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Proud to be part of the Digital Boost Alliance Aotearoa

BNZ was founded in 1861 and is committed to helping our customers and communities prosper. As an award-winning digital bank, as well as New Zealand’s leading business bank, BNZ understands how crucial digital transformation is for New Zealand SMEs. Digital technologies offer enormous potential to help New Zealand lift wellbeing and deliver a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy. As one of the the founding members of the Digital Alliance pledge, BNZ has committed to use its strong relationships and expertise to help lift digital skills and promote digital transformation.

Digital Boost Alliance Commitment 

Through BNZ's support for New Zealand businesses and the economy, and their strong relationships in communities around the country, they will help lift digital skills and promote digital transformation to improve inclusion, wellbeing and productivity in Aotearoa New Zealand. BNZ is committed to offering the following support as part of the Digital Boost Alliance Initiative: 

Web content accessibility : Ensuring that basic online banking services meet accessibility needs (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0) for the BNZ website and personal banking channels by the end of 2023. 

Vulnerable circumstances : Supporting customers in vulnerable circumstances (such as victims of domestic abuse) by providing support to use digital channels. 

Face-to-face digital skills training: Providing $600,000 to support face-to-face digital skills training for customers and the community in consultation with Digital Inclusion Coalition Aotearoa (DECA)