February 14, 2023
This years report has the theme: Costs... of Living / Nga Rourou Whakaiti. This theme acknowledges the burgeoning cost of living and the pressure this is putting on people's lives. Read full 2023 State of the Nation ReportRead more
October 19, 2022
We are proud to present our latest annual report.
September 18, 2022
Our 2022 Client Survey helped us understand our clients financial well-being. It helped to confirm that NTMT loans and financial mentoring support can play an important role in breaking the cycle of unmanageable debt. See a snapshot of the findings here. Download 2022 Client Survey hereRead more
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 Beyond the Shadow of Debt ReportRead more
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 - The Coming StormRead more
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 reportRead more
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