New Zealand Post and Kiwibank are committed to a return to the Christchurch CBD as part of the recently announced the Central City redevelopment plan.

New Zealand Post Chief Executive Brian Roche and Kiwibank CEO Paul Brock said relocating postal and banking services back into the heart of the city are a priority.

“The recovery plan for Christchurch is visionary and exciting and we are committed to being involved in the redevelopment.

“Our presence in the city centre was severely affected by the earthquake and we want to be back as quickly as possible.

“Now the redevelopment plan has been released, we are working on the optimal locations and range of services that will see Kiwibank and postal services an integral part of the new Christchurch CBD.

“Christchurch is an extremely important market for us and the latest announcements make it clear there is a part for us to play in the redevelopment,” they said.

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For further information:
John Tulloch, External Communications Manager, New Zealand Post Group - (04) 496 4924
Bruce Thompson, Communications Manager, Kiwibank - (04) 460 6831