Announcements & News

2017

Heartland Bank Limited Considers a Retail Note Offer

Posted 14th August 2017

Heartland Bank Limited has today announced that it is considering making an offer of five year, unsecured, unsubordinated, fixed rate notes to institutional and New Zealand retail investors.

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Heartland Posts Full Year Profit of $60.8m

Posted 14th August 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) achieved a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $60.8m for the full year ended 30 June 2017 (FY2017), an increase of 12% from the previous financial year ended 30 June 2016 (FY2016). The increase in profitability was driven primarily by growth in receivables across all divisions – Household, Business and Rural.

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Heartland Market Update

Posted 02nd August 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) intends to announce its full year results for the year ended 30 June 2017 on Monday 14 August 2017.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 07th July 2017

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 7.12.9 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Media Release - It’s time to make FinTech your new BFF

Posted 06th July 2017

The future of banking and the sector’s relationship with its financial technology (FinTech) rivals was examined at a conference hosted by Heartland Bank and FNZC in Auckland yesterday. Under the theme Banking and FinTechs: Friends or Foes?, and with a particular focus on online origination and lending, the speakers shared their thoughts on the rise of FinTech, the future of consumer and SME finance, and the role of data and analytics in transforming the customer experience.

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Heartland Bank and AgriHQ launch free online livestock finisher tool

Posted 23rd May 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland Bank) (NZX: HBL) and NZX subsidiary, AgriHQ have launched a free online livestock finisher tool, AgriHQ Finisher, to assist sheep and beef farmers to calculate the potential trading margin after finishing any livestock they are considering buying.

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Nine Months Net Profit up 13% to $44.9m

Posted 17th May 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) today released its disclosure statement for the nine months ended 31 March 2017. Unaudited net profit after tax (NPAT) for Heartland was $44.9m for the nine months ended 31 March 2017, an increase of 13% from the previous corresponding nine months ended 31 March 2016.

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Media Release - Heartland Bank partners with online livestock platform StockX

Posted 11th May 2017

Heartland Bank has partnered with online livestock trading platform StockX to provide its customers with direct access to the bank’s livestock finance platform while they are considering livestock purchase and finance options.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (John Harvey)

Posted 20th April 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for John Harvey.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Greg Tomlinson)

Posted 20th April 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Gregory Tomlinson.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 13th April 2017

For the purposes of Listing Rules 5.2.5 and 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) advises the issue of performance rights (Performance Rights) pursuant to Heartland’s Performance Rights Plan (the Plan) in respect of the 2017 financial year.

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Notification of Issue of Securities pursuant to Listing Rule 7.12.1

Posted 07th April 2017

For the purposes of Listing Rules 5.2.5 and 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) advises that the below securities have been issued to certain institutional investors.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 07th April 2017

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that the below securities have been issued.

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Heartland Announces Strike Price for Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 03rd April 2017

Heartland Bank Limited advises that the strike price for shares to be issued under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan in lieu of the cash dividend payable on 7 April 2017 is $1.5939 per share.

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Notice pursuant to Financial Markets Conduct Regulations

Posted 31st March 2017

Heartland Bank Limited is offering for issue up to A$20 million of subordinated unsecured convertible notes by way of private placement to certain institutional investors.

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Heartland Bank Limited 2017 Interim Report

Posted 27th March 2017

Heartland Bank has today released its Interim Report for the six months ended 31 December 2016.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Geoff Ricketts)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Geoff Ricketts.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Bruce Irvine)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Bruce Irvine.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Laura Byrne)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Laura Byrne.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Chris Flood)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Chris Flood.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Sir Chris Mace)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Sir Chris Mace.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Jeff Greenslade)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Jeff Greenslade.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (John Harvey)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for John Harvey.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Graham Kennedy)

Posted 21st March 2017

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Graham Kennedy.

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Allotment of shares under Share Purchase Plan

Posted 15th March 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) has today allotted a total of 13,700,681 shares under its $20,000,000 Share Purchase Plan. A copy of the Notification of Allotment of Securities for the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 is attached.

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Heartland Share Purchase Plan closes oversubscribed

Posted 13th March 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (NZX: HBL) (Heartland) is pleased to announce that its $20,000,000 Share Purchase Plan (SPP) has closed oversubscribed.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 27th February 2017

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 7.12.9 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Heartland Posts Half Year Profit of $29.1m

Posted 21st February 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) achieved a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $29.1m for the half year ended 31 December 2016 (the Current Reporting Period), an increase of 14% from the half year ended 31 December 2015 (the Previous Corresponding Reporting Period). The increase in profitability was driven primarily by growth in receivables across all divisions – Household, Business and Rural.

