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ASB rolls out Apple Pay for secure contactless payments
ASB Bank has relented to the apparent seduction of Apple Pay and is now offering it to customers.
23 Jan 19
Kiwis, it's time to ditch the loose change and go cashless, says MYOB
Ten years from now cash and ATMs as we know them could be extinct as the cashless economy becomes well entrenched in everyday life.
28 Jun 18
Tourists want contactless as spend into NZ grows
Visa has released a report showing that tourist spend in NZ is growing and they want to use contactless payment systems.
26 Jun 18
Kiwi adoption of contactless payments driving merchant growth
The study shows that for contactless merchants, growth in customer numbers (8.3%) was double that experienced by non-contactless merchants (3.5%).
30 May 18
Why Kiwis tend to prefer contactless payment
Millennials continue to drive contactless payments, with almost 9 in 10 people aged 25 to 34 using contactless technology.
08 May 18
Auckland among top nine cities for digital payments leadership
More than three-quarters (77%) of New Zealanders own a contactless capable card.
22 Jan 18
Hardwareless mobile POS solution Tap2App for on-the-go sellers pilots in A/NZ
With Tap2App, micro-retailers and small business owners can accept card payments with their smartphones without a dongle or a portable card reader.
02 Aug 17
What do millennials want? Biometrics, easy payments and progressive tech, according to Visa
It might seem incredibly easy (or incredibly difficult) to figure out what millennials want. Visa reckons it knows how they like to pay for things.
20 Apr 17
Sick of machines swallowing your cards? ANZ introduces PayWave to its ATMs
PayWave is now available on all ANZ ATMs starting from today, eliminating the risk of machines getting too hungry and swallowing your cards.
24 Mar 17
New Zealand finally gets Android Pay - but only if you're with BNZ
Android users can finally rejoice as Android Pay is now officially available in New Zealand - but only to BNZ customers.
05 Dec 16
What the big Eftpos switch means for consumers
New Zealand’s biggest technology ‘switch-over’ since the demise of analogue TV is on its way, and the change is good news for consumers.
28 Nov 16
Retailers warned to upgrade Eftpos systems or risk losing them completely
New Zealand's Eftpos system is due for a major upgrade next year. Retailers are being warned that they need to upgrade their Eftpos tech or lose it.
28 Nov 16
Apple Pay arrives in New Zealand... but only for ANZ Bank customers
The rumours are true: Apple Pay will indeed be coming to New Zealand. But only for those with an ANZ Visa Debit or personal ANZ Visa credit card.
13 Oct 16
Apple Pay might be coming to NZ in October, but there's a catch
Reports have surfaced that Apple Pay is making its way to NZ, to be launched as early as October. However, it might only be a selective rollout.
08 Sep 16
ANZ responds to growing demand for mobile wallets
Tomorrow ANZ will launch its new goMoney Wallet for Android users, enabling a number of New Zealanders to make purchases using their smartphone.
07 Dec 15
Transforming legacy banking systems in NZ with HP
"We worked closely with Hewlett-Packard, who delivered against our business objectives and above expectations,” says Mike Bullock, ANZ New Zealand COO
20 Oct 15
Come 2016, contactless payments will reach 200M
The number of mobile wallets using contactless technology is expected to reach 200 million by the end of 2016, representing growth of 100% since 2014.
09 Sep 15
Visa and Kiwi students, exploring payment technology
“New Zealanders are among the world’s earliest adopters of new technology, and Visa operates in a rapidly changing environment."
20 Jul 15
Zomato's cashless payment service comes to NZ
Zomato’s cashless payment services will soon be available in New Zealand, enabling Kiwi restaurant goers to pay at restaurants through the Zomato app.
10 Jul 15
New Zealand's first mobile wallet is officially here
From today, close to 1million smartphone users around the country will be able to download Semble to make secure payments using only their smartphone.
31 Mar 15
Kiwis finally showing a bit of trust in tap and go payments
As contactless payment technology becomes more convenient and secure, more Kiwis are embracing the alternative payment method for their everyday expenses, according to new MasterCard research.
03 Feb 15