Published by Web3NZ and supported by BlockchainNZ, this study explores debanking challenges in New Zealand’s business landscape. This insightful study offers potential solutions that aim to balance banking requirements and Web3 innovation. The report includes case studies, survey data and a comparative analysis of debanking scenarios. Explore the findings and help solve the challenge for … Continue reading "Debanking and its Implications for Aotearoa New Zealand’s Web3 Ecosystem"October 2023
BlockchainNZ supports the NZTech Manifesto, which outlines specific areas the Government should focus on to enable iand grow Aotearoa as a Digital Nation. These actions are aligned with the Digital Tech ITP. BlockchainNZ believes there are specific areas the Government should focus on to support the development and growth of blockchain, which will contribute to the … Continue reading "BlockchainNZ Manifesto 2023"
BlockchainNZ thanks the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) for the opportunity to submit on the Future of Money – Private Innovation Issues Paper. This submission is in response to the opportunities and risks posed by private innovation in money; how these innovations might impact the Reserve Bank’s objectives as the steward of money; and what … Continue reading "Future of Money – Private Innovation Response to the Reserve Bank"April 2023
The Executive Councils of the New Zealand IoT Alliance and BlockchainNZ have identified organisational synergies that could deliver significant societal and commercial benefits. Significant efficiency gains and security improvements can be achieved by leveraging blockchain’s decentralised ledger models in combination with IoT. These gains can also be realised at speed and at low transaction cost. Both the IoT Alliance … Continue reading "NZ IoT Alliance and BlockchainNZ Ledger of Things Whitepaper – Volume 1"October 2022
Blockchain NZ thanks the Ministry of Justice for the opportunity to submit on its Review of the AML/CFT Act consultation document. This submission is in response to sections relating to regulations and obligations of virtual asset service providers. In response to the review, BlockchainNZ are aware of the Ministry’s aspiration to make Aotearoa New Zealand … Continue reading "AML/CFT Submission to Ministry of Justice"December 2021
We present this submission to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) in respect of the RBNZ’s consultation on its issues paper on the Future of Money – Central Bank Digital Currency (issues paper).December 2021
Submission to the finance and expenditure committee’s inquiry into cryptocurrencies On 23 July 2021, the Finance and Expenditure Committee (Committee) commenced an “inquiry into the current and future nature, impact, and risks of crypto-currencies” (Inquiry). The terms of reference to the Inquiry is available here (Terms of Reference). The Terms of Reference were: To inquire into, and … Continue reading "2021 Cryptocurrencies Submission"September 2021