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Heartland takes shareholding in online lender Fuelled

Posted 20th February 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that it has taken a 25% shareholding in Fuelled Limited, an online small-to-medium business (SME) lender (www.fuelled.co.nz). The shareholding has been provided alongside a committed debt facility enabling Fuelled to accelerate its Australasian growth plans.

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Heartland partners with Australian online lender Spotcap

Posted 31st January 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) announces that it has partnered with Spotcap Australia, an online lender providing flexible and accessible funding solutions to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Heartland has provided a funding facility to enable Spotcap to accelerate its Australian growth plans.

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Heartland Half Year Results Announcement Date

Posted 20th January 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (NZX: HBL) advises that it intends to announce its financial results for the six month period ending 31 December 2016 on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

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Heartland Bank appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Posted 19th January 2017

Heartland Bank Limited (NZX: HBL) (Heartland) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Mackrell to the role of Chief Financial Officer. David will join Heartland on 15 February 2017 from Air New Zealand where he has been Deputy CFO for more than 12 years.

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2016

Heartland Bank appoints Ellie Comerford to its board

Posted 22nd December 2016

Heartland Bank Ltd (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) announces the appointment of Ellie Comerford as an independent director, effective from 1 January 2017.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Greg Tomlinson)

Posted 20th December 2016

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Greg Tomlinson

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Placement allotment

Posted 15th December 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1, Heartland Bank Limited (NZX:HBL) advises that the following shares have been issued on 15 December 2016.

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Heartland Bank successfully completes Equity Raising

Posted 13th December 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (NZX: HBL) (Heartland) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the NZ$20m placement announced yesterday morning at a price of NZ$1.46 per share.

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Heartland Bank announces Equity Raising

Posted 12th December 2016

Heartland expects receivables growth to continue for the rest of FY17 – in particular, during our traditionally high-volume month of December. In order to further invest in our digital strategy, and to ensure Heartland continues to have sufficient capital to support that growth, Heartland intends to raise up to $30 million of new capital.

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Resignation of CFO and Strategy Update

Posted 02nd December 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (NZX: HBL) (Heartland) advises that Chief Financial Officer Simon Owen, has announced his resignation. Simon will remain in the role until 1 March 2017 to ensure a smooth transition.

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Heartland 2016 Annual Shareholder Meeting

Posted 22nd November 2016

Please find attached the below documents relating to the meeting.

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Results of 2016 Annual Meeting

Posted 22nd November 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) is pleased to advise that all resolutions put to shareholders at its Annual Meeting on 22 November 2016 were passed. All resolutions were decided by poll and the results are below.

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Three Months Net Profit up 21% to $14.3m

Posted 17th November 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) today released its disclosure statement for the three months ended 30 September 2016.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Laura Byrne)

Posted 17th November 2016

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Laura Byrne

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Christopher Flood)

Posted 17th November 2016

Please see attached an ongoing disclosure notice for Christopher Flood

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 11th November 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that the below securities have been issued.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Edward John Harvey)

Posted 07th November 2016

Please see the below ongoing disclosure notice for Edward John Harvey.

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Notice of Annual Meeting

Posted 04th November 2016

The 2016 Annual Meeting of Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) will be held at Rydges, 30 Latimer Square, Christchurch on Tuesday 22 November 2016, starting at 3.00pm.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Laura Byrne)

Posted 04th November 2016

Please see the below ongoing disclosure notice for Laura Byrne.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 03rd November 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 7.12.9 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Fitch Affirms Credit Rating for Heartland Bank

Posted 11th October 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) is pleased to announce that Fitch Australia Pty Ltd (Fitch) has affirmed its long term issuer default rating on Heartland of ‘BBB’ outlook stable. The full report from Fitch is attached.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 07th October 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its Dividend Reinvestment Plan.

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Heartland Announces Strike Price for Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 04th October 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that the strike price for shares to be issued under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) in lieu of the cash dividend payable on 7 October 2016 is $1.4766 per share.

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Heartland Bank appoints Vanessa Stoddart to its board

Posted 03rd October 2016

Heartland Bank Ltd (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) today announced the appointment of Vanessa Stoddart as an independent director.

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Heartland Bank Annual Report 2016

Posted 23rd September 2016

Heartland Bank Annual Report 2016

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 22nd September 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 7.12.9 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 20th September 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 7.12.9 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 16th September 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 7.12.9 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Jeffrey Greenslade)

Posted 16th September 2016

Please see the below ongoing disclosure notice for Jeffrey Greenslade.

