August 2023
On point

August 2023

This month we’re celebrating our inaugural Career connect graduates, reflecting on our first year of sponsorships, and bringing you some key news from around the business.

This is your August update.

Important bank rule changes.

Earlier this year, New Zealand banks announced that they’d now be processing domestic online payments 7-days a week, 365-days a year. In addition to 7-day processing, the rules around processing of Direct Debits have also changed.

Read more.
Graduates On Point

Congratulations to our first graduates.

This month, we congratulate the first 11 Career connect graduates and welcome them to the industry.

We also announce the 7 scholarship recipients for the July intake of Career connect.

Find out more.
Engage On Point

We're on the countdown to Engage 2023 - our annual adviser conference!

The sold-out event is held in Christchurch and Auckland next month - if you haven't secured your place, reach out to me about joining the waitlist.

Sponsorships On Point

The difference a year makes.

It’s been a terrific 12-months as we’ve had the chance to support Outward Bound and Bellyful through our sponsorship.

A huge thank you to everyone who got involved – check out our celebration video to see what we achieved together.

See the impacts.
Top Conditions On Point

TPD claims: the latest trends.

Did you know that Fidelity Life paid $6.4m in all claims for TPD policies between 1-July 2021 and 30-June 2022?

For more stats, check out the full video.

Watch the video.

Remember, the Adviser council would love to hear your feedback.

Got some input that you’d like to run by our Adviser council? Get in touch at