How we can help.

  • Set up your account up to 180 days before you migrate in some circumstances.
  • Have money waiting for you in your NZ account when you arrive.
  • Start building your savings and credit history immediately.
  • Once activated, access your account at any time with Westpac One® online banking.

Why join Westpac?

1

Bank your way

Whether you prefer to visit us in branch, bank using your mobile when you're on the move, or simply sort your finances online while sitting at home; there's plenty of ways to bank with us.
Ways to bank
2

Pay with your mobile

Use your smartphone for secure, fast and easy contactless payments with Apple Pay¹ or Westpac Pay for Android.
Find out how
3

24/7 fraud protection

CardGuard® protects your cards and mobile payments, which means you can enjoy round-the-clock protection from fraudulent activity and unauthorised transactions at no extra cost.
How CardGuard protects you
4

New Zealand's first carbonzero certified bank

We've actively reduced our emissions in line with the Paris agreement, and offset the remainder by purchasing forestry carbon credits, to support the regeneration of native bush across New Zealand.
Learn more
5

Our commitments to New Zealand

We're proud sponsors and supporters of a range of important Kiwi institutions including the Rescue Helicopter Service, the Halberg Trust, the Sir Peter Blake Trust plus many more.
Learn more
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Things you should know.

1 Apple Pay is available to all eligible Westpac debit and credit Mastercard customers. Excludes Mastercard BusinessCard, Westpac Business Prepaid Mastercard, hotpoints Visa, hotpoints Gold Visa, hotpoints Portfolio Gold Visa, Prepaid and Global Currency cards. Customers also need a compatible Apple Device.

2 Provided you notify us as soon as possible, have not acted fraudulently or negligently, and have complied with the card’s Conditions of Use.

3 Service fees still apply, for example online bill payments. Find out more about our  Transaction and Service Fees brochure. 

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