Products we no longer offer

We’re focusing our efforts on where we can make the biggest difference in banking for all our customers, which is why we've simplified some of our offerings. This is a list of products customers can no longer take up, and products we've completely stopped. If you still have one of these products you can find the relevant rates, fees and documents below.

If you can't find the product you're looking for, you can contact us.

Accounts and packages

Tertiary Pack

As of 1 February 2021 we stopped offering our Tertiary Pack to customers.

If you're currently on a Tertiary Pack, your benefits will continue until your agreed expiry date.

Benefits for customers currently on a Tertiary Pack

  • With a Low Rate Visa you won't get charged the annual account fee for the first year if you're getting a Kiwibank Credit Card for the first time, and you'll get a limit of up to $500.
  • You can apply for a low rate and fee free overdraft of up to $1,000 in your first year and up to $2,000 in your second and subsequent years.
  • The $10 annual fee will be waived on a Visa Debit Card.

Interest rates

The interest rate you'll receive on your account depends on the everyday account that you get with us. See our accounts, rates and fees.

Fees

You don't pay the following transaction fees on our everyday accounts if you're a Tertiary Pack customer.

  • Account management fee
  • Deposits and withdrawals at Kiwibank branch
  • Electronic transfers between your Kiwibank accounts
  • Kiwibank ATM withdrawal
  • Withdrawal fee - automatic payment, bill payment, direct debit, EFTPOS and online

Service fees may apply.

Graduate Pack

As of 1 February 2021 we stopped offering our Graduate Pack to customers.

If you're currently on a Graduate Pack, you won't be able to extend it past your agreed expiry date, but your benefits will continue until then, including established personal loans where you'll keep the agreed rate until the term of your loan expiry date.

Benefits for customers currently on a Graduate Pack

  • With a Low Rate Visa you won't get charged the annual account fee for the first year if you're getting a Kiwibank Credit Card for the first time, and you'll get a limit of up to $500.
  • You can apply for our low rate and fee free overdraft of up to $2,000.
  • You can apply for a personal or car loan from $2,000 to $15,000 at a special interest rate of with no establishment fee.
  • You can open flat account with no account management or transaction fee with a Visa Debit Card or an EFTPOS card for you and one other flatmate.

Interest rates

The interest rate you'll receive on your account depends on the everyday account that you get with us. See our accounts, rates and fees.

Fees

You don't pay the following transaction fees on our everyday accounts if you're a Graduate Pack customer.

  • Account management fee
  • Deposits and withdrawals at Kiwibank branch
  • Electronic transfers between your Kiwibank accounts
  • Kiwibank ATM withdrawal
  • Withdrawal fee - automatic payment, bill payment, direct debit, EFTPOS and online

Service fees may apply.

Now / Front Runner / Bill Blaster accounts

On Thursday 25 March 2021 we stopped offering our Now, Bill Blaster and Front Runner accounts, which means you can no longer open these account types. If you already have any of these accounts, you can continue to use them as usual and the below rates and fees will apply. You can also download our Personal Banking Fees and Limits (PDF 163.2 KB) brochure.

We've simplified our offering to one everyday account; Free Up, which has no monthly account or electronic transaction fees. If you'd like to close or switch your Now, Bill Blaster or Front Runner account to a Free Up account, please contact us.

Rates & fees

 

Now account

$5 monthly plan

Now account

Pay as you go

Bill Blaster

Front Runner

Interest rate

for balances $0+

for balances $0+

for balances $0 - $99

for balances $100+

for balances $0 - $3,999

for balances $4,000 - $99,999

for balances $100,000+

Account management fee

$5 per month*

Free

Free

Free if $4,000 in account^

Inoperative account management fee

When you haven’t initiated any transactions for one year and have a balance of less than $200 across all your everyday and savings account(s).

$30 per year.

This fee is charged across all your everyday and savings account(s).

If there’s less than $30 across all your everyday and savings account(s) we’ll take whatever balance is in your account(s).

Account(s) with $0 balance before or after the fee is charged will be closed.

Deposits and withdrawals at Kiwibank branch

Free

$3 per transaction,

(one free deposit per month)

$3 per transaction,

(one free deposit per month)

Free

Transfers – for electronic transfers between your Kiwibank accounts

Free

Free

Free

Free

Electronic transactions – Online, EFTPOS, automatic payment, direct debit, bill payment

Free

$0.40 per transaction

Free

Free

ATM withdrawal**

Free

$0.80 per withdrawal

N/A

Free

Postal statement fee

$2 per postal statement

Interest rates are subject to change.

