In this Disclosure Statement unless the context otherwise requires:
a. “Banking Group” means ANZ National Bank Limited and all its subsidiaries; and
b. any term or expression which is defined in, or in the manner prescribed by, the Registered Bank Disclosure Statement (OffQuarter – New Zealand Incorporated Registered Banks) Order 2008 shall have the meaning given in or prescribed by that Order.
The full name of the registered bank is ANZ National Bank Limited (‘the Bank’) and its address for service is Level 14, ANZ Tower, 215-229 Lambton Quay, Wellington, New Zealand.
The Bank was incorporated under the Companies Act 1955 by virtue of the ANZ Banking Group (New Zealand) Act 1979 on 23 October 1979, and was reregistered under the Companies Act 1993 on 13 June 1997.
The immediate parent company of the Bank is ANZ Holdings (New Zealand) Limited (incorporated in New Zealand). The immediate parent company is owned by ANZ Funds Pty Limited and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (both incorporated in Australia).
The Ultimate Parent Bank is Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (‘ANZ’), which is incorporated in Australia, and its address for service is Level 14, 100 Queen Street, Melbourne, Australia.
The Bank is wholly owned by its immediate parent company and ultimately the Ultimate Parent Bank. The immediate parent company has the power under the Bank’s Constitution to appoint any person as a Director of the Bank either to fill a casual vacancy or as an additional Director or to remove any person from the office of Director, from time to time by giving written notice to the Bank. No appointment of a new Director may occur unless the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (‘RBNZ’) confirms that it does not object to the appointment.