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Ongoing Disclosure Notice (Christopher Flood)

Posted 16th September 2016

Please see the below ongoing disclosure notice for Christopher Flood.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 12th September 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 7.12.9 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 07th September 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 5.2.5 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises of the issue of net share settled options (Options) under the existing Heartland LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan (Plan) as detailed below.

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2016 Annual Meeting and Director Nominations

Posted 18th August 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) advises that its Annual Meeting will be held at Rydges, 30 Latimer Square, Christchurch on Tuesday 22 November 2016, commencing at 3pm. Other details relating to the meeting will be advised in the Notice of Meeting to be sent to all shareholders in due course.

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Heartland posts full year profit of $54.2million

Posted 16th August 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) achieved a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $54.2m for the year ended 30 June 2016 (FY 2016), an increase of 12.5% from the previous financial year ended 30 June 2015 (FY 2015). The result was driven by growth in core receivables across all core divisions – Household, Business and Rural.

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Heartland establishes Share Sale Plan

Posted 02nd August 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) has established a Share Sale Plan (Plan) offering shareholders who hold not more than 10,000 Heartland shares the opportunity to sell their shares at the market price on the day of sale of the shares.

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Warning on Unsolicited Offers from Acasta Limited

Posted 02nd August 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) has received a notice from Acasta Limited (Acasta) that it intends to make unsolicited offers to purchase Heartland shares from certain Heartland shareholders.

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Heartland Market Update

Posted 02nd August 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) intends to announce its full year results for the year ended 30 June 2016 on Tuesday 16 August 2016.

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Heartland Bank Announces Director Resignation

Posted 25th July 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) announces that Nicola Greer has resigned from its board of directors.

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Heartland Bank Limited Investor Presentation 2 June 2016

Posted 02nd June 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL) has attached a copy of the presentation that is being given today at an Edison investor day in Auckland.

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Nine Months Net Profit up 10% to $39.6m

Posted 18th May 2016

Heartland Bank Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HBL), today released its disclosure statement for the nine months ended 31 March 2016.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 05th April 2016

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland Bank Limited advises that the securities detailed in the attached release have been issued pursuant to its Dividend Reinvestment Plan.

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Heartland Announces Strike Price for Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 30th March 2016

Heartland Bank Limited advises that the strike price for shares to be issued under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan in lieu of the cash dividend payable on 5 April 2016 is $1.1980 per share.

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Heartland Bank Limited Interim Report to 31 December 2015

Posted 24th March 2016

Heartland Bank Limited has today released its Interim Report for the six months ended 31 December 2015.

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Heartland Posts Half Year Profit of $25.6m Half Year Profit

Posted 23rd February 2016

Heartland Bank Limited today announced a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $25.6m for the half year ended 31 December 2015, an increase of 9.0% from the previous corresponding half year ended 31 December 2014.

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Heartland Half Year Results Announcement Date

Posted 05th February 2016

Heartland Bank Limited advises that it intends to announce its financial results for the six month period ending 31 December 2015 on Tuesday 23 February 2016.

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2015

Heartland Amalgamation now effective

Posted 31st December 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited confirms that the amalgamation with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Heartland Bank Limited, is now effective as at today, 31 December 2015.

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Heartland 2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting

Posted 11th December 2015

The Annual Shareholder Meeting for Heartland New Zealand Limited will be held today 11 December 2015 at Novotel Ellerslie, 72-112 Green Lane East, Auckland commencing at 1:30pm. Attached are the following documents relating to the Annual Shareholder Meeting: 1. Chairman’s Address; 2. Managing Director’s Address; and 3. Annual Meeting Presentation Slides.

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Heartland Annual Shareholder Meeting Results

Posted 11th December 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to advise that all resolutions put to shareholders at the Annual Meeting on 11 December 2015 were passed.

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Heartland Bank releases Disclosure Statement for first quarter

Posted 30th November 2015

Heartland Bank Limited, the banking subsidiary of Heartland New Zealand Limited, today released its disclosure statement for the three months ended 30 September 2015 (attached).

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Heartland Notice of Annual Meeting

Posted 26th November 2015

The Annual Meeting of Heartland New Zealand Limited will be held at Novotel Ellerslie, 72-112 Green Lane East, Auckland on Friday 11 December commencing at 1:30pm. The Notice of Meeting and form containing the Admission Card, Postal Voting From, Proxy Form and Voting Instructions are attached.

