Bank of New Zealand (BNZ)

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ), established in 1861, is one of largest financial services providers in the country. In November 1992, National Australia Bank (NAB) acquired the Bank of New Zealand for NZ$1.48 billion. In February 1993, BNZ became a wholly owned subsidiary of NAB. With over 5,000 employees, BNZ provides a wide range of financial products and services to retail, business and institutional customers through over 170 retail stores and partners’ centres and more than 440 ATMs across New Zealand.

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) Service

  • savings accounts
  • foreign currency accounts
  • home and personal loans, car loans
  • credit cards, loans for small
  • medium and large businesses
  • investments, private banking
  • international banking
  • transactional banking
  • KiwiSaver scheme funds
  • internet and mobile banking.

It also offers merchant and treasury services, risk management products as well as life insurance, travel insurance, health insurance, house insurance, contents insurance, business insurance, vehicle and boat insurance.

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) Contacts

Head office address: 
80 Queen Street
Level 4, Auckland, 1010
New Zealand
Phone number: 0800 275 269
Overseas call: +64 4 931 8209

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) SWIFT code

The SWIFT code for Bank of New Zealand is: BKNZNZ22. This should be used whenever funds are sent from overseas to BNZ bank accounts.

SWIFT or BIC (Bank Identifier Code) codes should be used on all international payments to identify a particular bank or financial institution.

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) Mobile Banking

Registering and activating your account

It’s easy to set up Internet Banking and the BNZ app, just follow the simple steps below to register, activate and get started. Alternatively, watch our videos or use our downloadable guides to help you get set up.

Step 1: Choose how you’d like to register 
a) Online with your BNZ credit card

You’ll need to know:

  • the last four digits of your credit card number
  • your BNZ customer access number (found on the back of your Eftpos/credit card)
  • the closing balance of your last credit card statement
  • your credit card limit.

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b) On the phone or visit a branch
  • Call us on 0800 275 269 or +64 4 924 2424 from overseas (international toll charges apply).
  • Visit any branch.
c) Online with your telephone banking PIN

You’ll need:

  • your BNZ customer access number (found on the back of your Eftpos/credit card)
  • your Telephone Banking PIN.

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Step 2: Activate your NetGuard card

Once you’ve registered for Internet Banking, we’ll send you a NetGuard card in the post. NetGuard is an additional layer of security that works alongside your access number and password to make sure you’re extra secure when you do your banking online.

You’ll need to activate your NetGuard card as soon as you receive it. Just log in to Internet Banking using your access number and password, then follow the on-screen instructions.

Step 3: Download the BNZ app

You can start using our free BNZ app as soon as you’ve registered.

From an iPhone or iPad

Visit the App Store and download the BNZ app.

From an Android Phone

Visit Google Play and download the BNZ app.

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