12 July 2018

Sector forum to progress safe borrowing options

Good Shepherd NZ partnered with a number of key stakeholders in the consumer lending industry to host the Financial Inclusion Industry Forum, opened by Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi.

1 July 2018

Good Shepherd NZ Research: Economic Abuse in New Zealand

In collaboration with our Women’s Research, Advocacy and Policy (WRAP) team at Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, we recently released our report Economic Abuse in New Zealand: Towards an understanding and response.

8 June 2018

"I want to be my own boss." — Beth

Beth's chosen course did not qualify for Work and Income assistance, so she used a BNZ and Good Shepherd NZ StepUP loan to pay for her training. Beth is proud that her six kids now see her studying.

1 June 2018

BNZ's Good Report

BNZ’s Good Report showcases the great work it does to support communities, and we're thrilled that this year our Community Finance partnership is featured.

8 January 2018

Supporting refugees to get ahead of the curve

"I wouldn't have been able to get my licence without the programme". Thanks to ChangeMakers Refugee Forum and Good Shepherd NZ, Shamooni, a former refugee from Iraq, participated in the Turning the Curve driving programme and passed her test with flying colours.