Service fees may apply.

* This fee plan wasn’t available to companies, trusts or organisations.

** There are also service fees relating to other ATM transactions.

^ When your combined balance of up to four Front Runner accounts with the same base account number falls below $4000 at any time during the month, you’ll be charged a $15 per month fee.

Membership packages

We're no longer offering Membership Packages for partners, including Mates Rates and Public Service Association (PSA) packages.

  • From 1 April 2021: We stopped offering our Membership Packages to new customers
  • From 1 April 2022: We’ll no longer be offering the Membership Packages benefits to existing customers.

If you have an existing fixed term product like a term deposit or a fixed rate home loan, you’ll continue to receive the membership benefits on those products until the end of the product’s fixed term agreement. We'll be in touch with you prior to the package ending on 1 April 2022. Then we'll work with you to make sure you have the right products in place to suit the way you want to bank.

Cards

Business Mastercard®

From 5 July 2021 we stopped offering the Business Mastercard to new customers. This card will be replaced with our new Business Low Rate Visa.

  • From 5 July: Customers will be able to apply for our new Business Low Rate Visa
  • From 3 August: Existing Business Mastercard customers will start to be migrated to our new Business Low Rate Visa.

Benefits and features of the Business Mastercard for existing customers

  • Up to 55 interest free days on purchases
  • Ability to set different card limits for each cardholder under the same account
  • Mastercard's Zero Liability Policy, which means you're not liable for any unauthorised fraudulent transactions.

Interest rates & fees

Account fee (every quarter)

$6.25 per card

Interest rate on purchases

12.50% p.a.

Interest rate on cash advances

12.50% p.a.

Interest free days

Up to 55

Interest free period would apply provided the entire outstanding debit balance was paid off in full each month by the due date. The Interest free period wouldn't apply to cash advances or balance transfers.

Late payment fee

When the minimum payment wasn’t received by us on or before the payment date shown in your monthly statement

$3 per late payment

Please note if your monthly statement showed an amount due immediately, any payment you made would have been applied to this amount before being applied to your minimum payment. This means that you would have had to pay both amounts to avoid being charged this fee.

International transaction fee

When the credit card was used for a foreign currency transaction

1.85% of the New Zealand dollar amount once converted. This would show on your internet banking and the mobile app as:

  • Currency conversion assessment 1.0%
  • Foreign currency transaction fee 0.85%

Replacement card fee

When a replacement credit card was requested

$9.50 per request

Urgent card delivery fee

  • New Zealand $2.60
  • International price on application

Cash advance fee

When money was withdrawn or transferred from your available credit card balance

  • Internet banking cash advance: Free
  • Domestic cash advance (ATM and over the counter) $0.90 per transaction
  • Overseas cash advance (ATMs and over the counter at overseas banks and financial institutions): $6 per transaction

We made changes to Business Mastercard interest rates and fees on 5 July 2021. Find out more.

Loaded for Travel

From 27 December 2019, we stopped offering Loaded for Travel cards to customers. As of 2 June 2020, all Loaded for Travel cards have been cancelled.

All remaining balances were converted back to NZD at the exchange rate applicable on 2 June 2020. Please note that any remaining balances are held for refund in the future in a non-interest bearing account in accordance with the law applying to unclaimed monies.

If you have funds remaining on your Loaded for Travel account, you can request a refund to any New Zealand bank account by:

If you didn't receive the goods or services purchased from a merchant who wants to credit your closed Loaded for Travel card, you can ask the merchant to credit the refund to an alternative card or bank account.

If you have questions, please give us a call on 0800 113 355 or email us on loaded@kiwibank.co.nz.

What alternative products can I use?

There are several products similar to Loaded for Travel in the market that may suit your needs. Alternatively, your Visa Debit and credit cards can be used on your travels. Please note that you won’t be able to lock in an exchange rate with a Visa Debit or credit card.

What if I have a complaint?

If you feel we haven't delivered on what we promised, please let us know so we can try and resolve the issue. You can do this in several ways:

We take all concerns seriously and every complaint is fully investigated, as improving our customer service is important to us. If you're not satisfied with the outcome, you can send a request in writing to our Complaints Manager at complaints@kiwibank.co.nz to reconsider your concerns. Most concerns can be resolved by this stage. However, if your issue cannot be resolved this way, it may need to go to the Banking Ombudsman.

