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Information release

Claims or Repayment Process Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme

Issue date: 
Friday, 20 January 2012
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Information for depositors with Crown guaranteed institutions that triggered the guarantee.

This scheme closed on 31 December 2011

The Crown's Extended Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme ended on 31 December 2011. Some deposits with the Public Trust continue to be covered under the Public Trust Act but no deposits with other financial institutions are guaranteed by the Crown for any default after 31 December 2011.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria that include citizenship and tax residency apply in the event of a default by entities approved for the Extended Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme that runs from 12 October 2010 to 31 December 2011.

Institutions That Have Triggered the Guarantee

To date the following institutions have triggered the guarantee.

Read the latest information about repayment for depositors with:

Latest News on Claims or Repayments under the Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme

Contacts for Enquiries

See each institution's specific Claims or Repayment page above for 0800 numbers and other contact details relating to each institution that has triggered the guarantee.

General enquiries about the DGS

Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme
The Treasury
PO Box 3724
Wellington 6140
Email: [email protected]

News media enquiries

Angus Barclay | Senior Communications Advisor
Tel: +64 4 917 6146
Email: [email protected]
Last updated: 
Friday, 20 January 2012