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Vero Partnership to Give Drivers Confidence Over Summer

First Credit Union partners with Vero Insurance for motor vehicle insurance.  Read here for more details.

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First Credit Union General Manager Retires

Peter Iles, General Manager has announced he will retire. Read here for more details.

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First Credit Union Celebrates 60 Years of Service

In July 2015 First Credit Union turned 60- read here for more details.

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We are proud to have partnered with Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) in Bay of Plenty to bring their Kiwi Can Programme to local communities. Check out their latest newsletter featuring some of our staff.
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Check out this article from Stuff.co.nz about how First Credit Union went in the year ended June 30 2013!
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Annual Report 2013

Our 2013 Annual Report is now available. Email marketing@firstcu.co.nz if you would like a copy sent out to you.

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Credit Unions a Viable Alternative

Check out this article from Stuff.co.nz about why banking with a credit union is great, and there is a testimonial from a First Credit Union member!

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Members Matter Most - First Credit Union Celebrates International Credit Union Day 2012

We celebrated International Credit Union Day 2012 - find out more.

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Annual Report 2012

Our 2012 Annual Report is now available to our members. You can read it online, or contact marketing@firstcu.co.nz and we will send one out to you.

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Game on for Crawshaw Sports Court

We have sponsored basketball and netball hoops for new dual purpose netball and basketball courts at Crawshaw Park. Click here to check out an article about the courts.

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First Credit Union Celebrates Money Week

We are celebrating Money Week 2012 (September 2-8) with free money management workshops, daily facebook competitions, and prizes for children who make deposits during the week into their school banking accounts.

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Jimmy Jumper Mascot

We have had our school banking mascot Jimmy Jumper made in to a life size mascot! Jimmy has been to a few events and schools so far and has been a hit with kids and adults! If you would like Jimmy Jumper to come to your school or community event let us know by emailing marketing@firstcu.co.nz.

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AGM 2012

Our Annual General Meeting for 2012 is to be held on 12 September 2012, 5.30pm, in the Bill Gallagher Events Room at WINTEC City Campus, Hamilton. All members are invited to attend.

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No ‘Dumb’ Debt for Credit Union Members at Christmas

Check out this article about how credit union members from all over New Zealand have helped make their Christmas better by saving into their Christmas Club account throughout the year.

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International Credit Union Day 2011

International Credit Union Day Marked

Here's an article from the Piako Post about our celebrations for International Credit Union Day 2011.

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Paying off your credit card minimum balance

The Credit Card Trap

Did you know if you only make the minimum payments on credit cards it could take you up to 50+ years to pay off your purchase? Check out this article on Interest.co.nz about the dangers of only paying the minimum amount required.

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People Helping People

Check out this article from the Bay News about our prize winners who donated half their prize to the Tauranga Womens Refuge.

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We are now a Qualifying Financial Entity

Click here to see our certification from the Securities Commission.

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Credit Unions Making Moves - Stuff.co.nz

Check out this article on stuff.co.nz about the benefits of belonging to a credit union - it even has a quote from one of our members!

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Press Release - Credit Union Healthy

Click here to read a press release that was in the Waikato Times on 28 September 2010, about our operating surplus for the year ending 30 June 2010. Also, why not check out our annual reports?

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online membership form

You can now Apply to Become a Member Online!

Click here to complete our online membership form.

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