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Heartland – Strategy Update

Posted 06th November 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited (HNZ) advises its intention to amalgamate with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Heartland Bank Limited. HNZ also wishes to update the market in relation to the previously advised proposal for Heartland Bank to issue Tier 2 capital and for HNZ to subsequently return capital to shareholders.

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Amalgamation has no impact on credit rating

Posted 06th November 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that Fitch Ratings has confirmed the proposed amalgamation with its wholly owned subsidiary, Heartland Bank Limited, will not impact Heartland Bank's current credit rating.

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Fitch affirms credit rating for Heartland Bank

Posted 16th October 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce that Fitch Australia Pty Ltd has affirmed its long term issuer credit rating on Heartland subsidiary Heartland Bank Limited of ‘BBB’ outlook stable.

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Intention to acquire cornerstone shareholding in MTF

Posted 13th October 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited notes that Turners Limited has written to ordinary shareholders of MTF with an unsolicited offer to buy ordinary shares at $1.15 per share. HNZ advises that it has written to the Board of MTF to express its interest in acquiring between 10% and 20% of the shares in MTF at a price of $1.50 per share, subject to completing initial due diligence satisfactory to it.

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Heartland announces Strike Price for Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 29th September 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the strike price for shares to be issued under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan in lieu of the cash dividend payable on 2 October 2015 is $1.11 per share.

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HNZ Annual Report 2015

Posted 21st September 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited Annual Report 2015.

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Heartland confirms continued interest in MTF

Posted 18th September 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited notes that Turners Limited, through its subsidiary Turners Finance Limited, has notified Motor Trade Finances Limited of its intention to write to MTF ordinary shareholders with an unsolicited offer to buy ordinary shares at $1.15 per share.

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Change in date for 2015 Annual Meeting and director nominations reopened

Posted 11th September 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that it has changed the date for its Annual Meeting to Friday 11 December 2015 (not Friday 6 November as previously advised). The period for director nominations has been reopened to reflect the change of date. The closing date for director nominations will now be Monday 12 October.

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2015 Annual Meeting and Closing Date for Director Nominations

Posted 20th August 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that its Annual Meeting will be held at Novotel Ellerslie, 72-112 Greenlane Road East, Auckland on Friday 6 November 2015 at 4.00pm. The closing date for director nominations is Tuesday 8 September 2015.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited Financial Statements

Posted 18th August 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited financial statements - 30 June 2015.

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HNZ Presentation - Full Year Results to 30 June 2015

Posted 18th August 2015

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Heartland Posts Full Year Profit of $48.2M

Posted 18th August 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited today announced a net profit after tax of $48.2m for the full year ended 30 June 2015. This was an increase of 34% from the full year ended 30 June 2014, and was slightly ahead of the top of Heartland’s guidance range.

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Heartland Market Update

Posted 30th July 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited intends to announces its full year results for the year ended 30 June 2015 on Tuesday 18 August 2015.

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Resignation of Head of Strategic & Product Development

Posted 23rd July 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that Head of Strategic & Product Development and executive director of Heartland Bank Limited, Michael Jonas, has announced his resignation.

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Heartland corrects media speculation

Posted 26th June 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited refers to recent speculation in financial media reports that it is a candidate to buy the Fisher and Paykel Finance group of companies, and confirms that it is not currently participating in any process to acquire F&P.

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Heartland Bank Releases Disclosure Statement for Third Quarter

Posted 21st May 2015

Heartland Bank Limited, the banking subsidiary of Heartland New Zealand Limited, today released its disclosure statement for the nine months ended 31 March 2015.

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Trading Halt in Heartland

Posted 07th May 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that it has been informed by First NZ Capital Securities Limited, acting on behalf of Quadrant Private Equity Pty Limited, that Quadrant is proposing to undertake a block trade in respect of the approximately 9% of Heartland ordinary shares held by funds managed by Quadrant.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 02nd April 2015

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the securities detailed in the attached release have been issued pursuant to its Dividend Reinvestment Plan.

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Notification of allotment of securities

Posted 01st April 2015

For the purposes of NZX Main Board Listing Rules 7.12.1 and 5.2.5, Heartland New Zealand Limited advises the issue of a special grant of net share settled options to certain participants under the existing Heartland LTI Net Share Settled Option Plan.

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Heartland Announces Strike Price for Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 27th March 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the strike price for shares to be issued under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan in lieu of the cash dividend payable on 2 April 2015 is $1.32 per share.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited Interim Report to 31 December 2014

Posted 27th March 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited Interim Report to 31 December 2014

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Heartland Posts $23.5M Half Year Profit

Posted 23rd February 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited today announced a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $23.5m for the half year ended 31 December 2014, an increase of 41% from the previous corresponding half year ended 31 December 2013.

