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New Zealand reaches one million Visa payWave transactions for first time in October
Posted on 21-Nov-2013 09:32Tags News, NFC

Nearly half of all New Zealand contactless cardholders prefer to wave their card than pay with cash. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand introduces SmartPass
Posted on 6-Sep-2013 11:23Tags News, NFC

Vodafone, Visa and BNZ make buying stuff with your phone a reality today with the preview of Vodafone SmartPass, a new mobile payments application that will shrink the contents of Kiwi pockets and handbags. Comments (Comments)

Wellington City Council taps Snapper for contactless payment for parking (with video)
Posted on 18-Jun-2013 12:00Tags News, NFC

Wellington is the only city in the country where you can pay for your parking with a contactless card, and also one of the first places in the world where you can pay with your smartphonne if you have a 2degrees Touch2Pay smartphone with Snapper Mobile. Comments (Comments)

Z Energy turns up the speed at the pump with wave and go payments
Posted on 26-Mar-2013 08:50Tags News, NFC

Visa and Z Energy have joined forces to bring consumers a faster way to pay for petrol and other goods with the introduction of Visa payWave in Z Energy stores across the country. Comments (Comments)

MasterCard introduces MasterPass supporting NFC, QR Codes
Posted on 26-Feb-2013 09:28Tags News, NFC

MasterPass gives consumers a better way to pay while enhancing and simplifying the physical and digital shopping experience Comments (Comments)

Visa and Samsung work together to accelerate NFC adoption
Posted on 26-Feb-2013 09:21Tags News, NFC

Financial institutions will be offered a secure service to download payment account information to Samsung’s mobile devices. Comments (Comments)

Another mobile wallet trial to start in Auckland
Posted on 25-Sep-2012 12:36Tags News, NFC

Auckland Transport, Telecom and Westpac today revealed details of their ‘mobile wallet’ trial. Comments (Comments)

Digicel launches NFC-based mobile wallet payments with VeriFone
Posted on 15-May-2012 15:33Tags News, NFC

The mobile company has developed the world’s first integrated NFC capable Wallet service that doesn’t require a bank account, credit card, or smart phone. Comments (Comments)

MasterCard certifies NFC phones from HTC, Intel, LG Electronics, Nokia, RIM, Samsung Electronics and Sony
Posted on 4-May-2012 08:45Tags News, NFC

MasterCard also unveiled a new brand identifier – “MasterCard PayPass Ready” – now available to device manufacturers to use with NFC-enabled smartphones that have been tested and certified by MasterCard for use with PayPass technology. Comments (Comments)

LG Optimus Net first smartphone to enable mobile payment in New Zealand
Posted on 2-May-2012 10:11Tags News, NFC

New smartphone is fully Snapper-compatible and can be used to pay bus fares, train tickets, taxi ride and other day-to-day items. Comments (Comments)

Auckland Transport, Telecom and Westpac to trial Mobile Wallet
Posted on 30-Apr-2012 09:38Tags News, NFC

Paying for services through your mobile phone is closer to reality after Telecom, Auckland Transport and Westpac have announced plans to start trialling a mobile wallet system from May. Comments (Comments)