For information on Ngā Tāngata in the press please see below. Any media equires should be directed to info@ntm.org.nz

Press Release: Borrow’s pain needs an ambulance at cliff top

As submissions closed in June on the Credit Contracts Amendment Bill, the clarion call from Ngā Tangata Microfinance, FinCap, budgeting services and poverty focussed agencies throughout the country was unanimous: an interest rate cap must be a priority.

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Press Release: Loan Shark Net Tightens

Ngā Tangata Microfinance (NTM) welcomes the new measures announced by Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi, that will strengthen the net of protection for vulnerable consumers in the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA).

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NZ loan sharks ‘a real underbelly’

Dale Owen from Newsroom has made a short video on loan shark practices in Auckland. The video includes comments by our founder – Dr M Claire Dale.

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The War on Loan Sharks

Dale Owen from Newsroom has made a short video on loan shark practices in Auckland. The video includes comments by our founder – Dr M Claire Dale.

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End repeat payday loans, urges rescue loan boss Robert Choy

Stuff interview with clients and our EO on payday lenders and our loans.

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Interest-free loan gives Horowhenua woman a lifeline out of debt

Our Executive Officer, several Financial Mentors and clients provided the information for this article on our loans.

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Low income families describe being burdened by debt

A short interview with Radio NZ Checkpoint.

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Sustainability Awards 2013

Kiwibank & Ngā Tāngata: Tackling poverty in NZ through microfinance. From the Sustainable Business Network.

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More needs to be done to curb payday lenders

More needs to be done to curb payday lenders. From the Dominion Post.

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Helping people to get out of debt and avoid loan sharks

Helping people to get out of debt and avoid loan sharks. From Radio New Zealand Nine to Noon.

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