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HNZ Presentation - Half Year Results to 31 December 2014

Posted 23rd February 2015

Presentation of Heartland New Zealand Limited's half year result to 31 December 2014.

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Heartland Bank Disclosure Statement - 31 December 2014

Posted 23rd February 2015

Heartland Bank Limited Disclosure Statement for the six months ended 31 December 2014

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HNZ Interim Financial Statements for the 6 months ended 31 December 2014

Posted 23rd February 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited Interim Financial Statements for the 6 month period ending 31 December 2014.

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Heartland Half Year Results Announcement Date

Posted 09th February 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited intends to announce its financial results for the six month period ending 31 December 2014 on Monday 23 February 2015.

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Market Update – Expected Half Year Earnings

Posted 28th January 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that it expects net profit after tax for the half year ended 31 December 2014 to be $23.0m to $24.0m. This preliminary result is subject to finalisation.

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RBNZ Reduces Regulatory Capital Requirements for Heartland Bank

Posted 14th January 2015

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has determined to reduce the regulatory capital requirements for Heartland Bank Limited to be in line with those of the other New Zealand banks.

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Heartland welcomes Trade Me investment in Harmoney

Posted 12th January 2015

Heartland New Zealand Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HNZ) welcomes Trade Me Limited as a fellow shareholder of Harmoney Corp Limited (Harmoney), New Zealand’s only licenced peer to peer lending platform.

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2014

Heartland group credit rating agency engagements

Posted 23rd December 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the Heartland group has completed a review of its current rating agency engagements.

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Changes to HNZ Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 12th December 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that it has amended the terms of its Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). A copy of the updated Heartland DRP Offer Document is attached and can also be viewed on the "Documents, Results and Reports Page" in the Shareholders section of this website.

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Heartland appoints new Director

Posted 10th December 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce that Ms Deborah Jane Taylor has been appointed to the Heartland New Zealand Limited Board with effect from 10 December 2014.

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Full Overview of Heartland New Zealand Limited

Posted 27th November 2014

Full overview of Heartland New Zealand Limited to 30 June 2014

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Overview of Heartland New Zealand Limited

Posted 26th November 2014

Presentation given by Jeff Greenslade and Simon Owen at the Frankfurt Equity Forum November 2014.

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Heartland Bank Releases Disclosure Statement for First Quarter

Posted 25th November 2014

Heartland Bank Limited, the banking subsidiary of Heartland New Zealand Limited, today released its disclosure statement for the three months ended 30 September 2014.

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Heartland New Zealand appoints new Chief Risk Officer

Posted 10th November 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Lorraway to the role of Chief Risk Officer for the HNZ Group.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited - Annual Shareholder Meeting Results

Posted 03rd November 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that all resolutions put to the Annual Meeting on 31 October 2014 were passed by shareholders.

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HNZ Annual Meeting 31 October 2014 - Presentation

Posted 31st October 2014

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HNZ Annual Meeting 31 October 2014 - Chairman's Address

Posted 31st October 2014

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Fitch raises credit rating on Heartland Bank

Posted 29th October 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce that Fitch Rating has raised its long term issuer credit rating on HNZ subsidiary Heartland Bank Limited to ‘BBB’ from ‘BBB-’ outlook stable. The full release from Fitch Rating is attached.

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Resignation of Chief Risk Officer

Posted 24th October 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that Chief Risk Officer Mark Mountcastle has resigned but will remain with Heartland until 30 November 2014.

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HNZ Notice of Annual Meeting

Posted 14th October 2014

The Annual Meeting of Heartland New Zealand Limited will be held at Novotel Ellerslie, 72-112 Greenlane Road East, Auckland on Friday 31 October 2014 commencing at 4.00pm.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 03rd October 2014

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZSX Listing Rules, Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its Dividend Reinvestment Plan.

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HNZ Announces Strike Price for Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 29th September 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the strike price for shares to be issued under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan in lieu of the cash dividend payable on 3 October 2014 is $1.015 per share.

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Gary Leech to retire as director after Annual Meeting

Posted 26th September 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that director Gary Leech will retire from the Board following the conclusion of the Annual Meeting to be held on 31 October 2014.

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HNZ Annual Report 2014

Posted 26th September 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited Annual Report 2014.

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Heartland to take Shareholding in HarMoney

Posted 08th September 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that it has taken an approximately 10% shareholding in HarMoney Corp Limited, New Zealand’s only licensed peer-to-peer lending platform. In conjunction with this, Heartland Bank Limited is providing a funding line to enable lending to a range of individual borrowers using the platform.

