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Frequently Asked Questions

How many offices and staff does NZHL have?

NZHL is an organisation of approximately 300 New Zealanders, comprising of a small support office team and around 70 locally-owned businesses right across New Zealand.

Who owns NZHL?

NZHL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kiwi Group Holdings (KGH). KGH, also the parent company of Kiwibank, is owned by the Government via New Zealand Post (53%), the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (25%) and ACC (22%).

NZHL operates a franchise model that also comprises of around 70 locally owned businesses.

When was NZHL founded and who started it?

NZHL was founded by Hamilton businessmen John Erkkila and Murray Ferguson in 1996, with a view that there had to be a better financial way for New Zealanders to get ahead, while also ensuring sufficient insurance protection.

What makes NZHL different?

NZHL has created a system that provides personalised service with continuous coaching, a smart home loan and insurance structure, and advisory support and tools that put clients in control.

It is not unusual for NZHL clients to pay off, or be on track to pay off, their mortgages more than 10 years sooner by working with us.