Founded in NZ in 1861 and currently employs 4,500 staff and has appox 1.3 million customers. Westpac bank services the entire country and is popular due to a rural branch network as well as the main city centres.
In the top 5 largest banks for New Zealand and offers a wide range of online banking services, branch support and phone app's.
- Personal and saving account options.
- Investment and wealth management options such as Term Deposits, PIE Funds, Kiwisaver
- Lending options are available, such as home loans, business loans and unsecured solutions such as personal loans, overdrafts and credit cards.
- International foreign exchange and transfers.
Outside of banking, Westpac would be most commonly known for being the principal sponsor of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. Support they have given since 1981.
Random Fact: Westpac's name is a combination of the words 'Western' and 'Pacific'