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This month we published our Annual Report for the 2018/19 financial year. We also published our KiwiSaver Annual Report for the year to the end of March 2019, which showed an increase in providers' engagement with default members, but few signs of a reduction in fees. 

KiwiSaver Statements Campaign

KiwiSaver Annual Report

FMA’s Director of Regulation Liam Mason answers a few questions about our KiwiSaver Annual Report and how we'll be looking at KiwiSaver providers to see how they're providing value for money for members.

Read more from Liam here
Bank Conduct and Culture Update

Annual Report 2018/19

We have published our Annual Report for the 2018/19 financial year. It covers highlights from a busy year that included the Conduct and Culture reports and a wide range of enforcement activity.

Read the report



Funds for everyone

We have released an investor guide to managed funds, following research suggesting more New Zealanders are considering investments beyond term deposits due to low interest rates.
The guide provides simple explanations of how managed funds work, including an overview of the fast-growing exchange traded funds market. It follows our successful guide to investing in shares released earlier this year.

Read Funds for everyone

2019 NZ International Fraud Film Festival

FMA is supporting the third NZ International Fraud Film Festival, -which takes place at Auckland’s ASB Waterfront Theatre on 13 and 14 November. This year’s programme includes the films The Kleptocrats, The Panama Papers and Inside Lehman Brothers, as well as panels with industry experts.

Find out more about FMA's support of the festival
Increase in litigation funding

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi has this week announced an increase to the FMA’s funding for litigation.

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Recent media releases

New appointments to the FMA executive team

We recently announced two appointments to the FMA executive team. Sarah Vrede is our new Director of Capital Markets, and Clare Bolingford will join us in the new role of Director of Banking and Insurance.

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FMA issues AML/CFT warning to Circle Markets Limited

Circle Markets Limited, a non-licensed derivatives issuer and forex provider, has been issued with a formal warning under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009.

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Persons providing false FMA documentation in suspected scam

The FMA is aware that false letters and receipts featuring the FMA logo and staff names have been used overseas to solicit money.

Read more

We’re hiring

Join a vibrant and dynamic team that embraces work-life balance, a commitment to employee wellbeing, and opportunities for learning and development.

View our vacancies

Recent warnings and alerts


21 October 2019

Lonni Investment


Lonni Investment is making claims regarding financial products and/or financial services that appear to be unsubstantiated and/or false and misleading.


15 October 2019

Safumax Group Limited


The FMA is concerned that Safumax Group Limited (SGL) is operating from a false address, and contains misleading information that SGL is a licensed entity and regulated in New Zealand, when it is not the case.


1 October 2019



We are concerned that statements on Forexbrokerz’s website, have the potential to mislead investors.

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