Westpac and the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce have enjoyed a successful relationship since the early 2000's.

As our principal sponsor, Westpac work with us to actively engage the wider Canterbury business community and support innovation and growth.
They are also our Principal Sponsor for the region’s Champion Business Awards. As one of the largest business awards ceremonies in New Zealand, they offer an annual opportunity to recognise and celebrate excellence and success in the region.

About Westpac

Westpac’s first customer was from the Otago goldfields in 1861. As New Zealand grew, so did Westpac. Now more than 1.3 million kiwis bank with Westpac.

For over 160 years Westpac have been supporting New Zealanders to help them achieve their financial goals. 

They’re driven to use their experience and size to help local communities and businesses achieve great things – because alone we are strong, but together we are stronger.


Why Westpac For Business? 

Industry specialists
Get specialist banking support and insight from people who understand and work with businesses in your industry sector. Click here to meet Westpac’s team of industry specialists.

New Zealand Government’s bank of choice
Proudly working with the New Zealand Government as its banker since 1989. Click here to learn more.

Sustainability & Community 
Westpac are taking action to create a better future for the people who bank with, work with, invest in or are a part of their broader communities.  Click here to find out how.

Partnerships & Sponsorships
Westpac has a long and proud history of supporting the communities where New Zealanders live and work. This includes their long-standing sponsorship of New Zealand’s rescue helicopters, support of diverse and vulnerable communities, as well as the Women of Influence programme. Click here to find out more.

How Westpac Can Help

Everyday banking 
Get up and running with a range of business accounts for all your day-to-day needs.

Business term loans
Plan for the future with medium-to-long term financing, designed to help you grow your business.

Business credit cards
Stay in control of your cashflow, manage business expenses or have a business card that earns you rewards.

Savings and deposits
Earn a flat interest rate on money you put aside for GST, income tax or other purpose.

Accepting Payments 
Get paid with ease - on the move, in your shop or online.

Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply to Westpac products and services. See for details.  Eligibility and lending criteria also apply to Westpac products and services.  Interest rates are subject to change without notice.  You will be personally responsible for all credit extended by Westpac under a Business Mastercard, irrespective of whether a business name appears on the card.

Kick Start Your Business Banking

Joining Westpac is simple. You can apply online, phone 0800 288 101 or apply in branch.

As a Chamber member, you’ll get to enjoy exclusive Westpac benefits.

Click here for more information.

Helpful Guides & Tips

The content of these documents is intended for information purposes only and you should use your own judgment regarding how such information should be applied in your own business. We make no warranty or representation, express or implied, regarding the accuracy of any information, statement or advice contained in these documents. We recommend you seek independent legal, financial and/or tax advice before acting or relying on any of the information in these documents. All opinions, statements and analysis expressed are based on information current at the time of writing from sources which Westpac believes to be authentic and reliable. Westpac issues no invitation to anyone to rely on this material.
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