Regional Banking Hubs w / Roger Beaumont and Shane Jones: October 1, 2019

Regional Banking Hubs w / Roger Beaumont and Shane Jones: October 1, 2019 Regional Banking Hubs w / Roger Beaumont and Shane Jones: October 1, 2019, 9.85 MB
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Bank branches are continuing to close in rural New Zealand, making it difficult for communities to access in person banking services. In response to this, a unique partnership of six New Zealand banks will trial a new approach to providing banking services in these small regional communities. Olivia Holdsworth spoke to New Zealand Bankers’ Association chief executive Roger Beaumont and  Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones to find out more about the pilot. She began by asking what is a banking hub.