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Heartland is a New Zealand bank with roots stretching back to 1875 and a proud history of serving communities through respected names such as CBS Canterbury, Southern Cross Building Society, PGG Wrightson Finance and MARAC.
Heartland Bank is delighted to announce a new partnership with MG Motor in New Zealand to launch MG Finance, offering a range of flexible car finance solutions for the entire MG range, including the all new MG4, XPOWER, HS, HS Plug-in Hybrid, ZS, ZS EV and MG3. The launch of MG Finance marks the start … Continue reading “Driving a new all-electric MG is now even easier with MG Finance”
At Heartland we pride ourselves on making things easier for our customers. We offer online self-service for many of our products and banking services because we know that your time is precious and better spent doing the things you really want to do. However, the frequency of online scams and cyber-attacks is ever increasing, with … Continue reading “Stay cyber-savvy this Cyber Smart Week”
Heartland Bank is adding to its award-winning suite of savings products, with the launch of Heartland Digital Saver – a new online savings account providing the highest interest rate available in New Zealand amongst comparable products*. With no monthly fees and one free self-service withdrawal per month, a Heartland Digital Saver account can be opened … Continue reading “Heartland Bank launches high interest rate Digital Saver”
Heartland Bank is pleased to announce that it has been named as a finalist for the Newmarket Business Awards, for Best Medium/Large Business of the Year and Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year. Heartland Bank CEO, Leanne Lazarus said, “We’re honoured to be recognised as a finalist for the Newmarket Business Awards. It’s a … Continue reading “Heartland Bank is named finalist in the 2023 Newmarket Business Awards”
Once again, Heartland Bank has been awarded Canstar Bank of the Year -Savings, for the sixth year in this category. The 2023 savings award is given to the institution that offers customers the strongest combination of products, features and tools across savings accounts and term deposit offerings, assessed within Canstar’s Savings Account Star Ratings profiles. … Continue reading “Heartland Bank wins Canstar’s Savings Bank of the Year award, for the sixth year running”
Heartland Bank is helping to sustainably spread the word about mental health and happiness to schools nationwide, by sponsoring the Tania Dalton Foundation’s Resilience Project. As part of its dedication to developing and supporting rangatahi (young people), this sponsorship is a continuation of Heartland Bank’s efforts to making a positive difference in our communities. The … Continue reading “Driving better mental health in schools”
Heartland Bank has been recognised by Canstar as a winner of the Outstanding Value Home Lender Award in its Residential Home Lender category. Heartland was the only provider to achieve a 5-star Outstanding Value rating across the three residential home loan product categories which Canstar reviews: Fixed Home Loans, Floating Home Loans and Line of … Continue reading “Heartland Bank wins Canstar Outstanding Value Home Lender Award”
Through Heartland’s charitable trust, Heartland Bank is pleased to be able to support some of the communities most affected by the Auckland Flooding and Cyclone Gabrielle. This is in addition to its ongoing efforts to actively provide varying levels of support to its customers in affected areas. Heartland Bank’s CEO, Leanne Lazarus, said the damage … Continue reading “Heartland provides relief and support following the recent weather events”
Maximising business as usual growth in our established product areas is a core part of achieving our strategic vision. Heartland Bank’s Motor lending portfolio, which includes Car Loans , is an example of an area in which we have seen consistent growth while supporting our dealership and branded partners to grow their businesses, and helping New … Continue reading “Digitalisation and fuel efficiency”
Heartland Bank has always been committed to differentiation. Over the years, we have demonstrated this through our focus on providing products which are the best or only of their kind. That focus has evolved to providing best or only products through scalable digital platforms. Digitalisation allows us to deliver value for customers. Time is precious, … Continue reading “Delivering frictionless service”
A group of Heartlanders recently had the opportunity to attend the Women in Leadership Summit, held 24-25 August 2022 in partnership with Women Leaders Institute and UN Women Aotearoa New Zealand. The focus of the event was to build a more inclusive and diverse Aotearoa where wāhine (women) of all backgrounds can thrive across all … Continue reading “Heartland joins the Women in Leadership Summit”
Heartland Bank is extremely proud to be recognised as Canstar’s Bank of the Year – Savings for the fifth year in a row.
We’re proud to have been a finalist for Leader Māori HR at the 2022 HRNZ Awards, for our Manawa Ako internship programme. Based on the concept of ‘ako’, meaning to learn and to teach, Manawa Ako provides opportunities for the next generation of Māori and Pasifika to experience working in the financial sector and within … Continue reading “Heartland a finalist for Leader Māori HR – HRNZ Awards”
Heartland Bank has announced the appointment of Leanne Lazarus as Chief Executive Officer (subject to Reserve Bank of New Zealand non-objection), effective from 1 August 2022. Leanne will succeed current Heartland Bank CEO Chris Flood who has been appointed Deputy Group CEO of Heartland Bank’s parent company, Heartland Group Holdings Limited (Heartland Group). Leanne and … Continue reading “Heartland Bank announces Leanne Lazarus as new CEO”
Heartland is pleased to announce the replacement of all internal 4WD vehicles (equating 23% of the total fleet) with hybrid alternatives.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we wanted to feature some of the incredible mahi three of our Heartlanders commit to in their spare time.
