Canterbury Metro

Emm and Terry McCartney with a combined 34 years in the financial industry (24 of those working inside NZHL) created NZHL Canterbury Metro in July 2011. It was founded with the main focus to help and enrich the Canterbury Region’s People so that all as one the Canterbury Region could move forward Faster and Stronger, achieved through their ability to show how you can have Financial Wellbeing for Life.

We do what the banks don’t by coaching our clients to achieve Financial Wellbeing for Life. This year they have had at least one client each month becoming MORTGAGE FREE.  The percentage of those who set and then achieve their goals is extremely low in NZ and through NZHL’s support the percentages are improving.

It is very important to NZHL Canterbury Metro to support both their clients on a personal level and also their clients communities by being actively involved in partnerships with; Wild Cats – Canterbury Basketball, New Zealand Fistball Association,

Pictures from NZ Fistball Men’s World Cup

NZ Foundation of Conductive Education, Assistance Dogs New Zealand Trust – puppy sponsorship program (a black Labrador/retriever cross called Wren), Child Cancer.

Their Focus is YOU. Ensuring from your initial contact with them, through your journey of setting and achieving your Goals to gaining full Financial Wellbeing for Life with being Mortgage Free and set up long term. They provide you with the very best number one level of support and service.

Top Office 2013/2014 & 2014/2015 & 2015/2016 and Six years of Top Servicing awards.

2017 Emm received the prestigious Chairman’s Award for her service and commitment to both her clients, colleagues and also to NZHL as a brand.

2017 Canterbury Metro was awarded the Top South Island Net Promotors award.  With a score of 70 points in a financial market where other financial providers are trying to get into double figures this is a strongly earned award.

2018/2019 Canterbury Metro Net Promotors increased to 78 points with an overall satisfaction score of 91%.


Our Team

Hear what Canterbury Metro clients have to say

Here's why our clients enjoy our services

Paul & Tracey B

With our current sale and purchase going on it occurred to us that this year marks our 10 year anniversary dealing with you and New Zealand Home Loans. In that period of time, we have bought and sold three houses and now processing the fourth. One of the key pointsRead More

Janelle & Rhys Henderson

We moved to New Zealand Home Loans in approximately 2008. Without changing our lifestyle we have made more head way in paying off the mortgage than in the whole time we were with the “traditional bank”. The service we have had has been first class, nothing is ever a problem.Read More

Natasha W & Nigel B

They are fantastic at what they do and has made us work harder on achieving our goals that we have set. Emm always makes us feel good about how we are going, even when sometimes we go off track on our budgeting, and she’s always supportive and has solutions

Neal B

I went to three banks, and then a mortgage broker and they all rejected my loan application. A friend recommended New Zealand Home Loans and suggested they were different. They listened to my unique situation, and took into account factors that the banks rejected. They said yes and that startedRead More

Praveen & Keshni K

We, Praveen and Keshni Lata Kumar have been New Zealand Home Loan clients for the last 9 years. Emm McCartney manages our portfolio. Having had no prior in-depth experience and knowledge on financial management, refinancing and management of mortgages to achieve financial freedom in a shorter time frame than thatRead More

Rob & Frances

We started our mortgage with NZHL in 2001, and have found it the most satisfying financial experience ever, with constant catch-ups and information shared. When Emm picked up our account in 2010, and our mortgage really started to reduce, we were so grateful for her constant enthusiasm and encouragement, evenRead More

Katrina M

We are doing Awesome, we care changed propel who have a big fat green line on our graph and proud of it! Our new plan is easy to stick too and it gives us the freedom from worrying about how we are tracking, because we can see we are trackingRead More

Katherine & Gary Wooddin

Emm and Terry have been amazing to work with. They each bring individual skill sets that give us complete confidence in having our home loan with NZHL Canterbury Metro. I thought we had a good understanding of our financial situation until we spent 30 minutes with Terry, who enlightened myRead More

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