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Heartland Full Year Profit of $36.0M

Posted 25th August 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited today announced a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $36.0m for the full year ended 30 June 2014, in line with expectations.

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HNZ Results Presentation for Full Year 30 June 2014

Posted 25th August 2014

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2014 Annual Meeting and Closing Date for Director Nominations

Posted 18th August 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited's Annual Meeting will be held at Auckland's Novotel Ellerslie on Friday 31 October 2014 at 4.00pm. The closing date for director nominations is Monday 1 September 2014. All nominations must be received by 5.00pm on the closing date.

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Heartland Earnings Update

Posted 07th August 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited intends to announce its Full Year Results for the year ending 30 June 2014 on Monday, 25 August 2014. Heartland advises that it expects its Net Profit after Tax for the year ended 30 June 2014 to be approximately $36m.

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Motor Trade Finances Limited

Posted 21st July 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited (HNZ) notes that Motor Trade Finances Limited (MTF) has issued a release as to confidential and preliminary approaches made to the Board of MTF regarding the possibility of HNZ acquiring MTF.

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Sell down of non-core property exceeding forecasts

Posted 17th June 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the sell down of non-core property assets is progressing ahead of expectations.

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S&P raises credit rating on Heartland Bank

Posted 22nd May 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has raised its long term issuer credit rating on HNZ subsidiary Heartland Bank Limited to ‘BBB’ from ‘BBB-’ and assigned a negative outlook. The negative outlook reflects the negative economic risk trend assigned to the New Zealand banking system and S&P’s concerns around economic imbalances, which are not specific to Heartland. S&P’s full report is attached.

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New Management Appointment for Heartland Bank

Posted 15th May 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited has announced the appointment of Chris Cowell as the new Head of Business Banking for Heartland Bank Limited.

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Phishing email scam

Posted 28th April 2014

Like all other New Zealand banks, Heartland Bank is from time to time the target of “Phishing” attacks. “Phishing” is the act of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames and passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an email.

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Heartland Bank not affected by "Heartbleed" Internet security bug

Posted 17th April 2014

Heartland Bank's websites and systems are not affected by the widely-publicised "Heartbleed" OpenSSL bug. Heartland Bank does not use OpenSSL, and we can assure our customers that none of our websites are affected by the bug.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 04th April 2014

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZSX Listing Rules, Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its Dividend Reinvestment Plan.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 01st April 2014

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZSX Listing Rules, Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the securities in the attached release have been issued.

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Heartland Completes Acquisition of Home Equity Release Mortgage Businesses

Posted 01st April 2014

Further to our announcement of 14 February 2014, Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce that we have today completed the acquisition of Seniors Money International Limited's New Zealand and Australian Home Equity Release mortgage businesses.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 25th March 2014

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZSX Listing Rules, Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that securities have been issued pursuant to its Share Purchase Plan.

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HNZ Interim Report for Period Ended 31 December 2013

Posted 21st March 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited today released its Interim Report for the period ended 31 December 2013.

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Heartland New Zealand SPP Issue Price Fixed

Posted 20th March 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the price at which shares will be issued under its $5,000,000 Share Purchase Plan has been fixed by the board at $0.8541 per share.

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HNZ Share Purchase Plan Closes Oversubscribed

Posted 19th March 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to advise that its Share Purchase Plan has closed oversubscribed.

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Heartland New Zealand Share Purchase Plan Opens

Posted 28th February 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce its $5 million fully underwritten Share Purchase Plan (“SPP”) opens today. SPP documentation is being dispatched to all persons who held Heartland shares at 5pm on 27 February 2014 and had a New Zealand address recorded in the share register. A copy of the SPP documentation is attached to this announcement.

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Presentation - Half Year Results to 31 December 2013

Posted 25th February 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited Half Year Results presentation.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited Interim Financial Statements

Posted 25th February 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited Interim Financial Statements for the six months ended 31 December 2013.

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Heartland posts $16.7M half year profit

Posted 25th February 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited today announced a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $16.7m for the half year ended 31 December 2013, an increase of 56% from the previous corresponding half year ended 31 December 2012. The result was driven by continued improvement in cost of funds and is in line with expectation.

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Notification of Allotment of Securities

Posted 19th February 2014

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1 of the NZX Main Board Listing Rules, Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the securities described in the attached pdf have been issued on 19 February 2014.