Recently, Heartland completed a review and some of its fees have been updated, effective from 1 February 2022.
To meet new CCCFA obligations, Heartland is using bank statement retrieval as a digital way to verify loan applicants’ income and expenses.
Heartland’s GHG reported for FY2020 were 955 tCO2e – this is an absolute reduction of 17% from our FY2019 baseline.
Our Manawa Ako interns for the 20/21 intake worked with artist Shane Hansen to create a series of four murals that represent Heartland’s mātāpono (values).
Heartland Home Loans has seen a number of successes in FY2021, as described in this excerpt from our Annual Report.
The award recognises Heartland’s commitment to offer great returns to its customers – even in a low interest environment.
Heartland has disrupted the home loans market again by lowering some of its already market-leading rates.
As a member of the Climate Leaders Coalition, Heartland has agreed to set public Greenhouse Gas emissions reduction targets.
This International Women’s Day, we wanted to share what our female leaders have to say about being women in business.
Heartland reviews the fees for each of its consumer credit lending products to ensure that these charges are reasonable.
Challenger bank Heartland has added another product to its growing list of digital offerings – this time for the rural market.
Heartland, together with MARAC (its vehicle finance division), has streamlined its car loan offering with a new online application.
Heartland has lowered its already low floating home loan rate to 2.50% p.a. – the lowest floating rate offered by a bank in New Zealand.
Once again, Reverse Mortgages performed well in the financial year, showing strong growth across both New Zealand and Australia.
Our customers were offered a range of loan variation options including payment holidays, reduced principal payments and interest only payments.
Heartland takes the lead in the home loans market with New Zealand’s lowest fixed term rates in an already low market.
Heartland is excited to announce the launch of Heartland Extend, an adjustable term loan designed to help organisations take control of their cashflow.
Te wiki o te reo Māori is an opportunity for New Zealanders to embrace te reo and tikanga Māori. But it shouldn’t be the only time we do so.
Heartland Bank has scored a hattrick, winning Canstar’s Bank of the Year – Savings Award for the third year running.
Heartland Bank (Heartland) is pleased to join over 200 accredited Living Wage Employers in New Zealand.
The importance of women in work is no longer disputed, but some perceptions about structure and gender haven’t quite caught up.
Heartland Home Loans offers New Zealand’s lowest 1- and 2-year fixed term home loan rates with no set up fees and an online application.
Manawa Ako, our internship programme, helps Heartland embrace and normalise tikanga and te reo Māori.
Heartland Bank is excited to be the broadcast sponsor of TVNZ 2’s The Bachelorette, premiering on New Zealand screens in 2020.
The inaugural T20 clash between NZ cricket and rugby greats in 2019 saw thousands of Kiwis come together to enjoy a day of sport, competition and fun.
Kia Finance – a new vehicle finance service for people looking to purchase a new or used Kia from a Kia dealership.
Digital is one of Heartland’s three core strategic focus areas alongside Australian Reverse Mortgages and New Zealand Banking.
Inclusion is a vital element of a business’ sustainability and social purpose. It is the right thing to do – mahi tika.
Our Direct Call Account offers the flexibility for customers to manage their money without minimum deposits or withdrawal fees.
Over the last two years, Heartland Bank has provided internship opportunities for Māori students before they enter the workforce.
Heartland Bank’s Open for Business platform makes the loan application quick and simple for business owners looking to stay ahead of the competition.
Backing and belief from Heartland Bank has cemented the bank’s relationship with Ray and Tanya Charman. Pump It is a subsidiary of Concrete Logistics.
Heartland Bank’s treasurer, Kent Fraser, shares his views on current investment trends in New Zealand.
Heartland Bank’s Mobile App is a fast and simple way to open and manage your call accounts and term deposits on the go.
Heartland Bank is helping get more Kiwi companies on the road to success, thanks to a new finance partnership with Hino trucks.
Heartland Bank has teamed up with NZ Young Farmers in a bid to support young people at the forefront of the rural industry.
Heartland Bank has entered into a partnership with the Auckland Rugby Union to sponsor the region’s top-tier secondary schools competitions.
Heartland Bank helps Māori students test the waters of working life and their study choices – in a corporate environment.
New franchise owners credit hard work and a head start from Heartland Bank for their business success.
Third-time lucky for stock agent Logan Moore, who was named Heartland Bank Young Auctioneer of the Year at last year’s Canterbury A&P show.