The Banking Ombudsman provides free independent help to resolve disagreements between banks and their customers. Banking Ombudsman brochures are available at any PostShop. The Banking Ombudsman will refer a case to us if it has not already been through our complaints process.

Download Loaded for Travel terms and conditions (PDF 99.2 KB).

Home loans

AMP Home Loans

On 18 December 2020, AMP Home Loans Limited (a subsidiary company of Kiwibank) and Kiwibank Limited amalgamated and continued as Kiwibank Limited.

Between 18 December 2020 and 31 July 2021, we migrated AMP Home Loans customers across to Kiwibank systems. This involved:

  • changing AMP access and account numbers to Kiwibank numbers;
  • migrating customers to equivalent Kiwibank products;
  • issuing new Kiwibank ATM/EFTPOS cards; and
  • amending the AMP Home Loan terms and conditions and AMP General terms and conditions.

Changes to terms and conditions

If you migrated from AMP Home Loans to Kiwibank:

We explained these changes and how they apply to you in the letter we sent you on 18 December 2020, and by public notice on 17 May 2021.

Previous versions of your terms and conditions can be found on our legal documents archive.

Rates & fees

For information about fees, please download the Kiwibank Personal Banking Fees & Limits brochure (PDF 163.2 KB).

For interest rates please see our current home loan interest rates.

Migration information

For more information about the migration, you can download a copy of the AMP Home Loans migration guide (PDF 693.8 KB).

Insurance

Personal loan insurance

As of 3 December 2020, we stopped offering Repayment Protection Insurance to new customers. If you're an existing policy holder, your cover will continue unchanged. You can cancel your policy anytime.

Cover for existing customers

  • Repayment cover – involuntary unemployment: if you unexpectedly lose your job through no fault of your own, your personal loan repayments of up to $1,500 a month will be covered while you look for a new role – up to a maximum of six months.
  • Repayment cover - disability: if you’ve become disabled as a result of sickness or injury and can’t work, your personal loan repayments of up to $1,500 per month will be covered, until you return to work.
  • Life cover: if you die, or are diagnosed with a terminal illness that means you’re likely to die within 12 months, your personal loan will be paid off in full – up to $50,000.

Download full policy (PDF 387.2 KB) effective from 15 March 2021.

Get in touch

If you've got any questions or if you'd like to make a claim, get in touch with us. If you took out your personal loan:

  • after 15 September 2009, call us on 0800 220 999 between 10.30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday.
  • before 15 September 2009, or if you’re a Kiwibank Home Loan customer with a personal loan – call us on 0800 222 491 between 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday, or 10am – 2pm Saturday.

Important information

Insurance is issued by Hallmark Life Insurance Company Ltd. (Hallmark Life) and Hallmark General Insurance Company Ltd. (Hallmark General) (incorporated in Australia and operating in New Zealand).

Life Cover is issued by Hallmark Life. Repayment Cover is issued by Hallmark General.

Hallmark Life and Hallmark General have both received Insurer Financial Strength Ratings of BBB+ from S&P Global Ratings.

Both Hallmark Life and Hallmark General maintain solvency positions in excess of their current requirements or obligations.

For full details regarding these disclosures including the table of Insurance Financial Strength Ratings, as well as the definitions of the ratings, the table of the solvency positions, and Agency & Scale can be found at latitudefinancial.com.

An overseas policyholder preference applies to Hallmark General.

Kiwibank receives commission for referring personal loan insurance to Hallmark Life or Hallmark General.

Personal loans and car loans are provided by Latitude Financial Services Limited (“Latitude”). Kiwibank receives remuneration for referring a personal loan to Latitude. Latitude’s lending criteria, terms and conditions, and fees apply.

Home Loan Insurance

As of 20 November 2019, we stopped offering Home Loan Insurance to new customers. If you’re an existing policy holder, your cover will continue unchanged. You can also reduce or cancel your policy at any time.

Cover for existing customers

  • Your insured debt or repayments on your Kiwibank Home Loan will be covered if you die or are unable to work because you’re sick or injured.
  • Premiums adjust as your loan changes, so you only ever pay for the right amount of cover.
  • Premiums are calculated based on factors such as your age, gender, occupation, whether you smoke, the plan you’ve chosen, your loan repayments and the outstanding balance of your home loan.
  • When you took out your cover, you would have chosen the proportion of your home loan you wanted to insure – 50%, 75%, 100% or 125% - up to a maximum of $500,000 of cover.

