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Exclusive: ASB and Hnry’s shared vision for the future of work
"As a fintech company, being able to work in partnership with an innovative bank like ASB is really helping our platform."
13 Mar 2019
NZ: A nation of bright sparks and young inventors
Remember their names: Mikayla Stokes and Thomas James could well be New Zealand’s next great inventors.
02 Nov 2018
Inside NZ’s first blockchain trade for meat exports
“We’re exporting to 40 different countries and being able to use a blockchain platform removes the weak spots and ensures the integrity of the data."
02 Nov 2018
ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases.
22 May 2018
ASB urges businesses to get on with major decisions despite uncertainty
Positive thinking is key because New Zealand’s economic growth is actually expected to gradually accelerate to 3.4% by the end of 2019.
16 May 2018
AI biosecurity officer now on duty at Auckland Airport
A digital biosecurity officer has started working at Auckland Airport with the goal of helping international visitors.
09 Mar 2018
ASB and Kiwi tech startup launch digital human to help SME clients
Josie was created by ASB in partnership with New Zealand technology company FaceMe.
06 Mar 2018
Westpac, ANZ and ASB ditch outdated ATM fees
"We support industry moves to eliminate this fee, this change will benefit our customers and provide them with a greater level of freedom."
20 Feb 2018
Auckland's Paymark sold to French company for $190 million
Paymark is a specialist electronic transaction processing company based in Auckland.
18 Jan 2018
ASB joins another Chinese social media platform
WeChat is a Chinese social network and one of the world’s largest social media platforms.
23 Jan 2017
'Nothing ventured, nothing gained': ASB launches new Venturers programme for SMBs
ASB Bank is following the wise words of 'nothing ventured, nothing gained', and is launching a new business innovation community to help SMBs succeed.
21 Sep 2016
ASB Bright Sparks - a competition for the innovators of tomorrow
This year’s categories include science, engineering, environment, science and software.
26 Jul 2016
ASB joins Chinese social media platform
“A growing number of ASB’s customers are Chinese or are of Chinese origin and it makes sense to connect with our customers in their own language."
09 Feb 2016
Uber partners with ASB Bank
“We’re always looking at ways we can make getting from A to B more affordable."
02 Feb 2016
Rural NZers to benefit from Wireless Nation's latest deal
Wireless Nation has signed an agreement with ASB to provide the bank’s rural customers and staff with targeted plans and solutions.
04 May 2015
NZ trade balance unexpectedly turns to surplus in January on slower import growth
New Zealand's trade balance unexpectedly turned to a surplus in January as the impact of weaker crude oil prices on imports outpaced a decline in expo
26 Feb 2015
Russell Jones: Banking on technology
Russell Jones heads an IT team the size of some of New Zealand’s bigger companies. He talks to Heather Wright about future proofing ASB’s technology, being customer focused and how technology isn’t everything.
17 Feb 2015
ASB offers customers PayTag sticker for mobile payments
The ASB PayTag allows users to switch between their accounts within the ASB Mobile Banking app or by using online banking.
24 Nov 2014
More Kiwis banking on their smartphone
More and more Kiwis are using apps on their smartphones as opposed to internet banking to manage their money.
16 Oct 2014
Top Kiwi tech creates 1000km tennis game
ASB Bank is attempting a World Record by creating a 1000km tennis court that stretches from the North Island to the South Island.
04 Dec 2013
NZ business embracing mobile banking as demand for apps rise
ASB claims its new Mobile Business app has seen a "remarkable uptake" in its first few weeks as business customers adopt the convenience of business banking on the go.
08 Nov 2013
ASB extends mobile banking wave to business customers
ASB launches dedicated ASB Mobile Business app, giving business customers the flexibility to perform critical finance functions from anywhere, any time.
02 Oct 2013
Xero strengthens ASB relationship with accounting deal
Companies form strategic alliance to improve online banking and accounting systems.
26 Feb 2013
ASB app links up with Trade Me
ASB customers can make payments directly to Trade Me sellers in the latest enhancement to the mobile banking app.
17 Dec 2012