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Credit union industry awards recognise leadership and community contribution

Co-op Money NZ Award winners - Back row: Bill Sinclair (NZCU Auckland), Jamie Nisbet (NZCU Auckland), Alan Conolly (NZCU Central), Gavin Long (with the anniversary plaque of NZCU Central), Teresa Davies (with anniversary plaque of NZCU Employees), John Stevenson (NZCU Auckland), and Eddie Steven (NZCU South). Front row: Bernard Weerasinghe (ACU), Mele Hampson (ACU), Tania [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:18+12:00October 2nd, 2017|

Co-op Money NZ welcomes Bill’s First Reading

AUCKLAND, 8th June 2017: Co-op Money NZ is delighted the Friendly Societies and Credit Unions (Regulatory Improvements) Amendment Bill, which will update the law for credit unions and their association, has been read for the first time in Parliament. MP for Kaikoura, Stuart Smith introduced the Member’s Bill yesterday.  The Bill was supported across the [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:18+12:00June 8th, 2017|

Credit unions celebrate International Credit Union Day in October

AUCKLAND, 20 OCTOBER 2016: Co-op Money NZ, the industry voice representing co-operatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, will be celebrating this year’s International Credit Union (ICU) Day on 20 October 2016. “Since 1948, ICU Day has been celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October.  Each year this international event [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:18+12:00October 20th, 2016|

Credit union movement in NZ sets a global example by being ahead of the game: World Council of Credit Unions

Victor Corro , VP of Member Services, Training and Partnerships at WOCCU speaking at the Co-op Money NZ Annual Conference 2016. AUCKLAND, 22 SEPTEMBER 2016: The achievements and progress of credit unions and the credit union movement in New Zealand is an example for countries around the world, according to the World Council [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:19+12:00September 22nd, 2016|

National certificate graduates celebrated at annual Co-op Money NZ Forum

The National Certificate Graduation Ceremony at the Co-op Money NZ 2016 Forum awarded 16 staff from credit unions, mutual building societies and Co-op Money NZ with national qualifications. AUCKLAND, 11 MAY 2016: Co-op Money NZ, the industry voice representing co-operatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, honoured graduates from [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:19+12:00May 11th, 2016|

Credit unions continue to invest for growth

AUCKLAND, 30 March 2016:  Co-op Money NZ, the industry voice representing co-operatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, is pleased to announce its continued investment in the infrastructure and capability that underpins the credit union and mutual building society sector. As part of this ongoing investment in banking and payments infrastructure to support the [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:19+12:00March 30th, 2016|

Co-op Money NZ chooses Oracle’s FLEXCUBE as core banking solution

AUCKLAND, 18 JANUARY 2016:  Co-op Money NZ, the industry voice representing co-operatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, has chosen Oracle FLEXCUBE as its core banking system. The selection of Oracle FLEXCUBE will deliver product flexibility, extensibility and interoperability to its Members, and will provide them with improved accessibility and user [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:19+12:00January 17th, 2016|

Proposed changes to the Friendly Societies and Credit Unions Act welcomed by Co-op Money NZ

MBIE’s exposure draft of the Regulatory Systems Amendments Bill includes proposed changes to the Friendly Societies and Credit Unions Act, which will bring significant benefits to NZ-owned credit unions and their members.  AUCKLAND, 21 DECEMBER 2015: Co-op Money NZ, the association representing and assisting co-operatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:19+12:00December 20th, 2015|

Co-op Money NZ to celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day in October

AUCKLAND, 14 OCTOBER 2015: Co-op Money NZ, the industry voice representing co-operatively owned credit unions and building societies in New Zealand, will be celebrating this year’s International Credit Union (ICU) Day on 15 October 2015.   “Since 1948, ICU Day has been celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October. Each year, the international event [...]

2019-03-19T09:26:19+12:00October 13th, 2015|