Download fact sheet (PDF 63.0 KB)

Download full policy wording

Important information

Home Loan Insurance is provided by Kiwi Insurance Limited. Kiwi Insurance Limited is a related party of Kiwibank Limited. Kiwi Insurance Limited is the only organisation responsible for claims under the policy. If you arrange your insurance through Kiwibank, you need to know that Kiwibank Limited doesn’t guarantee the obligations of, or any products issued by, Kiwi Insurance Limited. Kiwibank Limited may receive a commission on any insurance it arranges.

Important terms, conditions and exclusions are set out in the Home Loan Insurance policy wording (PDF 1.5 MB). If your cover was issued before 14 May 2018, you’ll need to refer to the legal documents archive for full details, terms, important conditions and exclusions.

View Kiwi Insurance Limited's financial strength rating and solvency margin.

Kiwi Insure® is a brand of Kiwibank.

"We", "us" or "our" means Kiwi Insurance Limited.

Life & Living Insurance – prior to 16 August 2016

If you’re an existing policy holder of Life & Living Insurance taken out on or before 16 August 2016, your cover will continue unchanged. You can also increase/reduce existing cover, add benefits to your policy, or cancel your policy at any time.

Cover for existing customers

Life & Living Insurance prior to 16 August 2016 is made up of a Life Account with the option of a Living Account/Living + benefits. The cover you’ve chosen is shown in your Policy Schedule.

  • Life Account - Death and terminal illness benefit
  • Living Account - Permanent Loss of Ability to Work benefit, Temporary Loss of Ability to Work benefit, Cancer and Cardiovascular benefit
  • Living + benefits - Permanent Loss of Ability to Work + benefit, Temporary Loss of Ability to Work + benefit, Cancer and Cardiovascular + benefit, Redundancy +benefit.

Download fact sheet (PDF 73.9 KB)

Download full policy wording.

Credit Card Repayment Insurance

As of 1 April 2021, we stopped offering Credit Card Repayment Insurance to new customers. This was advised by public notice on 25 February 2021.

If you’re an existing Credit Card Repayment Insurance policy owner, your cover will remain in place. However, if you decide to change your Kiwibank Credit Card type or set up a joint credit card from 30 April 2021, your Credit Card Repayment Insurance cover will end and you won't be able to apply for Credit Card Repayment Insurance on your new card. You can also cancel your cover at any time.

Cover for existing policy holders

  • Covers part or all of your outstanding balance if you’re unable to work due to an accidental injury or illness, made redundant, declared bankrupt (if you’re self-employed), critically or terminally ill, or pass away.
  • You'll be covered if you're a primary or a joint credit card holder.
  • Your premiums are based on the closing monthly balance of your credit card – so you only pay for the protection you need.
  • Under some circumstances, pre-existing conditions may be covered.

Important information

  • Credit Card Repayment Insurance after 10 April 2011

If you already have Kiwibank Credit Card Repayment Insurance and your policy was issued after 10 April 2011, your policy will have been provided by Kiwi Insurance Limited. Kiwi Insurance Limited is the only organisation responsible for claims under the policy. If you arrange your insurance through Kiwibank, you need to know that Kiwibank Limited doesn’t guarantee the obligations of, or any products issued by, Kiwi Insurance Limited. Kiwibank Limited may receive a commission on any insurance it arranges. Important terms, conditions and exclusions are set out in the Credit Card Repayment Insurance Cover wording (PDF 215.5 KB).

View Kiwi Insurance Limited's financial strength rating and solvency margin.

“We”, “us”, or “our” means Kiwi Insurance Limited.

  • Credit Card Repayment Insurance before 10 April 2011

If you already have Kiwibank Credit Card Repayment Insurance and your policy was issued before 10 April 2011, your policy will have been provided by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited. Important terms, conditions and exclusions are set out in the Credit Card Repayment Insurance Policy wording (PDF 400.7 KB).

Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited is the only organisation responsible for claims under this policy. If you arranged your insurance through Kiwibank, you need to know that Kiwibank Limited doesn’t guarantee the obligations of, or any product issued by, Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited.

View Cigna's financial strength rating and solvency margin on their website at cigna.co.nz.

Kiwibank and Kiwi Insurance Limited hold no responsibility for the content on third party websites and make no representations as to the accuracy of the information provided on those websites.

Previous versions of these policy documents can be found in our legal documents archive.

Get in touch

If you've got questions about your policy or need to make a claim please get in touch.