Report on survey of financial capability services on high cost lending and other issues

In 2018, 76 financial capability and budgeting services were surveyed on High cost short term loans, debt collection and other consumer credit issues. This report is a summary of those findings.

A collaboration of FinCap, Justice Innovation Centre and Community Law Canterbury, and funded by the Borrin Foundation.

Report by BERL on harm caused by high cost lending

Economists BERL produced a report on the harms of high-cost lending, the first such report in New Zealand.

Report on “Working towards a fairer consumer credit market” by Victoria Stace and Jeremy Finn

Academics Victoria Stace from Victoria University of Wellington and Professor Jeremy Finn from the University of Canterbury produced a report on the debate around interest rate caps in New Zealand.