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Credit ratings unchanged by planned acquisition of Sentinel and ASF

Posted 17th February 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that credit ratings from both Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings are unchanged after the announcement of the planned acquisition of Sentinel New Zealand And Australian Seniors Finance. The full releases from both agencies are contained in the attached pdf.

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Acquisition and financial forecasts

Posted 14th February 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that it has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Seniors Money International Limited for the acquisition of its New Zealand and Australian Home Equity Release mortgage businesses.

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Acquisition of Home Equity Release Portfolios – Investor Presentation

Posted 14th February 2014

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Heartland's Half Year Results Announcement

Posted 04th February 2014

Heartland New Zealand Limited (NZX: HNZ) intends to announce its Half Year Results for the six month period ending 31 December 2013 on Tuesday 25 February 2014.

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2013

Young Auctioneers Competition 2013

Posted 10th December 2013

Heartland Bank sponsored the recent Young Auctioneer's competition at the 2013 Canterbury Show.

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Heartland Bank Livestock Report - December 2013

Posted 10th December 2013

Listen to Heartland Bank's Livestock Report for December 2013

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Australian shareholders eligible for Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 06th December 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (HNZ) advises that shareholders who have an Australian address recorded in the share register are now eligible to participate in the HNZ Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). A copy of the DRP Offer Document is attached. Also attached is a copy of the letter to be sent to Australian Shareholders, advising that they are now eligible to participate in the DRP.

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New Management appointment for Heartland Bank

Posted 06th December 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited has announced the appointment of Chris Cowell as the new Head of South Island for Heartland Bank Limited.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited Annual Meeting Results

Posted 06th November 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited held its Annual Meeting of shareholders in Christchurch on 01 November 2013.

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Bank Credit Rating from Fitch Ratings of BBB-, Stable

Posted 05th November 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that Fitch Ratings has assigned a Long-Term credit rating to HNZ subsidiary Heartland Bank Limited of BBB-, Outlook Stable, (F3 Short-Term).

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HNZ Annual Meeting - CEO Presentation Notes

Posted 01st November 2013

CEO Presentation Notes - Heartland New Zealand Limited Annual Meeting - 1 November 2013

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HNZ Annual Meeting Presentation

Posted 01st November 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited Annual Meeting Presentation - 1 November 2013

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New Executive Appointed to Heartland New Zealand

Posted 31st October 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Byrne to the role of Group General Counsel for HNZ and its subsidiaries.

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S&P revises credit rating outlook on Heartland Bank to “Developing”

Posted 30th October 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that Standard & Poor’s has revised its credit rating outlook on its subsidiary Heartland Bank Limited to “Developing” from “Negative”.

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Approval for Crown Entities to bank with Heartland

Posted 23rd October 2013

Approval has been given to enable Crown entities to hold bank accounts at Heartland Bank, and to enable school boards of trustees to acquire debt securities issued by Heartland.

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HNZ Annual Report 2013

Posted 25th September 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited Annual Report 2013

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Warning on New Unsolicited Offers from Washington Securities

Posted 11th September 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited has received a further notice from Washington Securities that it intends to make unsolicited offers to purchase HNZ shares from shareholders for $0.55 per share.

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Heartland Bank product awarded five stars

Posted 06th September 2013

Independent financial products research company Canstar has recognised the Heartland Bank Business Call Account as providing “outstanding value” to customers, awarding it the optimum five-star rating.

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Heartland Bank management changes

Posted 05th September 2013

A leading objective for Heartland New Zealand Limited for this year is to complete the alignment of resourcing with strategy. This objective is being carried out in all aspects of how the Heartland group (including Heartland Bank) devotes its time, people and investment.

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Changes to Heartland New Zealand and Heartland Bank Boards

Posted 27th August 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (HNZ) confirms that the previously advised changes to the boards of both HNZ and its subsidiary Heartland Bank Limited have been effected today.

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Heartland full year profit of $6.9m in line with expectation

Posted 26th August 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HNZ) today announced a net profit after tax (NPAT) of $6.9m for the full year ended 30 June 2013 in line with expectation.

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Heartland New Zealand Annual Results Presentation

Posted 26th August 2013

This presentation has been prepared by Heartland New Zealand Limited (Heartland) (NZX: HNZ) for the purpose of briefings provided by HNZ in relation to its financial statements.

