March 31, 2022
For many New Zealanders the consumer credit lending experience is generally positive, with many credit lenders complying with regulations. Credit law reforms including the recent changes to regulations signal a commitment from the government to ensure lenders are diligent in their duty of care towards consumers. However, our concern, despite the current credit laws, many vulnerable families and communities continue to be exploited through irresponsible and harmful lending practices, most often through short-term high-cost loans. Download report
March 30, 2022
Dr Claire Dale, Chairperson of Ngā Tāngata Microfinance discusses the coming storm for New Zealand’s future retirees: still renting and not enough savings to avoid poverty. Read full article
January 17, 2022
A report from the Financial Services Council (FSC) continuing their 2021 research projects that focus on money and you. This report focuses on ‘KiwiSaver At A Crossroads’, highlighting that, with KiwiSaver funds comprising NZ$82 billion (US$62 billion)1 of the US$50 trillion global retirement savings market, New Zealanders have some way to go to prepare for a comfortable retirement. Download report
November 23, 2021
Kore Hiakai Zero Hunger Collective report.
October 14, 2021
An independent research report showing the social impact delivered by Ngā Tāngata Microfinance.
August 17, 2021
Featuring Tokoroa, Carterton and Invercargill
February 17, 2021
Disturbed present, better future?
July 29, 2021
CPAG First year of Covid Initial outcomes of our collective care for low income children in Aotearoa NZ
May 20, 2021
We are proud to present our latest annual report. This can be downloaded here.
November 27, 2020
In November 2020 Nga Tangata Microfinance released a social impact report undertaken by Impact Lab.