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Closing of Director Nominations and Appointment of new Director

Posted 19th August 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited advises that the closing date for director nominations is Friday 6 September 2013, and is pleased to announce that Michael Jonas will be appointed to the Board of Heartland Bank Limited as an Executive Director on 27 August 2013.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited Establishes Share Sale Plan

Posted 12th August 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited has established a Share Sale Plan offering shareholders who hold not more than 10,000 HNZ shares the opportunity to sell their shares at the current market price. The Plan has been established in response to recent unsolicited offers to shareholders at significantly below market price. A key objective of the Plan is to provide an alternative to these offers at a fair and current market price.

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Full Year Results Announcement Date and Annual Meeting

Posted 08th August 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited intends to release its Preliminary Announcement in respect of its Full Year Results for the year ended 30 June 2013 prior to market opening on Monday, 26 August 2013.

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New Director Appointed to Heartland Bank Limited Board

Posted 26th July 2013

Heartland Bank Limited confirms that Nicola Jean Greer has been appointed to the Heartland Bank Board with effect from 26 July 2013.

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Changes to Heartland New Zealand Limited and Heartland Bank Limited Boards

Posted 24th July 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (“HNZ”) (NZX: HNZ) announces a number of proposed changes to the Boards of HNZ and its subsidiary Heartland Bank Limited (“Heartland Bank”).

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Warning on Unsolicited Offers from Washington Securities Pty Limited

Posted 18th July 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (HNZ) has received a new notice from Washington Securities that it intends to make unsolicited offers to purchase HNZ shares from certain HNZ shareholders for $0.55 per share. The price offered by Washington is substantially below current market value (which was $0.87 at the close of trading on Wednesday 17 July 2013).

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Heartland Bank Limited – Repayment of $104.2m Bonds

Posted 21st June 2013

Heartland Bank Limited (NZDX: MAR010) announced today that on the Maturity Date of 15 July 2013, it will repay the maturing Bonds.

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Property Review Outcome and Updated Guidance YE 2013 and YE 2014

Posted 05th June 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited has previously announced that it was undertaking a review of its strategy with respect to non-core legacy property assets. The purpose of the review was to assess the effectiveness of the existing strategy against current market conditions.

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Heartland Bank Releases Third Quarter Disclosure Statement

Posted 28th May 2013

Heartland Bank Limited, the banking subsidiary of Heartland New Zealand Limited, today released its disclosure statement for the nine months ended 31 March 2013.

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Warning - New 'Low Ball' offers in the Market

Posted 27th May 2013

Letter to Heartland New Zealand Limited shareholders to make them aware that new unsolicited offers are being made to shareholders of listed companies to buy their shares for much less than market value.

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S&P "Rising Economic Risks in New Zealand"

Posted 17th May 2013

Heartland Bank advises that Standard & Poor's has revised its assessment of the economic risks in New Zealand.

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Dividend Reinvestment Plan – Shareholder Letter

Posted 23rd April 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (NZX:HNZ) advises that the attached communication is being mailed to shareholders who are eligible to participate in the Dividend Reinvestment Plan.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited establishes Dividend Reinvestment Plan

Posted 08th April 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (NZX: HNZ) announces that it has established a Dividend Reinvestment Plan, which offers eligible shareholders the opportunity to reinvest all or part of their cash dividends in additional shares instead of receiving a cash payment.

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New Director for Heartland New Zealand Limited (HNZ)

Posted 18th March 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited (NZX: HNZ) is pleased to announce that Mr Gregory Raymond Tomlinson has been appointed to the Heartland New Zealand Limited Board with effect from 18 March 2013.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited Posts $10.7M Half Year Profit

Posted 25th February 2013

Heartland New Zealand Limited today announced a net profit after tax of $10.7m for the half year ended 31 December 2012.

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Heartland Bank Limited posts $10.9m half year profit

Posted 25th February 2013

Heartland Bank Limited today announced a net profit after tax of $10.9m for the half year ended 31 December 2012.

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Heartland New Zealand Limited Interim Results Presentation

Posted 25th February 2013

Presentation of the Interim Results of Heartland New Zealand Limited - 31 December 2012

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Changes to the Heartland Bank Limited Board

Posted 01st February 2013

Heartland Bank Limited announces the appointment of Richard Wilks to the Board of Heartland Bank, and the resignation of Michelle Smith.

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Name change to Heartland Bank Limited

Posted 31st January 2013

Heartland Building Society advises that with effect from the commencement of 31 January 2013, it has converted into a limited liability company and its name has changed to “Heartland Bank Limited”.

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Heartland Bank Limited Considers a Retail Note Offer

Posted 14th August 2017

Heartland Bank Limited has today announced that it is considering making an offer of five year, unsecured, unsubordinated, fixed rate notes to institutional and New Zealand retail investors.

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